It’s not new information that food and emotions are connected. Who hasn’t lost their appetite after some bad news? Or eaten more than they should, to heal a broken heart? Or ate a whole tray (or bag) of cookies and only …

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I don’t know why, but when I make Middle Eastern or Asian food I get the best results. Since the first time I made a tagine, I was in love with the mix of spices and how the correct balance of sweetness, …

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The one thing I learned in culinary school about vegan food, other than a not so great vegan aioli, was this lentil fritters recipe. As with everything, I changed a bit the recipe (the original fritter were deep fried, which is …

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I am a dessert person. When I saw this recipe on The Rawtarian’s site, I knew I had to do it. This simple but delicious recipe is amazing! It’s sweet and chewy, and the best – no sugar, flour, or …

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I love sesame seeds. So much I’ll eat it with honey as a dessert or a snack, so when I saw this recipe I knew it was perfect for me. It has more ingredients than what I usually like to …

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The first time I made and ate raw brownies I was in awe. I couldn’t believe I had lived for so long without knowing about this. The recipe takes less than 5 minutes to make, has 4 ingredients and it’s …

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