Archive for the ‘Raw’ Category

Raw – Vegetables

Carrot Ginger Dressing Ingredients:1 small onion, peeled and diced 4 carrots, grated 2 inches ginger, peeled and minced1/3 cup flax oil ¼ cup apple cider vinegar½ cup apple juice 1 tbsp. stoneground mustard2 tbsp. shoyu or ½ tsp. sea salt Water (for desired consistency) Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Spinach Mousse […]

Raw – Starters

Fresh Tomatoes with Mozzarella Ingredients:4 firm, large, very ripe organic tomatoes½ pound sliced fresh Buffalo mozzarella cheese½ cup slivered fresh basil, or 2 teaspoons dried basilClassic Vinaigrette: 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar3 Tbsp. pure-pressed extra virgin olive oilFreshly ground black pepper, to taste Thinly slice tomatoes and arrange on plates, alternating with mozzarella slices.  Sprinkle […]

Raw – Soups

Creamy Carrot Asparagus SoupThis could be called the king of soups. The fiber in the asparagus creates a delightful texture, and theTahini gives the soup a smooth quality. Does not use the woody ends of the asparagus; chop only the tenderest part, about two inches from the end. (Vegetarian dogs are knownto love the woody […]

Raw – Snacks

Strawberry Sorbet Ingredients: 2 pints fresh strawberries (can use pre-packaged bags of frozen strawberries) 2-3 tbsp. grape jam (or other fruit preserves) Wash strawberries and discard crowns.  Pat dry and place into freezer bags or other containers.  Freeze overnight.  Remove frozen strawberries from the freezer and thaw for 5-10 minutes or until slightly soft.  Place into […]

Raw Sea – Vegetables

Cooling Cucumber and Dulse Salad Ingredients:3-4 cucumbers, peeled and deseeded, sliced into thin rounds1 small red onion, peeled and sliced into thin crescents1 small head of lettuce, shredded1/4 cup fresh orange juice1 tsp. orange zest1 tbsp. dulse flakes Mix cucumber, onion and lettuce.  Combine orange juice, orange zest and dulse flakes and coat cucumber salad evenly.  […]

Raw – Salads & Dressings

Spinach Salad with Strawberry Dressing Ingredients:2 beetsWater3 cups baby spinach, washed1/4 cup pecans, roasted1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese1 cup strawberries2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar1/3 cup olive oil1 tsp. honeySea salt, to taste Cook beets in boiling water for 30 minutes or until tender.  Drain beets and set aside to cool.  Put spinach into a large salad […]

Raw – Grains

Buckwheat with Corn and Cabbage Ingredients: 1-2 Tbsp. organic, unrefined coconut oil, ghee or butter 2 cups corn kernels 3 cups chopped cabbage (preferably savoy) 1 large onion, chopped ½ red pepper, minced 4 cups vegetable stock or water 1 ¼ tsp. sea salt ¼ tsp. pepper 1 Tbsp. fajita seasoning or other favorite herbal […]

Raw – Entrees

Garbanzo Bean Salad Ingredients: 13 ¾ ounces canned garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed½ cup chopped red onion1 cup diced celery stalks1 cup diced carrot½ cup minced fresh parsley1 cup seeded and diced cucumber1 cup diced red bell pepperGarbanzo Vinaigrette In a large bowl, toss all ingredients with Garbanzo Vinaigrette.  Cover, and chill 1 hour before […]

Raw – Desserts

Bliss Balls Ingredients: ½ cup raw almond butter½ cup raw tahini¼ cup pine nuts or hemp seeds, unsoaked 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1 soaked vanilla bean½ teaspoon cinnamon½ teaspoon nutmeg¼ teaspoon fresh ground ginger Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  Form into balls and roll in carob powder or hemp seeds.  Makes […]

Raw – Beans

Spiced Lentils Ingredients:1 cup green or brown lentils2 1/2 cups of water2 bay leaves2 tbsp. olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and diced 2 carrot, diced 3 stalks celery, diced 2 garlic cloves peeled and minced 2 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. corianderSea saltParsley, minced Bring lentils, bay leaves, and water to a boil.  Cover and simmer […]