Nut Fermented Yogurt and Sour Cream Base

             The process is similar to making pumpkin seeds milk where you sprout the nuts first by  soaking them in water overnight followed by a blanching technique where you boil some water and dip the almonds for a second to get rid of  bacterial freeloaders. Peel the almonds and throw them on the blender to liquefy them into milk. Add…

Paleo Pancake

I’m not on a 100% raw diet but I do consume some cooked foods. One of my favorite comfort foods are pancakes. I made this recipe gluten free and I hope you’ll enjoy it. Ingredients 1 cup of Chestnut flour 1\2 cup of Mesquite flour 2 organic eggs 1/2 cup of water 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/2…

Raw Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese has to be the most delicious comfort foods in the planet. This is a guilt free version of it. Recipe: 1 bag of sea noodles (tasteless, it doesn’t smell fishy.) 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast (packed with vitamin B complex.) 1/2 teaspoon organic yellow mustard 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon smoke paprika 1/4…

Mulberry

I grew up in Brasil where fruits grow abundantly. In my little town, Casa Branca, one could find these trees on just about every corner. Across from my house, there was an empty lot with lots of such trees and I remember going there after school to feast on these delicious red/purple yummies. After moving to…

Cashew Milk

Today I was craving a guava shake and so I decided to make one for myself. I found guava pulp at Von’s grocery stores. In Brasil we call Smoothies “Vitaminas.” Recipe 1 – 1/2 cup of cashew nuts or a milk of your choice 3 – 1/2 cup of filtered water 2 pre soaked dates…

Raw Macademia Cheese Dessert

This was my first attempt to make a raw fermented macadamia nut cheese. I intended it to be eaten as a dessert and it turned out be delicious! I took some of it to work and shared with my friends and it was a hit. The peaches were fresh and I also used maple syrup…

Full of Life Green Smoothie

1 cup of fresh or frozen mango 1 cup of fresh or frozen strawberries 2 cups of baby spinach 4 leaves of dinosaur kale 2 tablespoons of honey 1 stevia droplet water (roughly a cup) 2 tablespoons of lucuma powder Vitamix blender is what I use.