Posts from January 2012

Raw Food Recipes Made in the USA

Raw Food Recipes Made in the USA

Posted on January 23 2012 | (0) Comments
Category:Easy Raw Meals

When you think of a papaya, do you think of an exotic faraway island like Tahiti?  Well, in truth, papaya is a native of Hawaii where rich volcanic soil, sun-kissed days, and cool nights provide the perfect growing conditions for this beautifully colorful fruit.  

Papayas aren’t just pretty, they’re pretty good for you, too.  Papayas deliver six key nutrients:  vitamin C, folate, potassium, iron, calcium, and fiber, plus carotenoids.  And you can use Hawaiian papayas to make a distinctively all-American breakfast pudding that is fat-free, yet creamy and nutritionally satisfying.

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Raw Food Recipes From Around The World

Raw Food Recipes From Around The World

Posted on January 16 2012 | (0) Comments
Category:Easy Raw Meals

It seems that whatever else may separate us, food is a common language we all speak.  And one of the most interesting things I’ve discovered traveling around the world is how many similarities there are in the foods enjoyed by different cultures. 

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Warming Raw Soup for Cold Winter Days

Warming Raw Soup for Cold Winter Days

Posted on January 09 2012 | (4) Comments
Category:Easy Raw Meals

Whether you like to ski, toboggan, snowboard, or sit by the fire and show off your après-ski wardrobe, the whole point of a winter vacation is to relax and have fun.  But one thing that can take the fun out of being away from home is not getting the right nutrition from the foods you like and need to feel your best.  That’s why it’s good to tuck a simple, raw food blended soup recipe into your suitcase...along with an indispensible take-along appliance, the Tribest Personal Blender. 

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Hearty Raw Food Recipes for Hearty Climates

Hearty Raw Food Recipes for Hearty Climates

Posted on January 02 2012 | (2) Comments
Category:Easy Raw Meals

One of the biggest misconceptions about raw food is that it is light or ‘bunny food.’  But what many people don’t realize is that bunnies live active lives and need lots of nutrition to do all that hopping and multiplying.  Fortunately the raw fruits and vegetables that bunnies prefer are filled with protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and everything else a bunny’s body...and the human body...needs to function at optimum levels.

One of my favorite hearty raw food menus to serve on a cold winter’s night in my hometown of Chicago is fit for a king (or queen) as long as the monarch has a hearty appetite.  This royal meal starts with a Shaved Beet Salad, followed by a Stuffed Portobello Mushroom with Sun-Dried Tomato Pâté and Swiss Chard with Pine Nuts and Raisins.

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