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In case you haven't noticed, we have a new landing page. Here you will see every new post that passes through NouveauRaw. So, if you evern feel that you missed an email or two, just scroll on down this page. It is in chronological order.  Have a blessed day! amie sue

—— August 24, 2019 ——

Being Prepared for Unexpected Guests (the importance of slowing down)

Kitchen Diary

Good day, Health Seekers… how is everyone doing? It’s so hard to let it soak in that school has started for most kids, and Sept. is peeking at us just around the corner! We found out that we will have some (welcomed) unexpected guests with us for 3-4 days. I… read more »

—— August 04, 2019 ——

Summertime Polka Dot Cheesecake

Cheesecakes, Members Only

Summertime and polka dots go hand in hand, well they do in my book.  I love it when foods take me on a stroll down memory lane, don’t you? Want to take a walk with me? Great, let’s go… You see, as a wee little one, I would spend my…...

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—— June 21, 2019 ——

How I Designed My Studio Kitchen

Kitchen Diary

I have hinted a little bit here on the site that we have been busy with a studio kitchen remodel. The private Nouveauraw Facebook Group has been following the progress as I have been sharing regular updates over there. The other day, I received several comments asking me how I… read more »

—— June 03, 2019 ——

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 »

—— May 27, 2019 ——

Amethyst Blueberry Cheesecake

Cheesecakes, Members Only

This cheesecake has to be one of my favorite raw cheesecakes that I have made to date. Keep in mind that I said “to date“… because with each new creation my mind and taste buds quickly shift. It is a good thing; trust me. I think what struck me the most…...

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—— May 20, 2019 ——

Cinnamon Apple Graham Cracker Cereal

Breakfast, Members Only

– raw, vegan, gluten-free – In all the excitement of this cereal, I failed to measure out how much it yielded. But I assure you that it makes a large amount, which is perfect when creating your raw pantry food staples. You can also portion the cereal and freeze it,…...

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raw vegan

—— May 13, 2019 ——

Butterfly Pea Flower Cheesecake

Cheesecakes, Members Only

Did the name or the blue color of this cheesecake draw your attention? Or did some foreign force take control of your finger and without thought you found yourself clicking on the title of the recipe? There may be a deeper reason as to why. The color blue represents both…...

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raw vegan gluten free

—— May 06, 2019 ——

Petite Lemon Blossom Cupcakes

Cake & Pies, Members Only

For the love of all things adorable and tiny! These cupcakes made me smile every step of the way. The pan, the itty bitty liners, the little cupcake batter balls, and the frosting! We can't forget the frosting. I was piping and dancing around the kitchen to one of my new Pandora playlists; Fly Me to the Moon Radio. All the songs this list has been playing makes me glide all over the kitchen. So what if it took me three times as long to make them, I was having fun!

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raw vegan pancakes

—— April 29, 2019 ——

McGregor’s Flapjacks (pancakes)

Breakfast, Members Only, Recipe Requests

Today's creation came as a recipe request from one of our members, Mrs. McGregor.  She was hungry for pancakes and was seeking a raw vegan version to fulfill her hunger for a good home comfort food. I say it all the time, but I love being presented with challenges like this. It brings a welcomed complexity to my raw culinary experiences and causes me to expand my knowledge in fun and tasty ways.

Like all recipe requests, I use such recipes as an in-depth training tool. So be sure to click on the recipe link and be prepared to learn! blessings, amie sue

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raw vegan

—— April 22, 2019 ——

Cinnamon Date Hand Pies

Members Only, Pastries

When I set out to create these slightly sweet mini pies, my goal was to create them with minimal ingredients, make them nut-free, dry to the touch and sturdy so that they would travel well, nutritious, and downright delicious. According to my taste buds and my taste testers, I did just that.

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raw vegan nightshade-free

—— April 20, 2019 ——

Ketchup -Nightshade Free-

Condiments, Members Only, Recipe Requests

My recipe for Ketchup (Nightshade Free)was a special request from a subscriber. She has adverse reactions to Nightshades but missed having ketchup. Whether you have issues with night-shades or not, this ketchup is amazing! Raw, vegan, gluten-free, and nightshade-free. Blessings, amie sue

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—— April 15, 2019 ——

Medjool Dates – “King of Dates”

Ingredient Directory, Members Only, Where Our Food Comes From

Today I want to share about the famous large, soft, moist, Medjool date/palm tree. I call them famous because Medjool dates are one of the top fruits used in the raw culinary world for their health benefits, natural sweetness and binding qualities in recipes.  Did you know that Medjool dates are a FRESH FRUIT? Most people think of dates as a dried fruit, but they are actually harvested from the date palm, cleaned, sorted and packaged right away. There’s no processing and they’re never physically or chemically dried. So where do they come from? How do they grow? Let's find out!

