Sides / Appetizers

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Raw Vegan Beet-Sunflower Seed Burgers [Nut-Free] w/ Jicama Fries

Hey, lovelies! Recently, I was scrolling through the Bloom for Life blog and I noticed that I’ve developed a bit of an infatuation with sweet treats. Now, I don’t really consume them much myself (I'm a fruit addict instead), but I love creating baked goods for others (and for my other project M Read More →
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‘Cheezy’ Cauliflower Popcorn Bites {Raw, Vegan}

Hey, lovely! Happy New Year! I hope 2016 has been both eventful and a beautiful learning period for you. Personally, I don’t really believe in ‘New Year’s Resolutions’, as I think every day is a brilliant day to live a life you love. After all, only THIS moment exists (and I’m super glad Read More →
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Indian Platter: Creamy Coconut Soup w/ Tandoori Nut Balls {Raw, Vegan, Paleo, Low-Glycemic}

Good day to you, lovely! Spring is officially in the air! What are your doing to celebrate? I, personally, am taking the time to ‘go within’ and reflect on a lot of the lessons gifted over the last year(s), as well as what to do next! That contemplative next step includes learning how to mak Read More →
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Herbed White Bean & Eggplant Spread [Vegan]

Um, yum! If you like healthy, easy-to-make, and perfect-for-work types of lunches, you’re in luck! While in Africa volunteering with Organics4Orphans, I got in the habit of sitting down to a lunch with some kind of spread (such as guacamole, hummus, or mashed chickpea salad), leafy gr Read More →
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How To Make Super Delicious {Raw, Vegan} Dehydrated ‘Chick-N’

Okay, faux what? While I dislike rebranding hearty plant-based alternatives as a ‘mock’ variety of a dead animal, it’s what catches peoples’ attention. So, like it or not, this recipe is for faux chick-n that tastes so good, I’ve actually had people (vegetarian or vegan, as expected) fr Read More →
Served with a #raw & #vegan Stir-Fry!

Tom Yum Soup w/ Daikon ‘Rice’ {Raw, Vegan}

Helllooooo, beautiful friend! Happy Tuesday! What a glorious day to wake up, enjoy the splendor of living on this Earth, and engage in activities you love. If you’re still working at manifesting your dream job/life, don’t forget to be happy and grateful for what you have been gifted this pres Read More →
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Super Easy & Delish Kale Chips! {Raw, Vegan}

I don’t know about you, but I am such a kale addict I happily eat the leafy green vegetable as often as I can. That usually means in the form of kale chips - just being honest! And ooooooh my friend, if you have not yet indulged in the wonder that is the kale chip, I am going to introduce you. Read More →
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Scrambled ‘Eggs’, Macadamia-Garlic ‘Butter’, & Almond ‘Toast’ [Ketogenic, Live Food, & Vegan]

Heloooooooooooooooo wonderful readers! I am so happy, happy, happy to be back and blogging again for Bloom for Life. “Did you go anywhere?” you might ask… Well yes, yes I did… I spent a good amount of time (one month) in Cambodia, partly volunteering at an AIDS/HIV orphanage outside o Read More →
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RAWkin Nacho Taco Salad [Live Food, Vegan, Low-Glycemic]

Yum, yum, yum. You all are about to have some FUN! This is a favorite of mine to make and to secretly lick the bowl of when I am feeding others. It is so deliciously good and reminds me of my favorite taco salads I had growing up (yes, it was school food, but that MSG had a flavorful taste!). Read More →
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{Raw, Vegan} Hemp Nacho Cheese

Hey beautiful friends! Okay, there are few things I love more to work with in the kitchen than Spirulina, Coconuts, and Greens (or that could just be eat)… but HEMP is definitely another super-food that I don’t think I could live without. Nutritionally-dense hemp seed is an incredibly no Read More →
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{Raw, Vegan} Pineapple Jalapeno Cucumber Gazpacho

Summer is here! In case you missed the sizzling heat or lack of people running around on the streets (well, at least from what I saw in Phoenix, AZ and Dallas, TX), it is hot out. The heat is definitely beneficial for inducing sweating (which can help the body eliminate toxins), but definitely i Read More →
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{Cooked, Vegan} Mediterranean Rice Salad

Yum. Greek food & hearty grains? I’m in. This last month has been a busy one! (And I’m just beginning to catch up on some of the delectable recipes that were created to satiate guests at the Farm of Life. ;) *Gasp* {Raw, Vegan} Ice Cream Sandwiches?? Yep. Recipe comin’ soon! For one Read More →