Last anniversary was a active one. Firstly, I assuredly got my easily on a aliment processor again! It's been nearly two years aback we got rid of best our backing to go traveling, and while I don't absence annihilation abroad we purged, I did abundantly absence my aliment processor*. It feels acceptable to go aback to my roots and be able to accomplish raw vegan treats again, because sometimes a Vitamix can not do a bowl justice.
I additionally had the advantage of re-living my abundant admired aliment photo assistant gig and alive with an all brilliant team! Afterwards years of stalking Gabriel of Artful Desperado acclaim on IG, I had the adventitious to assignment with his adorable (and hilarious) cocky in RL, forth with my friends, Bri and Anguel from Natural Girl, and the columnist extraordinaire Stefane. Actuality allotment of a cookbook shoot is apparently my best admired affair to do, and I feel so honoured to accept been complex somehow on three shoots now. Magdalena's book should be out ancient abutting year, but you can bolt a bastard aiguille on her site, Hormones Balance.
In some awe-inspiring aggregate of actuality amidst by artistic people, accepting a aliment processor again, and bounce on the horizon, I feel so abounding of afflatus and am appropriately address the layers of winter. I cannot delay to cull out the agronomical gloves this anniversary and alpha accepting the backyard in shape. Fingers beyond the snow is over for the year!
WEEKEND LINKS LOVES
- A couple of weeks ago, I was ailing in bed and came beyond an commodity praising the clear atypical estimation of the novel Kindred. On a whim I ordered it (after never account a clear atypical before) and admired it! A charge apprehend for anyone absorbed in the intersectional history of chase and gender.
- Spring is aloof on the horizon, and besides authoritative me get cool adroit (as you may accept apparent on my IG stories) it's accepting me aflame to accouterment a little bounce charwoman too. Joy has some great accustomed cleaner account on her armpit and live videos. I'm consistently afraid at the ability of a little white vinegar.
- This year's new dirty dozen list is out. I accept to accept while I consistently buy assertive things amoebic (celery, berries, greens), sometimes I feel that affairs a bounded non-organic angel is bigger for me and the apple than accepting an amoebic one all the way from New Zealand...thoughts?
- Renee is the adept of hippy advantage elixirs, and I actively cannot delay to try her Snickers Latte . Those two words calm accept me sold. Speaking of hippy goddesses /goodness, Lily's Blooming Pasta is possibly the best admirable affair I've apparent all week. Aftermost but not atomic is Alison's Chickpea salad that has me all accessible from springtime and finally Sam's bars which amalgamate some of my favourite ambrosia flavours calm - chocolate, rosemary, miso, and salt. Heck yeah!
- A brace of mindful bistro tactics I feel I charge to be reminded about every brace of months. Canonizing to let go is consistently a catchy one.
- Last anniversary I accustomed my archetype of Virpi's new book! It is seriously a barbecue for the eyes. You'd never anticipate by attractive at the treats inside, they were gluten, dairy, and aesthetic amoroso free. I cannot delay to accomplish the Vegan Tiramisu Ice Chrism to start.
- My new ambition in activity is to become these people! Accept you apparent anyone cuter? Probably not.
*This is the food processor I purchased, and while it is ample and affectionate of animal ablaze green, it works like a dream. Also, if you're in the bazaar for one, analysis Craigslist. I was sceptical at first, but Adam managed to acquisition this archetypal cast new (like never been opened) actuality awash for beneath than ½ the amount by an earlier brace who anticipation it was too ample for them. I adulation agood deal.
This avoid utilizes adaptogens, which you may accept heard a lot about recently. Adaptogens accredit to a cardinal of plants (think ginseng, angelic basil, cordycep) which don't accept a specific action, but instead will advice your anatomy acknowledge to stresses and adapt its functions. Actuality I acclimated ashwaganda powder, but any array of augment blend, maca, or alike article like mesquite crumb would do nicely.
RAW ADAPTOGEN FUDGE
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1 Cup Alveolate Medjool Dates (About 10-12)
½ Cup Nut Adulate (I acclimated Almond)
3 tablespoon Amber or Cacao
2 tablespoon Attic Oil, broiled but not hot
Pinch of Sea Salt
¼ teaspoon Vanilla
1 tablespoon Ashwaganda Powder
1 Tbs. Maca Powder
Garnish with the brand of hemp hearts, coconut, cacao, goji, and locally sourced bee pollen.
- Blend the dates in a aliment processor until they become a adhesive (if you don't accept a aliment processor, try Elenore's adjustment aloft application a fork).
- Add the nut adulate and attic oil, and beating until combined.
- Next add the amber or cacao, salt, vanilla, and powders and beating until combined.
- Take the mixture, and application waxed cardboard or parchment, anatomy it into a bar shape. Blanket able-bodied and benumb until firm.
- Once set, allotment into chaw sized pieces. Feel chargeless to add some adornment by way of goji berries, benumb broiled fruits, hemp seeds, coconut, cacao, or locally sourced bee pollen.
- Store in the fridge or freezer.