Sweet-Spiced Pear Aspic with cake mix crust

This dessert brings to mind my friend’s mantra: “YUMMMMMMERs.” It’s guilt free, gluten free, dairy free, egg free, low carb. This recipe requires a bit of attention and time — it has 3 stages: bake, simmer and refrigerate. AND — no, you can’t taste the flavor of the white beans.

Healthy salads, salad dressings, salad fixings

Tips for salad makeovers! I’ll be meeting with a new culinary student in the kitchen who needs/wants to add ‘life’ to her salads. AND, she wants to have ideas as to what to eat while she is in recovery, strengthening her lungs, liver and gallbladder.

Raw: Walnut Cream

Here’s a dairy-free raw whipped cream…. with walnuts, an orange and a date. (Based on Juliano’s Walnut Whipped Cream.)

Raw: Pad Thai #2

Another version of my Raw Pad Thai, served at a 3-day retreat.

Finger foods for Nightcrawlers

6 July, Wednesday

Medjool dates: I just became a more savvy shopper

Now I know they come in various ‘grades’ … and the price reflects these grades.

Raw: Coconut Ice Cream

It’s easy, blend and freeze, eat and enjoy. The Yum factor hit the BIG YUM!

Raw: Almond milk

There were many exclamations of wonder and delight over this almond milk.

Coconut Cream Tomato Basil Soup

Served at a Dialog Dinner, June 30, 2010. Serves 12, 2 cups per person (or 6 quarts, or 1.5 gallons). Time:  This recipe requires a bit of planning and a bit of time b/c it has some prep work and a couple of stages Cutting, cooking, cooling and processing: Cutting and deseeding the 10 lbs […]

Very Berry Coconut Cashew Ice Cream

A quick and easy home-made ice cream with cashews, coconut, berries and flavor enhancers.