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barbarads

Hillsboroughg, New Jersey
Mom, Grandmom, Lover, Friend...on the road to reclaim my health and vitality thru healthy eating, including living food. Diagnosed with IC 10 yrs ago....was in remission for 2.5 yrs---it has returned and is wreaking havoc in my life.  I am working with a holistic Doctor AND taking... Full Bio
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New York "Egg Cream" - Rawfully Tempting Style by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Who remembers New  York style Egg Cream? My mom prepared these for us when we were younger using seltzer, chocolate syrup, vanilla extract, and milk.  I think the ori ... Read on »
Rawfully Tempting Raw Chocolate Fruit and Nut Bark by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Picture = not so great...but it was gone gone gone before I could get another photo. Tempering raw chocolate is possible, but challenging. I'm not a great chocolatier ... Read on »
"Root Beer Float" Smoothie by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As a little girl, I'd get utterly giddy at the thought of a Root Beer Float, and to this day, it's strongly connected with many pleasant childhood memories. ... Read on »
Living Tree Smoothie Spectacular by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating One of my favorite online stores, Living Tree Community  sent me a lovely sample pack of their vibrant living butters. Yesteday, although it's really easy, I wasn't i ... Read on »
Dairy-Free, Raw Ice Cream by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ok! Bad picture! It was evening, and it was metling. I had very little lighting, but wanted to capture it. You'll have to trust me..It was GREAT! Some time back, ... Read on »
Blueberry Muffin Tops (Gluten-Free) by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Blueberry Muffins have always been a big comfort food in my life. These no-bake, raw vegan treats are well worth the effort. The taste and mouth-feel are outstanding! ... Read on »
Sesame-Almond Milk (Dairy Free) by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating  There is practically nothing on this Earth as yummy as fresh Almond Milk ...(okay, well maybe Coconut Milk ). Once you realize how easy this is to prepare, you can be ... Read on »
Apple Walnut Muffins - Gluten-Free by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Served warm from the dehydrator, these muffins are very reminiscent of the SAD (Standard American Diet - aka BAKED) version. I didn't make them too sweet, and sunfl ... Read on »
Muesli Breakfast Mix - "Cream of NO-Wheat" by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I'm in LOVE with this delicious blend. Just so you know, some of these ingredients are not raw. Feel free to substitute with a sprouted/dehydrated version. It's Winte ... Read on »
Fig Halvah (Sesame) Smoothie by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating "Open sesame"—the famous phrase from the Arabian Nights—reflects the distinguishing feature of the sesame seed pod, which bursts open when it reaches maturity.  G ... Read on »
Pecan-Carob Maca Milkshake by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Oh Yum! Thank you Living Tree Community  for another fantastic product. Of course this is lick-off-the-spoon-fantastic, but I was in a hurry and wanted to toss toget ... Read on »
Dairy-Free (Mocha) Almond Yogurt by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I was inspired to revisit almond yogurt when a client asked me to prepare some for her. I had forgotten how easy it was. Once the plain yogurt was made, I move ... Read on »
Rawfully Tempting Herb Stuffing by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Our monthly potluck/demo is tomorrow evening, and I wanted to create something fabulous  for our pre-Thanksgiving celebration. This stuffing is superb and can be gro ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Potluck and Chocolate Demo by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating November 12th Central NJ Raw Vegan/Living Food Meetup -  Come on out and join us.  It's time to get back on track ...before the holidays!! Eat healthy and get inspi ... Read on »
Rawfully Tempting Red Slaw by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This delightful slaw is quick and easy to prepare. I apologize that it's been so long since my last post, but I've been enjoying my new grandson, Leo Bronze. His momm ... Read on »
Sunny Cherry Mango Smoothie by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I had some leftover mango in the freezer along with delicious fresh cherries. On top of that, a tray of freshly sprouted sunflower shoots was smiling at me. Why not c ... Read on »
Mango Almond Milk by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating YUM! YUM! YUM! Simple, light and totally refreshing. For a quick, easy, and delightful beverage that you can prepare in minutes, try this!  Feel free to add ... Read on »
Bachelorette Party Fun by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Pistachio Pesto Pizza  It's always fun to demonstrate some of my more decadent dishes to the uninitiated.This past weekend, I had the honor of host ... Read on »
Sprouted Rum Buckwheat Crunchies by barbarads Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Sprouted Buckwheat Crunchies can be made in almost any flavor...just change the extracts. My favorite flavors are rum and mint, but caramel is yummy t ... Read on »