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Franken-Chai flavored by Vega

If you read my blog, you probably already know about my raw cupcakes. I especially like to make some during the holidays, so Halloween is no exception.…

Added by shannonmarie on October 24, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Vega-fied Coconut Energy Truffles

Finding healthy alternatives to snacking and killing sweet cravings has become my passion.  By settling into a meal program that has significantly reduced processed sugars, I have found that traditional commercial snacks and treats are often sickly sweet in taste.  Even in just a short period time, one can…


Added by Kreg Weiss on September 18, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Raw Pear Pudding


2 ripe pears

1 cup ground pecans

2-3 tablespoons hemp protein (I used Vega Whole Food Health Optimizer Vanilla Chai)

1 tablespoon ground flax

4 dates (or 1 TBS agave)

1 TBS Lemon juice


1. Cut up or pulse pears in a food processor for a few seconds.

2. Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth.

3. Transfer into…


Added by Lauren Anabela on April 12, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

creamy raw vegan mango ice cream

Reposted from my veganlicious blog.

note: this ain't no sorbet, this is a seriously creamy ice cream.

Raw vegan ice cream is… Continue

Added by Selene on May 22, 2010 at 5:10pm — 7 Comments

Green Mango Dessert Smoothie

This is a tale of a treat with an identity crisis. Technically, it's a smoothie because it

A) is made in a blender

B) has fruit

C) includes a little nutrient-rich protein powder

D) is kinda an ugly green color (a non-essential but frequent result of smoothie making).

Yet there's something about this blend, with its thick frosty creamy mangos and sweetly inviting flavor that makes it… Continue

Added by Julie Morris on March 18, 2010 at 9:19am — 2 Comments

Sneaky Secrets To Making Energy-Packed Fruit Tarts

A wise man once said, “Good things come to those who wait.” Yeah well, clearly he wasn’t having a dessert craving.

Making good, healthy desserts doesn’t have to steal away an afternoon of baking (or 12 hours waiting on a dehydrator). One of my favorite desserts - beautiful, fresh fruit energy tarts - take just 10 minutes start-to-finish. Thanks to using simple healthy substitutions and time-saving tricks, these tarts emanate big… Continue

Added by Julie Morris on September 2, 2009 at 1:49pm — 4 Comments

New Recipe: Acai Fudge

I had every intention of going for a run this afternoon. Got my tank and shorts on, tied up my shoelaces, cued up my stopwatch. But a great idea is not always on schedule, and right as I took a step outside the front door, it hit me: Acai fudge. Wow. I bet I could make a killer acai fudge.

Now, I may be young, but I’m wise enough to know that some things in life must not be kept waiting. Things, that is, such as a really great… Continue

Added by Julie Morris on August 11, 2009 at 7:18pm — 3 Comments

Freshly Minted

I recently replanted my annual herb pot with an ambitious variety of green edibles. The future was bright: fresh, pungent natural flavorings happily flourishing outside my back door, romantically waiting for their next role in an illustrious whim of kitchen-oriented inspiration.

At least that was the plan.

The slugs ate the dill, the oregano never grew, the cilantro disappeared (in all seriousness… where did it go?), and we’ll just… Continue

Added by Julie Morris on May 25, 2009 at 5:10pm — 2 Comments

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