Date Nut Torte

“Fudgey, creamy and sweet!  I bring this with me when I’m visiting someone I’d like to introduce to raw food.  People can’t believe it’s raw!  And it’s one of the quickest and easiest desserts to make”   Alissa Cohen  Base of Torte: 2 cups raisins 2 cups raw walnuts Frosting: 1 cup dates, pitted and soaked…. Read more

Marinated Veggies

This combination of vegetables is particularly tasty as a topping for zucchini pasta or simply on its own. I cup Orange Miso Marinade. See it here I cup chopped zucchini 1 cup chopped bell pepper (any color) ½ cup diced onion 1 cup mushrooms, stemmed and diced 1 cup chopped asparagus Combine Orange Miso Marinade,… Read more

Orange Miso Marinade

Soy-free chickpea miso is the base for this terrific marinade that blends well with the flavor of orange and ginger 1/4 chickpea miso ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup fresh orange juice 2 Tbs raw apple cider vinegar 2 tsp. tamari soy sauce 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp minced fresh ginger Blend or whisk… Read more

Let’s Talk About Probiotics – Part I

I’ve got probiotics on my mind – a recent very successful 7 Day Cleanse that I recently led, which was followed by many questions about probiotics, and now an infected toe for which I am taking antibiotics have kept the subject in front of me. So let’s talk about probiotics. The Back Story The human… Read more

3 B Green Smoothie

(Banana, Beet Greens, Blueberries) Bitter greens, such as dandelion, mustard greens, beet greens, turnip greens, etc., are excellent bases for smoothies.  They are particularly detoxifying and digestion stimulating.  Include them periodically, even if you add more fruit to balance the bitter. Blend well: 1 cup beet greens 1 cup chard or spinach (or skip and… Read more

Simple Mango Gazpacho

2 cups diced fresh mangoes 2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 1 cup chopped cucumber, peeled and seeded 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional) 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (basil or mint would also be nice)… Read more