Raw Vegan Taco Meat

Taco Nut Meat -makes about one cup.  Walnuts are ground and spiced with cumin and coriander to make this taco-flavored nut meat crumble. Use it to top salads and soups, and inside wraps to add taco flavor and texture. 1 cup walnuts 1 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tbs ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander… Read more

Seasonal Fruit Platter with Berry Dressing

Fruit Platter Any gathering of people appreciate sweet, juicy, tropical fruits like pineapple, papaya, or mango, but apples, bananas, and grapes are also delicious choices.  Select the best of what’s available for your fruit platter, and place the pretty pink Berry dressing in a small, clear glass pitcher next to the fruit platter. Berry Dressing… Read more

Two Great Dairy-Free Cream Cheeses

Best Cream Cheese Ever 1 ½ cups pine nuts 1 ½ cups raw sunflower seeds 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice ¾ tsp. whole black peppercorns 3 cloves garlic 1 ¾ tsp. sea salt If you soak the nuts and seeds overnight you can use the full measurements.  If you forget to soak them, use scant… Read more

Strawberry-Vanilla Sauce

Drizzle over Raw Banana Ice Cream* or cut up fruit, or add to sparkling beverages and lemonade. Makes 2 cups 2 ½ cups coarsely chopped strawberries 2 Tbs agave nectar or coconut nectar 1 vanilla bean pod Combine the strawberries and agave in a food processor.  Using the pulse button, process to coarsely chop the… Read more

Nature’s Favorite Snack: Avocado and Sauerkraut

The gut is said to be our second brain, so crucial is it to the successful function of all the other parts of the body. Avocados are loaded with both soluble and insoluble fiber.  If you want to feed your tummy, and also your gut bacteria, then give it some avocado. This is a magical… Read more