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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

vegan Coconut Jicama Rice and Jackfruit Wraps served with avocado flowers

—— May 12, 2018 ——

Coconut Jicama Rice and Jackfruit Spring Rolls

Main & Side Dishes, Members Only

Coconut Jicama Rice and Jackfruit Wraps just so happens to be vegan, dairy-free, grain-free as well as gluten-free.

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how to grow, use, and cook with jicama

—— May 09, 2018 ——

Jicama – A Root with Eleven Names

Ingredient Directory, Members Only, 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.

making vegan raw Coconut Jicama Rice stuffed Jackfruit

—— May 06, 2018 ——

Coconut Jicama Rice stuffed Jackfruit Pods

Main & Side Dishes, Members Only, Small Bites

One of the pleasures of home cooking is discovering that favorite, longed-for foods are not so out of reach, after all... even if they need to be sugar-free, raw, grain-free, and dairy-free.

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Raw Food Recipes

—— May 06, 2018 ——

Jackfruit – Can Weigh up to 100 lbs!

Ingredient Directory, Members Only, Where Our Food Comes From

Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world and when in season, one tree can bear as many as 250 large fruits. Just one jackfruit alone can reach 80-100 pounds in weight and up to 36 inches long and 20 inches in diameter. It has a tropical explosion of flavor... a combination of mango, banana, pineapple, and some even say it has a Juicy Fruit gum flavor.

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recipe for vegan gluten-free raw basil dressing

—— April 28, 2018 ——

Creamy Sweet Basil Dressing

Dressings, Dips & Sauces, Members Only

Earlier this week, I sent out a post that I did on where and how cashews are grown. Today, we are going to use them in this pale green, light, creamy, with a hint of sweet basil salad dressing. If you don't use to use cashews, there are always alternatives. So click on the link and come check this recipe out. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. blessings, amie sue

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Raw cashews and how to use them in raw vegan recipes

—— April 26, 2018 ——

Cashew Fruit

Ingredient Directory, Members Only, Where Our Food Comes From

Have you ever wondered where cashews came from? Have you just assumed throughout life that they grow on trees in a shell much like an almond or walnut? I did. I now find it so odd how "we" are NOT totally engrossed in knowing where our food comes from... other than the grocery store.

Vegan GLuten Free Pumpernickel Croutons

—— April 21, 2018 ——

Pumpernickel Croutons

Croutons & Salad Toppings, Members Only

Croutons are a by-product of making bread, which is exactly where this recipe came from. When I create raw bread recipes, I like to set aside a small portion of the dough to create croutons from it.

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—— April 19, 2018 ——

Maple Nut & Cranberry Muesli

Breakfast, Members Only

– raw, gluten-free, vegan – Muesli (pronounced “muse-lee”) is a Swiss-German breakfast cereal. It’s neither oatmeal nor granola; it is based on raw rolled oats and other ingredients such as grains, fresh or dried fruits, seeds, and nuts. It sounds very similar to granola, but is typically less sweet, and has a more porridge-like…...

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—— April 15, 2018 ——

Buckwheat (Raw / Cooked)

Breakfast, Main & Side Dishes, Members Only

Yes, I realize that this is a raw recipe site, but my first and foremost goal of achieving health is learning to address our individual body's needs. Enjoy buckwheat raw or cooked. Come learn how.

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—— April 12, 2018 ——

Purchasing Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

Ingredient Shopping Basics (7 lessons), Members Only

Do you ever walk into the grocery store and find yourself mourning the loss of your favorite fresh organic fruits and veggies? Seasons come and go, and so do the edible treasures that they produce. Hungry for strawberries but the only fresh ones in the store are either conventionally grown and the organic ones have mold in the container? In that case, I head for the freezer aisle. More and more these days, you can find organic fruits and veggies in the freezer section of the store.

—— April 12, 2018 ——

Foods that Shouldn’t be Eaten Raw

#2 - Successfully Transitioning Your Diet, Ingredient Shopping Basics (7 lessons), Members Only

The options are almost limitless when it comes to the types of foods you can enjoy in the raw form. Of course, almost all fruits and vegetables are enjoyable when consumed without cooking. But, there are a few foods that we need to be aware of and shouldn't be eaten raw.

Apple-Spinach-Juice on a wooden table

—— April 11, 2018 ——

Spring Cleaning Juice

Beverages, Members Only

It’s time to do a little spring cleaning. Your house may need it, but so does your body. For detoxing purposes, apple juice is fantastic for cleansing the colon and known to be a natural remedy for constipation. The high pectin content and mineral salts have a powerful laxative effect.…...

