What is Nutritional Yeast and Recipes on How to Use It

What is Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional Yeast, also know as “Hippie Dust,” “Vegetarian Yeast,” and “Savory Yeast” is a nonactive form of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae. These yellow flakes are used by vegans and vegetarians to produce a “cheese” flavor while providing vitamins and minerals that may be lacking in a vegetarian diet, such as Vitamin B. Much different than it’s relatives […]

Use Mesquite Meal in Your Raw Recipes


Once in a while I come across a food that changes my life a little bit. This is due to some special quality it possesses making it really stand out. Usually it has to do with a combination of profound nutritional benefits paired with pure unadulterated yumminess. A few foods that fall under the life […]

Overcoming the Snacking Hurdle: Hello Kale Chips!

Kale Chips

Once you get into raw foods or a healthy eating lifestyle it quickly becomes apparent that not only do you need to plan out healthy meals, you also have to plan out HEALTHY SNACKS for when you get the munchies for something crunchy, or for in between meals when you want a little something small. […]

Classic Raw Vegan Ice Cream

Raw Vegan Icecream

This recipe was inspired by wanting to recreate mint chocolate chip ice cream without the need to use young Thai coconuts. After several tries and an ice cream maker (Cusinart Supreme™ Commercial Quality Ice Cream Maker) I came up with 3 flavorful and melt in your mouth ice cream flavors. If you do not have […]

In the Kitchen with Kate Magic

Kitchen interview with Kate Magic

1. What is your favorite tool in the kitchen and why? My ceramic knife. When I stayed with raw goddess Ani Phyo recently, she was using one, and it was an absolute joy, so I got myself one as soon as I got home. I eat fairly simply myself, and a good knife is often […]

Blast from the Past with Chef Juliano

Interview with Chef Juliano

1.) How did you get into the raw foods and who trained you to be the chef that you are now? Went veggie, then vegan and just naturally moved more into raw as time went on and then the vegan glue diet was so bad there was no where else to go. No one trained […]

In the Kitchen with Mila Ilina

Kitchen interview with Mila Ilina

1. What is your favorite tool in the kitchen and why? If I had to choose just one, it would probably be my GreenStar Juicer. I love, LOVE making green juice first thing in the morning – I can’t start the day without one! Sometimes I’ll even make another juice later in the day. The […]

In the Kitchen with Sarma Melngailis


1. What is your favorite tool in the kitchen and why? Right now it’s my pink handled Kyocera chef’s knife. It’s a joy to use… feels like you’re cutting through clouds. 2. What’s in your pantry? Well, since I share a home with the One Lucky Duck office, I have a pretty full pantry available. […]

In the Kitchen with Chef Julia Corbett

Kitchen interview with Julia Corbett

1. What is your favorite tool in the kitchen and why? My hands are my favorite tool! I love using my hands whenever I can to play with my food, at some point in the process of making a special treat I get my hands in there to mold and shape, or mix. This is […]

In the Kitchen with Susan Powers

Kitchen interview with Susan Powers

1. What is your favorite tool in the kitchen and why? My large chef’s knife. I have an intimate relationship with my knife and can do almost everything I need with it. I love hand chopping veggies, etc. It is like a meditation that connects you to your food. 2. What’s in your pantry? Lots […]