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“To Feel Comfortable in My Own Skin”: Karen’s Green Recovery Story by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Karen Hovie has been reading and commenting on Choosing Raw for over a year now. I’m always struck by her kind and empathic words, especially when it comes to ED re ... Read on »
Turmeric Chia Pudding, Buckwheat, and Raspberry Parfait by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Now that summer’s here, it’s a perfect time to enjoy cool breakfasts. Chia puddings are one of my favorite breakfast foods, and it’s been a long time since I shared a ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 7.12.15 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food As I was drafting this post, I thought about the fact that weekend reading has become such a special routine for me. I’m an early riser, and on Sunday mornings, while ... Read on »
Sorghum and Roasted Summer Vegetable Salad with Tarragon and Basil by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food So, I tried sorghum for the first time this week. I’ve had sorghum flour in baked goods, and I’ve always liked its mildly sweet flavor, but I hadn’t yet trie ... Read on »
Polenta Tart with Garlicky White Bean Spread and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I’m so excited to share this recipe, which Steven and I were delighted to dig into last night. For the record, Steven isn’t a great fan of tomatoes, so I wasn’t sure ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 7.5.15 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Sunday, all. For those of you who were busy celebrating July 4th, at home or far away, I hope you had a lovely holiday. The day started off with gray skies and ... Read on »
Lemon Scented Quinoa and Millet Breakfast with Blueberries by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Within the world of whole grains, I think it’s safe to say that millet is a bit of an underdog. This isn’t because it’s lacking in nutritional value: millet is rich i ... Read on »
Best Banana Bread (or Muffins) From Dreena Burton’s Plant-Powered Families (Plus a Giveaway!) by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Those of us who love to cook retain, I think, a special sort of reverence for our very first cookbook authors. My forays into cooking coincided for the most part wi ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 6.28.15 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Sunday, friends. It’s a cloudy, cool weekend here in New York, but gray skies certainly don’t dampen the fact that it’s a celebratory day. I look forward to sli ... Read on »
Easiest Vegan, Gluten Free Mac n’ Cheese + Peas by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food We all have a collection of recipes that we associate with comfort and familiarity. Oftentimes these date back to childhood, to a dish that signaled love or care or f ... Read on »
Sweet Dijon Vinaigrette by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I love it when a nutrition client presents me with a culinary challenge — a request for a vegan version of a favorite recipe, a meal idea, a special sort of snack or ... Read on »
On Veganism, Eating Disorder Recovery, and “No” Foods by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food On Thursday of last week, I shared a wonderful Green Recovery post from fellow blogger Kimmy , who is the author of Rock My Vegan Socks . She wrote something that ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 6.21.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Morning, all! I hope that everyone has had a restful weekend. I’m reaching the last push of my summer class, gearing up for my Serve Safe exam on Thursday, and scramb ... Read on »
“Working Towards Loving Myself Inside and Out”: Kimmy’s Green Recovery Story by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Thursday, everyone. So glad that you liked the kale salad on Tuesday! I’ve already gotten some positive reviews on Twitter, which is great. One of th ... Read on »
Kale Salad with Tofu Feta, Sun Dried Tomatoes, and Lemon Hemp Dressing by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Believe it or not, it’s been a while since I posted a kale salad (the horror!). When I’m busy, a lot of salads take the form of quick bowls, which I’ll assemble based ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 6.14.15 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Hello, friends. Happy Sunday, and thanks for all of the enthusiasm for Richa’s book on Friday ! Keep those giveaway entries coming. Steven and I are winding up a ... Read on »
Mango Curry Tofu from Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen (and a giveaway!) by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food If you spend a bit of time perusing vegan blogs, then you have no doubt come across Vegan Richa’s fabulous website . It’s one of the most colorful, lush, and inspir ... Read on »
Anti-Inflammatory Berry, Watermelon, and Ginger Smoothie by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food It has been quite a while since I’ve craved a smoothie. I used to drink them all the time in cold weather, but with each passing year I’m less and less inclined to ... Read on »
33 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Last year’s birthday post was both difficult and easy to write. Difficult because I was recounting my rejection from med school, which had been painful, but easy b ... Read on »
Creamy Raw Chocolate Ice Cream and Superfood Chocolate Giveaway from Aloha by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I scream, you scream…OK OK, I won’t go there, but I do think you’ll all be excited about today’s giveaway. This is, I think, a community full of chocolate lovers, a ... Read on »