Nuts And Seeds

BLOG: Storage Tip: Soaked Nuts and Seeds

Posted on December 03 2010 | (33) Comments
Category: Raw Ingredients and Equipment Tags: nuts and seeds

In my book Raw Food Made Easy for 1 or 2 People, I go into some detail about the soaking process.  The tip I wanted to share with you today is that after you've finished soaking nuts or seeds and drained off the soaking liquid, it's important to let them air-dry in the colander or strainer for a few minutes prior to putting them in a storage container.

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Nut milk is an important raw food ingredient that can be used in many ways, including on last week’s raw granola.  My demonstration video Raw Almond Milk and Other Advance Preparation for Raw Food Recipes Made Easy shows you how to create this useful non-dairy milk in advance so that it’s always ready to use in a recipe.

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BLOG: Raw Lunch in a Hurry

Posted on June 11 2012 | (1) Comments
Category: Raw On The Go Tags: videos, nuts and seeds

Hello again!

Last month, I promised that I’d be talking about great ideas for raw food at lunch time, and I’m going to make good on that promise today.  I’m going to share more information from the new version of Raw Food Made Easy for 1 or 2 People along with one of my favorite lunchtime recipes.  

One of the expanded sections I’m really excited about is Raw Food on the Go.  It’s filled with ideas for enjoying raw food when you’re eating away from home...something I do a lot!  When I was shooting the new videos that will be uploaded to my YouTube channel starting in August, for example, lunch was a bit of a hurry-up affair.  That’s when I was thankful for my Not Tuna Pâté recipe.

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I’m frugal by nature and always look for ways to get the most out of my ingredients. At this time of year, when traditional cooks are making pumpkin pies, raw food lovers like me are having a ball with pumpkin seeds. Let’s talk about how to add this taste of the season to your salad with a crunchy, nutritious raw Ground Seed Mix. I learned this recipe from my holistic health practitioner, Keyvan Golestaneh.

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RECIPE: Ground Seed Mix

Posted on November 02 2012 | (0) Comments
Category: Raw Dessert and Snack Recipes Tags: nuts and seeds

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