Raw Oatmeal Cookies

This morning I made some raw cookies, inspired by this recipe. I was so surprised that the cookies actually turned out tasty, that my new plan includes making them in all kinds of varieties. * Make sure to store leftover … Read more

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“I used to be a vegetarian, but then started eating meat.” I hear this phrase almost daily. Most people have no idea how to eat a nutritionally balanced vegetarian or vegan diet and 75% of vegetarians revert to eating meat. … Read more

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Raw Avocado Pesto Soup

I never store basil in the fridge: it becomes  rotten right away. I usually leave it out, together with tomatoes, which also tend to get tasteless and mushy in the refrigerator. When the basil is about to expire, I usually … Read more

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My Facebook friend Katya DeMarigny posted an awesome picture yesterday. It was of her handsome son, eating what looked like a sundae. Well, looks are deceptive; the thing turned out to be a fat-free yogurt and Katya made it for … Read more

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Creamy and Spicy Kale Soup

You have already figured out that I always have kale in the house. I eat it raw, put it in smoothies, bake with it and, most importantly, work hard at making my kids eat it. Kale is a nutritional powerhouse, … Read more

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Vegan Quinoa Lasagna

A friend of mine asked me for a lasagna recipe without the noodles and without the cheese. First of all, lets make the basics clear: it’s not going to be a “real” lasagna. Second, I make a kick-butt quinoa lasagna … Read more

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I am not into putting the kids in front of a TV. I think kids are meant to be active, so this type of a passive activity is unnatural to them. I also don’t believe in “educational” programs and DVDs. … Read more

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beer bread

I’ve gotten into baking my own bread lately. Here’s a reprint of an amazing recipe: it’s super simple and super delicious. Most importantly, it takes care of your man’s beer ( if there is any leftover) and adds B-vitamins to … Read more

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A couple of days ago I promised to share a simple meditation technique with you. There are so many meditation techniques out there, it’s easy to get completely lost while trying to learn them. I like the following technique, because … Read more

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homemade laundry detergent

One of my mommy friends shared a recipe for homemade laundry detergent, which she found here. I had always thought that making your own detergent was a bit too crunchy for me, until I actually did it. The process is … Read more

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avocado

Once I learned how easy it is to bake bread, nothing could stop me. So, I baked the same bread, using  100% rye flour and a handful of sunflower seeds. The bread turned out hearty and chewy. It had that crispy, … Read more

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6 Healthy Granola Bar Recipes To Try

Everybody likes homemade granola bars, but some recipes for those involve a lot of mixing and baking. I just came up with the easiest granola bars ever! This time, for mixed berries and nuts, I used cashews and cranberries with … Read more

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