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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...

March 22, 2017

Making your own low-glycemic ice cream is easy!  Just remember to start the recipe the night before so the nuts have enough time to soak and soften.


2 cups water

1 cup macadamia nuts (soaked)

1/4 cup raw honey

1 Tablespoon vanilla

Pinch of sea salt

To soak the nu...

It's easy to make alternatives to dairy ice cream.  You just need some frozen fruit and a blender.

The One Ingredient Chef shows you yummy recipes with step-by-step instructions.  CLICK HERE to get the recipes.

January 12, 2017

A version of this article originally appeared in my February 2007 column in the Kansas City Wellness Magazine.

Purifying your drinking water can be the most significant step you can make towards improving your health.  Good cooks know it makes a difference in way food t...

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1 cup water
1 to 1.5 cups plain raw cashews, depending on how thick you want it*
1/2 to 1 jalapeno pepper (2 to 4 teaspoons, minced), seeds removed (wear gloves to cut and handle the pepper)
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspo...

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Use this cream for dipping fruit or topping your healthy desserts.


1 cup raw unsalted cashews, soaked for 2 hours

1/2 cup filtered water, plus more to taste

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

1 teaspoon natural vani...



1/4 cup tahini
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
2 tablespoons  fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons  light miso
1/2 – 2/3 cup water


In a small saucepan, mix tahini, nutritional yeast, lemon juice and miso with a fork or whisk.

Slowly whisk in water u...

This recipe is dairy-free and vegan

1 cup raw almonds
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Place all ingredients in food processor/blender and process until your desired consistency. That’s it!

Sprinkle on...

These aren't your standard cauliflower mashed taters!

THE SECRET is to add one small potato to give the cauliflower mash the look, taste and texture of regular mashed potatoes.


1 large head organic cauliflower

1 small russet potato

Garlic powder to taste (optio...

October 31, 2016

This is a great festive fizzy drink, but you can also substitute with filtered water if you prefer.


1 part organic apple cider vinegar

2 parts fresh squeezed orange juice 

4 parts carbonated water (club soda)

Combine vinegar, juice and water - garnish with oran...

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