Many of you that have seen my zucchini noodle recipes have asked me how I managed to make my zucchinis into noodles and what I use. When I say that I use a spiralizer, everyone asks me what that is. So, here is a quick post about what a spiralizer is, how it's used and … Continue reading What is a Spiralizer?
Nut butters are soooo easy to make, and they come out delicious! Plus, you know exactly what is going in them, no extra unnecessary oils and no preservatives. Let's start first with... RAW ALMOND BUTTER - For the raw almond butter, all you need is 2 cups soaked almonds, and 1 to 2 tbsp coconut … Continue reading How to Make Raw Nut Butters
If you have been on any vegan or raw vegan websites, you have undoubtedly seen the additions of “nutritional yeast” for recipes in the place of cheese, or to use as a cheese flavor. As a child in Brazil, we used to put it on our popcorn and called it "levedo". I had been searching … Continue reading What in the World is Nutritional Yeast?
Get your mind out of the gutter people, and focus on what I'm about to say! There are many reasons why you should soak your nuts prior to consuming them. As a vegan or raw vegan, this is especially important for your diet. Below are some of reasons why: - Nuts become easier to digest. … Continue reading Soak Your Nuts!
You can make raw hummus with sprouted chickpeas, as well as zucchini, and avocado. I will post here the directions of how to sprout your own garbanzo/chickpea beans, then also include a raw chickpea hummus recipe. First of all, for sprouting beans...guys, you DO NOT need a fancy $30 sprouting jar! You can use any … Continue reading How to Sprout Your Own Chickpeas (or any bean, for that matter)