Archives for posts tagged ‘dates’

Sprouted Graw-nola

  This week I was planning to make a batch of my granola and at the last minute stopped by the gluten-free bakery only to find out they were OUT of gluten-free oats!  They are the only place near me that I know has them, so I was out of luck.  And out of ideas for breakfast […]

Creamy Home-made Almond Milk

Almond Milk   I’ve had a number of responses to my recent posts on raw milk.  It’s exciting that so many people are interested in trying it.  But I also know that it is difficult to come by in many states.  And sometimes you need a substitute when baking, because even raw milk isn’t raw […]

Raw Coconut-Orange-Cacao Bars

Raw Coconut-Orange-Cacao Bars Did I mention I was on a raw food kick lately?  I feel great – I’ve been juicing vegetables every day for the past couple of weeks and incorporating some sort of raw dish with every meal, including salads, raw nuts and seeds, fruits, fresh coconut smoothies, and delicious sauces made with […]

Vegan Date Rice Pudding

  One thing my mother used to make very well was old-fashioned Swedish rice pudding.  It was a favorite treat that I looked forward to around the holidays.  Of course, it was loaded with milk and cream and sugar, so I gave up on that idea years ago.  Until my mother came to visit last […]

Hippie Granola Rolls

  **Note to those who are oat-sensitive: this recipe contains oats.**  Some of us gluten-free folks can handle the oats and some cannot.  Alas – if you are one of the unfortunate, try some quinoa flakes instead.  Otherwise, you can buy oats that are guaranteed to be wheat-free, such as Lara’s Rolled Oats.  Eat at […]

Almond-Date Tart With Sweet Plums

  When I said I gave up sugar, I didn’t mean I gave up sweets.  Now I just make healthier desserts, especially with fresh seasonal fruits.  Fresh fruit contains fiber and other nutrients which naturally slow the absorption of sugar while remaining sweet to taste.  As we are nearing the end of the stone fruit […]