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—— April 07, 2018 ——

#1 – Sprouting Guide (Quick View)

Members Only, Sprouting, Sprouting (equipment and seeds)

Sprouts are the beginning life of a plant. These baby plants are loaded with nutrients, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, proteins, fats, phytochemicals, enzymes, water, and chlorophyll. Sprouts have the highest concentration of these nutrients, vitamins, etc. than any other stage of a plant's life. Ready to add some sprouts into your life? Let me help you! blessings, amie sue

Mizuna and Radish Salad on a wooden table

—— April 07, 2018 ——

Mizuna and Radish Salad

Members Only, Plates of Inspiration

Today’s Plate of Inspiration is quite simple. It’s a salad. Boring huh? Gosh, not at all. Even though the ingredients are simple, the flavors are complex… thanks to the mizuna greens. What is mizuna? These delicate feathery greens are rich with a peppery flavor. It reminds me of arugula or…...

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—— April 04, 2018 ——

Diabetic / Low Glycemic Index Sweeteners

#3 - Nutrition Basics, Members Only

Below I have mapped out some sugar substitutes that can be suitable for diabetics as well as for those who wish to reduce their sugar intake. When looking at sweeteners, our interest ought to lie on where they range within the glycemic index. The glycemic index (GI) measures the actual…...

Raw Food Diet

—— April 02, 2018 ——

Gordita Supreme Taco

Main & Side Dishes, Members Only, Mexican Cuisine, Plates of Inspiration

Warm, pillowy flatbread held into place with a spread of “refried beans”, wrapped around a crunchy raw taco, fully loaded with raw taco meat (nut-based or lentil-based), fresh salsa, diced onions, shredded lettuce, and Mexican white cheese (high-raw, vegan) and then taken over the edge with a drizzle of Sriracha sauce.

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Raw Food Diet

—— April 01, 2018 ——

Almonds, Soaking and Drying

Free Recipes (Photo View), Soaking Nuts, Seeds and Grains

Almonds, Soaking and Drying Soaked almonds are often referred to as; soaked almonds sprouted almonds or activated almonds.   There is an important reason as to why we go through this process… Nuts have enzyme inhibitors that prevent them from sprouting in dry conditions. They also contain phytic acid which… read more »

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How to make buckwheat flour from sprouted buckwheat

—— April 01, 2018 ——

Buckwheat Flour – made from Sprouted Buckwheat

Free Recipes (Photo View), Homemade Raw Flours, Ingredient Directory

Buckwheat Flour Contrary to what its name indicates, buckwheat is not a form of wheat.  It’s not even a relative to the wheat family.  Buckwheat is gluten-free, a good source of protein, contains eight essential amino acids.  To read about all the incredible health benefits of buckwheat, check out this… read more »

Raw Food Diet

—— March 29, 2018 ——

Soft “Buttery” Flatbread

Artisan Breads, Members Only

  – raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free – You know that saying, “If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again”? Well, I tried, tried, tried, and then tried again! Yessiree Bob, it took me four tries to nail this recipe. I wasn’t aiming for perfection, but pretty darn close. This…...

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—— March 18, 2018 ——

Juicers for Citrus / Pomegranates

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

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.

—— March 18, 2018 ——

Juicing Wheatgrass

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

Wheatgrass is a complete food and an excellent source of vitamin C, E, K and B complex (including B12). In the minerals department, it is rich in calcium, cobalt, germanium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, protein, sodium, sulfur, and zinc. It is often called “Liquid Sunshine” because of its very high content of chlorophyll, which is the green pigment that harnesses the sun’s energy.


—— March 17, 2018 ——

Blender Juicing (I can’t afford a juicer)

High-Powered Blenders - worth the investment (5 lessons), Members Only

A good blender makes an excellent alternative to juicers until you can afford one. Blender juicing works best with juicier fruits, such as peaches, apricots, pears, grapes, berries, and oranges. If you own a high-powered blender such as the Vitamix or Blendtec... then you will have a better chance pulverizing the heck out of firmer fruits and veggies, which will provide you with a smoother juice.


—— March 16, 2018 ——

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.

—— March 15, 2018 ——

New Site Feature – Site Color Changer

Kitchen Diary

Good afternoon everyone, I am still taking care of my dad as he recovers from his quadruple coronary bypass. But soon I will be home and back in my recipe creating rhythm.  If you are new and your not sure what I am referring to, please click (here) to read about my… read more »

—— March 11, 2018 ——

The Ultimate Raw Plant-Based Shopping List (+PDF)

Ingredient Shopping Basics (7 lessons), Members Only

Heading to the grocery store will help you save time, money, reduce stress, and helps with meal planning. Never underestimate the power of being prepared and organized!