White Almond Mousse with Stewed Apricots and Orange Sauce   This is a subtle, elegant and silky dessert that is great to serve at a special dinner. The flavors of the stewed apricots and orange blend beautifully with the subtle sweetness of the white almond mousse. It’s a wee bit labor intensive, so save it for when

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I’ve known Mayumi Nishimura for 15 or 16 years. She was not only a teacher at the Kushi Institute (who taught me deep-fried, miso-stuffed lotus root–thanks!), but she was also the greatest head chef in the kitchen there. If Mayumi was cooking that day, you knew it would be gooooood. Roughly ten years ago, word

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I made this pie this weekend to celebrate The Kind Diet hitting #1 on The New York Times Bestsellers list.  Looks like whole foods, veganism and macrobiotics are coming out of the closet! The recipe is by Eric LeChasseur, from his book, Love, Eric.  He’s also the owner of Seed Kitchen, in Venice, California. Makes

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