A Gluten-Free Vegan Mom Who Knows

A raw, grain-free, corn-free, soy-free, oil-free, celiac mama raising her two healthy celiac girls.

July 18, 2012
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Hydrating Strawberry Coconut Pineapple Smoothie

Hydrating Strawberry Coconut Pineapple Smoothie
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Recipe type: Smoothie
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Serves: 4-5
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Organic Thai Coconut*
  • 1 Small Organic Pineapple
  • 1 lb Organic Strawberries (frozen or fresh)
  • 8 oz Coconut Water* OR Filtered Water
Instructions
  1. Open your coconut: Trim off the top of your coconut.
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July 16, 2012
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Raw Spinach Avocado Dip

Raw Spinach-Avocado Dip
(adapted from Raw Energy)

Raw Spinach Avocado Dip
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This is a family favorite! It was inspired by Raw Energy, but when dealing with multiple food intolerances, we had to make some adjustments of our own.
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January 30, 2012
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DIY Laundry Detergent and Dishwasher Detergent Recipes


I finally made my own laundry detergent!


After much searching, and giving Lexie a lot of time to test out these recipes, I made the jump! 

Here are those successful recipes:
by Ken and Jen – Rocky Mountain High
by Frugally Green



Here’s my first batch of homemade laundry detergent in action!Read more

January 19, 2012
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Vegan Risotto: Cashew Cheese Tomato Basil Coconut Risotto

Okay. This this was my first attempt, and I’m sure I’m going to make many improvements; however, this was definitely a decent start.


Before I share tonight’s cheesy vegan risotto, I need to give JoAnna a HUGE thank you for helping me out!Read more

January 15, 2012
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Raw Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Wrap

Up next is another Mimi Kirk recipe: Sweet Potato Wrap.


After making sushi garden rolls the other night, I wanted to make a wrap so that I could enjoy and grain-free veggie wrap, and since Mimi’s sweet potato wrap sounded appealing and since I already had all the ingredients, I gave it a go!Read more

January 9, 2012
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Raw Recipes: Vegan Caesar Salad and Cashew Parmesan Cheese

Here are recipes 4 and 5 out of the 125 new raw recipes that I will be making during 2012.



Saturday night, I made Mimi Kirk‘s Raw Vegan Caesar Salad and Cashew Parmesan Cheese recipes for my hardest critic, my hubby. Read more

January 8, 2012
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Raw GF Vegan Recipe: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing (2:125 and 3:125)

Raw Gluten-Free Vegan Carrot Cake w/Cream Cheese Icing (recipes 2 and 3 of the 125 new raw recipes I will make during 2012)
adapted from Moira Nordholt (The Feel Good Guru) as found in Forks over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health


CARROT CAKE RECIPE
INGREDIENTS:
1 cup organic raisins (I use Braga Organic Farms – the plumpest ever!)
2 medium to large carrots, finely grated
1 1/2 cups raw walnuts, chopped finely in food processor (I use Braga Organic Farms)
1/2 cup organic shredded coconut
1 tablespoon raw tahini (I use Artisana)
1/4 cup raw honey or maple syrup (or less–usually just a splash will do)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of cinnamon
Pinch of Nutmeg
Pinch of ground Cloves
Soak raisins in filtered water until plump.… Read more

January 5, 2012
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Gluten-Free Vegan Blueberry Oat Breakfast Muffins

Today the girls and I tested one of the recipes found in Forks over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health


Blueberry Oat Breakfast Muffins
by Juieanna Hever / The Plant-based Dietitian

The recipe says that it makes 12 medium muffins, but our batch made 18 muffins.Read more