If you are invited to watch the game at a friends or expecting guests at your place, there’s no rule against providing healthy alternatives to your favorite comfort foods. Raw Fusion is a realistic and enjoyable lifestyle — you can meet your health and fitness goals by making simple, yet delicious changes to the dishes your family favors. These recipes are vegan-optional and gluten-free, raw and raw fusion.
STRAWBERRY AMBROSIA SALAD — Not the way Grandma used to make hers, but this one is so refreshing and will delight the kid in all of us. See the recipe below this instructional video I made for eHow.com. Orange blossom water is optional but it has such an incredible taste impact! You can find this at a specialty store or Indian and Middle Eastern groceries.
STRAWBERRY AMBROSIA SALAD
2 bananas, sliced
1/2 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
2 tangerines, peeled and separated into segments
3 pineapple spears, chopped
Juice from 1 orange
Zest from 1 orange
1 tsp. orange blossom water
1/3 cup shredded dried coconut
3 vegan or regular marshmallows chopped into small pieces.
Optional: honey or agave to sweeten, if needed. Assemble chopped and sliced fruits. In a small bowl mix the zest, orange juice and orange blossom water. Pour over fruits and chill for 1-2 hours. Sprinkle on coconut and marshmallows before serving.
1 cup of raw cashews, soaked for 20-30 minutes, rinsed and drained
¾ cup of filtered water
2 TB. apple cider vinegar
3 sprigs fresh dill (leaves only) or 1-2 TB. dried dil
1 ½ TB. nutritional yeast
Celtic sea salt to taste