Category Archives : Raw


3 Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant Based Diet   Recently updated !

Dining Out is Easy with My 3 Top Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant Based Diet. Before you leave, load up your body with nutrients – enjoy my fresh, sweet and creamy pre-travel smoothie.  SPECIAL NOTICE: Before I get started – I’m excited to offer “Early Bird” pricing for my 21 day Cleansing Life Program – a […]

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Raw Collard Fiesta Wrap

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Raw Collard Fiesta wraps are a delicious way to fill up and burn fat. “What are the top three topics you’d like me to cover?” I asked in a recent facebook post. Best foods for fat burning, was an answer that came back to me. This is a topic that will always be relevant – great pic […]


Vegan Caesar Kale Salad with Arugula 2

This Vegan Caesar Kale Salad with Arugula is TO. DIE FOR. You may just lick the bowl. Right in front of the whole family at the Thanksgiving Dinner Table. A few exciting things have happened. 1) My CSA/Farm share just started up, 2) I got arugula in my first basket and 3) I figured out a way […]

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Superfruit Mangosteen Dressing

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We’re all hearing about the benefits of superfruits ~ in this post I’ll review the Mangosteen and share a delicious recipe for Superfruit Mangosteen Dressing! It’s all over Dr Oz, the internet, health blogs – you name it – superfruits are hot. It is hard not to buy into the hype so I always do some research. […]


Spicy, Sweet and Savory Raw Thai Noodle Salad ~ Easy, Gluten Free and Vegan 3

 This sweet, spicy and savory Raw Thai Noodle Salad is easy to make and as an added bonus is also naturally gluten free and vegan. Walking through Native Sun last week I stopped and did a double take. Kelp noodles. Hmm. Interesting. I’m embarrassed to say I have never worked with these noodles of the […]

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Juicy Orange Vinaigrette over Crisp Pear & Apple Salad with Cranberries, Almonds and Fresh Rosemary 2

 Juicy Orange Vinaigrette over Crisp Pear & Apple Salad with Cranberries, Almonds and Fresh Rosemary. Need I say more? Sometimes an unexpectedly happy email pops into your inbox ~ maybe it is from an old friend, maybe it is a response to a job opportunity or maybe it is from Mommypage for an interview! This […]


Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad 1

Since leaving my corporate job I have been so much busier than I thought I would be – but every minute has been filled with gratitude, peace and excitement about the future.  After 13 years in the structured day of corporate finance I expected to have anxiety with the change of moving into a self […]

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Back to School! Kid Tested Vegan Gluten Free Snack Idea – Grape Skewers with Lemon Vanilla “Frosting”

 I thought I was SOOOO smart. At my daughter’s daycare I had created tons of vegan and gluten free lunch and snack ideas that she loved and were easy to prepare.  With all her food allergies to wheat, dairy, eggs, nuts and dyes (like red 40) it was just easier to send our own food […]