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Ama Opare

Supporting you by bringing you flavorful and satisfying vegan and raw vegan recipes, inspiration and online training and one-on-one coaching to help LOVE YOUR VEGAN LIFE! I am an educator and revolutionary who has teamed up with my physician/dietitian husband, Nana Kwaku Opare, MD, MPH, CA, to address the growing health problems in the Afrikan/Black community by building a Nation of Black Vegetarians and Vegans.

Worried About Food Safety? – Grow Your Own Food

Food safety is a real concern. The news is full of stories about Monsanto and the growing incident of GMOs or Genetically Modified Organisms in our food.This is just one more thing added to the dangers of pesticides, unsanitary food handling, and the environmental impact of transporting food around the…

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Ants On A Log

This is a fun snack for kids and adults alike. It can be made raw or partially raw depending on if you have raw nut or seed butter on hand. Use dried cranberries or cherries for red ants on a log. Cut celery sticks into desired length. I usually go…

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Spiced Nuts

These tasty nuts can be made with whatever nuts you like. Try different spice combinations to suit your tastes or the theme of your meal. Let us know what variation you try by posting them in the comment section below. These make great snacks, garnishes for salads, or additions to…

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Why This Site Is For Black Vegetarians

On April 15, 2013 Food For The Soul, The Online Home For Black Vegetarian, went live. You may wonder why this site is for BLACK vegetarians and not all vegetarians and who qualifies as a black vegetarian. Let me explain. Many black folks experience a feeling of aloneness that can…

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Pizza Crust

Pizza Crust will keep in the refrigerator for several weeks so you may want to double the recipe to make enough to store. This makes it easy to pull together a quick dinner. Simply top with your favorite sauce and veggies. The marinara sauce makes a wonderful pizza sauce. A…

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Raw Vegan Upside Down Cake

Raw Vegan Upside Down Cake

The raw vegan upside down cake offers many delicious variations. Use a mixture of berries or other fruit or all one type of fruit.  Try mango, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, pineapple, kiwi, bananas or apples. Try adding spices such as cinnamon or vanilla or flavor with lemon or lime juice. Use…

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Chocolate Truffles

Raw Chocolate Truffles

These bite-sized delicacies will melt in your mouth! I recommend hiding some in the freezer or they will all be gone before you know it. Raw cocao  packs a caffeine punch so be careful. Eat too many of these at night and you may be awake into the night. There…

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