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Chocolate, Coconut & Rum Pie – This Blog’s Last Sugar Binge!

Two years ago my husband found out he had high blood pressure and high cholesterol. He worried that this was the beginning of the downward spiral to poor health like it had been for his dad. Knowing these issues were … Continue reading

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie Larabars

Originally posted on Eat,live,burp:
I am not a huge fan of energy bars available in the market. Most of them contain a list of ingredients which runs into several paragraphs and most often they contain some form of…

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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Originally posted on Hangry Tales:
Wow I am up EARLY this morning – It’s 5am! I guess that’s what happens when you fall asleep at 8. Everything will make a lot more sense once I tell you that I GOT…

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Creamy Kale Salad with Marinated Onions

The first raw vegan restaurant my husband and I went to was 118 Degrees in Costa Mesa. It was fabulous, so we were excited that one opened up near us in Laguna Niguel. We’ve been to our local 118 Degrees several times, … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Cranberry Fudge

Originally posted on Julia & Libby.:
Black Bean and Cranberry Fudge Chocolate fudge would have to be one of my favourite sweet treats, so for a while now I have been trying to make a healthy alternative to the usual…

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Pesto, Kale & Artichoke Pizza

My husband and I spent yesterday touring LA, and while there decided to check out Breakaway Bakery, a gluten-free bakery that got amazing reviews on Yelp. I was expecting a large bakery in a trendy area where we could lounge … Continue reading

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Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Walnut Pesto

  Before going plant-based I made white flour pasta smothered in pesto a lot. I’d serve this with a salad and assumed this was a healthy meal. It wasn’t. First of all, white pasta is not good for you! It’s made from … Continue reading

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Cherry Garcia Shake (vegan)

My husband and I used to have a Friday night ritual we called Chuck & Chunk Night. It was so dubbed because we’d pick up a chunky pint of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream (like Chunky Monkey) and then go … Continue reading

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Cheery Cherry Kale Salad

If you’ve been following my blog, then you know that I’m camera shy. Not of having my photo taken (although I’m not crazy about that either), but of taking food photos for my blog. I’ve been working on my photography skills, … Continue reading

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