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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

― December 02, 2010 ―

Blueberry Macadamia Nut Cookies

 Members Only, Cookies, Nuggets & Balls

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ Blueberry Macadamia Nut Cookies are yummmmmy!  As I was creating this batter I couldn’t keep Bob out of it!  It first started with a tiny taste test, which turned into spoonful after spoonful. :)  I took half of the cookies and put a dollop of…...

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― December 02, 2010 ―

Mexican Flax Crackers

 Members Only, Crackers, Mexican Cuisine

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ Flax crackers are one of the most versatile crackers in the raw world.  You can get by with the least amount of ingredients, giving them quick flavor with just a few spices and herbs. For a long time, I really didn’t appreciate the importance…...

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― December 02, 2010 ―

Zesty Italian Flax Crackers

 Members Only, Crackers, Italian Cuisine

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ Flax crackers are great for those just learning how to make raw crackers. At least it was for me. I was 100% raw prior to owning a dehydrator and I tell you what, it was like Christmas the day I got mine. The beauty…...

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― December 02, 2010 ―

Tamari Carrot Bread

 Members Only, Artisan Breads

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, Paleo ~ Today, my Omega VRT350 came in the mail. No more than 10 minutes had passed when I found myself feeding carrots into the hopper. It hummed as I feed it one carrot after another, after another. I think it hypnotized me because before I knew…...

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― December 02, 2010 ―

Cajun Bread

 Members Only, Artisan Breads

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo ~ This recipe was inspired by a 20+ pound bag of carrots that carried into the house, plopped on the table, fell into the chair, and sat staring at it in pure exhaustion. With my hair matted to my face, dirt under my nails……...

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― December 02, 2010 ―

Crisp Rosemary Flatbread Crackers – version 2

 Members Only, Crackers

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ A few weeks ago, we were invited out for a lovely dinner with a dear, dear couple.  When the waiter brought our drinks, he also placed in front of us a plate with some fantastic looking flatbreads on it.  I was warned that it was…...

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― December 01, 2010 ―

Amede Pecan Pie Bars

 Members Only, Bars

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free,  Paleo ~ I bet many of you are questioning the name of these bars.  I created this recipe last week as I was preparing for our “Goodbye” potluck, as we were heading off to Alaska. A dear friend of ours, Leslie, came to the party and…...

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― November 28, 2010 ―

Ginger Cookie Crust

 Members Only, Crusts

– raw, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free – There are many fun ways to use raw pie crusts. They can be shaped, pressed, rolled out, in small, big, medium-sized pans. Often I will split the dough into several portions and make different sized crusts and freeze them. Below, I shared some photos…...

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― November 28, 2010 ―

Lime Cooler

 Members Only, Beverages, Thanksgiving

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ This is one of my favorite drinks to make when we have house parties.  It is so refreshing and so easy to make. But I also have alternative motives when serving this to my guests. For starters, mint is a great appetizer and palate cleanser. I want…...

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Raw Food Diet

― November 28, 2010 ―

Juicing Greens (recipe ideas)

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

Increase your knowledge about green juicing! The juice of organic vegetables will not only speed up the process of detoxification, but it will also flood your body with enzymes, vitamins, and minerals for quick absorption and will significantly benefit the immune system. The juice of organic vegetables is rich in…...



― November 28, 2010 ―

Nourishing and Quick Juice/Smoothie Recipes

 Members Only, Beverages, High-Powered Blenders - worth the investment (5 lessons), Juicing - types of juicers, health concerns (12 lessons), Quick Nourishing Meal / Snack Ideas

I created this post to give you some fresh ideas on how to produce fruit and veggie flavor combinations.  In general, I find that most fruits and veggies blend (or juice) well together, but you want to be careful with the green bitters if you are new to this. They…...

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Raw Food Diet

― November 28, 2010 ―

Chocolate Coconut Hemp Shake

 Members Only, Beverages

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ This shake is filled with all-things-yummy.  There isn’t one ingredient that I like over the other, so I am in good shape. :)  Ok, I might have fibbed now that I have put some thought into it… peanut butter… all things peanut butter make me…...

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― November 28, 2010 ―

Fruity Chia Porridge

 Members Only, Breakfast

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ I love finding recipes that I can add to the weekly menu, and this is one of them.  It is creamy, smooth, light, fruity and very filling.   If you are new to using chia seeds, they are amazing.  Not so much in taste,…...

