Amber Shea Crawley

Amber Shea Crawley
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Although 99% of Ambers' diet is plant-based (and largely raw!), she has no problem making the occasional exception, as long as she feels happy, and healthy at the end of the day. Her favorite foods include:  hummus, nut butter, coconut, watermelon, and cauliflower.

Amber Shea Crawley
Amber's Featured Recipe
Kale-Tahini Salad

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Amber Shea Crawley is a linguist, chef, and author specializing in healthful vegan and raw food.


Known for her flexible recipes and friendly voice, she was classically trained in the art of gourmet living cuisine at the world-renowned Matthew Kenney Academy, graduating in 2010 as a certified raw and vegan chef. In 2011, she earned her Nutrition Educator certification at the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute.


Her first cookbook, Practically Raw: Flexible Raw Recipes Anyone Can Make, debuted in March 2012.


Amber blogs at and can be found on Facebook and Twitter.

Latest Recipes

Enlightened Carrot Cake

Who in their right mind would attempt to create a raw, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, low-calorie, low-fat, no-added-sugar, an...

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Garden Fresh Salsa

This bright, fresh, pico de gallo-esque salsa makes a great adjunct to any Mexican dish. Use in-season heirloom tomatoes for best results...

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Kale-Tahini Salad

This salad is so hearty and filling, it’s a meal in itself. Spice-phobes can feel free to omit the chipotle; the creamy tahini dressing i...

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Raspberry Lemon Mousse Tart

This tart simply sings of spring! The lemon mousse is astoundingly light and flavorful. Variations include, dividing the crust and fillin...

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Cocoa Crunch Clusters

With just three ingredients plus a pinch of salt, these crunchy, nut-free snacks can be put together in a jiffy. The key is to use a 3:2:...

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Maple Streusel Coffee Cake Squares

These are one of Matt’s all-time favorites. Considering the fact that it doesn’t contain any chocolate (which he loves), that’s really sa...

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Velvety Chocolate Mousse

For some of you, avocado pudding is probably old news, but for others of you, this might be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Avoc...

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