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Lapsang Souchong BBQ Lentil Loaf

Lapsang Souchong BBQ Lentil Loaf | Feed Your Skull

Hello friends! How was everyone’s Thanksgiving? Ours was low-key and delicious. We went for walk in the morning and spent some time calling and catching up with family in Illinois and Colorado before preparing the rest of our two person feast. Today’s lentil loaf recipe was our main on Thursday which we enjoyed with some …

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How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter in the Blendtec and Food Processor

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter

Are you curious about homemade peanut butter? Of course you are! I assure you that it is a million times better than store-bought, it can be creamy or chunky, and is oil and salt-free. Today I share how to make it in the Blendtec Twister Jar as well as a food processor. I’ve made homemade …

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How to Make Food Processor Sesame Seed Butter (Tahini)

How to Make Sesame Seed Butter aka Tahini in the Food Processor

Not too long ago I shared a beautiful post on how to make sesame seed butter (tahini) in the Blendtec Twister Jar and today I wanted to add to that post by sharing the food processor method. Making it in the food processor may actually be my favorite way to make it. It does take a …

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Ultimate Vegetable Taco Dip Platter

Ultimate Vegetable Taco Dip Platter

Oh man. Oh man. I really can’t stop saying that. Which means I’m talking to myself. When I think about you, I talk to myself. Not quite how the song goes but you will see what I mean. This is the ultimate platter of super tasty, super healthy, food gasmic-y goodness that you should bring …

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Steamed Dinner and Sauerkraut Refried Beans

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Thank you for all the love whether on Facebook, instagram or pinterest regarding the Super Quinoa Burrito Bowl from Thursday! I drool a little bit just thinking of those thinly sliced avocado garnishes. ;) Today I wanted to share another experimentation with our Hamilton Beach Steamer. If you don’t have a steamer, no fear as …

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Chocolate Raspberry Rounds

Chocolate Raspberry Rounds

This is a fantastic swoon-worthy no-bake dessert! I was inspired to create these Chocolate Raspberry Rounds after watching Megan Elizabeth’s latest youtube video, Halloween Berry Bat Bites and Ghosties. She combined the beloved medjool dates with freeze dried raspberries. Mind blown!! Once you taste it, you will understand. The raspberries are super tart and are just …

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Strawberry Sorbet

Strawberry Serve

This is a super easy dessert and unbelievably tasty! Strawberry sorbet, does refreshing even need to be mentioned? Because it is, especially if you’re in the midst of a hot weather pattern. All you need is frozen strawberries, a little almond milk, and a little sweetener of choice (I would use honey, agave, maple syrup …

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Two New Almond Ricotta Cheeses | Curried Bliss and Mexican Minx

Two New Almond Ricottas | Curried Bliss and Mexican Minx

Have you made the original almond ricotta yet? You must! It is raw and vegan and is a perfect substitution if you are trying to get over the dairy addiction hump. I used that recipe as the base in this one but did 1 major thing different. I didn’t peel the almonds. Any time you …

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Vanilla Cream Peach Torte with a Curried Almond Crust

Vanilla Cream Peach Torte with a Curried Almond Crust

A heavenly dessert for a hellishly hot day. We’re getting a taste of the mid west summer heat as Portland settles into a stretch of 5 days hovering between the 90s and 100s. I’ll only whine a little as I know friends and family back in IL would scoff at our measly 5 days after they’ve suffered …

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Vegan Baking | Coconut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Coconut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

It has been SO long since I’ve had an oatmeal cookie. These did not disappoint. They were quick to whip up, bake and devour. Some interesting facts about them, they happen to contain coconut cream that I made for a recipe the other day, they are egg-free and flour-free but just as chewy and moist …

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Chocolate Vanilla Cinnamon Raw Vegan Brownies

Rich Fudge-y Raw Vegan Brownies

These go from make to devour in like 5 minutes. How sweet is that?! I know that I’m ‘alone’ when it comes to my feelings on desserts. I like them few and far between, I’m a salty girl, what can I say? The other day though, it happened that I did want some chocolate and …

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Raw Vegan Garden Burgers and Mock Sour Cream and Chive Dip

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These devilishly good looking raw garden burgers are creating some recipe requests on both facebook and instagram, so I’m here to deliver! I first wanted to grab permission from Linda Szarkowski with Green Spirit Living in Chicago IL. She is a wonderful person and an amazing teacher and happened to be the teacher of my 2nd …

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Happy Raw Vegan Valentine’s Day! | Strawberry Beet Cheesecake for Two

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Heart style for Valentine’s Day! Give your honey something that is decadent but good for you too. If you haven’t gone ape doodles over my previous post, Mini Raw Beet Cheesecakes, you need to. It has been the only time and one of two submissions to foodgawker that blew up my site. Not literally but …

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Arugula and Mixed Olive Tapenade on a Bed of Baked Zucchini Tofu

