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Vegan Dining in Vieques, PR by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Travel is such a funny thing; Steven and I have only been home for two full days, and already our time in Vieques feels like months ago. Still, we’ve returned with fo ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 1.4.15 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food It feels so strange to be typing “2015” as a part of these posts! How time flies. I hope that everyone has enjoyed this first weekend of the new year. I’m back fr ... Read on »
Maple Spice Sandwich Cream Cookies from Heather Crosby’s Yumuniverse (plus a giveaway!) by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I think it’s appropriate that my first post of 2015 should be a tribute to Heather Crosby’s lovely cookbook,  YumUniverse . I’m sure that most of my readers are quite ... Read on »
Musings for the New Year, 2015 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Before I get to my New Year’s Eve musings, I want to thank everyone who commented on my last post . If you liked the post but haven’t read comments yet, I really en ... Read on »
The Two Phases of My Recovery by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Whenever I write about eating disorder recovery, I try to avoid framing the experience as a simple before-and-after. We all know that recovery doesn’t work this way ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 12.28.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Here we are, in the final days of 2014. It has been quite a year, and I look forward to sharing some reflections with you all later this week. For now, some weekend r ... Read on »
Blueberry, Banana, and Walnut Oat Bake by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food When I was a post-bacc student, I ate nearly the same thing every day for breakfast: an overnight oat/chia combination with dried fruit and hemp protein . It was deli ... Read on »
Heirloom Bean Bourguignon with Celery Root Mash From At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen (plus a... by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food   It isn’t often that I truly rave about a cookbook. When you spend as much time as I do immersed in the world of food–blogs, books, photographs, not to mention ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 12.21.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food  Happy Sunday, friends, and welcome to another weekend reading–our last pre-holiday edition of the year! I’m excited to share five scrumptious recipe links and five t ... Read on »
Holiday Giveaway: Win a Superfood Smoothie Kit from Beaming by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food We’re about to enter the season of resolutions , and we all know what this means. Lots of chatter about trimming, toning, cleaning, detoxing, and other such goals. ... Read on »
Raw Cacao Goji Truffles and a special announcement! by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food One of my favorite holiday activities each year is to prepare a boatload of edible goodies—from macaroons to candied nuts to DIY hot chocolate mix to granola —and g ... Read on »
Maple Roasted Acorn Squash and Red Quinoa Salad with Baby Kale, and Cashew Cheese by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Before Steven and I started dating, meal-sized salads were my go-to dinner option, especially during those busy post-bacc student years. Sharing my life with someone ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 12.14.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Sunday, friends. It’s been a busy week here at CR, with a new green recovery story , two giveaways (one to win two tubs of delicious, smooth tasting vegan pea p ... Read on »
Nuzest Pea Protein Holiday Giveaway (and Interview) by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I’ve written two rave reviews of the Clean Lean Protein from NuZest USA ( here and here ). Unlike other protein powders I’ve tried and liked, NuZest has stood the tes ... Read on »
“Something in Me Was Set Free”: Maike’s Green Recovery Story by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Friday evening, CR readers. I always love sending you all off into the weekend with the inspiration of a Green Recovery story, and this one is particularly in ... Read on »
Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe (Review + Giveaway!) by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food It is no great secret that I am a great big fan of the Candle restaurants here in New York: Candle Cafe, Candle 79, and Candle Cafe West. These three extraordinary ... Read on »
Ginger Citrus Chia Cups with Pistachios and Goji Berries by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food  It’s been quite some time since I posted a chia pudding recipe , so I’m happy to revive the chia love with a perfectly seasonal twist on this raw breakfast favorite. ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 12.7.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Sunday, friends. I hope you’ve had festive and restful weekends. If you missed it, don’t forget to check out my raw pecan sandies , which were part of Kristy’ ... Read on »
Raw Pecan Sandies by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food  By now, many of my readers might be aware of Kristy Turner’s awesome annual ! This event is a chance for vegan bloggers to gather virtually and share some of their h ... Read on »
Cream of Celeriac and Fennel Soup by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Like a lot of foodies I know, I have a fairly robust obsession with winter squash. Butternut, kabocha, acorn, delicata: you name it, I dig it. At this time of ye ... Read on »