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January 22, 2018

This recipe comes from a raw vegan cooking course I took at the Tree Of Life Rejuvenation Center. It took me a while to try it, but now I am hooked. It's the essential sauce in my tempeh-veggie bowls. It adds a creamy touch to anything.

Any type of nuts or seeds can be...

February 1, 2016

Cranberry Hazelnut Porridge2 cups dried coconut, soaked 2 hours
1 cup hazelnuts, soaked 2 hours
2 cups fresh cranberries
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Drain coconut, reserving 3/4 cup soaking liquid. Drain hazelnuts.  Process all ingredients in an S-blade food processor until...

February 1, 2016


2 cups pecans, soaked 2 hours
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
2 cups Buckwheaties (click for recipe)

Toss pecans with lemon juice, and then add cinnamon and mix until coated.  Place mixture on a dehydrator tray with a Teflex sheet.  Dehydrate at 105 degrees...

February 1, 2016


Sprouting increases the digestibility of buckwheat groats.

Purchase unroasted buckwheat groats.  Roasted groats, called kashi, will not sprout. See the January 2014 Food First! Column – on HealthSpan’s blog for detailed sprouting instructions.

Buckwheat makes the soakin...

February 1, 2016

2 cups pecans, soaked 2 hours
1/4 cup dried goji berries, soaked for 2 hours in one cup water
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1 Tbsp. ground flax and hemp seeds
1 Tbsp. coconut oil

Drain the pecans.  Process the first five ingredients a...

February 1, 2016

Serves 1

¼ cup chia seeds
2 Tbsp. dried goji berries
1 ½ cups almond milk
2 Tbsp. ground flax seed
2 Tbsp. ground hemp seed
1 TBSP virgin coconut oil

Place the chia seeds, goji berries in a bowl, add mylk and stir.  Allow to sit for 10 minutes or until thick.  You may wa...

January 7, 2016

Mounting evidence shows your grandmother was right: breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day. A 2014 study reported higher insulin levels and insulin resistance in non-diabetic children who don’t usually eat breakfast. A recent study showed, as others hav...

Serves 1

Ingredients:

2 farm fresh eggs
1 Tbsp. coconut oil
1/4 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup shredded zucchini
1/4 cup finely chopped broccoli flowers (the top flowering part of the broccoli)
1 green onion, chopped
(or substitute other of your favorite vegetables, fi...

February 1, 2014

Serves 1

2 Tbsp. chia seeds
1 Tbsp. dried goji berries
1 Tbsp. dried coconut
2 Tbsp. other raw nuts or seeds such as sesame, sunflower, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, brazil nuts, or almonds
1 tsp. cinnamon (sweet) or garam masala (savory)
3/4 - 1 1/2 cups almond mylk or your...

Serves 4
Prep time:  10 minutes
Cook time:  6-8 minutes 

1 lb. ground turkey breast
1/4 cup finely diced organic apple with the skin on
2 Tbsp. finely minced onion
1 tsp. ground sage
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
3 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. freshly gr...

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