• Flavors – a Cookbook

    by  • November 26, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with family, friends & gratitude.  I know I certainly did.  Nothing brings people together quite like delicious food, huh? Well, here’s a fun cookbook put together by the amazing Pioneer Women’s Association of Western Reserve Academy that I thought I’d share with you, as it includes a couple of my rawlicious recipes as well as tastes from all over the globe!

    And in case you didn’t know, I grew up as a faculty brat at WRA, where my dad was a Spanish teacher for 48 years!  And I was fortunate enough to attend Reserve for my high school years.  To say that this a very special place would be an understatement!  I hope you will consider purchasing this book for the omnivores in your life.  The book should be ready to ship mid-december, so get your pre-orders in NOW.

    Read more about the details of this fabulous book here: flavorscookbook

    A Juicy Halloween & a Juicer Giveaway

    by  • October 29, 2016 • 0 Comments

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN to you!  I just wanted to photogrid_1477706012738invite you to enjoy my Jack-o-lantern Juice video recipe that I posted in honor of my Champion Juicer Halloween Giveaway!!!! Yipppeeeeee! Yes, I will be giving away an incredible Champion Juicer courtesy of Champion & I want you to be the first to know. It’s a spooktacular opportunity!  The giveaway will open Sun, Oct 30th, on Instagram & run through Nov 1st.  This is the image you will be looking for in order to participate.  Entry details … you will need to follow me @girlgoneraw, heart (double tap) the photo, tag a friend in the comments & leave 3-8 words that express why YOU need this rawsome juicer (ex: @fraserartstudio drink juice to get rid of diabetes    /  ex:  @cestmoimomo Get juicy with my family every day!  * Winner will be chosen at random & must live in 48 contiguous states. *

     

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    As some of you know, I am a juicer junkie.  I love juicers & juicing & I own 3 juicers & like them all, but the Champion is my favorite all around juicer!  dscn5363  Get my free juice guide here & learn why.   I can’t wait for one of you to get a Champion Juicer too!

     

    And don’t forget to enjoy one of these special sweet treats:  HalloweenRecipes  BOO!  

    Amaize Crunch Fresh Rolls

    by  • August 26, 2016 • 1 Comment

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    These rolls are so fresh, crunchy & flavorful!  On a warm evening they make a great meal.

    Amaize Crunch Fresh Rolls –makes 8 rolls

    8 rice papers or use collard or romaine leaves

    2 ears amaize sweet corn, cut off of cob

    1 cucumber, julienned

    1 carrot, julienned

    1 red pepper, sliced

    1 avocado, sliced

    fresh herbs:  basil, cilantro mint

    1 mango, sliced – optional

    Cashew Cilantro Dipping Sauce

    1/2 cup cashews

    1/ cup water

    1/2 lime, juice

    1 handful cilantro

    sea salt to taste

    1/2 clove garlic-optional

    • If using rice paper, get a bowl of hot tap water ready.  Dip rice paper in bowl of hot water & then place on dry work table.  Layer all of your filling ingredients into center of rice paper (or leafy green) & then gently roll rice paper over folding & tucking edges.  Place on a plate & serve with your favorite dipping sauce. (Also try whisking together 2 Tbs almond butter, 2 Tbs coconut aminos, juice of 1/2 lime, 1 Tbs chopped cilantro, 1 clove garlic grated).

    • Blend sauce ingredients together in a blender or nutribullet & get dipping!

    DISCLAIMER: This blog post is sponsored by Amaize Sweet Corn. Amaize Sweet Corn is a non-gmo white corn & is available in some Hannaford locations.  Look for it, it’s delicious … So delicious, in fact, that you can eat if raw off the cob with your favorite coconut oil spread.

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    Coconut Oil Butter for Amaize Corn on the cob

    2 Tbs coconut oil

    2 Tbs chopped herbs (I like cilantro or dill)

    sea salt to taste

    Taste for Change

    by  • July 18, 2016 • 0 Comments

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    Get your tickets today for a fabulous vegan event taking place on Sun, July 31st from 1-4pm in Portland, Maine.  Don’t miss it!  I’ll be there demoing & sampling some amazing nice creams … trust me when I say that they are to LIVE for!  🙂  I’ll have recipe cards for you!  xoxo1097993_10203221399754030_1296255250_n

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    A little Super Bowl Dip

    by  • February 6, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Happy February to you!  Just revisiting an old dip recipe for a little super bowl fun!  It’s great with veggies, crawkers or chips!   Enjoy.  🙂

    Who doesn’t love a good spinach dip … football parties often center around the dips & I am sure your gang will enjoy this one … it’s a touchdown!

    Spinach Dip
    veggies:
    4 cups spinach
    2 carrots
    1 small tomato
    1/4 cup onion
    1/4 cup chives
    cream sauce:
    1 1/2 cups cashews, soaked 1-2 hours
    1-2 cloves garlic
    1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
    2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
    1 teaspoon sea salt or to taste
    3/4-1 cup water
    1. Place all veggie ingredients in the food processor & pulse chop until everything is well blended and not too mushy.
    2. Place in a large bowl & set aside.
    3. Place all cream sauce ingredients in a high speed blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.
    4. Pour cream sauce over bowl of veggies and mix.
    5. Place in fridge for 1 hour to set & eat up with your favorite crawkers, chips or veggie slices! YUMMMMMMM!

    Sweet Treat Swap, Sun, Dec 20th at 5:30pm

    by  • December 12, 2015

    Every December we host a sweet treat swap for our regular potluck & it’s a blast.  Hope you can join the fun!

