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Mint Chocolate Creme Tart

Mint Chocolate Creme Tart

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas celebration with your loved ones!  This was our first year away from home for the holidays, which for us is the U.P. of Michigan.  A little bittersweet to be away from from family and snow, and still have a good time with our Austin on his first…

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Questions Answered: Pecan Pie

Questions Answered: Pecan Pie

I had the request for Pecan Pie from Melanie on my facebook page: “I grew up on an awesome tasting Pecan Pie, but unfortunately it calls for both dark Karo syrup and Light Karo syrup.  What would I substitute instead for the same flavor and texture?  I make this a lot at Thanksgiving and Christmas,…

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Zucchini Casserole

Still getting used to having fresh organic produce so early in the year.  Living in a warmer climate definitely has its benefits!  This side dish is great with grilled chicken. Zucchini CasseroleServes 6 2 tsp coconut oil2 medium organic green zucchini, sliced into 1/2″ pieces4 organic scallions, thinly sliced4 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp dried marjoram1…

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Grasshopper Pie

Christmas is almost here, and to finish off my 12 days of Cookies, I introduce to you the raw Grasshopper Pie.  This pie is a combined spin off of my Key Lime Pie and Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake.  You really can’t go wrong with this beautifully perfect layered pie of chocolate, vanilla and mint.  Smooth and…

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Double Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cheesecake

In honor of my lovely friend Suzy’s birthday last week, I made her a Double Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cheesecake.  Suzy can’t do dairy, so it was the perfect opportunity to attempt choclafying my Strawberry Cream Pie.  What a success!  I had two perfectly ripe avocados chilling in the fridge and a pint of raspberries next…

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Raw Banana-Avocado Pudding Pie

I’m on a raw pie kick this month it seems!  Another delicious, healthy way to conquer those sweet cravings.. :) Raw Banana-Avocado Pudding Pie THE CRUST:1 c almonds1/3 c raisins, soaked for 5 minutes1 Tbsp coconut oil THE PUDDING:3 bananas1 avocado1-2 tsp powdered stevia1/4 tsp cinnamon4 Tbsp fresh ground flax2 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbsp…

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Gluten FREE Strawberry Cream Pie

It’s so good, it’s so good!  You have to try this!  Light and fluffy, creamy, dense all at once!  This is how a Strawberry Cream Pie should be!  Raw, dairy free, sugar free, delish! The key to a great, non-crumbly crust is grinding the nuts into a fine crumb, almost a powder (but not into…

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Raw Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

We were blessed with the gift of a bag full of rhubarb from our naturopath, Dawn.  She had more than she knew what to do with, and we were more than happy to take a bunch off her hands.  :)  It is one of Dave’s spring favorites after all!  I have been messing around with…

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Gluten-FREE Apple Crumb Pie

I was just going to post this recipe, simple and delicious as it is.  But I wanted to add a little bit on waxed paper, as I recommend utilizing it for the crust of this scrumptious pie.  I highly recommend switching over to an all natural waxed paper.  You can look up various brands online…

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Raw, Sugar FREE Key Lime Pie

*** This recipe has been updated!  Second try’s a charm!  Dave and I made this pie for a party we attended this weekend and we made a few changes in the ratio of avocado to lime to coconut.  It turned out much better.  The crust is perfect for this tropical inspired pie!  *** This is…

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