Today I Woke Up Happy

Day 3 and due to a super late night I was sleeping ? in so was woken up by the dogs wanting a potty break. The daylight wakes them up but they usually give us till 8 or 9 after super late bedtimes. Kerwin let them out (thank you! ??) and as I lay there […]

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Nacho Cheezie Dip

Yes you CAN eat Raw and have all the fun flavors you love! And even find new flavors to love. This recipe is a perfect example of a new flavor. I personally have never liked the neon orange nacho cheese; gas stations have it, it comes in a jar, it’s pourable…always grossed me out. Real […]

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Here She Goes Again!

#Raw4Joie is back! After several months of sea-sawing between raw and cooked foods I have decided it is time to make another change. “The Plan” had been to eat all Raw & Living Foods and then that morphed into 80/20 (raw/cooked). I started tracking it and I realized how easy it was to have a […]

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Reflections on Health

2018 #day58 ~ as good a time as any to share my recent Reflections on my health journey. Health isn’t promised to us so why do I take it for granted? Why do I choose what brings Ill-health and disease? Yes I “can” eat whatever I want. But why do I want to? It’s not […]

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Curry Sweet Potato Pasta

Sharing this most amazing sweet potato pasta recipe, courtesy of Cara Brotman here. This is a go to recipe when you need a change up from fresh green leafy salads and are craving something rich, savory, super filling that is packed full of flavor. It is one of my raw favorites! Recipe: 2 sweet potatoes, […]

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Raw Unroasted Almonds

Top Secret Reveal! Here is my tried and perfected recipe for making The Best Unroasted Almonds. It’s all in the details. ~Start with RAW Almonds ? ~Soak them overnight in fresh water. The nuts will absorb a lot of water and expand so put plenty of extra to keep the nuts covered. ~Drain and rinse […]

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Mostly Raw Carrot Cake Muffins

Muffin Base 1 cup walnuts (not soaked) 1 cup Medjool dates 2 cups grated carrots, squeezed tightly through a nut milk bag to remove as much excess moisture as possible. 1 heaping tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground ginger Dash nutmeg 1/8 tsp pink salt (or more to taste) 3/4 cup raisins Icing 1 cup cashews, […]

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Ice Cold Wet Sock Treatment

Want to say goodbye to a migraine? Or perhaps you have a cold or flu? Does healing without drugs, shots or vaccines that destroy your immune system sound good to you? If so, read on! And nope, this solution doesn’t require any gross concoctions, juices or hot toddies either. lol. Although those can be supportive […]

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Reishi – The Queen of Mushrooms

Medicinal mushrooms, like Reishi, are adaptogens and celebrated for their anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties. Reishi has long been revered as a magical elixir in Chinese medicine, reserved for royalty. The healing benefits of Reishi are so off the charts it’s worth teaching yourself to LOVE it and finding creative ways to use it in delicious meals, […]

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Raw Hot Chocolate

On the search for a perfect cup of “not coffee” I found this yummy ? concoction that is a delicious Hot Chocolate. It’s healthy, it’s raw, it’s creamy, frothy and super rich. Everything a real cup of hot chocolate should be without all the processed sugar and inflation/mucus generating dairy milk. Recipe: 1 cup cashew/almond […]

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