Raw Salad Recipes

Cool salads are a hot menu item even on a wintry day.  How come?  I believe it’s because our bodies naturally crave the nutritional goodness of raw foods, especially when the mercury dips below 32.

Salad Days and Nights

If you’d like to enjoy the benefits of eating more raw food in your diet, but aren’t quite ready to commit to a totally raw food kitchen, raw food salad recipes are a good way to go.  The vegetable-oriented raw food salads in Raw Food Made Easy for 1 or 2 People  are created with all-natural ingredients that you can easily find in the produce section of any supermarket.

There’s nothing weird or odd about raw food salad recipes. The focus is on preserving the nutrients and the taste of fresh ingredients with techniques that I like to refer to as ‘minimally invasive.’  A little chopping...a little slicing...maybe a quick marinade or whirl in the blender...and suddenly lunch with the girls or dinner with the family becomes an event...with salad as the star.

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BLOG: Eat More and Lose More with Raw Food Recipes

Posted on September 09 2011 | (1) Comments
Category: Easy Raw Meals Tags: raw salad recipes

I'm not a nutritionist or a dietician.  My specialty is simply making good food taste better.  But I always get lots of questions about eating raw food to drop pounds, so I’d like to share a bit of my own experience about keeping trim with raw foods.

The first thing you should know is that I don't necessarily eat 100% raw food 100% of the time.  My diet – and by ‘diet,’ I mean the food that I eat, not a weight-loss regimen -- includes some low-fat healthy cooked foods like steamed vegetables, beans, and quinoa. These foods help keep me satisfied and help me steer clear of the fat and sugar.

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RECIPE: Chopped Salad

Posted on September 19 2011 | (1) Comments
Category: Soup and Salad Recipes Tags: raw salad recipes

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The last two blogs talked about eating hearty portions of raw food to satisfy your appetite.  However, not all raw food ingredients should be consumed in large quantities.  That’s because raw food is healthy and nutritious, but that doesn't mean all of it is necessarily low-cal. 

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RECIPE: Latin American Cabbage

Posted on October 12 2011 | (2) Comments
Category: Soup and Salad Recipes Tags: raw salad recipes

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