Archives for the ‘Raw’ Category

Homemade Raw Sauerkraut

  Hello dear readers, Well another season is blazing by – Halloween has come and gone and Thanksgiving is upon us in less than two weeks. This morning I ordered my gluten-free pie crust from Bacano Bakery and perused the beautiful sugar-pie pumpkins at the farmers’ market. The weather is finally chilling in California and […]

4th Of July Picnic & Barbecue Recipes

Happy 4th of July everyone! I’m putting together a quick list of easy, no-fuss recipes for picnics or back-yard barbecues. The heat is on and the last thing I want to do is create more heat in the kitchen, so most of these recipes require little cooking.     Grilled Lamb Kebabs     Mix […]

Raw-Milk Eggnog

  The holidays are almost here, and I am relieved to be finished running around in preparation.  My holiday shopping doesn’t revolve around shopping malls though, it is primarily about food!  Today I made the journey to my local health food store to fight the crowds for my weekly grocery shopping and other holiday items. […]

Sprouted Graw-nola

  This week I was planning to make a batch of my granola and at the last minute stopped by the gluten-free bakery only to find out they were OUT of gluten-free oats!  They are the only place near me that I know has them, so I was out of luck.  And out of ideas for breakfast […]

Rick Bayless’ Green Herb Ceviche

  I get a lot of my recipe ideas from the NY Times’ dining section.  This week they were focusing on White House chefs, which I found particularly interesting because of Michelle Obama’s commitment to children’s nutrition and gardening.  There was a recipe from the Obama’s favorite chef in Chicago, Rick Bayless, that caught my […]

Raw Energy & Antioxidant Trail Mix

Angie’s Raw Energy & Antioxidant Trail Mix   In honor of America’s favorite junk-food holiday, Super Bowl Sunday, I thought I would write about a healthy snack alternative.  I watched the game today, and even though I was disappointed that my Green Bay Packers didn’t even come close to being in the game, I am happy for New Orleans […]

Chilled Tomato, Cucumber, Avocado & Arugula Soup With Garlic-Cilantro Prawns

Tomato, Cucumber, Avocado & Arugula Soup With Prawns   I love reading the food & drink section in the paper.  Last week there were two recipes for chilled tomato-based gaspacho-style soups in the SF Chronicle.  One was a blended soup with tomatoes, avocado, arugula and cucumber.  The other had diced tomatoes and peppers with roasted […]

Sprouted Buckwheat & Fig Salad

This was one of those accidental discoveries when I was trying to use up a bunch of fresh dill, some figs and extra green tops from a bunch of spring onions.  I ambitiously decided to make a nice crisp salad with some sprouted grains.  Sprouted grains are supposed to be really high in protein and […]

Green Smoothies For Healing And Wellness

  As you may have read in my recent posts, I have been nursing a fractured hand after a bike accident over the 4th of July weekend.  In fact, yesterday was three weeks from the incident and I went to the doctor and was allowed to remove the splint permanently because the bone is healing […]

Fresh Berry Tart In Raw Pecan-Apricot Crust

  This is the time of year when fresh berries of all sorts are in season and you can get lots of good deals.  Wondering what to do with all of those berries?  Here’s an easy dessert that doesn’t require any cooking (perfect on a hot day) and uses fresh, raw ingredients that are naturally […]