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Cranberry and Pecan Holiday Salad

When: December 20, 2013

Cranberry and Pecan Holiday Salad
(Makes 2.5 quarts or 10 cups)
In a food processer with an “S” blade, pulse together:
1 pack (7.5 oz) fresh cranberries
2 cups of walnut halves
Do not over process. Leave the mixture slightly…


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I Am Resolved

When: December 17, 2013

Even if you haven’t visited Cafe Gratitude (yet), you can probably figure out the NorCal transplant’s culinary M.O. with a quick glance at the menu. The names for the organic vegan menu items — such as Present and I Am…


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I Am Resolved

When: December 13, 2013

Start 2014 off on the right path with Cafe Gratitude’s I Am Resolved bowl. This speciality dish is free with purchase of the I Am Cleansed starting New Years Eve’s through the month of January.
Cafe Gratitude’s Chef Dreux Ellis…


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These Restaurateurs Found Their Path (And Huge Success) By Creating A Cult Of Gratitude

When: November 26, 2013

Stepbrothers Ryland Engelhart and Cary Mosier have the “glass half-full” philosophy nailed (…to the wall. Literally.)
The family behind the Cafe Gratitude empire has been at it since 2004, when Ryland’s dad and Cary’s mom, Matthew and Terces Engelhart, opened…


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Thanksgiving Dessert Class at CG Venice

When: November 21, 2013

Saturday, November 23 at CG Venice

8am – 10am$50 per person 
Learn and sample our signature desserts,Tiramisu and Raw Pumpkin Pie from Cafe Gratitude’s pastry Chef Sarah Engelhart!

Register at Cafe Gratitude Venice
(424) 231-8000.

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I Am Creative

When: November 15, 2013

Pumpkin Pie
Pecan Pie Crust:
 3 cups pecans
2 ½ oz dates
1/8 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground vanilla bean
Instructions for the Pie Crust:
In a food processor or Cuisinart, lightly blend the pecans, dates, vanilla and salt until…


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When: November 14, 2013


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I Am Accepting

When: October 15, 2013

Sushi Bowl Plating
Instructions for the bowl:
 1 cup chopped shredded kale
2 cups cooked quinoa or brown rice
½ cup cubed cucumber cucumber
½ avocado
4 oz sesame wasabi dressing
1 crumbled nori sheet
1 tablespoon each basil, cilantro…


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Find Grace in Gratitude: Founders of Café Gratitude hosting workshops this Fall

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When: October 14, 2013

“Abundance can be had simply by consciously receiving what has already been given.” -Sufi Saying. Pretty powerful stuff. It is a way of life for some and what Matthew and Terces Engelhart are sharing as their unique and forward thinking…


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Vote Cafe Gratitude for L.A.’s Favorite Green Restaurant!

When: October 9, 2013

Help Cafe Gratitude LA win LA #1 green restaurant! Reply why you think we should win include #EatGreenLA and VOTE here!…


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Vote Cafe Gratitude as L.A.’s Favorite Green Restaurant!

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When: October 9, 2013

Help Cafe Gratitude LA win LA #1 green restaurant! Reply why u think we should win include #EatGreenLA and VOTE here!…


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I Am Adventurous

When: September 16, 2013

Raw Soup
Instructions:
In a Vitamix, blend until smooth.
Yield : 2 Quarts
Ingredients:
4 cups cherry tomatoes cut in half
4 cups chopped strawberries
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
6 basil leaves
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar…


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A Lot To Be Thankful For: The Offices of Cafe Gratitude

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When: August 31, 2013

Cafe Gratitude, a gourmet organic+vegan restaurant in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Larchmont, is well known throughout the city for their life-affirming menu offerings (“I Am Liberated”, “I Am Festive”, etc). So it shouldn’t come as a surprise the staff’s…


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I Am Generous

When: August 20, 2013

Summer Squash
Heat:
1/2 cup of olive oil
Add and sautee for a few minutes until softened:
1 cup of chopped onion

Add:
2 bay leaves
1 jalapeno, finely chopped
Cook for 5 minutes, then add:
 3 Q diced summer…


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Victory Garden: “Increase the Humus”

When: July 22, 2013

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Chance Foreman and Tony Ranville of “The Victory Garden” on Rose want to raise awareness about humus!
From The Victory Garden mission statement:
Our mission is to respond to our global climate crisis and heal our earth. We achieve…


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Victory Garden: “Increase the Humus”

When: July 22, 2013

Chance Foreman and Tony Ranville of “The Victory Garden” on Rose want to raise awareness about humus!
From The Victory Garden mission statement:
Our mission is to respond to our global climate crisis and heal our earth. We achieve this…


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Venice Victory Garden

When: July 2, 2013

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We are growing a Venice Victory Garden on Rose Ave and Rennie Ave in Venice sponsored by M. Winter Design Studio to inspire our local community to get involved in a global…


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Zucchini Cilantro Hummus

When: June 29, 2013

Zucchini Cilantro Hummus
Blend all ingredients in the Robot coupe, starting at a low speed.
Yield: 1 Quart

Ingredients:
2 cups zucchini, rough-chopped
2 cups soaked / rinsed sunflowers
¼  cups of tahini
2 cloves garlic
3 teaspoon lemon juice…


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The Essential Cleanse 2.0

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When: June 24, 2013

“Food isn’t a science, it’s an art. You want to be creative, do things uniquely and newly every time.”
Juicing or blending? I often get asked which of these two methods is better for cleansing and for health maintenance, so…


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Best Raw-Food Restaurant – 2012 Café Gratitude

When: June 21, 2013

Café Gratitude — a beautiful, bright spot with a large outdoor patio in Larchmont — serves totally vegan food that is as impeccably and locally sourced as any self-respecting restaurant can offer. Everything is organic, and comes in fantastically large…


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