Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Some of my new favorite raw food recipes

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Some of my new favorite raw food recipes

Cauliflower Couscous

2 heads cauliflower, finely ground in a food processor
1/2 fresh cup lemon juice
1 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon black pepper
pinch of sea salt
1 bunch fresh parsley, stems removed
1 bunch fresh mint, stems removed
1 bunch fresh cilantro, stems removed
1 13oz jar pitted Greek olives

In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix thoroughly


Marinated Bok Choy Salad

5 heads baby bok choy
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup Nama Shoyu
4 cloves garlic, peeled

Starting from the bottom of the plant, chop the bok choy stalks into half-inch pieces, leaving the leaves whole. In a blender, combine the olive oil, Nama Shoyu and garlic and blend thoroughly. Add to the bok choy, mix well and serve.


Pesto Sauce

2-3 cloves garlic, peeled
1/2 fresh lemon juice
pinch sea salt
1 cup raw pine nuts
1 cup fresh basil
2 tablespoons olive oil

In a high speed blender, combine all the ingredients, and blend until smooth.
(can add 3/4 cup Thai cocunut water if desired)
We served this last night over brown rice linguini pasta and it was delicious!!
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Some of my new favorite raw food recipes

I just tried all of these and they are so easy to prepare and absolutely yummy

Cucumber Watercress Soup
3 1/2 cups cucumber juice (4-6 cucumbers)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 bunch fresh watercress
3 cloves garlic, peeled
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tsp sea salt

Using a juicer, juice the cucumbers. In a high speed blender, combine all of the ingredients and blend until smooth
*I added some fresh dill and parsley to this recipe and chose not to use salt, you can try either way
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Organic Beet Salad

Easy Organic Beet Salad
Ingredients:
One large Beet
Walnuts- handful
fresh dill-2 -3 sprigs
1 lemon

Wash beet and scrub with brush over running water
Peel the beet and chop into small evenly cut cubes. Place in a steamer and boil for 7-10 minutes. Place beets in a bowl of ice water to cool. When cool remove and place in bowl. Add chopped walnuts,chopped dill and juice of one lemon, refrigerate until cold and eat when ready

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Easy Organic Beet Salad

Ingredients:
One large Beet
Walnuts- handful
fresh dill-2 -3 sprigs
1 lemon

Wash beet and scrub with brush over running water
Peel the beet and chop into small evenly cut cubes. Place in a steamer and boil for 7-10 minutes. Place beets in a bowl of ice water to cool. When cool remove and place in bowl. Add chopped walnuts,chopped dill and juice of one lemon, refrigerate until cold and eat when ready

Pesto Rice-Organic

1 cup brown rice cooked
1 and 1/2 cup spinach
handful of basil
1-2 cloves of garlic
1/3 cup pine nuts
2 Tbsp flax seed oil
1/3-1/2 cup water

chop garlic. Place all ingredients except for the rice in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour over 2 cups of rice and mis until evenly spread on the rice

Ginger Scallion Salmon recipe

1 lb Salmon
2 inches of ginger
4 cloves of garlic
3 scallions or 1/4 cup diced leeks
two oranges

For Baking:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. chop two inches of ginger into thin slices. Chop garlic. Chop scallions (or leeks). Slice oranges of one orange. Lay all on top of the fish. Squeeze orange juice from the other orange on top of the fish
Wrap loosely in tin foil so that it is covered and put in oven for 15-20 minutes.

For Poaching:
Place all ingredients in a pan and add half an inch of water to the pan. Bring to a boil and then turn heat down to medium-high until ready. 7-10 minutes

Organic Bean Soup Recipe

Organic Bean Soup

Ingredients: 1 cup organic 13 bean soup mixture
2 cups organic chicken broth
4 carrots
4 celery sticks
2 cloves fresh garlic
½ sweet onion
3 Tblsp diced fresh parsley
2 Tblsp diced fresh dill
1 piece wild atlantic Kombu Kelp

Directions:
Soak beans overnight
The next day, place beans in 2 cups chicken broth and bring to a boil, chop all the vegetables and herbs and add to the soup, can place kelp in whole or shred and place in before cooking
Cover and simmer for 2 hours

Makes 3-4 servings

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