Vegan Recipes

Coconut Raw Chocolate Truffles

First time making truffles. Me likes. Super easy – and delightful – to make. The kind of thing that could be the end..or the beginning.. of a really great date. Use the same basic Rawtarian raw chocolate recipe as usual. Let the chocolate cool in a dish – you don’t want it liquidy. Pour coconut… Continue reading Coconut Raw Chocolate Truffles

Food, Vegan Recipes

Chia Seed “Crunch” Raw Chocolate

A week ago, I picked up a bag of organic chia seeds from Trader Joe’s.  I believe chia seeds first entered my consciousness when I saw a pic dream hampton posted on twitter a while ago.  It was a glass of water filled with weird looking gelatinous balls.  My knee jerk reaction was “yuck.. what the hell… Continue reading Chia Seed “Crunch” Raw Chocolate

Vegan Recipes

Incredible Raw Chocolate w/ Almonds, Raisins & Chili Pepper

Whipped this up last week. Sad to say, I made enough for a family of 7 and ate the entirety of the batch myself. These few pieces are all that remain, and I don’t think they will survive the weekend. Raw chocolate, made with coconut oil, cacao powder, sea salt and agave is an incredibly… Continue reading Incredible Raw Chocolate w/ Almonds, Raisins & Chili Pepper

Life Musings, Vegan Recipes

My Rawish, Veganish, Gluten-freeish Eating Experiment – 1 Month Results

So, one of the most exciting things going on in my life these days has been a pretty radical lifestyle change.  A month ago, I was sick.  In the stupor of this illness, I realized my fridge was bare and that I’d need provisions to recover.  Around this time, I also discovered that many of… Continue reading My Rawish, Veganish, Gluten-freeish Eating Experiment – 1 Month Results

Life Musings

This is how I love..

I come home after a very long day of teaching back-to-back classes, followed by mentoring a black women’s student group.  My commute is 45 minutes.  When I look at the clock, it’s well past 9 pm. Weary, I make my way up the stairs. My eyelids are heavy.  I’m starving – and running on fumes.… Continue reading This is how I love..