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Here are some raw recipes I hope you enjoy.

GOJI COCONUT BALL

Rose VasileCAN'T BEET THAT SALAD

HUMMUS WITHOUT CHICK PEAS

BANANA LEMON PIE

OATMEAL

My oatmeal recipe is no longer on this website because it’s not raw. Hulls are removed from oats, leaving an oat groat.  Oat groats are high in fat, so once the hull is removed, an oat groat will go rancid within a few days.  Therefore, all oat groats for human consumption are hulled, then “stabilized”, (heated to 200 degrees for an hour or more to stabilize enzyme action).  As a result, oat groats won’t sprout and aren’t raw.  Steel cut oats and Scottish oats are cut after this heating process.  To produce rolled oats, stabilized oats are steamed, then rolled.  This was surprising to me, so I contacted a number of oat producers in Canada and the US, and they confirmed the above.

There is a hulless oat available.  Because it is grown without a hull, it doesn’t need to be heated to stabilize it.  I tried various ways of making a raw oatmeal with it, but it has a grainy mouthfeel—not something I’d recommend. 

ORANGE BANANA GREEN SMOOTHIE

SASSY SPREAD

SCRUMPTIOUS SMOOTHIES

Smoothies are a quick and easy way to enjoy raw vegan foods. Their nutrients are easily absorbed and our body doesn’t use a lot of energy for digestion. If a Smoothie consists of approximately 60% fruits and 40% leafy greens, it won’t taste ‘green’ and will provide minerals and vitamins your body needs.  You might start by adding one or two leaves of a mild green (e.g. romaine lettuce or spinach) to a fruit Smoothie.  When using strong-flavoured greens, or lots of greens, adding lemon juice makes the Smoothie more palatable, plus it’s alkalizing to our body.  Smoothies taste best and are most nutritious when fresh from the blender. To help preserve freshness for several hours, add ice after blending, and/or lemon juice (a natural preservative).  Try to vary what you put in smoothies because each food contains different nutrients.  For optimal digestion and absorption of nutrients, just have water, fruit and leafy greens.  Here are some foods to use:

FRUITS: apple, apricot, banana, berries, coconut, cucumber, currant, date, dragonfruit, fig, goji berries, grape, grapefruit, kiwi, lemon, lime, mango, melon, nectarine, orange, papaya, peach, pear, pineapple, plum, pomegranate, prune, raisin, rhubarb

GREENS:  beet greens, carrot tops, celery, chard, edible weeds (e.g. chickweed, dandelion, lambsquarters, stinging nettle), fennel, grape leaves, kale, lettuce (e.g. romaine, green or red leaf), mint, mixed greens, parsley, sorrel, spinach, sprouts

ADDITIONAL NUTRIENTS & FLAVOURS:  allspice, almond, avocado, cinnamon, clove, flax seeds, ginger, hemp seeds, nutmeg, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds

SEE ORANGE BANANA GREEN SMOOTHIE FOR A SMOOTHIE RECIPE

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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