Raw, Vegan, Grain & Gluten Free Since we are back on the 21 Days Raw Foods Challenge I’ve been experimenting with making wraps, crusts and breads that are grain-free. As much as I crave my gluten-free bread, I suspect that grains are not helping my digestion, even when they are gluten-free. I’m still not sure […]
Conquering the Cravings, Raw Fusion Style We all get those midday or late night “snack attacks” Some people crave sweet, others crave salty — and sometimes only something sweet/salty will fill the void. I’ll be posting on the sweet ones down the road, but here are my 5 favorite ways to satisfy those salty or […]
Raw cashews are brain boosters. They contain thiamine, which enhances memory — similar to the herb gingko biloba. Nutritional yeast is loaded with B vitamins, including B12 which is harder for vegans and vegetarians to source. It has a very delightful, cheese-like flavor and also works well on air-popped corn and pasta or spiralized zucchini […]
I love popcorn — in fact, anything corn from tortilla chips, to polenta, to corn on and off the cobb (when I was a little girl I used to call them “up corn” and “down corn”, respectively). Because of the potentially serious health hazards of the genetically engineered strains that dominate most of our US marketplace, I would only buy organic brands, but last year it became apparent that this yummy grain and I are not compatible.
Shopping at a local health food store the other day, one of the employees who shares my love of raw foods told me about this recipe: Just clean the cauliflower, break into bite-sized piece, put in a plastic bag or bin, pour over nutritional yeast, shake and dehydrate for 5 hours for a popcorn-like treat.