Raw Food Recipes Menu: December 8. 2013
It doesn’t seem like it would be, but this is a good time for bargain
hunting at the grocery store. Practically everything was on sale this
week. Apples, citrus, and tropical fruits can be found on sale at
excellent prices this time of year.
out well to toss them in the dehydrator the night before. By morning,
they’re done. Just whip up a bit of sauce, if desired, and enjoy.
thick, removing the seeds and any hard bits in the center. In a medium
bowl, whisk together the agave, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Add the apple
slices and toss to coat well. Lay out on dehydrator sheets (I used
unlined ones) and dry overnight. They’ll be leathery when warm and will
get crisper as they cool off.
salad really got rave reviews around here. The cashew mayo adds just
the right amount of creaminess. It’s super easy to make, too.
pecans, cranberries, grapes and mayo in a large mixing bowl and gently
toss to combine. This recipe can be stored in the refrigerator, but it
is recommended to eat within 8 hours of making. Serve on a bed of
everything but the oil to a Vita Mix or other blender, processing on
high until creamy. Starting at a lower speed, drizzle the olive oil
through the hole in the top of the blender lid. This mayo should keep
for a couple of weeks in the refrigerator or for several months if
stored in a freezer bag in the freezer.
vegetable, and we’ve been enjoying it both raw and cooked very often
lately. Again, this is a super simple recipe. Add the bok choy,
mushrooms, red bell pepper, and onion to a lidded container or bowl.
Whisk together the olive oil, agave, balsamic vinegar, and salt, and
pour over the veggies and toss to coat.
a food processor with an “S” blade, process the walnuts and raisins
until they are crumbly and stick together. Press into a small tart plate
(the one I used is 5 inches diameter) and chill. Then in the food
processor again, puree the dates with a tiny bit of the soak water until
they form a gooey paste. Spread into the crust and top with pecans.