RAW RECIPE: Pistachio Stuffed Mushrooms

  This is my all-time favorite side dish or raw snack. If you use larger mushrooms (and larger tomatoes for the topping), this could be an amazing main dish to serve with a side salad. Just plan on dehydrating a little longer. The recipe is simple but potent and you will be rewarded ten-fold with amazing flavor that will have…

Eating In : Raw and Ready

For many, adopting a raw vegan diet is scariest because it means that, unless you confine yourself to a salad, there is less opportunity to eat out at restaurants. All of a sudden you represent a minority: meagerly represented and majorly misunderstood by the masses. You would assume that if the celebrities have caught on – and they have –…

raw food breakfast muesli

RAW RECIPE: Nuts and Seeds Morning Muesli

The winter months can be challenging for the raw foodist; sometimes a refreshing juice in the morning just isn’t cutting it. It’s completely normal to crave heavier foods as insulation against the cold. That’s when we have to turn to heartier fare to banish the winter doldrums. Enter our friends the nuts and seeds to give a little heft to…

Winter in the Raw

There is no sugar coating it: winter is not my favorite time of year. Apart from the occasional awe elicited when my high desert view arbitrarily masquerades as a winter wonderland – usually for all of two hours – I am definitely with the bears on this one and would gladly hibernate if it were at all possible. That not…

raw food recipe vegetable teriyaki

RAW RECIPE: Vegetable Teriyaki, Stirred Not Fried

All the julienne-ing and thin slicing makes this the perfect recipe for community involvement. In my case, the whole family joined in with their respective cutting boards and we made a real party of it. On your own its still easy (and significantly more meditative) but you shave off a considerable amount of prep time by having a band of…

Digesting is A Bitch

My father, who recently passed away at the ripe old age of 92, grew up in Germany. Over there they ate a hot meal in the afternoon and at night everyone had sandwiches – which, not for nothing, could be a pretty big deal as well, what with the endless array of cold cuts and fresh breads and potato salads.…

RAW RECIPE: Gingered Carrot Soup

The spices in this soup give it a warming kick – perfect for taking on frigid temperatures and it can easily heated to the brink of steaming on your stove-top too. Adjust the temperature depending on the weather and you’ve got a perfect soup no matter what time of year it is. 3 cups carrot juice 1 small ripe avocado…

More Raw for Better Sex

Sex has always been one of my favorite things. For a moment let’s just put aside all the obvious; the aspect of release, the intimacy… any of those things. What about this? Sex is fun! As far as I’m concerned that’s even worth getting woken up for. Yet there’s 20% of the people out there that are hitting the sack…

Beasties in Our Greens

So, here we all are trying to incorporate as much raw food into our diets as possible, relishing the present and future effects of our commitment to evolved eating. Look at this wonderful food: colorful, crisp, unadulterated, perfect. Its easy to forget that even the innocent apple or peach, even the verdant head of lettuce, harbors its own evil secrets.…