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Juice Cleanse

August 11th, 2014

Even on my raw food diet, I’m feeling like I need a cleanse…It’s actually been so long since I’ve don’t a juice fast, so Im starting one today. If you would like to cleanse with me, post a comment here on what you juice, recipe, etc.. maybe we’ll have a bunch of people doing an end of summer fast together!

Good luck!

8 carrots, 1 apple, piece of lemon, large chunk of ginger… yummy!

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raw food/ Picked Green Tomatoes!

August 6th, 2014

Leah (my amazing chef from Grezzo when I had my raw food restaurants) came over tonight and picked a bunch of green heirloom tomatoes from my garden and pickled them. Look at these colors!!!!

She added a bunch of spices, fennel, coriander, cinnamon stix, garlic…added apple cider vinager… Can’t wait till they marinate!

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Coco-Jack

July 31st, 2014

A Raw Food keeper that Ill be using all the time!

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I just tried this new coconut opener from Coco-Jack! For those of you who shy away from opening coconuts for fear of slicing your hand off or if you just have a hard time knowing how to cut into them while saving the coconut milk from splashing all over your kitchen counters, you’ll want to check this handy little tool out!

What I really love is the perfect round hole it leaves in the top of the coconut so that you can easily scrape the meat out and you can also close them up if your not going to be using the whole coconut right away. Love the scoop for the meet also!

Ive tried a lot of coconut knives and other gadgets over the years that promised to make opening my Thai baby coconuts a breeze but they never delivered and I have always gone back to my kitchen knives and hatchets. Ive ruined a lot of knives and my hatchet is pretty intimidating for the faint of heart. It can also make a mess.

Love this! The mat and the bag are pretty cool also… you can buy just the Coco-Jack and a mallet or bundles.

Let me know how you like it if you get one!

There web site is Coco-Jack.com

Truly All Natural Vegan Raw Face Cream!

July 19th, 2014

This is skin food at its best!
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Click HERE to order or just got to the store page.

It has taken a few years to perfect this recipe but it is finally time to let the secret out that many of my private clients and students have known for a while now. I have been selling this cream at my raw food trainings, to friends and family and its now available to all of you!

This deeply nourishing skin cream is made from truly natural ingredients. It is perfect for a daily moisturizing cream (I use it every morning before putting on makeup and at night after washing my face before going to bed) and has also been used for problem and troubled skin.

Each ingredient used has been selected according to its healing properties. I have listed them below with a short description of each. This cream is made in small batches, by hand, at low temperatures so as not to destroy the healing properties of each ingredient.

This cream will last for months if you use it sparingly. A little goes a very long way. You will notice the difference in your skin within days. Use this cream for 30 days and your skin will be transformed!

Here are some testimonials:

“LOVE LOVE LOVE this cream. I feel like I have new skin! Love the texture and feel of this cream. It’s done wonders for my complexion. Thanks!”
Kerri M.

“Alissa, I bought the abundance cream from you at your certification training last year. I need more, PLEASE! When will you be making another batch of this? I began using it as just a face cream and fell in love with it. I then I decided to try it on my psoriasis. I could not believe how much this helped! I have used everything in the last 15 years to help with the psoriasis and this cream worked better than anything I’ve ever tried. I wanted to ask you when you would have more and if I could buy this in a bigger quantity?”
Much Love,
Susan P.

“Hi Alissa, Its Donna from the last training class. I bought one of your creams in class and wish I bought a few more. This is the best face cream. I’ve been using it for a couple of months now and my skin feels so smooth and soft and hydrated. Please let me know when I can order more once its up on your site for sale.
Thanks for this amazing cream!”
Donna B.

September Raw Food Training

June 23rd, 2014

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The september class is filling quickly! Please make sure you call the office to reserve your space.
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Here is a video of Leah from the April training. Don’t miss this 4 day life-changer!

Call the office now to sign up for the September class at 978-985-7217 and visit rawteacher.com for more information.
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Tune in to talk to me on The Raw Truth Radio Show March 26th!

March 26th, 2014

Tune in to the The RAW Truth with Chef Sharynne Frazer at 11 am EST Thursday March 26th. I’ll be on the show (probably about 11:20 EST). Its live and you can call in and talk to me, ask questions, etc… http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2320/the-raw-truth

 

 

Dog Nanny Needed

March 11th, 2014

I’m looking for a dog nanny. If you live in Massachusetts or NH and love animals please send me an email. I live in Gloucester, MA.

I am tortured every time I have to leave my boys. I KNOW that there must be the perfect person out there for this job.

I’m looking for a dog nanny for my babies. I am completely neurotic about my boys. I am looking for someone to watch my dogs in MY home on various days and overnights. It will be sporadic chunks of time… a weekend, a week etc…

I have been flying my sister up from FL to watch them because I have not found the right person. (and have a hard time trusting anyone with them!)

This person needs to be compassionate, trustworthy and LOVE dogs.

My dogs are outgoing, crazy, fun and the cutest things. I’m looking for someone who wants to hang out on the couch with them, feed them, play with them in the yard, take them for walks and keep them safe. Not a hard job, but you need to be loving and trustworthy.

This will not work if you have a 9-5 job, have your own animals to take care of and are not flexible.

Please write to me at alissa@alissacohen.com and tell me why you think you would be the perfect person for me to entrust you with my precious puppies!

Thank you!

Alissa

Rocco

 

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This will not work if you have a 9-5 job, have your own animals to take care of and are not flexiuld be the perfect person for me to entrust you with my precious puppies!

Thank you!

Alissa

February 5th, 2014

My friends at TastyMakes.com are giving you an exclusive 20% off discount on all of their tasty raw snacks this weekend only!

So act fast, because this coupon expires Monday 2/10/2014 and I’m telling you, their granola is the best I’ve ever had. I’m seriously addicted and I’m sure you’ll feel the same. Just enter EATRAW at checkout.

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Raw Green Soup

January 22nd, 2014

Ive been making a raw green energy soup in the mornings lately instead of my raw food smoothies.
This is the one I made this morning. You can alter the spices and seasonings to your liking.
Raw Energy Soup
Kale
Collards
Swiss chard
Celery
Bock choy
Cucumber
Sunflower greens
Lime juice
Avocado
Ginger
Turmeric powder
Cayenne powder
Cumin Powder
Dulse
greens
In a blender or food processor, blend all of the ingredients except the Dulse, until smooth. Once this is blended well, add the Turmeric, Cayenne and Cumin and blend again. Pour into a large bowl and add Dulse pieces. I like using a vitamix so it comes out really smooth and creamy.

Raw Food Smoothie – Grapefruit-Spinach-Sunwarrior Powder

January 15th, 2014

Grapefruit/sunwarrior powder smoothie

I usually put a ton of greens, swiss chard, kale, sunflower greens, celery and cucumber along with chia seeds, and a host of other raw foods in my smoothies but this morning I tried something new.

1 red grapefruit

Large handful of spinach

Burdock root – about an inch size piece

Scoop of vanilla Sunwarrior powder

Blend in Vitamix. So smooth and creamy and filling!