Soothing Summer Fare Raw and Raw Fusion Versions It’s already so hot here in Tampa that I am not inclined to do a lot of heat-based cooking these days. Cucumbers are probably my number one “go-to” vegetable. Sometimes when I am not in the mood to make a whole salad, I will slice up some […]
Raw Vegan – So Refreshing! I love having chilled soups in the summer and gazpacho is always a winner, but wanting something more original for my classes, I experimented with mango with very tasty results! While you might think that with mango and orange juice as the base, this would be a very sweet […]
A common misconception about eating raw foods is that everything needs to be cold. While foods retain much more nutrition and enzymatic activity when raw, you can also gently heat them to under 115 degrees F.
Although The Live Food Factor is one of the best books ever written about the raw food lifestyle, when I first saw this recipe by author Susan Schenck, it didn’t sound appealing, which was surprising considering that I love most of the ingredients. When I finally decided to give it a try, I was astounded by the flavor; In fact, I have yet to find someone in my classes who does not respond well to this soup — even those who don’t like cilantro enjoy how the flavors seems to meld perfectly in this blend.
What’s especially exciting about this soup is how creamy you can make it using tahini (sesame butter)!
Natural Alternative to Vitamin Water Are you hydration-challenged? Do you find it difficult to down your recommended 8 x 8 oz’s each day? I go in and out of good hydration cycles; sometimes right on track, other times neglectful to the point that I can sense my body craving liquid. So I was very excited […]