Nuts about Cashews

Have you ever seen a cashew in its shell? Yeah. Me neither. Do you know why you've never seen a cashew in its shell? I do. Curious? I was. According to whfoods.org, cashews are always sold shelled because the interior of the shells contains a caustic resin, which must be removed before the nuts are fit…

The Best Cashew Shake Ever (Or as I like to call it…the BCSE…I’m all about the acronyms.)

Every so often, I get this inspiration to throw a bunch of frozen bananas in a blender with a little nut milk, and some nut butter. Sometimes the result is good, and sometimes the result is mind blowing delicious. This was mind blowing delicious. I may have mentioned previously that I love nut milk. I even…

Tofu Isn’t a 4-Letter Word at My House

Protein. A word worth 9 points when playing Words with Friends or Scrabble (provided no letter occupies a space marked DL, DW, or TL). But that's not really important. Unless, of course, you are playing Words with Friends or Scrabble. Obviously. What is important, however, is understanding the role that protein plays in your health. For starters, it helps your body repair…

Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

Cookie dough. Why is it just so incredibly difficult to resist sneaking a few bites of cookie dough when whipping up a batch of cookies? Have you ever even put a pan of cookies in the oven without "testing" them first? (You know...just to make sure they're edible and stuff.) I know I haven't. My love affair with cookie…