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Harvest Dehydrator

October 31, 2011

One of the questions that I get constantly is whether raw food recipes that involve a dehydrator can be made with an oven instead. Unless your oven can be set below 118 degrees, the answer is no – even convection ovens don’t have the airflow needed for effective dehydration, and the concentrated heat destroys key nutrients […]

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Raw Spinach Mushroom Tart

September 17, 2009
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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 that eating raw food should not be […]

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Dehydration 101

June 4, 2009
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Dehydration Basics You may have noticed that I have been posting some interesting dehydration instructions with the recipes. “Dehydrate at 145 for one hour and then reduce the temperature to 114…” Those instructions inspired one reader to write to me and inform me that the food was no longer considered “raw” because enzymes are destroyed […]

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Raw Food Recipe: Zucchini Carrot Flat Bread

January 29, 2009
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The flat breads that I make in the dehydrator have become a staple of my raw food diet. They are easy to make, and can store for weeks. Nutritionally, they dramatically outshine any type of “baked” bread or cracker. They are so convenient they could be considered “fast” raw food. There is a little preparation that goes […]

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