Nov 292012
 
Honeydew Melon Smoothie

Here is another quick and easy smoothie recipe for you to try. This one makes a perfect breakfast or post workout snack. The main ingredient is honeydew melon, which is high in vitamin C, potassium, and folic acid. It’s low in sodium, fat, cholesterol and calories, and high in water content,making it the perfect snack [Read on...You know you want to]

Nov 162012
 
Low Fat Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

If you’ve read my post on How to Get the Most Out of Your Salad, you’re probably interested in some easy salad dressing recipes! As we get older, achieving a secure and healthy lifestyle can become difficult. Obviously investing in things like a house, a good health insurance plan, bank savings or stocks is a [Read on...You know you want to]

Jul 112012
 
Chocolate Banana Popsicles

The first time I tried banana fruit creme I was hooked! It’s so sweet, creamy and delicious, and is one of the only fruits that when prepared frozen can curb my ice cream cravings. If you didn’t know, ice cream is full of cholesterol, fat, and all the bad things that come from dairy (pesticides, [Read on...You know you want to]

Jul 042012
 
Zucchini 'Noodle' Salad

I admit I’m not the biggest fan of raw noodle dishes. I know all too well that there are some flavors and comfort dishes that just cannot be recreated raw. Noodles are one of those things! Although I am a big fan of kelp noodles, I am still wary of the processing that goes into [Read on...You know you want to]

Jun 272012
 
Zucchini Pesto Rolls

Being raw doesn’t mean missing out on delicious hors d’œuvre. Quite the contrary! There are virtually endless bite size treats you can make raw and vegan. Here we used our Pistachio Pesto to make some tasty appetizers for your next dinner party. What you’ll need (~20 rolls): 2 medium zucchini squash 1 package cherry tomatoes [Read on...You know you want to]

Jun 212012
 
Sweet Summer Salad Recipe

Summer is finally official! This is the best time to eat a raw diet, because even in cooler climates you can grow fresh fruits and vegetables and make amazing raw dishes. Cool salads and drinks are the perfect refreshment for a warm sunny afternoon. Try this simple salad with fruits and greens, you’re sure to [Read on...You know you want to]

May 042012
 
Raspberry Lemonade

With summer approaching, it’s time to start collecting your favorite recipes for outdoor adventures with friends. This delicious twist on traditional lemonade is the perfect refreshment for a hot day in the sun. Lemons are also great cleansers, so you can also drink this first thing in the morning to get your digestive system movin’ [Read on...You know you want to]

Apr 022012
 
Is Organic Fish Part Of A Healthy Diet?

In a strange world where ‘vegetarians’ sometimes eat fish and chicken, you might be wondering…”Are these foods OK as long as they are organic/free range/wild farmed etc.?” Certainly paying a premium for quality meats is better than eating regular ground beef… right? Well, have you ever checked out any of the real research to see [Read on...You know you want to]

Mar 152012
 
Raw Vegan Sushi Recipe - Low Fat

Okay okay, I know that the word sushi inherently means the recipe should include rice and probably some fish. Our ‘sushi’ rolls don’t even have rice though, nevermind the lack of seafood! In fact we changed up our recipe to make it a super low fat alternative, even compared to other raw sushi rolls. They [Read on...You know you want to]

Mar 132012
 
Raw Collard Wraps

Wraps were always one of my favorite easy foods. After turning raw, I thought my wrap days were over. But it turns out there are a number of ways you can eat wraps and still be raw. One is to make your own dehydrated wraps. This takes a bit of prep time and the use [Read on...You know you want to]