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Celebrate Hemp Week

Raw Hemp Walnut Pie Crust

Creamy, nutty, versatile hemp seeds is one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Tasty, too! Hemp seeds are loaded with Omega-fatty acids, fiber, protein, and is gluten-free and vegan. For healthy hair, skin, joints, pumping hearts and thinking brains; hemp is a perfect food to eat regularly.

Walnuts and hemp seeds offer a tasty source of Omega 3s in this quick and easy raw pie crust. Continue reading

Fruit Crisp with Teff

Fruit Crisp with Teff Flour

Take your pick of seasonal organic fruits: blueberries, peaches, apples, cranberries, and mix and match with a some dried organic fruits  like dates or mangoes, for extra sweetness and variety. Enjoy a fruit crisp topped with yogurt for a nourishing start of your day, or whipped cream or ice cream for a delicious dessert. Teff Flour makes a great fruit crisp topping. Sweetened with maple syrup and vanilla, a little cinnamon. YUM!  Continue reading

Mocha Cake

Mocha Cake for Deans Beans

Imagine eating this delicious mocha cake warm out of the oven. YUM!

The UFOs, as Deans Beans’ calls their organic fair trade chocolate discs, on top and inside the cake, are slightly gooey. To add to the fun, I used Deans Beans’ organic, fair trade cocoa, and coffee, too, cause this is a recipe I created for Deans Beans. We will make a video of it soon and give you the recipe. Sneak peak, Continue reading

Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

I love developing recipes and teaching hands on cooking classes. Last night at Cooking for Energy and Stamina, my vegetarian cooking class, we made a delicious variation of my Lemon Poppy Seed cupcakes. First time I created this recipe, over 25 years ago, it was a vegan cake. I used teff grain instead of eggs. You might have seen that recipe on the Teff Company website as well as in my 1996 cookbook, The Quick and Easy Organic Gourmet.  Then I made a gluten-free version with eggs and published it in my Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cookbook. I have also made a delicious recipe variation for Nutiva with hazelnut flour. YUM!  Continue reading

Organic Nutty Energy Bars

Organic, Vegan, Gluten-free Delicious Nutty Energy Bars

Nutty Energy Bars, a delicious treat I created for Deans Beans with their fair trade organic cocoa, and my new favorite Timor coffee. For extra yum and energy for our modern lives, I used all organic ingredients like cashews, pecans, dates, coconut oil, a touch of maple syrup and vanilla. Continue reading