Archives for October 2010

Raw Fruity Treats

Whip up these kid friendly simple treats in no time flat. You can use just about any fruit, but I went with green apples and bananas. Add to that:  Raw Nut Butter, Raw Honey, and Raw Chocolate (also known as raw cacao nibs – which are the equivalent to chocolate chips, only these are the REAL unprocessed deal!)  If you don’t have raw cacao nibs, just use DARK chocolate! I sliced up a green apple, spread raw honey on top and sprinkled cacao nibs on it. I sliced up a banana, added raw almond nut butter and sprinkled cacao nibs

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Raw Veggies Marinara

Need a fast idea for an easy delicious raw lunch? Try raw veggies, marinara sauce, and brazil nut cheeze! You can make your own sauce from scratch using: roma tomatoes basil organic extra virgin olive oil sea salt garlic (optional – a little goes a LONG way) sun dried tomatoes (optional – but gives it a heartier flavor) Put all ingredients in a blender or food processor and voila!  Marinara sauce! For the Brazil Nut Cheeze – Tastes just like Parmesan cheese! raw brazil nuts garlic sea Salt Toss ingredients in the food processor and blend! Then select your veggie

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Raw Sexy Halloween!

What are you going to be for Halloween this year?  Do you celebrate Halloween?  I know that some people choose not to for religious or other reasons, but to me, Halloween is just another excuse to play dress up.  I will never pass up an opportunity to play dress up.  It’s so much fun.  This was me in 2008 as a sexy Phillies player  (i’m on the right): Me in 2009 as Lady Luck: Me last week as Lady Gaga: Lady Gaga makeup was done by my super talented makeup-artist friend, Kristen Lober. and next week…on Sat night Oct 30th…

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Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Bowl

OH YUM.  What to do with all of my left over acorn squash from the other night?Eat it for breakfast!!!  Okay, so that sounds kind of strange.  Acorn squash for breakfast…but trust me, you’re going to love this.Here is my left over acorn squash from the other night: To that I added one cup of organic pumpkin: I tossed this into the food processor and added in 2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice. After it blends, I added a drizzle of raw agave syrup to give it a little sweetness.  You can also use Stevia instead of agave, and you

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A Raw Sexy Thanksgiving – Spaghetti Squash & Acorn Squash

SQUASH. It’s a fun word.  Every year around this time, the markets are full of them!  Pumpkins, Spaghetti Squash, Acorn Squash… these huge looking things that are now in season, line the produce section of the store.  Heaps and heaps of squash.Would be great if I knew what to do with one of them, wouldn’t it?  I’ve always been intimidated by them.  How the heck do you eat them?  How do you cook them?  So to solve the mystery, I picked up a few of them and brought them home.  My brother Christian swung by for an impromptu visit with

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Me

It seems to be going around the blogging world – 10 things you might not know about me!  I’ve seen it on a few blogs now, including my fab friend Jodi at Gypsy Girl and that inspired me to write me own!  I’ve also officially reached 100 POSTS!  This will be post number 101.  Here goes. 10 Things You Might Not Know About Me:1. Reverse psychology works on me. …and I am usually very aware of when someone is using reverse psychology on me, but it still works. Tell me I can’t do something, I’ll do everything I can to prove

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Sweet Potato Mash

I love sweet potatoes.  I’ve always loved them more than white potatoes, and I’ve always loved them on Thanksgiving covered in sugar, butter, and everything else that isn’t fabulous for you.  Crazy how we’ve managed to take something incredibly healthy – a potato – and ruin it with the way in which we prepare it and how we top it! Here is a fresh take on mashed potatoes – and it is DELICIOUS! Try this recipe on for size at your thanksgiving dinner.  It will be a crowd pleaser! SWEET POTATO MASH  (or mashed sweet potatoes) 😀 Gather your sweet potatoes! 

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What Gets You Groovin?

What kind of music do you workout to? Sometimes I think that the music I run to is crazy…or that if other people heard it, they’d think..how on earth does she run to THAT?  I think workout music is a very personal thing.  Sometimes it isn’t – say…in an aerobics class or spinning class where it’s just a crazy pumped up beat to keep you going energizer bunny style.  But when you are on your own, running outside, riding your bike, working out in the gym, what you listen to is what keeps you moving.  I can’t workout alone without music. 

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