Monthly Archives: June, 2014

What does raw foodist take for lunch to work…

Typical lunch (office job), fruits/veggies vary.fd

Breakfast: green smoothies, 800ml (banana, peach, spinach, celery, flax seeds) and a mix of raw nuts.IMG_0004

Lunch: Big salad (~3.5 cups), ~3 cups of berries
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Raw Basil Pesto.

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Ingredients:

100-115 grams fresh basil

1/2 cup cashew nuts (any nuts)

1 clove garlic

3 tsp nutritional yeast

1/4 cup olive oil

1/2 tsp sea salt

1 lemon, juiced

Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.

Raw Zucchini Hummus

Raw zucchini hummus Raw zucchini hummusIngredients:

1 peeled and chopped raw zucchini

½ cup raw tahini paste

½ cup lemon juice

2 tsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic

1 tsp sea salt

½ tsp paprika

½ tsp cumin

Minced parsley, seasoning, and pine nuts for garnish.

Directions: Place the zucchini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, paprika, and cumin in a blender and process until smooth. Add tahini and blend again until well incorporated. Transfer to a bowl and garnish with parley, seasoning, olive oil, and pine nuts.

credit: “Going raw” by Judita Widnall

 

Raw food day meal

Morning

Green smoothies, 800ml (2 bananas, spinach, frozen pineapple, 2 tsp flaxseeds); large orange; 1/2 papaya; Brazil nuts; 1 1/2 cup berries.

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Noon

Large salad. Keep in mind that vegetables are low in calories, so you should eat plenty.

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chocolate smoothies, 600ml (2 bananas, 2 peaches, 2 tsp raw cocoa powder)

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Evening

Summer rolls, homemade (low in calories, so remember to eat enough)

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Orange ginger salad dressing.

Orange ginger salad dressing.

Ingredients:

– orange juice, 2 cups (I’ve used 4 oranges to juice)

– sesame seeds, 3 tsp

– ginger, 1 tsp

– pistachio, 1/2 cups

– cilantro, spring onion

Directions:  mix all ingredients in the food processor. Keep in refrigerator for a week.

Orange ginger salad dressing. Orange ginger salad dressing.

Raw stuffed bell peppers.

Raw stuffed bell peppers.

Ingredients:

– Bell peppers

– Hemp, 1.5cup

– Mushrooms

– Carrots, grated

– Garlic, 1 clove

– Parsley, fresh

– Basil and oregano, dry

– Sea salt

– Olive oil, 1 tsp

Directions: chop/slice carrots and mushrooms (or use food processor). Mix all ingredients together and stuff bell peppers. Voila! raw, tasty and healthy!

Raw stuffed bell peppers. Raw stuffed bell peppers.

Raw Zucchini pasta with Creamy Cashew Tomato sauce.

Raw Zucchini pasta with Creamy Cashew Tomato sauce.Ingredients:

Sauce

¾ cup cashews, soaked 2 hrs

3 tps sun-dried tomato powder (process dried tomato in a coffee grinder until it becomes a fine powder)

1 tsp oregano and basil

Juice of ½ lemon

1 tsp olive oil

1 clove garlic

Sea salt

½ tsp crushed red pepper (optional)

Garnishes for zucchini pasta:

tomato, diced

sunflower micro greens (optional)

Raw Zucchini pasta with Creamy Cashew Tomato sauce. Raw Zucchini pasta with Creamy Cashew Tomato sauce. Raw Zucchini pasta with Creamy Cashew Tomato sauce. Raw Zucchini pasta with Creamy Cashew Tomato sauce.credit: “Going raw” by Judita Widnall

 

Wheat free bagels.

Wheat free bagels.

Wheat free bagels.

Dry Ingredients:

  • 3 Tsp flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon of xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp  baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Wet Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tsp water
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1/4 cup warmed milk
  • 2 Tsp of honey
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350F. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl. In another bowl mix all wet ingredients with electrical mixer. Then mix your wet and dry ingredients together. Work dough with oiled hands. Slightly grease doughgnut tray and fill in with the batter. Bake ~ 25minutes.

Wheat free bagels.

Dry ingredientsIMG_0003 Wet ingredients Wheat free bagels. Wheat free bagels. Wheat free bagels.  credit: http://fumblingtowardsevolution.com/

Raw Green Energy Soup with Kale.

Raw Green Energy Soup with Kale.

Raw Green Energy Soup with Kale.

Ingredients:

2 cups water

5 leaves kale, stems removed, chopped

2 tomatoes, chopped

½ cucumber, chopped

1 avocado

Juice of ½ lime

1 garlic gloves

1tsp sea salt

Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

Red bell pepper, diced, to decorate

Freshly ground black pepper

Directions: place all ingredients except of red bell pepper into a blender and process until smooth. Garnish the soup with red bell pepper and ground black pepper. The soup will keep in refrigerator for 1 day.

Raw Green Energy Soup with Kale.Raw Green Energy Soup with Kale.

ps credit: “Going raw” by Judita Wignall

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