5 posts in group raw-cashews

Spicy Carrot Carnitas

It may be in the middle of April Showers but it is never to early to celebrate CINCO DE MAYO!!!! Mexican or Spanish food is always a winner for dinner in my house. These SPICY CARROT CARNITAS have now added another plant based Mexican dish that I can enjoy on a regular basis. Full of Beta-Carotene Rich Carrots and slow cooked to perfection in an aromatic bath of chipotle peppers and taco seasoning. The citrus rich orange juice adds a sweet but savory flavor to the carrots which is only ... Continue Reading

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

  In general, chocolate is hard to say no to and these soft and chewy cookies will grab you before you even have a chance to escape. The cookie portion is soft and tender on the inside with a gentle but firm crust. The Coconut Cashew filling finishes off the ensemble with a sweet flavor resembling an Oreo cookie cream. All vegan but without the added preservatives. This "open faced" Oreo cookie will be a hit in your household!   Continue Reading

Strawberry & Adzuki Bean Pasta Salad

Do you ever have those days where you are craving something sweet but you know you should have dinner and get all your "nutrients"? Yea..?... Me to! I am a sucker for dessert and anything sweet so I like to switch out a savory dinner for something sweet like oatmeal or pancakes on occasion. Well, that usually doesn't get all my veggies, fruit and protein in so I wanted to create a dish that could satisfy all of the categories. After some deep meditation on the subject....I came up ... Continue Reading

Blueberry & Beet Bruschetta

This recipe was semi inspired by a recent trip to the Mad City Vegan fest and semi inspired by my love of blueberries that are currently in season.  At the Vegan fest my mom and I got to watch Chef Dave from Lilliana's and Charlie's restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin do a live cooking demo. Not only was this a cooking demo...it was a vegan cooking demo. We got FRONT ROW seats because I didn't want to miss one second. I learned soooooo much.....and I laughed even more. He was truly good enterta... Continue Reading

Fruit Lettuce Tacos w/Minty Cashew Cream

I love and respect all seasons....but....Spring and Summer set me off!!! All those wonderful fruits and berries that are in season and booming with vitamins. It is just a vibrant and energy filled time. Aaaah....makes me drool just thinking about a nice warm day a big spoon and a whole watermelon!! With Spring officially in the door...what better way to celebrate than with these Fruit Lettuce Tacos. Can you feel the positive energy and vibrations from the picture. It is ... Continue Reading