—— April 08, 2019 ——

Veronica’s Spiced Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Oatmeal Goodies

Cookies, Nuggets & Balls, Members Only, Recipe Requests

This recipe and post turned into a wonderful way to express just how fun working with raw food ingredients can be. I was able to make ONE batter and turn it into FOUR treats... come check out what I did. Blessings and love, amie sue

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—— April 05, 2019 ——

How to Encourage Loved Ones to Eat Healthy

#2 - Successfully Transitioning Your Diet, Members Only

I feel so blessed to have a husband who supports eating healthy.  I will never forget something he said to me early on in our relationship... "I don't care if we wear second-hand clothing to save money, but we will always aim to purchase organic foods."  We have held true to this for over ten years. BUT I realize and understand that a lot of people struggle with getting the whole family on board when adapting a whole food diet, cooked and/or raw.

raw vegan gluten free crackers

—— March 29, 2019 ——

Apricot Banana Coconut Crackers

! Recipes to EDIT, Crackers, Members Only

Crackers... they are a staple in our household. The minute they disappear the requests starts pouring in for more! I am not sure if you are aware of this but did you know that a lot of raw crackers freeze beautifully?! This recipe, right here, right now, the very one that I am sharing with you is one of them. This cracker is super firm and crunchy (a true sign of a good cracker), they are slightly sweet and leave a scrumptious after taste. 

raw vegan

—— March 11, 2019 ——

Maureen’s Pistachio Ice Cream Sandwich

Frozen Desserts, Members Only, Recipe Requests

raw vegan and gluten-free - The cookies are slightly chewy with little pockets of crunch. The ice cream is rich and creamy, feels like velvet on the tongue.

—— March 08, 2019 ——

New Site Feature – Recipe Request Category

Kitchen Diary

I am excited to share that a new feature has been added to the paid membership site. Throughout the years, I have and continue to receive recipe requests. People want their favorite comfort foods to be converted into something MORE healthy so they can still have their “cake” and EAT it too!

—— March 08, 2019 ——

-Recipe Request Form-

Members Only, Recipe Requests

Do you have a favorite recipe that you would like to see recreated with raw whole foods?  I am happy to review your request. Please complete the form below. After arrival in my inbox, I will be back in touch with you. blessings, amie sue...

raw vegan diet

—— March 04, 2019 ——

L. Reuteri Yogurt

Breakfast, Cultured & Fermented, Dairy Substitutes, Members Only

Back in January of this year (2019), a friend of mine asked if I would try making a specific type of yogurt called L. Reuteri, that  Dr. William Davis (author of Wheat Belly) recommended.  There had been a  posting about the amazing health benefits that stemmed from a probiotic called BioGaia Gastrus, which is made with a specific strain of Lactobacillus Reuteri ATCC PTA 6475.

—— March 03, 2019 ——

Ice Cream Machine Tips and Tricks

Ice Cream - tools of the trade & knowhow (5 lessons), Members Only

Using an ice cream machine is pretty straight forward, but there are tips and tricks that make our experience effortless and results in a better outcome. Taking the time to experiment with recipes and methods it’s all about learning new techniques and mastering your ice cream making to get the most amazing ice cream as a final product. 

—— March 03, 2019 ——

Ice Cream Ingredients (Basic Components of Raw Ice Cream)

Ice Cream - tools of the trade & knowhow (5 lessons), Members Only

Here's the scoop... if you want to create raw vegan ice creams... you need to understand that there are certain ingredients needed/required that help you create successful bowl-licking ice cream. Below, I will be listing out the most common ingredients that I use as the base for all my frozen creations.

—— March 03, 2019 ——

Troubleshooting Raw Ice Cream

Ice Cream - tools of the trade & knowhow (5 lessons), Members Only

Over the past decade, I have made a lot of raw vegan ice creams. I am far from becoming a master at it, but it's fun to make when the cravings hit.  Today, I have compiled a handful of troubleshooting issues that have popped up through my own experiences.

—— March 03, 2019 ——

Instant Gratification Ice Cream (food processor/blender)

Ice Cream - tools of the trade & knowhow (5 lessons), Members Only

In a hurry? Short on patience? Need a quick dessert? Or perhaps you want to enjoy the taste of the “simple life.” If any or all of the above applies to you, then you came to the right place! Don’t discredit the simplicity of this method if you are a…...

raw vegan ice cream

—— March 03, 2019 ——

#1 – Ice Cream Machine – Why and What I Recommend

Ice Cream - tools of the trade & knowhow (5 lessons), Members Only

I don't know a person that doesn't enjoy ice cream. Oddly enough, I consumed more ice cream while living in Alaska then I ever did living in warmer climates. What's up with that?  During my heavy ice cream eating days, I never dreamed of making homemade ice cream... that didn't happen until I started learning about the raw, whole food lifestyle.

—— February 28, 2019 ——

Just a Reminder… Food Comes First Series

Kitchen Diary

We still have a few days left of the Food Comes First Series. If you haven’t already signed up… it’s not late! My interview will be aired tomorrow. You can listen to any interviews you missed at the conclusion of the Series. It’s time to take charge of your health.… read more »