Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category

homemade facial moisturizer

Posted on August 6th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

This moisturizer works great for me, and I use it twice a day, morning and night.  My skin is normal-to-dry, with a couple of oily spots.  I make my own because commercial moisturizers (even natural ones) usually give me a nice little pimple or two. When I lived in the Midwest, the weather was so […]

berry smoothie pops

Posted on July 28th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

Around here, we fire up our Vitamix at least once a day, and usually quite a bit more during the summer months.  We make smoothies, slushies, banana or berry “ice cream” and other brain-freezing but healthy treats.  This is one we came up with recently and it’s a winner.  I’ve shown it as popsicles here, […]

eco-kids tuesday

Posted on July 23rd, 2013 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

Hannah featured our raw vegan cheesecake on Eco-Kids Tuesday today.  Stop by her blog for more kid-friendly creative ideas!

berry delicious raw birthday cheesecake

Posted on July 16th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  10 Comments »

Just thought I’d post this recipe of something I whipped up for myself on my birthday.  Although it is raw, vegan, and gluten-free, this cheesecake is surprisingly like the real thing. I’m not raw vegan anymore, but my favorite foods are still plant-based and raw.  Frozen or chilled concoctions with berries and coconut are especially […]

almond butter cups (and a coconut oil manifesto)

Posted on June 26th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  13 Comments »

These little treats are similar to peanut butter cups, with a bit of a twist: I used almond butter and carob instead of peanut butter and chocolate.  Ever since I made them last week I’ve eaten at least one every day.  They might just be a little addictive. I didn’t sweeten them at all, since […]