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― November 26, 2010 ―

Buckwheat Cacao Pops

 Members Only, Breakfast

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ Do you ever miss sneaking in a bowl of your childhood favorite, sugared, cereal?! I know I do from time to time.  As I walk down the cereal aisle at the grocery, I often stop at various cereals that take me back in time.…...

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― November 26, 2010 ―

Dijon Dressing

 Members Only, Dressings, Dips & Sauces, Thanksgiving

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ What’s a salad without dressing? Naked… just plain naked. Greens and dressing go hand in hand, and you can hardly enjoy one without the other. The primary job of a dressing is to lightly coat a salad without overwhelming it. It ought to enhance the flavors of…...



― November 26, 2010 ―

Fresh Green Bean Salad

 Members Only, Main & Side Dishes

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ Green beans may be called many different things, including French beans, fine beans, string beans, or even squeaky beans, depending on where you are eating them. Ok, I want to live where they call them squeaky beans because that is just too fun to…...

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― November 26, 2010 ―

Homemade Country- Style Apple Sauce

 Members Only, Condiments

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ Easy to make – check!  Simple ingredients – check!  Healthy for you – check!  Kid / Husband approved – CHECK! Last week I purchased 10 lbs of organic apples.  The next day my husband brought home about 5 more pounds of apples, forgetting that…...

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― November 26, 2010 ―

Cauliflower Popcorn

 Members Only, Croutons & Salad Toppings, Savory Treats

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ Well, last night I made some more Cauliflower “Popcorn”.  My first attempt was during culinary school in the late evening.  I made the mistake of separating the cauliflower florets into very small pieces.  They dehydrated into pieces that were about 1/2 the size of…...

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― November 26, 2010 ―

Mexican Style Seasoned “Rice” Dish

 Members Only, Main & Side Dishes, Mexican Cuisine

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free ~ This dish is bright in Mexican flavors, fresh with garden veggies, and downright good home, comfort food. It was created to mimic Mexican seasoned rice, and the mission was happily accomplished. This “rice” dish is good enough to fool anyone.  Nobody would guess…...

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Vegan Veggie Burger

― November 26, 2010 ―

Veggie Burger

 Members Only, Main & Side Dishes

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ I created this recipe in 2010, posted the recipe, and sort of lost track of it. As a recipe developer, that happens often because I am always off on the new and exciting recipes that are dancing in my head. Bob likes to tease me…...

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― November 25, 2010 ―

Olive & Sun-dried Tomato Nut Cheese

 Members Only, Cultured & Fermented, Seed & Nut Cheeses

Olive & Sun-dried Tomato Nut Cheese ~ raw, vegan, cultured, gluten-free ~ I originally posted this recipe in 2010. I have made it several times over but thought that I would finally update the photos and make a slight modification in the ingredient list. When I first created this recipe,…...

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― November 25, 2010 ―

Almond Toast

 Members Only, Artisan Breads

– raw, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free – Something is grounding about a good piece of toast.  Over the years, I have come to learn that toast is a very personal thing. People tend to enjoy it in their own particular way. For me, I always enjoyed it made from a thick slice…...

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― November 25, 2010 ―

Cheesy Kale Chips

 Members Only, Kale Chips, Mexican Cuisine

 raw / vegan / gluten-free / grain-free Oh my, these Cheesy Kale Chips are just amazing.  The nutritional yeast plays a very important role in creating a very cheesy flavor.  I highly recommend the Bed Star brand.  I have tried many others and don’t get the same result in flavor.…...

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― November 25, 2010 ―

Hardening Chocolate

Chocolate, Desserts | Sweet Treats | Free

Hardening Chocolate – raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free – This chocolate is perfect for creating chocolate candies in molds or for dipping sweet treats into it. Below I talk about melting the raw cacao butter, using two different methods; using the dehydrator or double boiler. I tend to use the dehydrator… read more »

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raw vegan thickener

― November 25, 2010 ―

Irish Moss Gel (paste)

 Members Only, Condiments, Ingredient Directory

Irish Moss is unprocessed, raw seaweed, which can be used as a gelling agent without cooking. It’s an amazing thickener and emulsifier (able to bind fat and water-based ingredients) and can help cut down on the number of nuts needed in many recipes. It is also known as pearl moss,…...

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