This past week, I received my much anticipated pre-ordered copy of Amber Shea’s new cookbook (or, shall we actually say…recipe book!) called “Practically Raw“. I was especially excited about this book because of her philosophy on incorporating raw food into one’s diet. She boldly proclaims that it truly doesn’t need to be all or nothing, [...]
My friend Elizabeth (aka Girl Gone Raw) showed me a super-simple raw chocolate bar recipe last Summer during my 6 week introduction to Raw Foods. It’s hard to believe that making chocolate could be so quick, easy, and…oh…good for you! Since then, I’ve used her recipe as a base for so many yummy creations, like [...]
This recipe is inspired by a great basic salsa recipe from Alton Brown, with just a couple of adjustments. His recipe calls for roasted jalapenos, which I have removed (& adjusted raw jalapeno qties). Also, his recipe calls for 2 dry ancho chiles, which I didn’t happen to have on hand, so I’ve replaced them [...]
One of my favorite salads to have “someone else” make for me has always been the standard “mixed greens” salad at Flatbread Pizza here in Portland. Upon talking a waitress into giving me the list of ingredients, and converting non-raw items to their raw equivalent, I quickly got to work trying to whisk up the perfect proportions, with fantastic results!
Today was such a lovely day of sharing with friends who are new to raw food recipes, thanks to Elizabeth Fraser (aka, Girl Gone Raw)! Elizabeth’s class led us through “A Day in the Life of a Raw Foodie”, which included: Almond Milk (Sweetened with Dates, Vanilla Bean, & Cinnamon) Tropical Green Smoothies Raw Oatmeal [...]
Fall is in the air, and the market is full of fresh, organic, local apples ready to be devoured! The big paper bags of colorful juicy apples are hard to resist. With the addition of Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and some Fall honey, from my friends Christine & Dave (who keep their own bees), rich in ragweed [...]