Photo courtesy of Reeding
If you are new to raw foods and curious to experiment, raw granola is a great place to begin. It can take the place of your regular breakfast cereal, providing a satisfying and nourishing way to start your day.
The foundation of raw granola is usually raw buckwheat, which has been soaked [...]
How to make a high antioxidant raw ice cream in the blender using bananas and acai berry.
One of the ways I like to keep motivated about the raw food lifestyle is to continue to explore through reading raw books and watching videos. I recently came across an inspiring video of Aris La Tham, who has been referred to as the father of gourmet raw food cuisine.
La Tham, [...]
Photo courtesy of Yim Hafiz
Since we’ve been in the Philippines I’ve been enjoying a whole lot of durian!
I first developed a taste for durian when I lived in Bali. This interesting fruit is common throughout South East Asia where it is referred to as the “king of fruits”.
Durians have a very pungent odor that [...]
Photo courtesy of Lamowi Photography
Pineapples can be a wonderful fruit to include in your diet on a regular basis as they have many beneficial healing properties. According to Jan Dries, in his book The Dries Cancer Diet: A Practical Guide to the Use of Fresh Fruit and Raw Vegetables in the Treatment of Cancer, [...]
Recently I’ve found myself with an abundance of pineapples. Here in Costa Rica the pineapples are fantastic. In fact, I’d say there are the best I’ve ever had at many locations in the world, with the Thai pineapples coming in a close second.
Costa Rican pineapples are always very sweet and bright yellow with lower acidity [...]
Since I first discovered chia seeds I’ve really gained a deep appreciation for these omega-3 rich beauties! The usual way I like to eat them is in chia pudding, which is one of my favorite breakfasts.
Chia pudding is perfect when you feel like something more than fruit or a smoothie that is also light and [...]
Photo courtesy of Hail Merry Foods
One of my favorite guilty pleasures is watching television programs like Top Chef, Master Chef and Iron Chef. You might wonder how can a raw foodist enjoy watching these kinds of shows but I find them to be inspirational in regards to the incredible flavor combinations and innovative ideas that these [...]
I’ve been on a bit of a raw granola kick lately since it is the first time I have had ever the opportunity to try it. As of yet I don’t own a dehydrator and there are no raw food restaurants in my vicinity, but I’ve been able to obtain a few different [...]