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Red Pepper Poppers

Recently, I hosted a raw food pot luck at my home. Talking to everyone, at all levels of involvement with raw food was interesting and enlightening. It is always fun to see what raw food dishes people show up with. One couple brought some jalapeno poppers, made the raw food way. They were very good. I was inspired to take a shot at it and see what I could come up with.




Instead of using green jalapeno’s, I opted for small red cayenne peppers, for the color and the ripeness. The heat is about the same. The filling is made from pine nuts, cashews and a few other ingredients. Eggplant “bacon” tops completes the bite size morsels. There are quite a few recipes out there for eggplant “bacon”. This one was inspired by a trip to the spice shop and a desire to make it quick and easy. It turned out great. I had to fight my daughter to keep enough for the photos!


Raw Food Recipes: Pepper Poppers


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  1. Elaibe Bethune wrote on March 24, 2014

    i would like a lot o rew recipies

    • Susan wrote on March 24, 2014

      There are over 250 recipes already on the site and we add to that weekly. There are also other recipes in the ebooks. Cheers!

  2. Grace wrote on February 22, 2014

    Thank you for your wonderful recipes! I am going to try to make the bacon tonight for the BLT recipe you have on your site. Could you please let me know how to store the bacon after it’s dehydrated, and how long it should last? Thanks!

  3. Vicky wrote on July 21, 2013

    Eggplant makes me inflamed; can I use zucchini or other veggies instead?


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