Raw Chocolate Macaroons 

Raw chocolate macaroons

These raw chocolate macaroons are a perfect snack for your sweet tooth! With a hint of sweetness, chocolate and coconut these cookies will become your new favorite go to snack.Recipe and photo by Laura Marquis, from Sweets in the Raw: Naturally Healthy Desserts, reprinted by permission. more→

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Weekly Plant-Based Dinner Plan, August 22 – 26, 2016

Vietnamese-style recipes, tofu and vegetable wraps by Robin Robertson

The last full week of August finds many of us getting ready to send the kids back to school, wrapping up vacations, and preparing to get back to the “real world.” I’m ready for the crisper days of fall; how about you? Meanwhile, let’s enjoy some more tasty summer fare. Robin Robertson’s Vietnamese-Flavored Tofu Wraps (above) have all the bold flavors and textures of bahn-mi sandwiches, but without the French bread. Serve with a simple potato or grain dish. more→

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Blueberry Cheesecake (Vegan and Raw)

Vegan and Raw Blueberry Cheesecake

This might just be the best cheesecake you’ve ever tasted. Rich with nuts and flavored with summer blueberries, you won’t believe that this is a raw, vegan dessert. Other than the 20 minutes of prep time, there are about 4 hours of freezing time. Recipe and photo by Laura Marquis, from Sweets in the Raw: Naturally Healthy Desserts, reprinted by permission. more→

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Summer Tomato and Peach Salad

Tomato and Peach Salad

This late summer salad is perfect for using ripe tomatoes and peaches of the garden or farm market variety—  not the kind that come with stickers on them! Fresh local tomatoes and peaches seem to reach their peak of flavor at the same time, and are a surprisingly compatible duo. Walnuts or pecans add a surprising twist to this easy salad. Photos by Evan Atlas. more→

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