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Inspired by Angela Stokes-Monarch's post (found here: http://rawreform.blogspot.com/2009/07/see-me-on-news-again.html) I just created my own superfood ice cream and it is yummy for me! I used:

ice cubes
lucuma
goji berries
camu camu
carob
cacao
mesquite
almond butter
tocos
vanilla creme liquid stevia
pink salt
frozen bananas
cinnamon
cardamon
Health Force Vitamineral Green powder
Health Force Maca Power
fresh organic blueberries sprinkled on top

Thanks for the inspiration Angela! xoxo

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Last Saturday I spent the day at the Raw Spirit festival in the Santa Barbara mountains. I was so fortunate to meet back up with Matt Monarch and Angela Stokes as well as meet for the first time the lovely Cathy Silvers, Vanessa (aka chocolategirl), and gorgeous Philip McCluskey! I saw David Wolfe, Juliano and Ariel, Solla, and Steve from Raw Vegan Radio. Met up again with Enrique from Henry's raw vegan ice cream (he's so sweet, ha) and met Courtney Pool, Chele Eades, Kevin and Annmarie Gianni from The Renegade Health Show and Revell from Rawkin Radio! I hope I'm not forgetting anyone!

Cathy Silvers hosted David Wolfe and Matt Monarch in a durian eating contest and below are my crazy pictures atop a folding chair! I'm just under five feet tall and this is the best I could get!

Before the crazy:

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And during:

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And here's my loot! Some bought and some gifts!

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I would definitley attend Raw Spirit again with hopes that they make it closer in to a major city, no camping, and perhaps like Courtney from Radical Radiance suggested, they should put it on at a resort. It was very expensive to get in and I know the vendors had to pay a lot of money too. Wondering where the money went? Love the vibe, people watching and of course the food!!

Lastly, here's a birdie from Disneyland just for funsies:

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Thursday April 16

*half of a huge football sized papaya with a whole lime squeezed all over it!
*ditto above, the other half
*Ate durian for the first time on my front porch with Angela Stokes and Matt Monarch. Matt filmed us and you can view it here: http://mattmonarch.blogspot.com/2009/04/durian-taste-testing-episode-106.html
*Smoothie: parsley, spinach, blueberries, bananas, carob, cacao, mesquite
*green juice- made by Angela!
*Feast around the kitchen table with Matt and Angela on their final night in our house. I ate cucumber, grape tomatoes, kale chips, sunflower sprouts, raw pates (prepackaged) yum! And the crust of the strawberry cheesecake which I shared the filling with Angela.

Cheers to you two! May you have a blessed life always in love and in gratitude.

xoxo
Ami

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I just made a recipe Angela Stokes's posted a video for recently for a raw bailey's kind of warm drink and I feel drunk! No kidding! Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp9qcoJ0Wio

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