Monday, April 30, 2007

Raw Food for the Mind "The Secret"

I invite you to watch a few (20min) minutes of the sensational movie "The Secret" It is truly Raw Food for the mind....and Spirit.
It is just as important to feed your mind with healthy nutritious thoughts and ideas as it is to eat the proper foods.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Raw Food Sunflower Seed Sour Cream Recipe

New Raw Food Recipes

Since you’ve been eating raw foods and changing your lifestyle, you’re feeling better, finding you have more energy, and are purging the toxins from your system. You’re also rediscovering the wonderful flavors that raw foods possess, as well as learning about the benefits the raw enzymes have on your health. And summer provides the perfect opportunity to expand your taste buds and try all sorts of wonderful new produce options you’d never dared explore before.

Don’t let your new-found inspiration and energy get lost once you set foot in the kitchen because you’ve run out of new and exciting raw food meal options. Try some of these fresh ideas to and some zing back to your mealtime and continue down the raw food path to improved health, energy and happiness.

Sunflower Seed Sour Cream

1 cup sunflower seeds
1 cup water
4 tbsp. lemon juice
1 garlic clove, pressed
¾ tsp onion powder
¾ tsp salt

Blend all ingredients together in a food processor or blender until smooth. If consistency is too thick, you can simply add a bit more water. (Adding a bit more lemon juice will give it an added zing.) Garlic and onion powder can be increased for your taste preferences.

Portobello Sandwich

1 Portobello mushroom, sliced about ½ inch thick
1 cup vegetable broth
Dijon mustard
2 slices sprouted multi-grain bread
1 Holland Tomato, sliced
¼ avocado, sliced
¼ cup baby lettuce

Cook the sliced mushrooms in the vegetable broth until they are semi soft and cooked through. Place the desired amount of mustard on 1 slice of bread. Layer the tomato slices, mushrooms, avocado, and lettuce. Top with the mushrooms and the other slice of bread. Cut in half and enjoy! See some raw foods are barely cooked.

Raw Curry Cantaloupe Soup

1 cantaloupe
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon garam masala
½ teaspoon curry powder

Combine and blend all ingredients until smooth. Serve well chilled.

So hit your local farmer’s markets, visit those roadside produce stands, or maybe even enjoy the fruits of your own hard labors and raid the garden and spice up the summer with some cool new twists on some of your favorite produce.

Friday, April 6, 2007

Raw Food Recipe..... A Very Simple Dressing

1 banana 1/2 cup lemon juice
combine in blender.
For complexity add ginger, peanuts, mint, etc.
Try it on a grape and nut salad using apples, red grapes
white grapes, blueberries, chopped walnuts, endive

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Raw Foods Recipe for "Health Nut" Loaf

2 parts dried black figs 3/4 part ground seeded raisins
2 parts coconut flour* 1/2 part chopped filberts
3/4 part honey 1/2 part chopped Brazil nuts

*wheat flour or corn flour can be substituted. However coconut
flour is high in dietary fiber and protein, and is gluten-free

Black figs should be processed in food chopper and combined
with the rest of the ingredients. Press into oiled (coconut oil)
mold...and let stand for 24 hrs. Can be chilled. Let your imgination
be your guide substitute different ingredients and measurements.