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Raw Macaroons!

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

 

These macaroons were a huge hit when I sold them on the site. They are one of my favorite treats!!!

“Delicious, good for you, and good for the planet…what more could we possibly ask for in a treat?!” — Alissa

If you have not signed up yet to receive my special offers, you can CLICK HERE to find out how!

Emmy’s organics was started by two very cool twenty-somethings, Samantha and Ian, who are passionate about following their dream and sharing their love for pure foods, healthy bodies & sacred commerce. And trust me, you can feel the love they put into every bite of these amazing macaroons.

This was one of the first handpicked products I sold on OpenSky and I’m featuring them again because they are just such a favorite of mine. I’ve tasted other packaged macaroons and they mostly taste like just dates, but you can really taste the bits of coconut in these, which is exactly the way it should be. They’re sweet (but not sickeningly so like so many other brands) and really moist. And the flavors are incredible! 

Samantha and Ian use only the finest raw, vegan, organic ingredients and biodegradable, earthy-friendly resources for their packaging, so you can always feel good about choosing their products.

Delicious, good for you, and good for the planet…what more could we possibly ask for in a treat?!

The Details

  • Emmy’s Organics products are certified vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, corn-free and refined sugar-free.
  • All ingredients are organic and non-gmo.
  • Emmy’s facility is strictly free of dairy and gluten. Allergy warning: tree nuts are used in the facility.
  • All packaging is made from compostable & recycled materials.

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This 12 Pack Bundle includes:

(3) packs of Coconut-Vanilla Macaroons (3 per bag, 2oz. each)

  • Ingredients: organic raw coconut, organic raw agave, natural almonds, organic raw coconut oil, organic vanilla bean, organic himalayan salt

 (3) Packs of Lemon Ginger Macaroons (3 per bag, 2 oz)

  • Ingredients:organic raw coconut, organic raw agave, natural almonds, organic raw coconut oil, organic lemon zest, lemon oil, organic ginger, organic vanilla bean, organic himalayan salt.

 (3) Packs of Chai Spice Macaroons (3 per bag, 2 oz) 

  • Ingredients:organic raw coconut, organic raw agave, natural almonds, organic raw coconut oil, organic spices, organic vanilla bean, organic himalayan salt

Shilajit Latte!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Ive posted this recipe from my new book, Raw Food for Everyone, before but…Its worth repeating!

If you don’t have Burdock Root, you can get it online or at a health food store as dried pieces. You just steep it like a tea and add the rest of the ingredients. YUMMY!!!!

The Shiajit is my weekly special so order some today! As always, its a 24 hour sale so its good from today, Tuesday, at 12 noon to Wednesday the 16th at 12 noon.

All you need to do to get this discount is to click on the email that will be in your inbox at 12 noon today and it will take you to my opensky site to go shopping!

Don’t fret, if you not already signed up, you can follow me here. AND… Make sure you sign up because Ive got some amazing surprises in store for the people who are signed up to follow me! In a few weeks ill be giving away another gift (someone one a free vitamix a couple of weeks ago, just for signing up!) and a HUGE super special present that you wont believe!

You sign up to follow me on OpenSky – (No obligation and its free to sign up) When you sign up to follow me, you’ll get up to 50% off my favorite raw food finds in the form of weekly deals delivered directly to your inbox!

Ok here’s the recipe:

Burdock-Shilajit Latte:

Shilajit Latte

Burdock Root is a powerful anti-inflammatory herbal tea. A mildly bitter herb, it also stimulates the release of gastric juices and aids digestion.

Shilajit is considered the king herb of Ayurveda, the traditional Indian system of medicine. Shilajit contains at least 85 minerals in ionic form. Shilajit is a Sanskrit word meaning “conqueror of mountains and destroyer of weakness.” It is a mineral-rich humus (soil) that emanates from the crevices of the Himalayan mountains. Shilajit is truly a remarkable substance with a long history of human usage for healing, building, and rejuvenation.

Combine burdock tea and shilajit powder with these other ingredients to take the place of your morning coffee.

1 cup brewed burdock root tea

1 cup almond milk

1 teaspoon shilajit powder

1 tablespoon agave nectar

Combine all ingredients in a vita-mix or blender until frothy and warm from blending. Sprinkle with a little cinnamon if desired.

