Posts tagged raw vegan
Marvelous Matcha Coconut Cheesecake {RAW VEGAN RECIPE}

The other day as I was shopping for groceries, I found some mattcha tea powder in the tea section. Some grocery stores and Asian supermarkets carry this magical green tea powder, and I'm addicted to the stuff. I had run out of my stash at home, making due with some green tea bags instead. That wasn't quite working. As a true tea lover, I feel that mattcha is a special ingredient. Traditionally, mattcha is used in Japanese tea ceremony, frothed up with a bamboo brush in an artful practice, showing reverence for tea.

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Chocolate Truffles

These chocolate truffles are one of the simplest raw vegan treats to make. They're lovely to look at, full of delicious ingredients, with a rich, decadent taste. I think this recipe may cause me to introduce the catch phrase "naughty and nice eating" (and I'm sure Santa isn't into 'clean eating' anyway). Maybe leave some of these truffles with those cookies and milk by the Christmas tree? 

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Luscious Lemon Cheesecake {raw vegan recipe}

One of my favorite desserts is lemon cheesecake with an irresistibly luscious tangy lemon flavor. I'm not saying that because I want to tempt you with this raw vegan recipe, because even the best cheesecakes cannot compare to the fresh taste of this lemon cheesecake, so convincing is not necessary. Nothing but good stuff is involved here, though you'll think you're being naughty. 

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La Primavera Frangipane Tarte

In celebration of spring, I've been creating recipes using edible flowers and experimenting with desserts. This tart was inspired by a raw vegan dessert cookbook and the beauty of all the flowers in my garden. The orange tree in my garden bloomed a few weeks ago in a magnificent perfume of orange blossoms. It seemed so sudden, but the fragrance! I'd open the sliding door wide to the backyard and the beautiful smell filled the house.

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Love Fed in the Garden: Chocolate Workshop

Just before Valentine's Day I was invited to a chocolate making workshop in my friend Christina's garden at her home in Venice, California. I know Christina through my sweetheart Eddie, who met her the first year of The Taste. He went to judge and audition the contestants for the show, and there he met the adorable Christina Ross. 

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Raw Vegan Gluten-Free and Satisfying. Really? Peek Inside My Test Kitchen

Hello gorgeous! Hey there handsome. Are you wondering how a recipe can be raw, vegan, gluten-free and satisfying? Me too. I'm not on a strict diet or following any rules in my kitchen, but most of my closest friends and family are. I want them to be satisfied with what I make them. Oh, I've gone on my own tangents in cooking, un-cooking, and eliminated the naughty foods. You know the ones. In fact, I'm all for being naughty so I know temptation well. And I'm so good at it. So let me tempt you with this teaser of a blog post about the recipe I'm creating.

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Coconut Watermelon Elixir {RECIPE} Aphrodisiacs for Health

What kind of foods hydrate and nourish? WatermelonCoconut waterCucumber. These are the ingredients that come to my mind when I’m walking outside, enjoying the sunshine and the fresh ocean air. I’m wondering how to blend these ingredients up and make something nourishing out of it. A freshly blended, icy, good for you slushie comes to mind. 

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