Appetizers

Super Food: Turmeric

Super Food: Turmeric January 10, 2010

I love when information about food, raw food and the relationship between food and health is highlighted in mainstream media. I was watching “Good Morning America” on Friday. Dr. David Servan-Schreiber was talking about his new book, “Anti Cancer, A New Way of Life”. One of the first »

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Healthy Raw Onion Rings

Healthy Raw Onion Rings December 22, 2009

I love converting unhealthy recipes to healthy raw food recipes. Onion rings were always one of my favorite treats, but I refuse to eat the deep fried variety anymore. They are soaked with oil and breaded with nothing that is health promoting. I still love them and wanted »

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Raw Food Appetizers: Walnut Cranberry Crackers

Raw Food Appetizers: Walnut Cranberry Crackers December 1, 2009

What do you get when you put together walnuts, cranberries, oranges and flax seeds? Super healthy raw food crackers that are festive and full of flavor! These beauties are packed with nutrients and are perfect for your raw holiday table. Pair them with the Cranberry Orange Spread and »

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Three Raw “Cheese” Spreads

Three Raw “Cheese” Spreads November 18, 2009

The holidays are upon us! Everyone is looking for healthy raw food recipes that will look great on their holiday tables! This recipe makes it easy for you to put three different raw “cheese” spreads on your table. Your non raw food eating friends will never know that »

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Red Pepper Poppers

Red Pepper Poppers November 5, 2009

Recently, I hosted a raw food pot luck at my home. Talking to everyone, at all levels of involvement with raw food was interesting and enlightening. It is always fun to see what raw food dishes people show up with. One couple brought some jalapeno poppers, made the »

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Sun Dried Tomato Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Sun Dried Tomato Pumpkin Seed Pesto September 28, 2009

When we eat a raw food diet, it is important to pay attention to the nutrients we are getting. Honestly, when we eat any type of food we should be paying attention to the nutrients we get. The funny thing is that when I was eating the SAD »

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Raw Spinach Mushroom Tart

Raw Spinach Mushroom Tart September 17, 2009

I remember getting grounded for playing with my food. Seriously. I was crushing crackers and making little designs in my soup. It sent my dad right over the edge. I don’t think he would be so upset anymore. Actually, I think he would be downright pleased. I believe »

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Productive Senior Citizens and Raw Apple Sauce

Productive Senior Citizens and Raw Apple Sauce September 14, 2009

This is Stella. My apple tree. Ok, I get that not everyone names their trees but Stella deserves a name. She has been here for a very long time. Stella is the biggest apple tree I have ever seen. With a trunk of over 9 feet around, she »

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Baba Ghanoush, The Raw Food Way!

Baba Ghanoush, The Raw Food Way! September 9, 2009

This is a great time of year for food lovers. The farmer’s markets are brimming with fruit and vegetables, fresh and in season, waiting for us to enjoy. Eggplant, the glossy, deep purple member of the nightshade family is showing up in all of it’s various forms. I »

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Tomato Napoleon with Raw Basil “Cheese”

Tomato Napoleon with Raw Basil “Cheese” September 1, 2009

Food inspires me. Working with the ingredients, smelling them, tasting them, trying to guess what will go with what. I am amazed at how you can have an idea, start throwing some things together and with in a matter of minutes, transform the familiar into something completely new »

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Raw Sweet Potato “Fries” w/ Chipotle Mayo

Raw Sweet Potato “Fries” w/ Chipotle Mayo July 6, 2009

Eating a raw food diet doesn’t mean giving up some of your favorite foods. I used to love to order sweet potato fries with chipotle mayo. But my body did not love eating them! I felt heavy, bloated and like I had been sedated! The deep frying plus »

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Sun dried Tomato Cashew Cheese Spread

Sun dried Tomato Cashew Cheese Spread May 25, 2009

Once again, in the interest of simplifying your life, we have a raw food recipe that can be used more than one way. You can start with the base, which can be eaten as it is, or get creative and add it to other ingredients to make the rawchoes. I used »

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One Raw Recipe Three Ways!

One Raw Recipe Three Ways! April 15, 2009

“Oh my gosh, I would never have the time or patience to prepare food for a raw food diet.” I hear this all the time. Important Fact: with just a little forethought, preparing raw food can be easier than traditional cooking! So, now I am on a mission. »

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Pumpkin Seed Crackers

Pumpkin Seed Crackers February 19, 2009

Are pumpkin seeds another super food? Would you believe that they are amazingly nutritious? Pumpkin seeds are full of magnesium, which keeps bones strong, promotes healthy heart function and supports your nervous systems function, B vitamins, and are packed with protein! They are also a good source of iron, zinc »

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Zucchini Cucumber Hummus

Zucchini Cucumber Hummus February 16, 2009

You may have noticed that I have been a bit fixated with flat breads lately. I am on a creative raw food recipe bender. Every morning I get up and another  idea pops into my head and I just have to try it! The breads are dense. They »

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Spicy Corn Chips

Spicy Corn Chips February 14, 2009

In the winter, to make my raw food recipes, I do a lot more dehydrating than I do in the summer. It seems that I have my Excalibur dehydrator going all the time! It is serving dual purposes, though. I need the heat for the rejuvalac and also for sprouting. It »

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