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

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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RECIPE: Mango Carpaccio

Posted on May 08 2012 | (0) Comments
Category: Raw Dessert and Snack Recipes Tags: fruit

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One raw food ingredient that I’m crazy about is citrus zest.  Adding pieces of the brightly colored outer layer of oranges, lemons, and limes to a recipe makes it taste extra-fresh and especially summery.  So it’s no surprise that many of the recipes you find in Raw Food Made Easy for 1 or 2 People Revised are 'zesty'.

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Good water is important, especially in summer time.  How convenient then, that sweet summer melons have plenty of H2O, especially – as the name suggests – WATERmelon.  Watermelons are rich in Vitamin A, B Vitamins, Vitamin C, Lycopene, and Potassium and, of course, Vitamin Yummy.

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