    Bring a bunch of homemade, packaged raw vegan goodies to swap with other potluckers.  Example: cookies, chocolates, grawnola, trail mix, kale chips or some special household cleaners or body care lotions/items.  🙂  Package them so they are special & be sure to label them with your ingredients.  The swap is optional … but if you are coming please RSVP on meetup.com & tell us if you are participating in the swap, so we’ll all know how many treat bags to have on hand!

    We will make a big salad & some soup–you can bring a regular dish to share if you want, but it is not necessary.  This potluck is all about the holiday swap!

    If you do bring a dish,  it should serve 6-8 people & please try to use organic ingredients!

    Looking forward to seeing you soon!  🙂

    Vegan Mashup Season 3

    by  • September 29, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Seasons 1 & 2 are working their magic out there & now it’s time to stir the Vegan Mashup pot & help season 3 make its way to the airwaves!

    In case you don’t know, Vegan Mashup is a vegan cooking TV show that is produced right here in Maine!  The show, featured on PBS, features 3 regular chefs, Toni Fiore of Maine, Miyoko Schinner of Cali & Terry Hope Romero of NYC, and some guest chefs too … I will appear on 2 segments this year making burgers & a crisp!

    I hope you will consider making a donation to help share the vegan love across the country & the world.  It’s so important to give  folks access to info about the joy & yumminess of vegan living & this show does it beautifully!  Check out seasons 1 & 2 here & support the season 3 fundraising campaign here.  I thank you in advance for your help!    And be sure to watch the cute video on the kickstarter page–“message from the producer”–& see my partner in the ice cream segment.  SO FUN!

    Amaize-ing Mango Salsa

    by  • July 13, 2015 • 0 Comments

    It’s salsa season!  Fresh ingredients are readily available & I had a couple of ripe mango in my fruit bowl, so I could’t wait to whip up some amaize-ing mango salsa with this gorgeous white sweet corn I got.  This corn is to live for–it’s so sweet & crunchy & tastes so darn good as is–there is no need to cook it at all!  And this salsa is great on anything … salads, corn chips, jicama chips, collard wraps, or just by the spoon full.

    Amaize-ing Mango Salsa – serves lots / makes 1 large bowl

    2 ears Amaize Sweet Corn, carefully slice off raw corn kernels into a bowl with a knife

    1 lime, juiced

    1 tsp sea salt or to taste

    2 ripe mango, peeled & sliced / or substitute 3 Medium Tomatoes for a reg toma salsa

    1/2 red pepper

    1/4 cup yellow or red onion

    1/4-1/3  cup cilatro

    1 serrano pepper

    Slice corn off the cob & into a bowl.  Squeeze lime juice over corn & mix in sea salt & set bowl aside.  Place remaining ingredients in the food processor & pulse chop until nice & chunky.  Mix ingredients from food processor into bowl with corn, lime juice & salt.  Toss well, garnish with a little cilantro & serve with your chips, salad or wrap of choice.  SO GOOD!

    DISCLAIMER: This blog post is sponsored by Amaize Sweet Corn. Amaize Sweet Corn is a non-gmo white corn & is available in some Hannaford locations.  Look for it, it’s delicious!

    Amaize Cabbage Slaw

    by  • July 13, 2015 • 0 Comments

    I love a good slaw & adding in some fresh corn & herbs makes it extra special!  I used cilantro in this round of slaw, but dill would certainly be dill-icious too. 🙂

    Amaize Cabbage Slaw – serves 6

    salad:

    2 ears Amaize Sweet Corn, carefully slice off raw corn kernels into a bowl with a knife

    2 cups green cabbage, sliced thin

    1 cup purple cabbage, sliced thin

    1 large carrot, shredded

    1/2 red pepper, diced

    1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

    1 Tbs coconut aminos or soy sauce

    dressing:

    1 cup cashews

    1/2 cup of water or more as needed

    1/2 lemon, juiced

    1 clove garlic

    1 tsp sea salt or to taste

    1/4 cup cilantro

    Place all salad ingredients in a bowl & set aside.  Mix dressing ingredients together in a high speed blender or food processor & blend until smooth & creamy.  Scrape dressing into bowl of veggies & toss to coat.  Eat as is or with greens or chips.

    DISCLAIMER: This blog post is sponsored by Amaize Sweet Corn. Amaize Sweet Corn is a non-gmo white corn & is available in some Hannaford locations.  Look for it, it’s delicious!

    A Hearty Breakfast Bowl

    by  • April 19, 2015 • 0 Comments

    A Hearty Breakfast Bowl for 1

    Sometimes I need a little something extra to go along with my quart of green smoothie or green juice in the morning & when that’s the case, I whip up a yummy breakfast cereal with whatever I have on hand.

    1/2 cup raw oats (or buckwheat soaked in water for 20 minutes & then rinsed)

    2 Tbs shredded coconut

    2 Tbs hemp seeds

    1 Tbs flax seeds or chia seeds

    1 banana (or other fruit)

    1 pitted date

    1 Tbs carob powder – optional

    1/2 tsp cinnamon – optional

    1/2 cup hot water

    Place all ingredients together in a blender or food processor (I like to use my nutribullet for this) & blend until smooth.  Eat up as is or top with almond milk, shredded coconut & fresh fruit.  SO GOOD!

    It’s a Wrap!

    by  • February 26, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Watch the recipe video below!  🙂

    It’s a Wrap … Zucchini Apple Parsley Wraps

    1 large zucchini or 2 small ones

    2 apples or pears

    1 stalk celery

    1 scallion

    1 small handful herbs (I used parsley)

    1 clove garlic

    1/4-1/2 tsp sea salt

    Place all ingredients in high speed blender or food processor & blend until smooth.  Spread mixture out onto 1 teflext sheet & place in dehydrator at 115 for about 8 hours.  Peel from teflex sheet & cut into 4 squares.  Use as wraps for sandwiches!  I recommend tripling or quadrupling this recipe.  🙂