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Pear, Walnut Pomegranate Salad with Maple Dijon Dressing

Post by Susan on October 15, 2015

On Tuesday, I published a delicious parfait recipe using the walnuts, pears and pomegranates that I found at the Danville Farmer’s market. Today I am bringing you one of my favorite fall salads made with the more of the same walnuts, pears and pomegranates. Sweet and savory. I love the fall flavors that the combination of…

Raw Corn Chowder with Pumpkin Seeds, Tomato and Avocado
Raw Corn Chowder with Pumpkin Seeds, Tomato and Avocado

I wanted to share this delicious corn chowder recipe before the sweet corn of summer completely disappears. It was one of my favorite recipes in a past Rawmazing flip calendar. If you haven’t eaten raw corn, you are going to be amazed by the flavor. It is so fresh, so alive! I don’t even like…

Easy Cucumber Noodles with a Vegan Basil Cream, Tomatoes and Pine Nuts!
Easy Cucumber Noodles with a Vegan Basil Cream, Tomatoes and Pine Nuts!

Craving an easy, refreshing, delicious dinner? These cucumber noodles with a basil vegan cream sauce rock. The best part is that you can throw them together quickly! No oil is used in this recipe. And the basil vegan cream sauce is made from cashews, one of the healthiest nuts there is. And don’t worry, one serving…

Cucumber Noodles with a Dijon Tarragon Vegan Cream Sauce and Give-Away!
Cucumber Noodles with a Dijon Tarragon Vegan Cream Sauce and Give-Away!

A while back I received and email from Porch.com. What is Porch.com? In their words, “We’re the home network. Imagine Pinterest meets Linkedin for home improvement.” They were offering me a KitchenAid® stand mixer with a KitchenAid Spiralizer attachment in exchange for a recipe (that I would create) and a blog post (this one).  …

Strawberry Watermelon Mint Granita and E-book Sale!
Strawberry Watermelon Mint Granita and E-book Sale!

I woke this morning to orange skies from the fires burning around California and threats of record heat in the 100’s. It sounds like most of the U.S. will be super hot these next few days! So to help you (and me) stay cool, it’s time to break out one of my favorite desserts from…

Fig and Vegan Truffle Chive Cheese Appetizers with Coconut Bacon!
Fig and Vegan Truffle Chive Cheese Appetizers with Coconut Bacon!

What do you do when your CSA box accidentally doubles your order of figs and your chive plants are taking over the world? Fig and raw, vegan cheese appetizers! These might look a little fussy but trust me, they are pretty darn simple. Especially if you make the Chive Truffle cheese and coconut bacon ahead…

Energy Boosting Breakfast Shake
Energy Boosting Breakfast Shake

Shannon, my assistant, came strolling in last Tuesday with a very interesting looking drink in her hand. It was a sage green with a little purple hue. I asked her what was in it and was blown away with the level of nutrients that were in her glass! Chia seeds, young coconut water, hemp seeds,…

Homemade Cashew Milk
Homemade Cashew Milk

Super simple and quite easily my favorite raw, vegan nut-milk. It is never grainy, has it’s own natural sweetness, and is purely delicious. You can make it as thick or thin as you like (ex. cashew cream). But for a nice drinking milk this recipe works great. To get a super smooth milk, pre-soak  your…