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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


― June 20, 2020 ―

Cutting Boards

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

Ok, we have our knives, we will learn how to store them, but now we must talk about cutting boards. They are equally important when it comes to keeping a sharp edge on your knife. A properly designed board should minimize wear and tear on your knife.

― June 16, 2020 ―

Transitioning away from Caffeine

 Members Only, #2 - Successfully Transitioning Your Diet

Quitting caffeine can be a hard habit to shake, or is it a habit that causes you to shake? Hmm, think about that. Caffeine is chemically addictive and how we react to it differs from person to person. If you consume caffeinated drinks, you will have a pretty good understanding as to how it affects you, "positively" and/or negatively.

Raw Food Diet

― June 13, 2020 ―

#2 – Rules of Knife Safety

 Members Only, Knife Essentials - everyone needs to learn this (6 lessons)

This post is going to be filled with, "Do Not's." Please read through them even if you have been working in the kitchen for a long time. Be open to learning safety techniques not only for yourself but for the safety of others as well. The main "Do" I have when it comes to knives is... DO RESPECT A KNIFE. It can be your friend or foe. Let's make every moment in the kitchen a positive one.

― June 12, 2020 ―

Mashed Potato Tater Tots | Cooked | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Main | Side Dishes | Soups —

Tater tots have morphed into a cultural phenomenon over the years. Every year, an estimated 3.5 billion tater tots are eaten by Americans. Well, today we are going to join the statistics by making 18 of them (pulls out my tot log). Of course, I might shoot out subliminal messages…...

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― June 11, 2020 ―

Coffee Tree (Coffea arabica) | Care Difficulty – Moderate

Houseplant Varieties

Coffee trees have willowy stems, waxy leaves, and when they receive the ideal amount of sunlight, they can grow up to 15 feet indoors. However, the word ideal is key here, as this is pretty hard to achieve. If growing conditions are not spot on, you can expect an average… read more »

― June 11, 2020 ―

How I Clean the Leaves of My Plants | Maintenance

Plant Care

I LOVE caring for my houseplants…that “love” is really a prerequisite if you want to be a good plant parent. It’s really not that different from being a parent of anything (human, dog, pet, etc.). It starts with a desire, followed by unconditional love, and then dedication to see things… read more »


― June 11, 2020 ―

Lemon Balm and Basil Pesto | Raw

 Members Only, Condiments, Italian Cuisine, Salads, Spreads

Just like any other wonderful green herb, pesto came to mind. Lemon balm doesn't have a very strong flavor to it so you have to be careful with what you pair it with or the flavor can easily be lost.

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― June 09, 2020 ―

Benefits of Cooking some Vegetables

 Members Only, #3 - Nutrition Basics

There are some whole foods that just flat out shouldn't be consumed raw, but there are others that have increased benefits when eaten cooked. That's not to say that you have decided whether or not you eat them raw or cooked, it's more about adding more options to your daily menu as well as optimizing some nutrients. 

― June 08, 2020 ―

Site Update | 14 Day Free Trial | New Recipe Categories

Kitchen Diary

Good morning, afternoon, or evening…whenever this post should find you. It feels like it’s been a while since I have touched base with you outside of a recipe. Even though it may seem like things have been quiet on the site, we have been super busy working in the background.… read more »

vegan gluten-free oil-free all ingredients root based sweet potato wraps

― June 07, 2020 ―

White Sweet Potato Wraps | Cooked | Made from Root Vegetable Flours | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Wraps | Tortillas —

Hold on to your knickers, because these wraps are FREE of gluten, wheat, dairy, eggs, nuts, seeds, soy, and grains. Oh, and no added sugar! I just read this sentence to Bob and in the voice of John Wayne he said, “Well, what the heck are they made of… pilgrim?”…...

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vegan gluten-free oil-free red lentil wraps

― June 07, 2020 ―

Red Lentil Wraps | Cooked | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Wraps | Tortillas —

When it comes to wraps, I love having options. They all come with different characteristics: size, flexibility, color, and flavor. Some are based in nuts, oats, rice, lentils, sweet potatoes — you name it. Another benefit with wrap options is the nutritional profile they have to offer. In a well-balanced…...

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― June 07, 2020 ―

Dill and Chive Mashed Potato Hash Browns | Oil-free

 Members Only, Breakfast —, Main | Side Dishes | Soups —

The evaluation of mashed potatoes in the kitchen of Amie Sue: there I stood, bent over, my elbows resting on the countertop, my chin weighing heavy in the palms of my hands, daydreaming as I  peered out the Studio Kitchen window. I smiled as the morning sun filtered through the…...

