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Happy August! (I can’t believe it’s August already!) I have been keeping you updated on the broken links that you may come across within the recipes. An old plugin broke on the site which caused this. After my IT guy spent months fixing it, I am now at the stage of HAND fixing each broken link so it’s taking me some time. In the meantime, if you see a link with a line through it, still use that ingredient (the line just means that it is broken) Blessings, amie sue

― June 21, 2019 ―

How I Designed My Studio Kitchen

Kitchen Diary, Kitchen Organization Basics

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

 Members Only, Cheesecakes

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

 Members Only, Breakfast

– 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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― May 14, 2019 ―

Wild Rice Blend | Instant Pot | Stove Top | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Batch Cooking —, Grains | Beans | Legumes —

Bob and I enjoy rice, but it’s always a special treat when we have this wild rice blend that pops with color; it is delightful in texture and has a full-bodied flavor. Rice om general is a straightforward dish, but it’s one that can handle and welcomes many transformations. Before…...

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― May 13, 2019 ―

Butterfly Pea Flower Cheesecake

 Members Only, Cheesecakes

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 pancakes

― April 29, 2019 ―

McGregor’s Flapjacks (pancakes)

 Members Only, Breakfast, 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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― April 28, 2019 ―

Lemon Poppy / Basil Seed Waffles | Flour-Free | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Breakfast —, Waffles | Sweet and Savory —

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins–moist and bursting with bright citrus flavor, with a little added crunch from the poppy seeds. A delicious morning treat! The duo of lemon and poppy seeds is a classic combination. We see it mostly in cakes, muffins, scones, cheesecakes, pancakes, and bread. So, I thought, why…...

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― April 15, 2019 ―

Medjool Dates – “King of Dates”

 Members Only, Ingredient Directory, 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

 Members Only, Cookies, Nuggets & Balls, 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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raw vegan gluten free crackers

― March 29, 2019 ―

Apricot Banana Coconut Crackers

! Please EDIT,  Members Only, Crackers

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. 



― March 23, 2019 ―

Steel Cut Oats | Instant Pot| Batch Cooking

 Members Only, Batch Cooking —, Breakfast —

If you love a bowl of healthy steel-cut oatmeal in the morning and you also love to save time in the kitchen, today’s post is for you. Batch cooking is one of my little lifesavers, and I will be honest, the Instant Pot has really upped my game. Do you…...

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― March 11, 2019 ―

Maureen’s Pistachio Ice Cream Sandwich

 Members Only, Frozen Desserts, 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 © AmieSue.com...



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― March 04, 2019 ―

L. Reuteri Yogurt

 Members Only, Breakfast, Cultured & Fermented, Dairy Substitutes

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 ―

Troubleshooting Raw Ice Cream

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

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)

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

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…...



― 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 »



― February 27, 2019 ―

#3 – Cleaning and Caring for Your Food Processor

 Members Only, Food Processors - life just got easier (3 lessons)

Most of us don’t know what we’d do without our food processor. If you're not there quite yet, you will soon. If you love your food processor as much as I love mine, you will want to take care of it properly so it will last you years to come. Just like any other appliance that we purchase... the more love you give it, the more love it will give back!



― February 27, 2019 ―

#1 – Food Processor – Why and What I Recommend

 Members Only, Food Processors - life just got easier (3 lessons)

I know what you’re thinking…do I need a food processor when I already own a high-powered blender? While there is some overlap between what a food processor and a blender can do depending on what models you have, they both serve different purposes. A blender is typically meant for blending…...



― February 27, 2019 ―

Banana-Free Smoothie Options

 Members Only, Substitutions - how, with what, and when (7 lessons)

Bananas are popular in smoothies because they help to cover the taste of greens, add a little sweetness, and most of all they create a thick creamy texture. Over the years, I have come to learn that not everyone is a fan of bananas and there are others who are looking for ways to reduce the sugars in their smoothies. Below, I will share some alternative foods that you can use in your smoothies instead of the golden banana.



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― February 27, 2019 ―

Lychee – And its Translucent Flesh

 Members Only, Ingredient Directory, Where Our Food Comes From

The lush, dark green foliage adds great contrast to the Lychee fruits that hang in bunches like giant, rose-colored grapes. The rugged outer skin flakes away easily revealing the delicate, velvety fruit that awaits beneath. Bite into the moist, sweet flesh and experience the rush of exotic flavor unique to the…...



Raw Food Recipes. using and cooking with breadfruit

― February 20, 2019 ―

Breadfruit – Yep, Tastes Just Like Bread

 Members Only, Ingredient Directory, Where Our Food Comes From

Breadfruit is grown in regions like Micronesia, Hawaii, Florida, Caribbean, Western Pacific islands and the Malay Peninsula. It is one of the highest producing food plants in the world. A single tree (roughly 85 feet tall) can produce up to 150 or even more fruits per season from 50-100 years. It is closely…...



― February 17, 2019 ―

#8 – Online Store (Amazon) My Recommendations

 Members Only, #1 - Welcome, Start Here

There are four categories under the Online Store button: Ingredients, Equipment, eBooks, and Swag. This section is a store that links to Amazon. Throughout the years I receive endless requests on what equipment or ingredients I use or recommend. Putting the Amazon store together seemed like a great way to…...