Sauerkraut Recipe and Raw Bars!

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

First let me tell you about these amazing raw bars that are on sale TODAY and only for 24 hours! You can get these at a huge discount until March 9th at 12:00pm when you follow me here to receive weekly deals. Once you sign up, these weekly deals will be sent straight to your inbox so you can start shopping!

I LOVE LOVE LOVE these bars! I don’t know about you, but I’m not crazy about most packaged bars. I always wonder whats really in them. These Love Force Bars are made with all organic raw ingredients.

Raw Bars

These are great as energy bars or even dessert, but Ive also been using them as a quick whole food meal. They’re extremely filling! They’re individually wrapped so I keep a few in my glove compartment whenever I’m out and about and don’t have to to stop or when I know I wont be home for hours. Stock up on these before a plane trip -you’ll be so happy to find one in your bag during a long flight. I took a bunch with me on my recent trip to Italy as an easy treat.

Oh and they taste incredible! They’re made with nuts, seeds, dates, berries, and all different spices - they have a lot of different flavors and they are all delicious!

Each bar weighs 3 oz and the sample pack includes:

  • Cherry Vanilla
  • Chocolate vanilla
  • Chocolate Lemon
  • Fig Ginger
  • Granola Cacao
  • Mango Pecan
  • Chocolate Mint
  • Goji Lemon
  • Chocolate Orange

And If your not already following my Weekly Deals, heres how you can get my Raw Super Specials:

You sign up to follow me on OpenSky – (No obligation and its free to sign up). This is the same partner company that I’ve been using to source all of my products for my online store.

When you sign up to follow me, you’ll get up to 50% off my favorite raw food finds in the form of weekly deals delivered directly to your inbox!

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All you have to do is sign up to follow me HERE and once a week you get a coupon for an amazing product. Signing up is free of course. I just need to be able to send you the offers to your email. There’s no obligation, you may choose to use none, some or all of them but I promise you, there will be some amazing deals that you’ll love and prices that you won’t find elsewhere! I’m working hard on setting up incredible deals with all kinds of suppliers!

(The only drawback  is that its only in the US! I’m working on changing that soon!!!)

Okay now for the Sauerkraut Recipe!!!

Look how cool the inside of this cabbage looks! I only use purple cabbage  most of the time.

This is from my new book Raw Food for Everyone. Ive been making this throughout the winter and its so good for digestion and just taste so amazing! I dont even wait untill it ferments to eat it, its great that day!

Sauerkraut

Shred the cabbage with a knife, rather than in a food processor, so the cabbage comes out shredded rather than diced. Sauerkraut makes a great addition to wraps and other sandwiches. If you want less heat, reduce the amount of jalapeño. No water is necessary in this fermenting process because of the high moisture content of cabbage and the use of salt in this recipe. Warmer weather will expedite the process. It’s ready when the cabbage has softened and there’s a slightly fizzy, slightly sour taste.

Makes 8 cups

3 cups apple cider vinegar

1 to 2 jalapeño chiles, stemmed

1½ tablespoons coriander seeds

½ head napa cabbage, shredded

½ head purple cabbage, shredded

2 teaspoons sea salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1. Put the vinegar, jalapeños, and coriander seeds in a Vita-Mix and blend to create the brine. Set aside.

2. Combine the cabbage, salt, and pepper and thoroughly toss with the brine. Place in a ceramic bowl or large crock. Store at room temperature on the countertop for 5 days, stirring at least once a day.

3. Transfer the sauerkraut to clean quart-size jars, cover, and refrigerate for up to 3 weeks.

Win a Vitamix – and heading to FL!

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Helloooo from Ice Land! Only kidding but wow! Talk about some snow. Major snow storms every week and now we are supposed to get 27 inches on tuesday and wednesday! AHH!!!

Even the water across the street is freezing! Does ocean water freeze??!!

So, we are leaving tomorrow morning for FL before Dennis has a nervous breakdown from shoveling, lol! He keeps telling me he’s too old for this kind of weather so we are taking a little break.

BUT, before I go, some fun news! I know many of you have signed up for my weekly coupons. If you haven’t already, sign up now and you’ll be entered to win a FREE  VITAMIX! Im giving one away on the 7th of February to one lucky person who signs up! Oh and don’t worry, if you’ve already signed up to follow me, your already entered in this drawing as well!

