Yummy Cherry Almond Cookies

cherry cookiesIt doesn’t matter what season it is or whether we’re celebrating a specific holiday or entertaining friends, dessert usually ends up the star of the show.

After all, for most, it will be the last part of the meal and the last thing you or your guests enjoy before the evening is over so it’s not surprising that it sticks in their minds.

Every day we hear more and more about the negative effects of gluten or white flour or sugar…and now we learn that “cooking” at high temperatures destroys many of the nutrients we paid good money for and what we’re really consuming is a sad representation of the healthy nutrients that used to be there.

So, how do we keep dessert as the star of the show when there is so much negativity about ingredients that are normally associated with desserts? How do we shift from eating foods with white sugar, white flour, dead calories and few nutrients…foods that we have been offered our whole lives and conditioned on our whole lives? [Read more…]

Raw Desserts Eliminate Guilt and Get Rave Reviews

i love dessert2In a perfect world, desserts would be healthy. They would provide you with anti-oxidants, minerals, amino acids, and enzymes. There would be no bloating, lethargy or guilt felt as a result of eating them either.

Is there such a dessert? A way to feed our body nutrients while enjoying one of mankind’s favorite past times…snacking on desserts and treats?

You might be surprised to know that the answer is simple…raw desserts created from nature’s bounty…without processed ingredients or high heat that destroys the nutrients.

Eating “raw” (including dessert) helps eliminate the culprits that have been linked to degenerative diseases and weight gain including “bad carbs” (white flour and sugar) and “bad fats” (saturated fats and trans fats) along with a heap of unhealthy chemicals and preservatives. [Read more…]

Treat Yourself to Raw Desserts and Treats and Eliminate the Guilt Forever!

apple pieEating fresh is finally becoming a mainstream diet. More and more people are waking to the fact that their bodies, minds and habits are all part of the same scene that is out-picturing in their lives and that in order to display perfect health and vitality each area needs to be balanced and healthy.

Eating raw is the answer. The more of your diet that begins and ends using raw ingredients the more nutrition you are squeezing into each bite you take.

Switching to eating fresh/raw during our regular meals such as breakfast, lunch or dinner is hard enough and a challenge on its own, but is there a way to eat fresh when we’re in the mood for a sweet snack or when enjoying dessert? [Read more…]