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Chocolate Peanut Protein Balls by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food At some point this fall, I may have mentioned that my friend Sydney (whom I’ve known since 9th grade) had moved to D.C. Almost immediately, we’d fallen into our easyg ... Read on »
Red Quinoa Citrus Salad with Hazelnuts, Fennel, Radish, and Baked Tofu by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food  I’ve written a lot about the idea of a “ meal-sized salad “–i.e., a salad that’s nutrient dense enough to hold its own as dinner or lunch. Salad creation is often one ... Read on »
Five Ingredient Vegan Blackberry Coconut Ice Cream by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food This ice cream is pretty amazing. It’s amazing because you don’t have to heat anything, dissolve anything, or thicken anything before you put it in your ice ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 6.15.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I skipped Weekend Reading last week because I was a little drained from my birthday post . I can’t tell you how nice it is to revisit my Sunday morning routine of b ... Read on »
Raw Buckwheat Breakfast Porridge by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Lately, a lot of my nutrition clients have been asking me for summer breakfast ideas that aren’t smoothies. When it’s ninety degrees or more outside, the concept of h ... Read on »
Zucchini Noodle Marinara with Lentils by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Zucchini marinara was one of the first recipes I ever blogged about. It has remained popular ever since, and I was reminded of why I love it so much when I taught t ... Read on »
32 (Or the Long Overdue Life Update) by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food When did reflective birthday musings became a CR tradition? I guess it was the big 3-0 . That was my second summer in D.C., and this, amazingly, is my fourth. It’s ... Read on »
Rice and Tempeh Stuffed Peppers by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I made this recipe a couple of weeks ago, and I didn’t really intend to post it–it was a random weeknight supper, and I barely thought to snap photos before gobbling ... Read on »
Easy Summer Gazpacho by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food This is not the first gazpacho I’ve ever made, and I’m sure it won’t be my last. Gazpacho is one of those recipes you can continue to tweak in small ways–an extra dash ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 6.1.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Sunday, all! Thanks for your kind words about the new blog look. I’m delighted that you guys like it, and to those of you who were accustomed to the old look, ... Read on »
Raw Collard Green Salad (and a New Look) by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food  Surprise! Thank you, everyone, for bearing with me as this blog went through a little makeover. I hope you’re into the new look, which is all thanks to the wonde ... Read on »
No Bake Cranberry Almond Chia Snack Bars by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food It’s been a while since I shared a good snack bar recipe. No particular reason for this, except that I’ve been more lazy than usual about making my own lately. And wh ... Read on »
(Long) Weekend Reading, 5.25.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Sunday and happy Memorial Day, everyone! I spent a night of the long weekend in New York, so that I could have a lovely dinner with my soul sista JL , and now I ... Read on »
From the Farmer DC: Five Weeks of Local, Seasonal Vegan Meals by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food In the last few weeks you’ve probably heard me mention From the Farmer , a weekly farm-to-consumer delivery company. From the Farmer emphasizes fresh, high-qua ... Read on »
Thoughts on Self-Criticism by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food A few weekend readings ago, I mentioned that I’d been struck by this interview with Anneli Rufus , who is the author of a new book entitled “ Unworthy: How t ... Read on »
White Corn Enchiladas with Zucchini, Black Beans, Sweet Potato, and Herbed Cashew Cheese by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food So the lesson I seem to have learned while making these enchiladas is that there really isn’t a very flattering way to photograph enchiladas once they’re baked ... Read on »
Weekend Reading, 5.18.14 by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy Sunday, friends. In case you missed it, the folks at NuZest are hosting a giveaway for CR readers ; the first 200 people to sign up will receive free s ... Read on »
Gingerbread Granola and NuZest Protein Powder Giveaway by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food In my last product review roundup, I mentioned that I had tried and been impressed with the Clean Lean Protein from NuZest USA . It’s a pea protein, available ... Read on »
Minted Pea and Cashew Cheese Crostini by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I have to admit, I’m a little bit in love with these minted pea and cashew cheese crostini. Each one is just a tiny bite, but in that bite resides a tremendous ... Read on »
Hurry Up Vegan: Couscous with Asparagus, Zucchini, Sundried Tomatoes, and Pine Nuts by Gena Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I included this easy, delicious recipe for couscous with asparagus, zucchini, sundried tomatoes, and pine nuts in my last week. As my editor and I were emaili ... Read on »