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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

Raw, Vegan, and Gluten-free Spicy Onion Rings

― November 24, 2010 ―

Spicy Onion Rings

Mains and Sides | Free, Savory Treats, Small Bites, Snack Foods | Free

Spicy Onion Rings ~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ Spicy Onion Rings are a guilt-free snack. Raw, vegan, and gluten-free!  Pure comfort food! And sometimes we just need a little extra comfort in life. I have to admit that this rainy summer is getting to me, but not so much in… read more »

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― November 24, 2010 ―

Sweet and Spicy Onion Rings

 Members Only, Savory Treats, Small Bites

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ The first onion ring recipe that I created was the “Spicy Onion Rings”. They were a huge hit but I ran into a tiny snag for those who are allergic to nuts. So for those of you out there that are either allergic to…...

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― November 24, 2010 ―

White Chocolate Cheesecake

 Members Only, Cheesecakes

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ This cheesecake is rich with chocolate… don’t let the vanilla color fool you.  I used raw cacao butter which not only gives the cheesecake that chocolate flavor but also gives the cake structure. Raw Cacao Butter… is the pure oil of the cacao bean. It consists…...

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― November 23, 2010 ―

Apple Pie

 Members Only, Cake & Pies

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ Apple pie was the first raw dessert that I ever learned to make. It’s quick, easy, and a sure crowd-pleaser.  It doesn’t require dehydration unless you decide to make the Antique Apple Blossoms. There are countless ways in how you can present your raw apple…...

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chocolate-sauce-on-strawberries-in-tin-can

― November 23, 2010 ―

Chocolate Syrup

 Members Only, Chocolate, Frosting

– raw / vegan / gluten-free / nut-free – Do you remember Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup?  I can recall that we always had a bottle of that tucked in our refrigerator door while I was growing up. I won’t even skip the fact that I owned a few bottles throughout my adulthood too.…...

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Chocolate Ganache Frosting

― November 23, 2010 ―

Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Chocolate, Desserts | Sweet Treats | Free, Frosting

  The primary requirement in making this luscious Chocolate Ganache Frosting is to have a willing participant who will lick the spoon and bowl clean! Ganache is typically a mixture of chocolate and cream, used to make truffles and other chocolate candies, or as a filling for cakes and pastries.… read more »

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― November 22, 2010 ―

Chocolate Lava Cake

 Members Only, Cake & Pies

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ True decadence at its best… deep, dark, and chocolatey… Oh, don’t let the simplicity of this recipe trick you into thinking that it is just a hum-drum cake.  I have yet to find a person who doesn’t just love it.  This cake will leave chocoholics…...

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― November 22, 2010 ―

Chocolate Cake with Strawberry Apricot Jam

 Members Only, Cake & Pies

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ I never get bored with creating raw, gluten-free recipes. You can take one recipe and tweak ever so slightly, creating beautiful masterpieces with a peace of mind. The base of this recipe was once created as a raw cake. Today, I as I prepared for…...

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raw vegan Marinaded Wilted Spinach Mushroom Salad served on a white plate

― November 22, 2010 ―

Marinaded Wilted Spinach Mushroom Salad

Mains and Sides | Free, Salads

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ Tonight’s dinner was created on the basis of a mishap.  Bob went to the grocery store with a list but missed reading the bottom portion, so only 1/2 of the ingredients came back for the Nori Rolls that I had in mind for us… read more »

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― November 22, 2010 ―

Almond Ricotta Cheese

 Members Only, Italian Cuisine, Seed & Nut Cheeses

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ I may not be a traditional cheese maker who fiddles with curds and whey but I do have fun mastering what a person can do with alternative ingredients.   From the perspective of culinary innovation, home-grown-chefs (you and me) are learning to push the limits of food preparation…...

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― November 22, 2010 ―

Creamy Garlic Dill Sauce

 Members Only, Dressings, Dips & Sauces

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ The creamy texture and rich taste of blended cashews makes for a delightful, dairy-free, sauce that can be thinned to make a salad dressing.  I love two-for-one recipes! When creating a cashew based non-dairy recipes, the key is in the soaked and blending process of the cashews.…...

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raw, vegan, gluten-free Creamy Garlic Dill Zucchini Pasta

― November 22, 2010 ―

Creamy Garlic Dill Zucchini Pasta

Italian Cuisine, Main & Side Dishes, Mains and Sides | Free, Salads

Creamy Garlic Dill Zucchini Pasta ~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ I have always been a pasta lover, but I gave it up many many years ago when I let go of gluten and processed foods.  I didn’t need the empty calories, the high starchy carbs or the flour that it… read more »

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― November 22, 2010 ―

Chilled Sweet Corn & Celery Soup

 Members Only, Soups

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ This Chilled Sweet Corn and Celery Soup is the ultimate warm-weather dinner that’s as easy to make as it is delicious! The simplicity of this soup shines through as all the ingredients go into the blender and then it’s done. No cooking, no simmering. Nothing.…...

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Gluten Free Red Pepper Corn Tortilla Wraps with Nouveau Raw

― November 21, 2010 ―

Red Pepper & Corn Tortilla Wraps

 Members Only, Wraps

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ If you are looking for a sandwich wrap that can stand up to any ingredients that you throw at it…. a wrap that is flexible and sturdy… a wrap that is full of flavor… then you landed on the right recipe. The one ingredient…...

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raw, vegan, gluten-free Not Tuna but close sandwich

― November 21, 2010 ―

Not Tuna – but close! – Sandwich

Main & Side Dishes, Mains and Sides | Free, Spreads

Not Tuna – but close! – Sandwich ~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ Before you wrinkle your nose at the idea of eating a dish that tastes like it has seafood in but doesn’t.. give this recipe a try and allow me to help you “see food” in a different way!… read more »

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― November 20, 2010 ―

Key Lime Pie

 Members Only, Cheesecakes

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free~ This pie is a true, mouth-watering dessert! Ever since I have known Bob, he has been on the hunt for the “perfect” key lime pie. Most fall short of his expectations until this glorious recipe came along. Perfection Achieved! Perfection is a strong word to use;…...

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― October 27, 2010 ―

Coconut Pudding, Creams, Milk

 Members Only, Beverages, Dairy Substitutes

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, Paleo ~ The magic of Young Thai Coconuts goes far beyond their health benefits for me.  The love affair started back in 2008 when I tried my first one, and since then, I have never grown tired of them.  In fact, I have been known…...



― June 21, 2010 ―

Strawberry Chocolate Pie

 Members Only, Cake & Pies

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free ~ Aaah, a nut-free recipe!  I am sure many of you have noticed how nut-laden most raw desserts have become.  Where there is nothing wrong with that, nuts are very healthy for us, but there is a special group of people who have allergic reactions to…...

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― May 08, 2010 ―

Spicy Not Tuna Wraps

 Members Only, Main & Side Dishes, Wraps

~ raw, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free ~ This creation came about when I had some leftover ingredients in the fridge.  I had some corn wraps already made up along with some leftover Not Tuna and presto! In the picture above I took the wraps and softened them but passing them under…...

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closeup flax seeds in a wooden bowl

― January 27, 2010 ―

Flax Seeds | Ground and Soaked

Homemade Flours | Free, Ingredient Directory, Soaking Nuts, Seeds and Grains

Flax Seeds Flax seeds… touted for their amazing nutrients, are also known as the “holy binder” of raw foods. So what makes them so magical when it comes to using them in recipes? For being such a tiny, itty bitty seed, it has an outer hull consisting of five layers.… read more »