Raw Vegan Chocolate Cream Pie with Pistachio Macadamia Coconut Crust

Raw Vegan Chocolate Cream Pie with Pistachio Macadamia Coconut CrustThis dairy-free, rich, creamy chocolate no-bake raw vegan dessert is so delicious you’ll hardly believe it’s good for you! Naturally gluten-free, it’s sure to please at social events, too. Enjoy satisfying desserts without feeling weighed down and bloated the next day....more

Raw Food Diaries #2

I have been loving eating "raw food" lately. I still eat the same food I have in the past except for a meal or two a day, I eat very healthy. This usually means using my juicer in the mornings, soup or salad or leftovers for lunch, and a "raw" meal for dinner or just a regular healthy dinner (chicken and veggies for example)....more

2 weddings... one month- Roar or raw?

2 weddings... one month- Roar or raw?1 Corinthians 15:46The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual. ...more

A Rainbow salad with a citrus zingy dressing!

One of the beautiful things about this recipe besides the array of colors that are so tasty and healthy for us, is that most of the ingredients can be purchased  fresh from the local farmers market. We love to support the locals! Doesn’t it seem to be true that locally grown foods just seem to taste better than grocery store shopping? Not that we are knocking organic grocery store items-any way we can add life and vitality to our lives the better. It’s just that whenever possible, recipes including these ultra fresh ingredients seem to make our meals just that much more flavorful....more

Superfood Granola


Juice & Raw Vegetable Workshop Guest: John Foster & George Vermillion

Dear Juicers and Juicer-Wannabees: ...more

A Vegan and Raw Food Experience | Never a Dull Date

When The Naked Sprout – our neighbourhood’s first vegan and raw foods restaurant – opened, I knew it would make for a creative date idea. As my husband and I are trying to eat healthier, this date idea wasn’t a hard sell. I also knew that this week we’d be pressed for time so a quick lunch at a cafe seemed like a fun date idea for the two of us....more

harness that sun!

The drought here seems unending and the weather-folk are far too excited about breaking all previously-recorded strings of days-in-a-row-over-100F. Me, not so much, but I am looking at my car in a slightly different light at the moment. Yup, I said "car". Read on, this is not actually as much of a non sequitur as it first appears....more