For those of you following me for my weekly coupon specials… Here is what is coming up:

This week I’m giving you a great deal on Hemp Protein, Hemp Seeds and Hemp oil!

Next week is THE BEST CHOCOLATE you’ve ever tasted! Seriously, if you think you’ve tasted great Raw Chocolate, THIS is the best! I’m so excited about this and its just in time for Valentines day! Sooo, sign up to get notified now!

I  know I’ve let everyone know about what I’m doing with OpenSky, but for those who haven’t heard – I’m lining up exclusive offers on my favorite products for all of you with up to 50% off! Just sign up to follow me and you’ll get these exclusive offers delivered to your inbox once a week.(usually Tuesdays or Wednesdays)

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For those who aren’t following – you missed an AMAZING offer last week on my favorite Green Star Juicer – $150 off the regular price!

So, make sure you sign up to get these exclusive offers and qualify to win a Vitamix!

And of course no obligation to sign up. Its free and you can choose which weekly coupons to use or not.

Here’s how my new weekly coupons will work:

When you sign up to follow me, you’ll get up to 50% off my favorite raw food finds in the form of weekly deals delivered directly to your inbox!

All you have to do is sign up to follow me HERE and once a week you get a coupon for an amazing product. Signing up is free of course. I just need to be able to send you the coupon deals to your email. There’s no obligation, you may choose to use none, some or all of them but I promise you, there will be some amazing deals that you’ll love and prices that you won’t find elsewhere! I’m working hard on setting up incredible deals with all kinds of suppliers!

And don’t forget to read about my new Living on Live Food CD below in the last post. We are getting amazing feedback already. Great low shipping cost as well!

NEW Living on Live Food CD!

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

I’m so excited to be offering you this CD. It has been a long time in the making. Although the words and suggestions in this CD are straightforward and simple, the results have been extremely powerful! Ferdinand and I have been working with groups of people using this CD to test the effectiveness and the results have been amazing!

After announcing this yesterday on a bulk email, we have sold over 200- in one day! I know its because people have experienced first hand how effective my Living on Live Food Book and DVDs are and these are going to be an amazing addition to those life-changing products!

Click here to read more and to buy – for only 14.95!

After 21 days of continued use, ALL of the people we have shared this CD with reported incredible results. Some of these include:

  • Eating better
  • Able to stay on their eating regime with more ease
  • More willpower
  • Feeling happier with their diet
  • Less anxiety about their food choices
  • Choosing healthier food over less healthy food without thinking about it
  • Less cravings

The majority of them reported feeling calmer, more balanced and peaceful on a daily basis.

Many of these people told us that they were able to stay raw longer then they were ever able to before and that it was easier and more joyful to do.

After 21 days of consecutive use, they continued to listen to this CD 2-3 times and week and continued to have fantastic results.

People also reported being able to get back on track easier and quicker by listening to this CD if they had veered off of their eating plan.

This CD helps you to stay on a more nutritious diet and with the addition of Gloria Galante’s music, it is also restorative and healing. Gloria is an internationally accomplished musician. Her work as a Certified Music Practitioner is highly therapeutic and is utilized in hospitals, healing facilities and multimedia.

You can click here to go to the store page of my site to buy this now!

Please send me an email and let me know how you like this new CD!

Green Star Juicer for $149.00 Off!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

1 Day sale on Green Star Juicer 1000! Ends January 26th at 10 am!

  • $149 OFF (MSRP: $499.  Sale price: $350, which also includes…..
  • a Free Stainless Steel Nutrition Scale with every order

  • Free Shipping (this is a 30 lb. item so savings is a ton!)

For those of you who have already signed up to follow me for weekly coupons, all you have to do is check your inbox today! You should have received a Coupon from Open Sky and Alissa Cohen for this juicer. All you have to do is use the coupon within 24 hours of the time it was sent to your inbox!

For those of you who have not signed up to receive my weekly coupons, don’t fret! you can sign up now and we will send you a coupon to use before the 24 hour period! No obligation to sign up. Its free and you can choose which weekly coupons to use or not.

Here’s how my new weekly coupons will work:

You sign up to follow me on OpenSky – (No obligation and its free to sign up). This is the same partner company that I’ve been using to source all of my products for my online store.

