All posts tagged: raw

massaged kale avocado salad

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Lunch / Salads
kale

 1 bunch of kale (tear away the pieces from the stem) 1 avocado 1 lemon salt, pepper and a dash of tamari Rinse and prepare kale into bite sized pieces. Put into a large bowl. Add all the remaining ingredients. Massage into kale until the leaves are soft. My recipe differs slightly from Jill Daltons, but you might watch her video for the perfect “how to”.

raw baby spinach soup

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Lunch / Soups
raw spinach soup

raw baby spinach soup (recipe inspired by Anthony William) 1 generous handful baby spinach 1 orange, peeled 2 tomatoes 1/2 avocado chili salt and freshly ground black pepper For more spiciness add a clove of garlic, chili, cilantro or basil. First blend the orange with the tomatoes, then add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. Enjoy cold or lukewarm. Top with sprouts, herbs or roasted seeds.

Saskatoon berry pie

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Cakes + Cookies
Saskatoon berry pie

The Saskatoon berry pie with its sweet and nutty bottom is as simple as perfect as a pie can be.  If you don’t have an amelanchier close by  (Saskatoon berry is the fruit of the amelanchier) you may use blueberries or cherries instead.   Saskatoon berries fabulous facts The Saskatoon berry is a wild fruit which contains lots of vitamins  A and C as great antioxidants. Vitamin K for clotting, vitamin E for sexual health and good skin, B vitamins […]

homemade tomato ketchup

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Lunch / Snacks
homemade ketchup

 tomato ketchup (yields about 100-150ml ketchup) 1/2 red bell pepper 3 sun dried tomatoes 1-2 ripe tomatoes 1/2 small onion a small piece of red chili about 1/2 cup water(amount depending on the consistency you want) a pinch of salt  Put all ingredients into the blender and blend at full speed.

golden milk smoothie to-go

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Breakfast / Drinks / Snacks
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Do you remember my post about the many benefits of ayurvedic golden milk? Well, this is a light and vegan version of it.  Curcumin, the active agent in turmeric is packed with anti-inflammatories and antioxidants.  It has been proven to fight free radicals, to rejuvenate the cells, cleanse the liver, protect the heart, boost moods and support the brain. golden milk smoothie to-go 250ml almond or hazelnut milk 1 banana 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon turmeric […]

3 ingredients raw apple sauce

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Breakfast / Sweets
apples, dates, vanilla and cinnamon

This might be the fastest and easiest way to make a yummy apple sauce. Tastes like the real thing just fresher. It just takes a 1 : 1 apple to date ratio and a generous pinch of vanilla. Cinnamon is optional, but I love the flavour as it gets colder. 3 ingredients raw apple sauce (yields 2-3 servings) 3 apples 3 medjool dates, pitted a pinch of vanilla To help it blend, put a little […]

raw vegan (divine) layered cake with raspberry and chocolate

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Cakes + Cookies
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This beauty of a cake was given to me by lovely Cora. It is a raw vegan layered cake, a species of cake that has always intrigued me, and yet I had never tried one. After the first taste I knew, this cake is worth all the cashews and the fridge and freezer waiting times. Yes, in fact,  I am making a mini version just now for my Sunday guests. Holding my thumbs that it […]

raw pasta sauce: double tomato, caper and basil sauce

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Dinner / Lunch
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double tomato, caper and basil sauce serves 2 2 fresh and ripe tomatoes 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, soaked 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and soaked a few basil leaves 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 tablespoon oil salt and freshly ground black pepper grated parmesan While cooking the pasta, chop the tomatoes and the basil. Mix the ingredients in a bowl. Toss through 200g hot pasta, sprinkle with parmesan, pepper and salt. Hope you’ll feel inspired by our […]

Russell James’ Mexican tomato soup

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Lunch / Soups
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Lately I discovered Russell James, England’s leading raw chef. I browsed through his food blog and watched a couple of his videos. He made me curious. What would be hiding behind his “top 10 most-loved raw recipes”? I must confess, until now raw cuisine hadn’t convinced me: too fat, too sweet, too many dates and soaked cashews. “Amazing recipe n°8”, however, caught my immediate attention. The result? Absolutely delicious! mexican tomato soup (slightly adapted) 1 cup ripe […]

smoothie and raw food combination tips!

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Breakfast / Drinks / Lunch
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Smoothies make a great breakfast (and if you like, you can continue drinking them all day). They replenish your cells with water, minerals and natural sugars! Here a few tips, to make your smoothie experience very enjoyable!! 1. Melon should always be the first meal of the day (never in between other meals) and in a smoothie also best just by itself. The reason why it doesn’t mix well, is, that is has a very […]