No bake chocolate peanut butter cake

For his birthday my 5 year old son requested “peanut butter cake made out of chocolate”. Here is what I came up with (he was happy with it!): Ingredients: 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup coconut flakes 1 cup almonds (soaked over night) 3 Table spoons of raw cacao powder 6 big pitted dates 1 […]

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Pineapple Boats

For my son’s birthday I wanted to have something bright at the table. I made pineapple boats stuffed with a fruit salad: pineapple, mango, blackberries, and fresh mint. It worked out very well. Fresh mint was perfect with the fruit. Ingredients: 1 pineapple 4 small mangoes (Ataulfo is my favorite variety. They are very sweet […]

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Millet pilaf

Millet is a wonderful ancient grain. It is high in copper and phosphorus. It’s high fiber content helps prevent gallstones and myriad of other diseases. I prefer millet to couscous which is made from wheat. Here is what I fixed the other day: millet pilaf. How to cook millet: 1 cup millet 2 cups water […]

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Split Pea Soup

One of my favorite soups is Split Pea Soup. I loved when my mother fixed it when I was a child. Now it is my turn to make it for my children. Since I am vegan, all of my recipes are vegan. My kids helped me today by peeling carrots and chopping potatoes under my […]

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Mineral Rich Salad

I am waiting for spring like so many people. I am ready for more fresh green food. That is why I made this Mineral Rich Salad. It helped. I felt great after eating it! , Ingredients: 1 English cucumber 1 Bunch of parsley 1 and 1/2 avocados 3 celery stalks 1/2 lemon juiced 2 tea […]

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Cauliflower with Sesame Seeds

Going back to simple nutritious foods after holidays. I made cauliflower with sesame seeds for kids and my guests. I had two friends staying with us for couple of days. It did not take much time to fix the cauliflower. And everyone enjoyed it. Ingredients: 1 Cauliflower head 1 – 2 Table spoons of sesame […]

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Vegan Apple Cake

I promote high raw vegan diet. I do not bake much, but once or twice a year I make exceptions and bake something for my husband and his family. It was his birthday recently and I made an Apple Cake or Charlotte. It is a healthier version as I use no animal ingredients. But I […]

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Stuffed Portobello Mushroom

I had more mushrooms in my fridge. This time I needed a simple fast nutritious meal. I wanted to include garlic and spinach to help my body recover from a recent cold. This is how a stuffed Portobello Mushroom was created! Ingredients: 1 big Portobello Mushroom 1 Avocado 1 clove of garlic 1 cup of […]

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Mushroom chips (accidental discovery!)

I was going to fix marinated mushrooms slightly dehydrated, but ended up with tasty mushroom chips. I had 3 big portabello mushrooms. I sliced them in thin slices and stuck them in a dehydrator. My goal was to dehydrate them just a little and then marinate in olive oil with soy sauce for a salad. […]

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Sweet Nutritious Balls

Today I am almost better…  And I needed something nurturing and exciting at the same time. I made a mix of dried fruits with honey and lemon. Many Russian people make this “vitamin mix” and I am a big fan of it myself. It is simple to make! 1 cup of walnuts 1 cup of […]

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