Epic Vegan Kiwi Pineapple Macadamia Pie

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     Greetings Health Fans, Feast your eyes on this beauty of a raw vegan pie. It’s often difficult for me to eat something that looks so beautiful but the only thing better than how it looks is how it tastes. Don’t take my word for it though. Make one yourself. The crust features macadamia nuts and dates. The bottom layer has cashews, coconut milk and maple syrup. The top…

Pawpaw pie is actually more American than apple pie

Thanks for joining me for the second installment of the “pawpaw diaries”. This weeks episodes features a video and recipe for pawpaw pie. Considering that pawpaw is the largest indigenous North American fruit, I think I’m justified in saying that pawpaw pie is more American than apple pie. Apples immigrated to North America with the European colonists while pawpaw was here long before they arrived. One interesting thing about the…

Chico Sapodilla Crumble

Feast your eyes on the fruit of the Manilkara zapota tree, commonly known as the sapodilla. I was first introduced to this variety of sapote while living in Taiwan and now I was being re-introduced to it in Kauai. It turns out that these little brown fruits have a different name in about every country that grows them. Bananas are pretty much bananas where ever you go but this sapodilla…

Birthday Blissings

Happy birthday to me and what a happy birthday it has been. This whole facebook thing can be quite overwhelming especially for someone who likes to play down their birthday. I had over 60 birthday wishes in my inbox when I woke up this morning and the number is still growing. So many random acts of kindness makes my heart swell. Those are the times we live in though. The…