Raw Vegan Red Velvet Inspired Cake !

this cake was absolutely amazing !! after i made my Raw Banana Cream Pie i had my sister taste test it, which sparked an interest in her & she decided to get to work in the kitchen & one-up me. & i hate to admit total defeat, she totally takes the cake-literally, for her yummy Raw Vegan Red Velvet Inspired Cake !

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isn’t it seriously so amazingly adorable ?! ahhh !

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ellie really outdid herself on this one ; )

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i snapped this pic before devouring my slice ! notice my vday inspired polish- had to.

the best part of this cake ?! THE INGREDIENTS ! the number one ingredient used to make this cake is- beets ! yes, beets ?! while i personally don’t love the taste of them- i couldn’t even taste them !

ill have the recipe up tomorrow ! still waiting on my sis to send me an email – i just had to give a sneak peek !

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my & my sister, Ellie, this weekend at the Eden Roc- taking a breather during the miami beach boat show

In The Kitchen With: 

Name: Ellie Reid Smith

Location: Boca Raton

Interests: spending time with friends and family, sailing, anything
on ABC (scandal, revenge, & greys—need I say more?!) knitting the
occasional scarf & using Google as my trusted sous chef.

Typical fitness regimen: playing college soccer, newly retired I now
utilize youtube.com and follow workout videos that I can do in my room
no equipment/props necessary, I recommend the Victoria’s Secret Sport
Series ! Or I head to the rec center for light cardio & free weights.

Typical AM ritual: plain oatmeal with water & scoop of chia seeds !
(**bonus ! heat the water first then add the oatmeal, add more water if
necessary—I prefer a soupy consistency because it fills me up ! )

Cooking Method: I try to follow recipes but I often improvise with
whatever ingredients I have on hand… my roommates call my recipe
concoctions “experiments” & say they can always tell when I’m cooking
because they can smell it down the hall on the way back from class !

Example of an “experiment”: I wanted to make something for
Valentine’s day for my roommates that was healthy and delicious ! Thus I
enlisted in Google to provide me with a recipe that fit the bill.

I used the two following recipes and of course put my own little spin on
them !

http://katconrad.blogspot.com/2012/02/raw-red-velvet-cake.html

http://www.betterraw.com/2012/02/raw-food-red-velvet-cake-and-
caramel.html

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