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Opening Sauerkraut No. 9 and Why My Crock Turned Into a Zombie

Welcome to the grand opening of my 9th batch of raw fermented sauerkraut. Nine – 5 liter batches in a little over a year. That’s some tasty creative fermenting. If you are interested in the recipe for this latest batch, I shared it a few weeks back. 🙂   This might have been our most …

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Blueberry Maqui Madness Smoothie

I was inspired to make today’s blueberry maqui madness smoothie after a recent trip to Portland’s Kiva Tea Bar and Spa. We were delighted to receive a sample smoothie using Navita Naturals freeze-dried maqui berry powder. What is a maqui berry? Maqui berries are native to Chile and offer innumerable antioxidants. “The berries are particularly …

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Not Quite Champagne Dressing and a Zucchini Noodle Salad

I’ve officially taken on the efforts to recreate my previously favorite champagne dressing from Girard’s. So, today I’ll share with you a not quite champagne dressing recipe (although it’s very very good) and an epic Zucchini noodle salad. I sprinkled all those delicious veggies with some of Frank’s Finest Spirulina Gomasio. If you haven’t heard…gomasio …

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Cranberry Relish Protein Smoothie

  Today I wanted to share a smoothie with you I’ve been enjoying the last few days. A cranberry relish protein smoothie! I made an awesome mostly raw (depends on what you think of jarred ‘just apples’ applesauce) cranberry relish tuesday night and besides eating the leftovers, I have loved adding to my morning smoothie. …

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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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Current Salad | Romaine, Spinach, Onion, Red Pepper, Carrot, Cilantro, Tomato and Cucumber

I had a beautiful salad for lunch and wanted to share! I tried a new salad dressing recipe from one of my favorite sites, Girl on Raw. Try it out, it’s called Spa Salad Dressing and it was amazing! XOXO  

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Apple Pie Protein Smoothie

I made this apple pie protein smoothie the other day and it was super simple and reminiscent of a sweet slice of apple pie with ice cream. Seemed like a good way to start the day to me! Running out of bananas is sometimes a good thing because it had me scouring the fridge in search of …

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Eat Your Sweet Potato Noodles and Other Veggies

This is kind of a reminder to myself and maybe you about these awesome orange noodles made from sweet potatoes. You might remember Sweet Maple Sweet Potato Noodles and Sweet Potato Noodles w/a Miso Garlic Sauce. We’re sliding further into that cozy colder weather in Portland and are days away from seeing our first substantial …

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Opening Our 7th Batch of Sauerkraut | Red Cabbage & Apple

I have to say when I opened today’s batch of sauerkraut, I felt pretty excited. The kind of excited I imagine some women feel when they buy an expensive purse. I get that same giddiness opening a fermentation project…man Jeremy’s lucky. 😉 This was my 7th batch of homemade fermented sauerkraut to magically ferment in …

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Strawberry Sorbet

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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