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IMG_0487 Sometimes you just need a crunchy, healthy snack. Whether its while watching a movie, or in the middle of the day when you want a hint of sweet and a lot of nutrition, when you're on the run… or  you just feel like it. Today I'm sharing a delicious superfood nut crunch recipe with you. In fact...
01.27.2014 06:42 PM - Comment(s)

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Bananas, Coconuts, and Mulberries, what a combination! While I love a 20+ ingredient super-food smoothie as much as anyone, there can be such beauty in food that is simple yet elegant. I find this to be even more true when it comes to the right combination of flavors that balance out each other. The...

10.11.2013 11:09 AM - Comment(s)

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This recipe is so simple and really satisfying! Why I never thought to make it in the past 2 years since I've been doing this raw food thing is really quite astonishing considering how much I enjoy chocolate and apples! The recipe below will make between 3-6 covered apples depending on the size. Be ...

10.01.2013 05:32 PM - Comment(s)
Today, I have a bonus recipe for you! :)PIZZA!This raw food recipe was yet ANOTHER hit here at the VP warehouse.I wanted to share with you how one recipe can be used for MANY things!So, here's another way to use that yummy cashew cheeze we made last time.... Watch the video here:There are many varia...
05.31.2011 03:06 PM - Comment(s)
I noticed my last few posts had featured recipes that were kinda complicated!Funny, because I'm really quite a simple kinda girl!In fact my motto in life is to,keep it simple, keep it sweet!So, this week I'm sharing a super simple, taste-bud-blowing recipe.This recipe is perfect as a starter to a me...
05.11.2011 03:44 PM - Comment(s)
What better way to celebrate the arrival of the summer sun than with some snow?!  Well a snow cake actually!! ;) Being from Scotland, I am well used to a lot of snow! So, being here in Arizona I am LOVING the sun shine!This weekend I decided to celebrate by making one of my favorite recipes......
05.03.2011 01:13 PM - Comment(s)

Everybody is talking about Elixirs these days...it's becoming a big trend to cram as many herbs or super-foods into your blender and call it the elixir of life!...but what if you don't have a blender? Or what if you just need a little bite sized boost of Elixir goodness?

I was super excited when Eke...
04.12.2011 04:56 PM - Comment(s)
What more can you do with one of our yummy trail mixes...... other than munch on it as you hike the nearest  mountain?!MAKE FUDGE of corse!I love the word fudge...it sounds just the way as it is supposed to taste!FUDGE...Thick and chewy and full of flavor.Here's a great excuse to try out my fav...
04.07.2011 11:01 AM - Comment(s)
When the world is in such turbulant times, it's easy to start to feel a bit down or deflated... ... who ever we are we all have our "...what is the point in all of this?" moments... Now, that's a pretty big question! Nobody has 'The Answer'... so don't beat yourself up about any of it... ...
03.28.2011 05:47 PM - Comment(s)
Ladies and Gentlemen! We have waited long enough! ... Jarrah is back! Before I go into the details, let me set the scene a little... When I was living back in Scotland, I heard about this incredible bee pollen from Australia. Apparently it came from a million acre natural preserve of Jarrah trees, ...
03.11.2011 12:27 PM - Comment(s)
We decided to delay Part II of our Smoothie Recipe round-up to celebrate the launch of our new Raw Chocolate Kit :)  The kit includes 3 awesome chocolate recipes but we love our chocolate so much that we just had to share another....and this one is a scene stealer for sure!  Susan an...
12.02.2010 06:28 PM - Comment(s)
It's getting cold here in Patagonia and I'm finding myself drawn to sweets more and more these days (don't even get me started on the chocolate situation!)...Luckily we have so many amazing superfoods here to play around with. Needless to say, we've all become quite familiar with them here at the wa...
11.18.2010 11:32 AM - Comment(s)
Bee Pollen is one of Vivapura's most popular products so what better place to start a new series of articles? Bee Pollen is a beautiful and nutrient-dense superfood which we can always find a place in our diet for. These tiny granules are filled with huge amounts of nutrients. Bee pollen is rich in ...
08.03.2010 04:59 PM - Comment(s)
I was a very big yogurt eater back in the day before I realized that eating dairy sends me into a stupor. My grandmother would make fresh yogurt almost daily. We'd eat it at breakfast with homemade granola and for supper with a "fruit cup". Fruit cup was my favorite supper. We lived in Mai...
06.25.2010 11:26 AM - Comment(s)
Last week a hankering for a sweet came upon me. What I really desired was a cream-filled bonbon but alas, I had not the correct type of mold. I do have silicon cupcake molds so I decided to try those. As I was collecting the ingredients I decided to throw a brownie base onto my fantasy treat. I don'...
06.24.2010 11:03 AM - Comment(s)
I have a new food obsession, rather a food combination obsession: tahini and Spirulina Crunchies. Not only am I crazy for the flavor but it is an amazing texture combination as well. Lately for lunch I've been wrapping leftover salad fixings, sauerkraut, tahini dressing and spirulina crunchies w...
06.23.2010 02:49 PM - Comment(s)
Usually when it comes to breakfast I go for a green juice. Sometimes for a green juice and raw chocolate. On the weekends though I often miss meals from weekends past so I often will make something a little fancier. Parfaits tend to be a favorite weekend breakfast. This past weekend I made the follo...
06.22.2010 03:27 PM - Comment(s)
This $&*# Is Banana’s B-A-N-A-N-A-S First, sorry about the title. I am forever ruined. When I hear the word banana, I always sing that Gwen Stefani song in my head. Ugh. Anyway, it’s summertime and for me, it’s time for frozen stuff! I love making raw ice cream utilizing amazingly good-for-you n...
06.21.2010 11:29 AM - Comment(s)
For months I have been trying to create the "perfect" cracker, granted perfect for me. I like super savory crackers that are nice on the side of a salad or dipped in soup or spread with some creamy spread. I've been testing and tweaking endless recipes, trying different commercial brands a...
04.06.2010 04:22 PM - Comment(s)
This recipe has been burning a hole in my little black book since Valentine's. Now I'm ready to post this delightful recipe for your enjoyment! Pecan Nougat & Maca Creme Filled Chocolates Pecan Nougat 1 jar Pecan Butter 1/3 cup raw, local honey or liquid sweetener of choice 1/3 cup Coconut O...
03.17.2010 04:25 PM - Comment(s)

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