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Raw, vegan lifestyle isn't just for crazies anymore

60 days off sugar and counting. . . Being off refined sugar (dairy, gluten, meat, and booze) has forced me to explore the web horizon for recipes and new ways to satisfy old tastes. Like any addict, I'm sure my sugar addition will always be with me, but my taste buds have certainly opened up to nature's options and I'm loving it. I attended a birthday party last Saturday and was excited to try to improve upon a pie dish a friend brought over for Valentines Day (thank you for the inspiration Elissa!). The first one I tried was good, but not stellar (although the crust really was amazing), and for a once-addict, when it comes to pie, I'm pretty picky. So I sought out an expert. And I found Emily Von Euw's This Rawsome Vegan Life  blog/book/website, and tried the Blueberry Tart "ice cream" - although it's shaped like pie. It was DELICIOUS. And I feel reborn. It's amazing to me that we have gotten so far removed from nature that we've fo