Collard Wraps with Sunflower Seed Tu-No salad

Greetings Health Fans, Happy spring to everyone. The gardens and greenhouses are coming alive here at Camp Rawnora. I’m really enjoying the wild foraging, looking forward to finding some morel mushrooms. The retreat season is underway here at the camp. Here are a few of our upcoming events: Spring Cleanse 2014 Vegan Raw Food Chef 2 June/July Juice Feast Here’s a timeless classic the Tu-No salad collard wrap. The recipe…

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…

Pawpaw, paw paw, papaw… have you heard of it?

Winter has well established itself here in Michigan with snow on the ground and temperatures below freezing. It seems that only a week ago I was trekking through the Rawnora landscape in search of pawpaws. What’s a pawpaw you say? That’s a fair question to ask considering this native fruit is relatively new to me as well. Pawpaw, Latin name asimina triloba, is the largest indigenous fruit in North America….

Miso Madness

It’s no secret that I’m a huge miso fan. I use miso in dressings, sauces and on almost daily basis in my almond miso spread. My preferred miso of choice is chickpea miso either from South River Miso or Miso Master. Both brands are organic and GMO-free. When shopping for miso, look for it in the refrigerated foods section of the health food store. Your average grocery store will not…