Raw Almond Feta

My son (who is not gluten-free) said at Christmas… “If you serve us gluten-free food that tastes this good, you can bring it out anytime!” LOL I’ve made this recipe many times, but can’t seem to remember to take my own photo. This photo and the recipe is courtesy of Raw Food For Life. Ingredients: 1 cup of soaked raw almonds (12-24 hrs) 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 T cold pressed extra-virgin olive oil 1 clove of garlic (crushed) 1 1/4 tsp of Real Brand or Celtic Sea salt Contents of 1 pro-biotic capsule (optional) 1/4 cup cold purified water Preparation:  Soak raw almonds in purified water overnight. The next morning, peel the skin off the almonds and place them into a high speed blender, I use a Vitamix.Add the remaining ingredients, and blend until it has a creamy consistency (about 5 minutes). Remove the mixture from the blender and place the ‘cheese’ in a nut bag or cheesecloth and squeeze out any excess liquid. Twist around the ‘cheese’, forming it into an orange-size ball, and squeezing to help extract any moisture. Secure with a rubber band or kitchen twine. Place the cloth over a strainer. Put it in the refrigerator to set for about 12 hours. Be sure to put a bowl underneath the strainer to catch any runoff. The last time I made this over Christmas, I soaked the almonds, peeled them (the skin just pops off), then I set the almonds in the refrigerator till the next day. In doing this, there wasn’t any extra liquid that drained out from the nut bag. If...

Happy New Year 2015

I’ve been thinking today of how to inspire each and every one of you! And I have a plan. I’ve created a beautiful template of a goal setting exercise that I viewed today on this video. I’ll explain below… Just click here to download the form and be inspired!   According to MindValley.com, there are 3 very important questions to ask yourself around setting goals. What EXPERIENCES do I want out of life How do I want to GROW and be a more creative being  What do I want to CONTRIBUTE to the world… what will my legacy be…   To view the instruction page, click here Basically, this is how it works. There are 3 columns on your page, one for Experiences, one for Growth, and one for Contribution. You are only to spend 90 seconds on each column. Set a timer. Go with your gut instinct, don’t think too much, just write whatever comes to you. First you list all experiences that you want to get out of life. What would you really want to experience? Pretend there is NO limit to time and money. Some idea’s would be around health, fitness, love, relationships, family, friends… What type of home do you desire, what type of car? What places do you want to visit? What do you want to see and experience? holidays… travel plans… think big! Second you list all the various ways you want to grow and BE a more creative being. Look at your intellectual life… what books do you want to read, what new language do you want to learn? Look at your...