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Raw, Vegan, and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Custard Pie

Puttering around in the “Raw Fusion Kitchen” the other day, I made this pumpkin custard pie for company.  I had purchased a can of organic pumpkin puree and was looking for a way to use it in a recipe.  Naturally you can use fresh pumpkin to make this a completely raw dish, but considering my sketchy knife skills, carving or peeling pumpkins is not my forte, so I was happy to have this alternative.  Raw Fusion is a practical approach to integrating more raw and living foods into your lifestyle. For the crust you can substitute with just about any […]

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Vegan Asparagus Tart with White Bean Pesto

I’m always looking for easy, impressive looking appetizers to make. Between the beautiful weather we’re about to have, football watching parties, and the fast approaching holidays, I’m going to need some great ideas! I found this one on Vegan Yum Yum’s site, which, if you haven’t been, has absolutely gorgeous photos and lots of great recipes. I changed a few things and added coconut oil (of course!) and it came out SO good. I ate half of it for dinner, with some sweet potato wedges on the side. Will definitely be making this for my next shindig!   Asparagus Tart […]

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Homemade Veggie Pot Pie

 Today is September 11, 2011.  Ten years after the day that changed our country forever.  Let us never forget all the lives that were lost, all the families that were destroyed, and all the military service members that have since been fighting to protect our freedom.  I believe that the message that should live on after 9/11, is that of love and community.  When the attacks on NYC and DC took place there was this feeling of coming together with our neighbors, co-workers, and strangers to help one another out.  Sometimes it’s hard to reach out and lend a hand […]

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