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― June 06, 2020 ―

#2 – Juicing Tips and Tricks

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

Juicing is one of the easiest ways to get your daily recommended servings of fruits and veggies every day. It is digested quickly and easily, allowing us the opportunity to increase our body’s natural digestive efficiencies.

vegan gluten-free, oil-free Crispy Potato and Broccoli Hash Brown Bake

― June 06, 2020 ―

Crispy Potato and Broccoli Hash Brown Bake

 Members Only, Main | Side Dishes | Soups —

This Crispy Potato and Broccoli Hash Brown Bake is golden crispy on the outside, soft and pillowy on the inside, fills the house with an Italian aroma, can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner,  and is super easy to make! Every time I make this dish, I intend to…...

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vegan gluten-free oil-free starch solution approved creamy cauliflower vegetable soup

― June 04, 2020 ―

Chunky Russet Potato and Vegetable Soup | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Main | Side Dishes | Soups —

Chunky Russet Potato and Vegetable Soup has a creamed cauliflower base that is loaded with rustic chunks of russet potatoes, corn, carrots, peas, and green beans. It’s a warm, filling, nutrient-packed soup that eats like a meal. To ramp up the nutrition in this soup I used miso instead of…...

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vegan cashew based cheese

― June 04, 2020 ―

Wasabi Vegan Cheese with Tomato Arugula Salsa | Cashew Based | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Seed & Nut Cheeses, Vegan Cheese —

Bob and I are fans of wasabi so anytime I can come up with a recipe that includes it, well, Bob is always game. That is why I created today’s recipe. My sweet Bob has been working so hard on the site (background grunt work) – the type of work…...

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― June 02, 2020 ―

How to Save Time in the Kitchen

 Members Only, #2 - Successfully Transitioning Your Diet, Kitchen Organization Basics

Getting food... the right food, on the plate can be a real challenge for some. There's planning, shopping, preparing, and let's not forget... clean-up. You value your time, and I value your time, so I thought I would share some basic tips to help you in the kitchen.  Here's how to streamline your routine so you spend less time in the kitchen, and more time with your family.

potato based vegan wasabi cheese with agar

― May 31, 2020 ―

Wasabi Vegan Cheese | Potato-Based | Nut-Free | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Vegan Cheese —

When you love and adore someone, what better way to show it than by making heart-shaped vegan cheese?! I mean…doesn’t everybody? Truth be told, I made this particular cheese for me. I made a different one that is cashew-based for Bob. I am not eating nuts or seeds at the…...

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― May 30, 2020 ―

Ice Cream Ingredients (Basic Components of Raw Ice Cream)

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

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.

raw vegan nightshade-free

― May 28, 2020 ―

Ketchup | Nightshade Free | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Condiments, Vegan Cooked Recipes

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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― May 26, 2020 ―

#7 – Join Our Private Facebook Group (for paid members)

 Members Only, #1 - Welcome, Start Here

One of the many great things about the Internet is the connection that can take place between people that span across the globe. I can’t even begin to share just how amazing it has been in creating Nouveauraw.com. I have met people from lands that I have never even heard…...

― May 21, 2020 ―

Chocolate Ganache Banana Ice Cream Push Pops | Raw Vegan

 Members Only, Frozen Desserts

Simplicity at its best (deep sigh of contentment). The key here is never to underestimate the potential of “simple” when it comes to foods that are delicious and nutritious.  Recipes don’t have to be complex to stop you in your tracks. A few days back, Bob asked me to create…...

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― May 21, 2020 ―

Snake Plant | Sansevieria Black Coral | Care Difficulty – Easy

Houseplant Varieties

The Sansevieria Black Coral is one of my favorites when it comes to snake plants. I love the shade of green it has, along with the subtle horizontal striping on each blade. The tall leaves (blades) are posture-perfect, standing tall and defining vertical spaces. If you love to decorate with… read more »

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― May 20, 2020 ―

Spaghetti Sauce | Made from Scratch | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Main | Side Dishes | Soups —

Lately, I have been enjoying cooking without the use of oil. Honesty, it’s been much easier than I had imagined. For over ten years, I have dedicated countless hours to learning how to substitute particular ingredients in and out of recipes. A lot of them were created out of our…...

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Raw Food Diet

― May 19, 2020 ―

Raw Cacao Butter – Preparing it for future use

 Members Only, Gift Ideas and Crafts, Working with Raw Chocolate

Often when we buy raw cacao butter, it comes in a large block. This block can be challenging to work with when you just want to use a part of it. The best way to melt cacao butter is either by grating it as seen (here) or by chopping it into small pieces.

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