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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

vegan gluten-free nut-free oil-free everyday sandwich bread

― December 08, 2020 ―

Everyday Sandwich Bread | Baked | Vegan | Gluten-Free | Yeast-Free | Oil-Free | Nut-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

There’s nothing better than homemade bread, fresh out of the oven. This homemade rustic crusty bread is now the new rave in our household, and I hope that it will soon be in yours as well. It is gluten-free, nut-free, vegan, yeast-free, and oil-free. It may not have large airy…...

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vegan homemade Espresso my love hot chocolate mix

― December 07, 2020 ―

Espresso My Love Hot Chocolate Mix | Label PDF Included

 Members Only, Beverages, Christmas

Looking for a way to espresso your love? Perhaps you are familiar with the 5 love languages — Words of Affirmation, Acts of Service, Receiving Gifts, Quality Time, and Physical Touch. Discovering and learning to speak the primary love language of someone you love can radically strengthen and improve your…...

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gluten-free nut-free oil-free vegan Caraway and Dill Bread

― December 05, 2020 ―

Caraway and Dill Oat Bread | Gluten-Free | Oil-Free | Flour-Free | Nut-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

Did you know that it’s bread season? It starts today and continues for the next 364 days. I know exactly what you are thinking…you are so happy that I brought this to light so you don’t miss one day of this gluten-free, vegan holiday. I know, I am being silly,…...

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raw vegan gluten-free cranberry chip winter bonnet cake

― December 02, 2020 ―

Cranberry Chip Winter Bonnet Cake | No Baking or Dehydration Required

 Members Only, Cake & Pies, Christmas

No knitting needles needed to make this cozy winter bonnet! With a variety of pastry tip shapes, you can create a knitted-wool look on your cake, too. And after your guests are finished admiring this culinary masterpiece, just slice it into a cranberry-chip-filled surprise. Today’s creation is raw (no baking…...

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Raw Food Diet

― November 28, 2020 ―

Lettering and Garnishes made with Raw Chocolate

 Members Only, Chocolate, Pastry and Decorating, Working with Raw Chocolate

You can decorate almost any dessert with chocolate. You can also decorate plates by writing messages on them with chocolate before the dessert is placed on top or beside it. Let me show you how.

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― November 26, 2020 ―

Malted Hot Chocolate

 Members Only, Beverages, Christmas

Few beverages are as deeply-rooted in childhood memories as hot chocolate. It’s rich, thick, creamy, amazingly warming and comforting, like a big hug in a mug!  And why not take an ordinary wintery drink and turn it into a super-food hot chocolate?! This hot chocolate is not your ordinary hot…...

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vegan gluten-free nut-free flour-free oil-free Chocolate Chip Cranberry Muffins

― November 25, 2020 ―

Chocolate Chip Cranberry Muffins | Baked | Nut-Free | Oil-Free | Flour-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —, Sweet Treats | Desserts —

Lately, I have been sticking to the same bread-like recipe base for several reasons: it works, the different flavor combinations excite the tastebuds, and it is based in whole foods that don’t include gluten, nuts, oil, eggs, yeast, or refined sugars. Plus, I have to admit, I am all about…...



― November 24, 2020 ―

Nourishing and Quick Lunch or Dinner Ideas

 Members Only, Quick Nourishing Meal / Snack Ideas

Raw Foods = Eating from Scratch = Time Consuming? Who has the time to create meals from scratch? In this fast-paced world of ours, convenience is the name of the game. Convenient saves time, and while we are on the topic, who then has time to sit, relax, and share the day with loved ones over a plate of food? Let's see if I can give you some ideas on how to bring some healthy meal ideas into your menu.



raw vegan chocolate peppermint almond milk

― November 21, 2020 ―

Thin Mint Almond Milk

 Members Only, Beverages | Free, Dairy Replacements | Free

This delicious non-dairy “milk” reminds me of Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies, but liquified. Back in the day, it was common practice to place the cookies in the freezer before eating them. So, it was no surprise to find that I REALLY enjoyed this milk when it was nice and…...

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raw vegan gluten-free Maple Pumpkin Spice Crunch Cereal

― November 20, 2020 ―

Maple Pumpkin Spice Crunch Cereal

 Members Only, Breakfast

I have one word for this cereal: raw, vegan, gluten-free, tasty, delectable, luscious, appetizing, flavorful, sweet, succulent, toothsome, exquisite, dainty, delicate, distinctive, ambrosial, heavenly, tempting, enticing, mouth-watering, piquant, gourmet, epicurean, scrumptious, yummy, fit for a king… oh dear, I said one word, didn’t I? I don’t have a childhood story…...

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raw vegan gluten- free cashew-free pumpkin spice pie

― November 18, 2020 ―

Pumpkin Spice Pie | Cashew-Free

 Members Only, Cake & Pies, Thanksgiving

If you could taste autumn, this would be it!  I am not fibbing when I say that this raw vegan, gluten-free pumpkin spice pie is amazing! Serve this your guests on Thanksgiving and become the hit of the party. I want to see a show of hands afterward from those…...

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― November 17, 2020 ―

Conventional Oven Food Drying

 Members Only, Dehydration - what you need to know (9 lessons)

Drying foods in your oven can be achieved but you first need to ask yourself how important is it to you to follow the raw food temperature "guidelines" in wanting to protect the enzymes, nutrients, and vitamins. Whereas, you can use your oven to "dehydrate foods"... it isn't 100% accurate. But in times of need, we just need to do the best with what we have before us. Let me show you how you can turn to your oven to dry foods at low temps.



vegan gluten-free peanut butter cookies raw or baked option

― November 16, 2020 ―

Peanut Butter Cookies | Raw and Baked Option

 Members Only, Cookies, Nuggets & Balls

These vegan, gluten-free peanut butter cookies take on a healthified twist from the classic cookie your grandma would make. They are thick, soft, crunchy, and chewy–but most of all they are rich, sweet, and have that all-time favorite peanutty flavor. Every recipe collection needs a great peanut butter cookie. And…...

