Rainbow Quinoa Bowl

Rainbow Quinoa Bowl by Erin Yeschin INGREDIENTS: Roasted Sweet & Purple Potatoes: 1 large sweet potato, peel and diced 6 small purple potatoes, peeled and diced 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes Quinoa: 1 cup quinoa 2  cups veggie broth 1/2 tsp kosher salt, divided 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp garlic powder Juice of half a lime 2 tablespoon cilantro, chopped Raw Additions: 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drainedRead more

Matcha Energy Bites

Matcha (Green Tea) Energy Bites by Erin Yeschin makes 10 – 15 bites 1/2 c of raw unsalted almonds 1/2 c of sunflower seeds 1/4 tsp of sea salt 6 large soft medjool dates (pitted) 3 tbsp of matcha powder 1 tbsp of almond flour / meal 3-4 tbsp of pure maple syrup 1/2 c of finely shredded coconut (in a separate bowl)  DIRECTIONS: Combine the almonds, sunflower seeds and sea salt in a food processor or high speed blender and mix until nuts are choppedRead more

Chia Pudding Parfaits

 CHIA PUDDING PARFAITS by @erinyeschin Pudding Base: – 1/4 c chia seeds – 1 c almond milk (or any other nut, soy, rice or hemp milk) – 2 Teaspoons of Maple Syrup (or agave, stevia, rice malt) * For Vanilla Pudding: – add 1/2 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract add fruit or berries, vanilla beans, oats, nuts * For Chocolate Pudding: –  add a tablespoon of raw cacao and/or use chocolate almond milk. DIRECTIONS: Combine all of the ingredients, in theRead more

Blueberry & Mango Raw Cheesecake

 Blueberry & Mango Raw Cheesecake by @stickyfingers_sweettreats Blueberry and Mango Raw cheesecake piled high with raspberries and a coconut drizzle on a Caramelized Buckini base! Ingredients: 1/2 cup hazelnuts 1/2 cup ‘lovingearth’ Caramelized Buckinis 2Tbls coconut oil 3tbls Maple Syrup  1tsp Vanilla paste Pinch Himalayan salt Filling: 1/2 cup Cashew nuts, soaked for at least 4hrs, overnight is best tho 1/4 lemon juiced Dash vanilla extract 1/2 cup Blueberries, thaw before using  1 fresh mango (can also use frozen) 1TblsRead more

Superfood Salad & Creamy Hemp Dressing

  Superfood Green Salad & Creamy Hemp Dressing by Shanna Rader, chef at Nutiva  Serving Size: 2 Greens 4-5 cups mixed leafy greens with baby arugula 2 leaves of radicchio, sliced 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, sliced 1/2 cup red cabbage, sliced 1 celery stalk, sliced 1 carrot, grated ¼ beet, grated ½ cucumber, sliced 1/3 cup sunflower seed sprouts 1/3 cup Nutiva Organic Hempseeds ¼ cup pumpkin seeds  Creamy Hemp Dressing  1/2 C Nutiva Organic Hempseeds 1/3 C Water 5-6Read more

Radiantly Raw Lasagna

Radiantly Raw Lasagna courtesy of @erinyeschin Spring is the perfect time to detox your system and there’s no better way to do that than by eating as many live foods as possible. Eating foods in their natural raw state allows your body to absorb all of their nutrient rich goodness while double dosing with fiber, which your body uses to cleanse itself the through elimination process. Just like removing the excess in your household can help it run smoother, ‘springRead more

Rockin Raw-Violis

When we think of raviolis, our mind often goes to round gluten-laden pillow puffs filled dairy-based fillings first. They are delicious, of course, but for those with allergies or those simply taking charge of their health and wishing to stick to a living, plant based lifestyle, traditional ravioli dishes are no longer an option. Until now! Meet my Rockin’ Raw-violi – the all natural vitamin filled, super tasty, LIVING dish that does what no traditional pasta can! It’s high inRead more

Macho “Na-cho” Tacos

One of the biggest fears when transitioning into a healthier lifestyle is having to say goodbye to foods we love, especially when one makes the commitment to go raw or vegan. We all have our “comfort foods”; those favorite go-to’s that we could eat all day, everyday. For my family, it’s tacos and burritos. Seriously, its more popular than pizza in my house and Turkey Taco night was a weekly staple. So when I decided to take a step back from processed meats, flour and all of the toxins that come withRead more

Choco-Raspberry Mousse Tarts

When it comes to holiday desserts, who doesn’t love a little Chocolate? Something about it’s rich savory-sweet goodness makes it a perfect treat no matter what the occasion. But when dairy isn’t an option, those milk chocolately goodies can be more of a pain (literally) than a pleasure. Until now…Meet Cacao! Cacao beans are where cocoa comes from; which are then heated and filled with added sugars and milk fats to then create chocolate. It is truly the purest formRead more

RAW and VEGAN Raspberry ‘Cheesecake’

I have to admit I don’t like cheesecake. At all. Ever. Which is fine because it doesn’t really like me either. At least not my gut. There’s definitely no love lost in their relationship but I do have to say I LOVE this cheesecake. Which is awesome because it actually loves me too. It told me so in the way it didn’t have me writhing in pain or running to the loo or clearing out a room in 10 seconds flat. So I repeat, I LOVE thisRead more