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Not knowing how a dish will turn out is a mixture of scary and exciting. That’s how I felt while making this. I made the base out of fresh green zucchinis, Trader Joe’s sprouted high protein tofu, and some of my very own sprouted dehydrated buckwheat groats. I then had some delicious TJ’s pizza sauce …

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First Time Chickpea Patties

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I’ve been unintentionally teasing on facebook about these for a few days now. Well here they are! These were very very good. It was my first time making them and they are quite versatile based on ingredients and spices you have on hand. I did start off perusing recipes online and in my books but …

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Ginger Miso Sunflower Pâté

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I love nori rolls and don’t eat them nearly as much as I would like to. I made these just using some of the Ginger Miso pâté and a few spinach leaves. Feel free to add additional sliced veggies that you have on hand. This pâté would be great served on a salad or in a …

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Garlic Ginger Carrot Salad

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It has been 2 years since I first heard about raw and living foods and it has been a wonderful journey. If you are not familiar with raw and living foods the idea is to supply your diet from fruits, vegetables, sprouted grains, sprouted seeds, and nuts – that are not heated above 115 degrees. …

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Moroccan Cauliflower Salad

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I made this the other day in hopes to share the recipe with some friends back in IL. They frequently bought raw/live food boxes from Cousin’s Incredible Vitality in Chicago and I think a salad very similar to this was a part of their weekly bounty. Unfortunately Cousin’s is closed, but I’m hoping to jump …

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Raw Food Rehab’s Savory Mushroom Nut Loaf

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Nut Loaf! Making this nut loaf reminded me of our time in England this past May. Many pubs on Sunday serve a traditional roast with Yorkshire pudding and roasted vegetables. The one we happened to be at even had a baked nut loaf option and I must say it was very tasty! I was excited …

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Rich Chocolate Brownie with Mint Chocolate Frosting

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Does the title have you drooling? This mint-chocolate combo is the best. This is a raw dessert BUT I’ve served it to many foodie lovers of the non-raw variety and it has been loved by all. We have Jeremy’s Mom and Dad visiting us in Portland for about a week! Stayed in tonight and had …

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The How To’s of Pink Banana Squash

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Have you heard of the Banana squash? We bought one at the farmer’s market a few weeks ago. Yes, weeks ago. Thank goodness squash tend to last a long time. As you can see in the picture a Pink Banana Squash is elongated in shape and usually has light blue, pink or orange skin and is filled …

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Mimi Kirk’s Cranberry-Orange Relish

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  I’ve had fresh cranberries on the brain! They came up in Mimi’s video the other day, when she made cranberry relish. Then I bought some because they had a nice big display at the store, 2 bags for $3 and thought I would make the relish. It is that time of year after all. …

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Raw Vegan Parmesan Cheese

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Super easy. Cashews. Salt. Garlic. Process to bits. Cute container for storage. Fin. How to: 1 cup raw cashews 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon sea salt Process to small bits in food processor or personal blender and place in sealed container for storing in the refrigerator. Will keep for a couple months. Keep it …

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The Best Squash Dessert – Ever!

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Starring the Kuri Squash! and a small ramble….. ;) I heard about this amazing deliciousness from Heather at Healthy Vegan Recipes who heard about it from the inspiring creator, Allyson at Manifest Vegan.  I am so thankful I was able to make the connection and learn about Allyson’s site while drooling over new found food porn photos. …

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How to Make Date Paste

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  I would love to have a date tree in my back yard. How awesome would that be? Very. Dates are a fruit born from the Date Palm tree. These trees can range from 49 ft – 82 ft tall. Humongous!! There are many varieties of dates, my favorite are Medjool. These are usually large, …

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Mini Raw Beet Cheeze Cakes Video

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Hi and Happy Saturday! Jeremy and I are attending the first ever ROFLCON Summit today thanks to a twitter win. Yay! The question: Is Internet culture important or just silly? My answer: Important. Millions of people are able to connect through things that make them laugh or passions they have. Isn’t connecting what its all about? Its inherent …

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough No Bake Bars

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What? A dessert ready in 5 minutes? Okay! Meet chocolate chip cookie dough no-bake-bars! PrintChocolate Chip Cookie Dough No Bake Bars Equipment needed: Food processorIngredients1 cup raw almonds 1/3 cup old fashioned rolled oats 2 1/2 cups medjool dates, pits removed 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/3 cup miniature dark chocolate …

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Mini Raw Beet Cheeze Cakes for Two

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An ode to beets in unlikely places. Have you every been in an unlikely place and witnessed something beautiful and amazing? This cheeze cake is kind of like that. Raw beets in a dessert. Crazy, right? Nope, actually quite delicious! Earlier I had mentioned ways of sneaking beets into Jeremy’s diet and this is one …

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Call ‘em Gone Apricot Cubes

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Could you say no to these? I didn’t think so and neither could I. These cubes consist of only 4 ingredients and hardly any effort. The best part, they are ready for nibbling right away! PrintCall ‘em Gone Apricot Cubes Ingredients2 cups raw Brazil nuts 1 1/2 cups plump medjool dates, pitted and soaked in …

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