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Go Go Goji Berry Bar

We eat a lot of bliss balls in our house. Like these ones and these ones. But when time is short and the lunchbox calls. I ‘press’ instead of roll. 1 C dried coconut 1 C oats 2 cups dates, chopped (soak if hard) ½ C goji berries, chopped 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 Tbl […]

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How To Make Raw Pasta Sauce

There have been a couple of stand out new dishes that have delighted us this summer and this is one of them.  Easy. Tasty. And full of fresh readily available nutrients. The good thing about raw foods is they’re loaded with water, which fills you up. It never ceases to amaze me how satisfying they […]

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Raw Zucchini Noodles with Alfredo Sauce

The simplicity of this dish suits the relaxed nature of picking your summer vegetables from the garden and throwing together something easy for lunch or dinner. Just be sure to soak your cashews in the morning (if you forget pour boiling water over them and sit for ten mins). Adjust the combo of vegetables to […]

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Cranberry coconut truffles

Truffles are an excellent way of getting all manner of great ingredients into children. And importantly because they look pretty kids are usually keen to try them. Again. And again. Made with whole ingredients these balls are good filler uppers. Cranberry coconut truffles Ingredients 2 cups desiccated coconut1 cup ground almonds¼ cup cranberries¼ cup maple syrup1 […]

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How to make buckwheat crackers

Make ’em small and call them crackers. Make ’em bigger and call them a pizza base. Either way your gluten free & raw friends will love you for making them and Mark Reinfeld’s Idiots Guide to Eating Raw for the recipe. You can even crumble them into a salad for an extra source of protein […]

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How to make collard wraps

Collard greens are the lost vegetable of my twenties. How does one lose a vegetable? Way before the fame of it’s trendy cousin kale, this leafy cruciferous was a staple green of the northern hemisphere. Where I was living. Now before you ask I can’t for the life of me remember what I did with […]

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How to make chocolate mousse in 5 minutes

Simple and elegant, this chocolate pud delivers dreamy delight with accents of surprise. Play with the amounts of cacao powder (rich in nutrients but you can use cocoa), sweetener and spices to suit children and double-chocolate lovers. Avoid overripe avocados as they will dominate the flavour. Throw it all in and adjust. You can’t go […]

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Energy Balls That Power Pack Your Kid’s Lunchbox

Are processed bars and snacks sneaking into your kitchen cupboards? Would you love to provide a healthier homemade version? When my son and his friends gobble up these not-too-sweet-chocolatey treats I know they are getting sustained energy, omegas, iron and all manner of vitamins and minerals.  Attention athletes, yogis and busy mums: these will keep you […]

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The Gentle Art of Dehydrating

It is a simple joy to empty the dehydrator of trays and trays of food. Crackers, bread sticks, vege burgers, corn chips, pizza bases and taco shells; cookies, granola and dried fruit have all emerged from my Excaliber at some time or other. Obviously the coming out is easier than the going in but with […]

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Raw

Raw food is more than a salad and a carrot stick. But armed with the knowledge of how good it is for you and the desire for that glowing skin, increased energy and fabulous feeling it can be hard to know where to start! On my intensive training course with co-author of The Complete Idiot’s […]

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