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March 10th, 2021 — Important news for those who have ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS.

Effective immediately, when your current prepaid annual membership ends, we will no longer auto-bill for the following year.  You will receive an email stating that your account has been canceled, please know that it is still active UNTIL your original expiration date. The cancelation email will show you the expiration date of your annual membership. Once it expires you can sign back up for the $5.99 monthly membership that will auto-bill each month unless you cancel.  If you have any further questions, please reach out to me (here).  I apologize if this causes any inconvenience. blessings, amie sue

gluten-free, vegan, nut-free, oil-free thyme oat buns

― June 15, 2021 ―

Thyme Oat Buns | Gluten-Free | Vegan | Nut-Free | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —, MailPoetSend Members Only, MailPoetSend Non-Members

Time out, folks… today I am sharing with you my Thyme Oat Bun recipe — did you catch that play on words? These gluten-free, vegan, oil-free, yeast-free buns are hearty, full of soft, chewy texture, and have a delicious neutral flavor that pairs perfectly with anything. This is pretty much…...

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raw and baked vegan gluten-free oil-free yeast-free chocolate and caramel doughnuts

― June 03, 2021 ―

Chocolate and Caramel Frosted Doughnuts | Fusion of Baked and Raw

 Members Only, Sweet Treats | Desserts —

In the world of doughnuts, they say that you are either a cake doughnut person or a yeast one. How about a bread-like doughnut? I am not here to say that I invented a new form of doughnut; perhaps unconventional is more like it. While preparing the dough to make…...



― May 26, 2021 ―

Almond Joyous Bars

 Members Only, Candy

Almond Joyous Bars Almond Joyous bars are one of my favorites… OK, so I say that a lot.  I can’t help it.  I love them all!  If I didn’t like them, I wouldn’t be posting them.  But seriously, I grew up loving Almond Joy candy bars, and these taste just…...

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Tigernut Chocolate Chip Doughnuts vegan gluten-free nut-free grain-free oil-free

― May 20, 2021 ―

Tigernut Chocolate Chip Doughnuts | Baked | Grain-Free | Nut-Free

 Members Only, Sweet Treats | Desserts —

Looking for a vegan doughnut recipe without guilt, yeast, gluten, nuts, grains, or oil? Boy, I hope so, because that is what I have prepared for you. Despite what’s NOT in them, I promise you these doughnuts are an absolute delight for everyone! In fact, they actually have an impressive…...

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― May 13, 2021 ―

Apricot Sesame Candy Chews

 Members Only, Candy

   raw / vegan / gluten-free / nut-free Sesame seeds are tiny, flat oval seeds with a delicate nutty flavor. Their flavor indeed becomes more pronounced once they are gently roasted over low heat for just a few minutes.  Oh dear, here I am on a raw recipe site talking about…...

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gluten-free diary-free honey sweetened corn muffins

― May 06, 2021 ―

Honey Sweetened Corn Muffins | Baked | Vegan Option | Oil-Free | Gluten-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

These gluten-free vegan Honey Sweetened Corn Muffins have just a hint of sweetness and a wonderful chewy texture.  These muffins go perfectly with a warm bowl of homemade vegan chili, soup, or snuggled beside a rainbow-filled salad. I purposely created these to not be overly sweet, with just enough sweetener…...

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how to grow almonds

― May 04, 2021 ―

Almonds – A Stone Fruit

 Members Only, Ingredient Directory, Where Our Food Comes From

There are as many as 750 varieties of almonds that are recognized. Did you know that they are classified as a stone fruit? Almonds are broken down into two main categories: those who produce sweet almonds and the bearers of bitter almonds. The flavor of bitter almonds is due to…...



― April 29, 2021 ―

Chocolate Coconut Mint Brownies

 Members Only, Bars

– raw, vegan, gluten-free –   Raw brownies are about the easiest dessert that one can make. Often they don’t require dehydration, so they go together relatively quickly.   They are also a great treat to make for those who are new to the whole concept of eating healthier. Mind…...

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gluten-free vegan yeast-free rustic garlic herb teff bread

― April 25, 2021 ―

Rustic Garlic Herb Teff Bread | Baked | Gluten-Free | Vegan | Yeast-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

No need to plug your essential oil diffuser today, because this bread is going to FILL your home with the most intoxicating herb aroma that will have your stomach growling with hunger (even if you’re not hungry — these herbs have superpowers). In many of my gluten-free bread recipes, I…...

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― April 24, 2021 ―

Nourishing and Quick Juice/Smoothie Recipes

 Members Only, Beverages, High-Powered Blenders - worth the investment (5 lessons), Juicing - types of juicers, health concerns (12 lessons), Quick Nourishing Meal / Snack Ideas

I created this post to give you some fresh ideas on how to produce fruit and veggie flavor combinations.  In general, I find that most fruits and veggies blend (or juice) well together, but you want to be careful with the green bitters if you are new to this. They…...

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flax-seeds-growing

― April 20, 2021 ―

Flax Seeds – Nothing but Blue Prairies

 Members Only, Ingredient Directory, Where Our Food Comes From

First off, flax seeds are cultivated for either fiber or for the seeds. A farmer has to choose what he/she is wanting to harvest; one can't harvest it for both purposes due to the timing of how things mature.



― April 17, 2021 ―

Blue Majik Coconut Breakfast Pudding | Raw, Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Alkaline

 Members Only, Breakfast, Pudding & Mousse

Blue Majik is a proprietary and chemical free extract of Spirulina, today I combined with my all time favorite raw young Thai coconut pudding. A winning combination!

