We know fresh, whole fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are good for us. So, why don’t eat more of them? With farmer’s markets popping up everywhere, widespread awareness campaigns about GMOs and organic farming, and more social support than ever before. Here are 15 great reasons to go raw this year: 1. Finally lose that…
Have you heard? KALE is the latest buzz in nutrition for 2014. This simple salad is kale, lemon, avocado and ginger based. Don’t let the simple ingredients list fool you, this powerhouse salad will give you all that you need… SO Don’t be out of style, check out AUNTY P’S KALE SALAD and see what all the rage is about!
– Welcome to a healthy, happy, vibrant and exciting 2014! This issue is all about covering the crucial topics to having a rawtastic year! Here’s a few topics we’ll cover inside this jam-packed issue: [ordered_list style=”decimal”] Easy and simple raw food recipes Beginners Guide to going raw Truth about SUGAR and world’s best sweeteners How…
The number one killer of our path to eating healthy is boredom of the same food and flavors day after day. I try to mix it up and keep different spices and condiments like my raw CHILI GARLIC PASTE around. Chili garlic paste is a spicy addition to any dish like soup, pasta sauce, smoothies or add it to CASHEW CHEESE for an extra kick.
I structured this recipe as a small batch so that you will always have fresh chili garlic paste. Even though it has vinegar in it and it is refrigerated, it still will only keep for about two weeks because of lack of preservatives. Enjoy!
Eating cherry tomatoes may offer particular benefits for men. Lycopene, a compound found in tomatoes, can impact prostate health. Any recipe that has the word “poppers” in it means you are going to have a flavor explosion! Well these BLACK CHERRY TOMATO POPPERS are just that!
These basil wrapped stuffed mushrooms are great appetizer or antipasto for raw foodies and others alike. They are raw, vegan, and gluten free yet bursting with flavor. Serve up these healthy bites at your next meal or party. Enjoy!
One of my favorite winter fruits is LEMONS!! Not only do I love the taste of lemons, I love that it is one of those ingredients that can be used in either sweet or savory dishes. Most of the time I like the savory side of life. Sometimes I like the sweet side too. With these DOUBLE LEMON BAR SORBET TARTS, I get to enjoy both!
Coconut meat appears to protect against heart disease and stroke as well. As it turns out, coconut meat’s measurable vitamins A and E, and polyphenols and phytosterols, all work together to decrease the levels of LDL cholesterol, which are fats that stay in the blood and in skin tissues and high levels of which have been found a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases.
“CHOCOLATE SMOTHERED COCONUT ICE CREAM” pretty much says it… except that this treat is raw, healthy and heck yeah- it tastes as amazing as it looks!
Aside from the interesting story of pineapples and appearance of this fruit, their health and medicinal benefits include their ability to improve respiratory health, cure coughs and colds, improve digestion, help you lose weight, strengthen bones, improve oral health, boost eye health, reduce inflammation, prevent cancer, increase heart health, fight off infections and parasites, improve the immune system, and increase circulation.
Whisk your self away to the tropics with these Pina Colada Bars… Do not fret they are HEALTHY no matter how naughty they look and taste!
Sesame seeds are an excellent source of copper, a very good source of manganese, and a good source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, molybdenum, Vitamin B1, selenium, and dietary fiber. Arm yourself this holiday season with healthy snacks like Sesame Macaroon Bites and leave the “holiday weight gain” to everyone else!
Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamin E and fiber. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a complete protein and comprised of all pernine essential amino acids. Yummy Cheese Cake Tart that is 100% HEALTHY! Yes take a second look…HEALTHY!
Almond milk is made from ground almonds and is lower in calories than other milks, it’s also free of cholesterol, saturated fat, and is naturally lactose free. This rustic and simple smoothie will start your morning just right! Have a healthy smoothie to keep you energized!
Smoothies are a great way to pack in nutrients and vitamins in a quick meal. Sometimes even I don’t have time to make a nutritious meal and need something healthy on the go. My AVOCADO BANANA CACAO SMOOTHIE is just that. This smoothie recipe is part of a series of RUSTIC and SIMPLE smoothies and soups that I am developing… Don’t let the picture fool you, this smoothie is RAW and VEGAN so that makes it GUILT FREE!! ENJOY.
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A handful of cashew nuts a day in the diet would provide enough of these minerals (manganese, potassium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium) and may help prevent deficiency diseases. Never skip the tradition of antipasto again. These ANTIPASTO BITES are full of all the traditional flavors you crave!