Mushroom Marinade

Not a huge fan of mushrooms (it’s really the texture more than the flavor I have challenges with) but as the health benefits are amazing, they are a great savory substitute for meat and my husband loves them, I try to include them periodically. Flipping through a book for recipes he’ll like I came across […]

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Miracle Garden

My dream to become a master gardener just got a step closer. I’m in AWE of what my garden did without me for 12 days! The Eggplant ? had zero new produce growing on it when I left. Now as best I can count it has 20!! The Cilantro seeds didn’t get blown away and […]

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Going Mostly Raw – Day 5

Hanging out in the kitchen feeling FABULOUS on this day 5 of my 32 day #Raw4Joie journey. Watch for the fun details on my journey and to see how to flip flax crackers and Unroast Nuts. If you want to get started dehydrating right away, here’s my link to the one I highly recommend. ? […]

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Radishes & Greens Salad

Can you say DELICIOUS! Yup, that would be this salad AND the dressing, a combo deal for sure. Original recipe is from the book Creative Raw Cooking by Mercé Passola & Edgard Viladevall – thank you for the inspiration!! Adaptations are all my own. ? Recipe: 1 heaping cup lightly pulsed radishes 1 heaping cup […]

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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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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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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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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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