When you sign up to follow me, you’ll get up to 50% off my favorite raw food finds in the form of weekly deals delivered directly to your inbox!

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All you have to do is sign up to follow me HERE and once a week you get a coupon for an amazing product. Signing up is free of course. I just need to be able to send you the coupon deals to your email. There’s no obligation, you may choose to use none, some or all of them but I promise you, there will be some amazing deals that you’ll love and prices that you won’t find elsewhere! I’m working hard on setting up incredible deals with all kinds of suppliers!

(The only big bummer is that its only in the US! I’m working on changing that soon!!!)

Raw in Italy

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

A winter wonderland here today! Wow, a foot and a half!

So, I just got back from Italy a few days ago. Dennis and I and another couple went for 2 weeks. We had so much fun! Its Dennis’ favorite place. We’ve been 4 times now and if I told him I’d move there, he’d be packed tomorrow!

Below is Florence Italy on New Years Eve. It was insane with so many people!

I went to a lot of museums and tried to get my art fix while we were in Florence and Siena.

We drove to Santa Margherita and spend a few days there and also went to Portofino.

And of course, the produce was amazing! Lychee’s, persimmons and everything else you can think of!

So that’s what I did over the holidays but now –  its back to biz.

Im going to be announcing the Coupon Special program again in the next blog, the beginning of next week. BUT…. don’t forget to sign up. It will start January 25th and the first coupon is going to be a doozy! Over $100 off of a green star juicer! Its free to sign up and you’ll get coupons every week that you can use if you like towards amazing specials!!!

Just click here or on the picture below to sign up. OH! and if you sign up now you will be entered into a drawing to win a fabulous new food processor… more details coming, but… don’t wait!

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Raw Food Thanksgiving and Kava!

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

Here are some pictures of my Raw Thanksgiving. I’m not great at remembering  to take pictures, but I tried while I was in FL.

I’m not sure that’s such a bad thing. I feel like it takes me out of the moment of actually enjoying what’s happening when I have to stop and step out of it and “remember” to take a picture for later. Id rather enjoy what I’m doing at that time and be “in the moment of it” while its happening, not later!

Ok, so that’s my excuse. Here is most of the food except for the amazing raw chocolates my mother made and some other yummy tid bits.



Papaya Encrusted Salmon Steak from Raw Food for Everyone. This is probably one of my all time favorite raw food dishes and its so easy to make.

Butternut Squash Ravioli from Raw Food for Everyone

This is the Butternut Squash stuffing. You can see that I couldn’t wait to eat it by the finger marks in it. This was SO good!

This is similar to the recipe for rice with the Nori rolls in RFFE but i think she just used parsnips and pine nuts.

This was an almond type bread with a salsa like the one in RFFE. We ate this first for an appetizer. OMG, so good!!!

Watermelon Soup from Living on Live Food. My mother lives on this. She makes it all the time and since it was an 80 degree day for Thanksgiving, it seemed appropriate!

Blueberry Cheesecake from RRFE. This was so creamy but not heavy. We ate this as we ran out the door to catch our plane home. I kept going back for more!

After spending Wednesday morning with one of my best friends who I haven’t seen for almost 2 years and then running off with my sister Stacie to her friends are gallery (Her place is beautiful  http://www.tiacrystal.com ) we went  to 4th Generation in Boca. It’s a raw food deli and small supermarket. Great Place! I forgot to take pictures of the wraps but we had a raw hummus and falafel wrap and a raw mock tuna wrap, they were SO good! I did however remember to take a picture of the macaroons we devoured. You can see they are almost gone!

We then met up with Dennis and then later my parents for dinner. My sister and I decided, after our parents were gone and Dennis was asleep, to go to this Kava Bar that was about 2 minutes from us.

This was such a cool place! This is Stacie, drinking the kava at the bar. We had 3 coconut shells worth. I felt really relaxed and pretty happy after those!

If you click on these you can see them better. It was dark in there so the pix aren’t  great. This is also our new friend Erin, the Kava Barista, she was so cute and sweet and showed us “the kava ropes”. I’m addicted!

Sunrise the next morning from our patio and then home that night!

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Its was really nice to be able to spend it with my family, its been years!

Don’t forget, Free Shipping at AlissaCohen.com on EVERYTHING in the store until Monday night!!!!!

