Magical Cheesecake Cookie Dough Bars

I’m going to go out on a limb here and proclaim that this might be my favorite recipe to date. These cheesecake cookie dough bars (or squares!) are as vibrant and pure as my namesake; not to mention they are raw, vegan, paleo, refined sugar free and their cookie dough base contains beautifying medicinal mushroom powder! These magical bars boast a hazelnut chocolate chip cookie dough base, a lemon raspberry layer, and a marbled orange blossom & vanilla bean layer topped with fresh figs and pistachio crumbles.

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Shroomin’ | Beautifying Hazelnut Cookie Dough with Medicinal Mushroom Powder

Okay, so we’re not going to be ‘shrooming’ in the way that you might typically think of. Instead, I’m going to teach you how to incorporate a beautifying medicinal  mushroom powder into a raw cookie dough which boasts a bevy of benefits. Eat cookie dough, become more beautiful. Sounds like a good deal to me.

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Roasted Vegetable, Wilted Kale, & Poached Rhubarb Salad with Pomegranate Ponzu Sauce

Spicy garlic roasted asparagus and broccolini, pickled radishes, sesame wilted kale, savory rhubarb poached in star anise and lime zest, shaved cucumber, sliced chioggia beets, shredded cabbage, sesame seeds, and fresh basil. All of these flavors compliment one another amazingly well, and together they make a beautiful and healthy  salad with a perfect mixture of raw and roasted vegetables; all tossed together in a pomegranate ponzu sauce that is the perfect amalgam of sweet and umami flavors. 

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