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Creamy Chia Pudding Demonstration

Here’s Melissa showing how to make our Creamy Chia Pudding recipe (Upgraded Chia Pudding!) and sharing tips for making the smoothest chia gel and using chia pudding for breakfast, during a cleanse, and with added superfoods.   Watch on Youtube

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Thai Curry & Avocado Oil Superfood Bowls Giveaway 12

You Can Win Superfood Bowl Ingredients! My favorite resource for super herbs, Mountain Rose Herbs, has this new line of Epicurean Organic Spices and Oils and they are a DELICIOUS way to upgrade your superfood bowls. I got to try the Thai Curry organic spice and the Avocado Oil (yummy!) and if you leave a comment on this blog post, you could win the same.  I’ll tell you more in a sec … first let me elaborate on how awesome it all is.

Thai Curry Superfood Bowl Ingredients

Opening A Young Coconut

Lots of Raw Food recipes use young coconuts.  They’re really good for you … the young coconut water is high in electrolytes (move over gatorade) and the young coconut meat is pudding-like smooth. I’ve found young coconut water in cans and juice boxes at natural grocery stores – just be sure to check the ingredients to make sure it’s 100% coconut water and no other gunk.  I’ve also found young coconut meat cut into strips and frozen at my favorite large Asian grocery story (Super H Mart). Nevertheless, the best is when it’s fresh, so sometimes you’ll want to open […]

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Thai Coconut Bliss Soup

Oh my goodness this soup is delicious!  When I make a raw dinner for friends I often start with this soup, then serve Thai Veggie Wraps and finish with the Coconut-Hazlenut Chia Pudding.  Yummy! I’ve found this soup will also freeze well – just freeze the marinated mushrooms separately.  This recipe comes straight from one of my favorite raw info/uncook books: [amazon-product text=”The Raw Food Detox Diet” type=”text”]0060834374[/amazon-product] by Natalia Rose. Makes about 5 cups serving 2-5 people depending on how much of a meal you make it Marinated Mushroom Topping 1 Cup Shiitake Mushrooms thinly sliced 3 Tbsp Fresh Basil […]

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Chia Pudding Upgraded 4

I’ve been making Chia Pudding for about a year now and only just got this upgrade idea from my fellow superfoodies at our last Superfood Dinner. Since Chia soaks up all the nutrients of whatever you soak it in, why just soak it in water? Why not soak it in hemp milk? Or Chocolate Bliss? Or both?!? So I did both. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm yummy!!!!!!!! I made it not as sweet and I like it – tastes even more like the oatmeal I was craving – only better. Gotta love upgrades! Here’s the updated recipe:

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