To Cheese, Or Not To Cheese?

Fun fact: While 65% of the population is officially diagnosed with lactose intolerance, some experts believe that we're all at least a little bit lactose intolerant—we just brush off the bloating and gas as a normal part of life.  I remember reading a story about an American family with two boys who were intolerant to lactose. They had moved to ...

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Overview I make this for a treat at every opportunity. It's rich and creamy, perfectly sweet, and will satisfy a chocolate craving in an instant.  Ingredients 2 nice n' ripe avocados 1/3 cup 100% cocoa powder 1/4 cup pure maple syrup  1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk, hemp, coconut, or grass-fed cow's milk, etc.  1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (or try mint!)  a pinch of ...

Vitamin Green Smoothie Bowl w/ Chia

Overview This looks like food art, but it couldn't be more simple to throw together. Please note, you want to soak the chia seeds the night before.  Ingredients 1/4 c chia seeds, soaked in unsweetened nut milk, coconut milk, or grass-fed / full-fat cow, or goat milk  1 very ripe, frozen banana  1/2 c full-fat coconut milk 1 c organic spinach 1 ...

Pumpkin, Cashew + Coconut Energy Bites

Overview The holiday's are officially over, and most of us want to start the New Year with less sugar in our system. These little energy bites make a great alternative to the overly processed sweet stuff.  Ingredients 2 c. raw cashews, soaked overnight  1/2 c. pumpkin puree 1.5 c. shredded, unsweetened coconut + extra for rolling 2 ...

Raw Zucchini, Carrot + Walla Walla Onion Wraps

Overview These wraps are raw and chock-full of whole food vitamins. You'll just need to pull out your handy dehydrator for this one.  Ingredients 1 small zucchini  3 large carrots  1 small Walla Walla, or other sweet onion variety  1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 1 lemon, juiced 1/2 cup fresh parsley  1 cup ground flax  3 garlic cloves a big pinch of sea salt Preparation Method In a food ...

Raw Key Lime Pie

Overview This refreshing and creamy pie is highly statisfying. It's raw (alive!), grain - free, sugar - free, high in healthy fats and full on with fiber. The pie filling can also be eaten as a pudding all on it's own and is excellent with fresh fruit.  Ingredients Crust 1 cup raw pecans 1 cup raw cashews 2 T lime zest 1 c Medjool ...

Cocoa, Avocado + Pistachio Sqaures

Overview I love treats. Coming from a sugar addicted past, I get a lot of satisfaction from sweet things made with real ingredients.  These squares are made mostly from avocados, which means they've got a lot of goodness going on. Avocados are packed full of soluble fibre, which is known as a pre-biotic due to it's ability to ...