Comments on and raw ramblings and recipes

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Just a quick blog to tell you that I have turned on my comments so you can now post comments to my blogs!

Many of you write to me after my blog post in response to something I write or write to me on Facebook. (BTW, I never answer my face book messages, so please make sure you send your questions to Alissa@alissacohen.com) Now you can post your responses here. Yeah!!

I’m feeling weirdly euphoric this week! Maybe it’s all the extra yoga and de-stressing I’m doing.

So I’m becoming a yoga fanatic again since it’s the only thing that feels good for my foot. Hot yoga, I have a new love with hot vinyasa flow. I’ve been driving way too far though to do it so I’ve convinced Taylor and Philippe to open a Prana Yoga near me. Actually 3 doors up from me! Already scouted out the place, spoken to the landlord and had them come and look at it. YEAH! I just have to be creating, even if it’s for someone else!  And since they are just like me, it looks like it’s already in the works!  I’ll keep you posted and maybe I’ll even be teaching there and you can all come and take a class with me! Although I think I just want to take classes, not teach, but who knows, teaching is in my blood so we’ll see! At the very least, you can come and take class with me! You’ll love it, I promise!!!

Lots of interviews and promo for my new book. There’s a cool thread on my rawfoodtalk.com board about the book with pictures and recipes that people are making.  Check it out here http://www.rawfoodtalk.com/showthread.php?t=62303

I’ve been taking my therapeutic Enzymes again and making the Burdock-Shilajit Latte that I posted about in my last bog and feel awesome. I’ve always loved those enzymes and I swear that Shilajit has magical healing powers!

I’ve got two new projects I’m kicking around but I think I need to play for a while before I dive in! One is another book… am I ready to sit down and do that?? hm, I don’t know…Tomorrow is the winter farmers market around here and then a huge art show close by. Sunday is play time over a friend’s house. There will be a bunch of non raw people there so I’m making my stuffed pesto mushrooms, ice cream and other goodies to get them hooked!

Next week we are off to Florida for thanksgiving to see my parents and raw sister. I’m so excited to be spending the holiday with them. My sister is making all kinds of stuff from my new book, the papaya steak, stuffing, etc… we’re just going to hang out at the beach for a few days and then pig out on yummy raw food for thanksgiving. It’s been so many years since I’ve spent Thanksgiving with my parents. We are usually away on the holidays. I’m really looking forward to spending it with them and my sister. I also get to see one of my best friends, Elaine, while I’m in Fl.

On my way into my infrared sauna and then off to play for a while with my enchanting friend Susan.

Oh and to top off the day….Imagine my excitement and joy when I found these little babies waiting for me just 5 minutes away!



Yep, the Asian store near me has had durians all this time and I haven’t even known it.  I bought two yesterday and they are all defrosted and ready to be devoured today. Ah, all is right in the world :) .

Burdock – Shilajit Latte

Sunday, November 14th, 2010
Burdock-Shilajit Latte:

This is one of my favorite recipes in my new book!

Shilajit Latte

Burdock root tea is a powerful anti-inflammatory herbal tea. A mildly bitter herb, it also stimulates the release of gastric juices and aids digestion. Read more about Burdock root tea here.

Shilajit is considered the king herb of Ayurveda, the traditional Indian system of medicine. Shilajit contains at least 85 minerals in ionic form. Shilajit is a Sanskrit word meaning “conqueror of mountains and destroyer of weakness.” It is a mineral-rich humus (soil) that emanates from the crevices of the Himalayan mountains. Shilajit is truly a remarkable substance with a long history of human usage for healing, building, and rejuvenation. (Read more about Shiljit here)

Combine burdock tea and shilajit powder with these other ingredients to take the place of your morning coffee.

1 cup brewed burdock root

1 cup almond milk

1 teaspoon shilajit powder

1 tablespoon agave nectar

Combine all ingredients in a vitamix or blender until frothy and warm from blending. Sprinkle with a little cinnamon if desired.

This recipe is from Alissa’s new book Raw Food for Everyone.

Raw Food for Everyone

Order the burdock root, Shilajit or the agave for this recipe and receive a 25% off coupon for your next purchase!

When you order anything from my store from now until the 26th of November, you will receive a 25% coupon good for your next purchase! (good until the end of the year!)

The only thing that is excluded are my living on live food books and DVDs and appliance over $200.00.