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Vegan Pizza Ravioli

― April 15, 2021 ―

Pizza Ravioli

 Members Only, Italian Cuisine, Main & Side Dishes, Small Bites

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ I am speechless as I sit here trying to put into words as to how amazing this recipe turned out… hold on, give me a few minutes… I am sure I will find my voice. Ok, thanks for your patience… :) To create this pizza…...

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sliced-mango-on-table

― April 13, 2021 ―

Mangos (fresh, frozen, dehydrated)

 Members Only, Ingredient Directory, Where Our Food Comes From

  The first time I had a mango I had juice dripping down my arms. As I was taking in each juicy bite, I had no idea about the immense health benefits that I was taking in. As my eyes were rolling back in head, as my tummy was doing a…...



gluten-free vegan yeast-free seed medley bread

― April 10, 2021 ―

Seed Medley Bread | Oat-Free | Gluten-Free | Vegan | Yeast-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

The densely woven seed mixture gives a wonderful contrast to the hearty, springy, and loosely dense bread texture. When toasted, the flavors amplify, and the bread, specifically the crumb, takes on another level of crispness that crackles constantly under the heat. It is easy to make, tastes fantastic, and is…...

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― April 06, 2021 ―

Apricot Shortbread Bars | Raw

 Members Only, Bars

With a few extra steps, you can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary! As the title reads… these Apricot Shortbread Bars are raw, vegan, and gluten-free.  It takes only a handful of ingredients to create your own little masterpiece. If you live alone and make this dessert for yourself, go…...

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― April 03, 2021 ―

Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup | Cooked | Vegan | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Main | Side Dishes | Soups —

Today’s recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free.  The soup kind of reminds me of what it would be like if vegetable soup and a chunky stew hooked up on a dating site for farmers. Regardless, it created a very filling and hearty soup that felt like it was flooding my…...

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Raw, gluten free, vegan Caprese Herb and Tomato Tart

― April 01, 2021 ―

Caprese Herb and Tomato Tart | Raw

Italian Cuisine, Main & Side Dishes, Mains and Sides | Free, Thanksgiving

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ In the cooked world, Caprese tarts consist of; puff pastry, mozzarella, sweet tomatoes, and fresh basil. Converting it to raw was quite simple.  Instead of using puff pastry, I made a savory walnut crust.  In place of mozzarella, I made a quick cashew “cheese” spread.   All… read more »

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gluten-free, vegan, yeast-free, nutrient-dense maple cream doughnuts

― March 30, 2021 ―

Maple Cream Doughnuts | Baked | Gluten-Free | Vegan | Yeast-Free

 Members Only, Sweet Treats | Desserts —

These Maple Cream Doughnuts are gluten-free, vegan, yeast-free, and baked. They are soft, lofty doughnuts filled and topped with a velvety maple cream that made me buckle at the knees. It has a rich maple/butterscotch flavor that will leave you scratching your head after I share with you what it…...

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― March 27, 2021 ―

Juicers for Citrus / Pomegranates

 Members Only, Juicing - types of juicers, health concerns (12 lessons)

Citrus juicers come in all shapes, sizes, and price ranges. Today, I am going to cover the basic juicers that I have used throughout the years. I will discuss the perks and drawbacks of each one. I will also share with how to use each one. So pour yourself a glass of juice and let's get busy learning what tool will best for your needs and kitchen.



vegan gluten-free oil-free yeast-free pizza crust

― March 23, 2021 ―

Homemade Thick Crust Pizza Dough | Baked | Gluten-Free | Vegan | Oil-Free | Yeast-Free

 Members Only, Pizza Crusts —

Pizza has a long and storied history, with the first pizza made sometime during the 1800s in Naples, Italy… to the present day, made in the comfort of my own home. For me, pizza has always been a special treat; therefore, many great memories surround this well-loved culinary delight. It’s…...

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almond-milk-after-putting-almonds-through-the-juicer

― March 20, 2021 ―

Almond Milk made in a Juicer

 Members Only, Beverages, Juicing - types of juicers, health concerns (12 lessons)

I can’t even recall the last time I bought a commercially produced almond milk. Store-bought almond milk is typically loaded with preservatives and thickeners, and there isn’t a need for any of that. Wouldn’t you prefer something more natural and full of nutrients rather than full of ingredients that we have no idea…...

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gluten-free, vegan, yeast-free, swedish limpa (bread)

― March 16, 2021 ―

Swedish Limpa (Rye-Like Bread) | Gluten-Free | Vegan | Yeast-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

Limpa bread is a sweet Scandinavian rye bread associated with Swedish cuisine. Today I presenting a loose interpretation of my take on it.  Traditionally, it is an anise-flavored rye bread that is made up of rye, anise seed, molasses, and some have been known to add the zest of orange.…...

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― March 13, 2021 ―

Samson Silent Dehydrator Review

Dehydration - what you need to know (9 lessons), Kitchen Diary

Today, I would like to share a product review for the Samson Silent Dehydrator. First off, I was not approached by Samson to review their product. Bob and I have been remodeling our studio kitchen, and one of the key features that I desired for this space was QUIETNESS. This… read more »



how to grow, use, and cook with jicama

― March 09, 2021 ―

Jicama – A Root with Eleven Names

 Members Only, Ingredient Directory, Where Our Food Comes From

Do you have a nickname for yourself? Or perhaps, someone else "gifted" you with one? I have three... But jicama! Dang, it has 11 names. Come learn more about this wonderful vegetable.