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― November 13, 2020 ―

Oat and Walnut Homemade Dinner Rolls | Baked | Gluten-Free | Oil-Free | Vegan

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

During my quest of to create vegan, gluten-free, dinner rolls, I found myself rummaging through all my ingredients in the fridge, freezer, and pantry. When I think of dinner rolls, I think of butter, and when I think of butter, I think of walnuts. Throughout the years of creating raw…...

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― November 12, 2020 ―

Pecan Pumpkin Raisin Cake

 Members Only, Cake & Pies, Christmas, Thanksgiving

An easy, yet impressive dessert that’s perfect for the holiday season and beyond! Pumpkin makes for an incredibly moist and flavorful cake. The sweet pecans and warming spice are the finishing touches that make this dessert genuinely irresistible. Well, in truth, the frosting is the finishing touch, but the cake…...

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― November 12, 2020 ―

Cranberry Cornbread Scones | Cooked | Gluten-Free | Nut-Free | Oil-Free | Vegan

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —, Sweet Treats | Desserts —

We are going to be super creative today and make scones from scratch using vegan homemade buttermilk, polenta, buckwheat, cranberry sauce, and a few other supporting ingredients. The sweet and savory combination of these scones tastes amazing as a side to your favorite soup or stew, but they can also…...



gluten-free vegan oil-free grain-free nut-free tiger nut and buckwheat dinner rolls

― November 10, 2020 ―

Tiger Nut & Buckwheat Homemade Dinner Rolls | Cooked | Gluten-Free | Vegan

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

If you’re not a professional baker, making bread can be a laborious process. The beauty of this recipe lies in its health benefits and simplicity.  These nutrient-packed dinner rolls are delicious with their savory-sweet, light, and delicate crumbly texture. If you are new to tiger nut flour and buckwheat, it…...

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― November 10, 2020 ―

– Nut Flour Basics – substitutions, explanations

 Members Only, Homemade Raw Flours

First of all, proper storage is a must. It is essential to store nut flours in the refrigerator or freezer to avoid rancidity.  Because nuts are expensive, you want to protect your investment, not the mention flavor and nutrients. Keep in mind that nuts are a common food allergen, and…...



vegan gluten-free nut-free oil-free flour-free oat and buckwheat dinner rolls

― November 08, 2020 ―

Oat & Buckwheat Homemade Dinner Rolls | Gluten-Free | Vegan | Nut-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

These quick-mix homemade dinner rolls were the answer to a prayer after creating a large pot of vegetable soup. Who here loves to dip their bread into a bowl of warm soup? Raise your hand, please. I see you. Did you know that the proper way to eat soup at…...

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― November 08, 2020 ―

ZZ Plant | Care Difficulty – Easy

Houseplant Varieties

Unique plants are eye-catching plants…and the ZZ plant falls right into that category. When I first started collecting indoor houseplants, this was one that I snatched up. I own two of them, and they haven’t caused me any issues. They don’t talk back, miss curfew, or refuse to flaunt their… read more »

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gluten-free vegan grain-free oil-free quick-mix almond dinner rolls

― November 07, 2020 ―

Quick-Mix Almond Dinner Rolls | Cooked | Gluten-Free | Oil-Free | Grain-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

These dinner rolls have a light crust, soft and chewy inside, slice well, and don’t crumble under pressure. Hearty yet pillowy (in between a down and memory foam pillow, that is), they’re constructed with almond flour, whole almonds, psyllium husks, and a few other supporting ingredients… making them hard to…...

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raw vegan gluten-free great pumpkin cheesecake

― November 06, 2020 ―

The Great Raw Pumpkin Cheesecake

 Members Only, Cheesecakes, Thanksgiving

I almost considered not sharing this recipe, since I already have one or two other raw pumpkin cheesecake recipes on my site… but this site is also my personal “recipe box” and I need to stash it somewhere because I plan on making this over and over again (which I…...

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vegan gluten-free nut-free flour-free cinnamon raisin bread

― November 04, 2020 ―

Cinnamon Raisin Bread | Cooked | Gluten-Free | Oil-Free | Yeast-Free | Nut-Free

 Members Only, Artisan Breads —

I have been on a bread, donut, and muffin kick lately, so you will just have to bear with me. Actually, truth be told, it’s all Bob’s fault. With each bread-like recipe I created, he kept eating them up and asking for more. And who am I to deny this…...

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spirolizing-carrots-480

― November 03, 2020 ―

Spiralizer (Manual) – Why and What I Recommend

 Members Only, Misc. Equipment - everyday tools (9 lessons)

I have been making veggie noodles since 2014. Once I started, I have never stopped. Everyone touted them as an excellent replacement for spaghetti noodles, but I think they are so much more than that. They are versatile, flavorful, nutritious, come in many shapes, colors, and let's not forget that they are fun and easy to make.



― November 02, 2020 ―

Arrowhead Plant | Care Difficulty – Easy

Houseplant Varieties

Young arrowhead plants are bushy and usually pretty full, making them attractive indoor plant choices for coffee tables, side tables, and other surfaces. As the plants grow and mature, they develop a climbing habit, making them fun to grow up trellises or other structures. However, you can prune them back… read more »

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