(Vegan and Low Glycemic) 24 ounces unsweetened almond milk 1 teaspoon ground cardamom ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground allspice ½ teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger 1 small pinch coarse ground black pepper Optional sweeteners: 1 tablespoon raw honey 4-12 drops liquid stevia Recipe: Combine all of the ingredients (except sweeteners) in a small… Read more
(This is in my book The Raw Gourmet as Premier French Dressing and it has lots of varieties, my current favorite. NS) 2 parts flax seed oil or hemp seed oil 1 part fresh lemon juice or balsamic vinegar small amount agave or maple syrup tiny amount sea salt or nama shoyu a pinch of… Read more
Beets and radishes are root vegetables that are excellent for maintaining a healthy digestive system, liver, and kidneys. This salad is also a good immune system booster. 5 cups beet greens, torn 1 cup daikon radish, peeled and shredded 1cup spinach or romaine lettuce ½ cup shredded beet ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds, soaked 1… Read more
Somewhere in the history of food preparation and fine dining, the world of nuts and seeds got relegated, roasted and salted, to the sidelines. Still a staple at cocktail parties, receptions of any sort, and weekend sporting events, they receive a nod as a good source of protein and fat. Some people wince at the… Read more
Put the tea bag in a glass pitcher, fill with sixteen ounces of cool — never boiled or heated – water, and let the tea steep for several hours.
Many people, in the course of their first visit with me, say, “Health Coaching sounds like a good thing, and I know I need some help changing my diet, but I’m not one for much exercising. How important is it?” The short answer is: it’s very important, and maybe for some reasons you haven’t thought… Read more
I hear this question a lot in my health coaching practice, and there are several answers, most having to do with the benefits that people experience when they greatly increase the amount of Raw Foods in their diets. I see it all the time – the reversal of all manner of unwanted conditions, such as… Read more
Some of you may recall a blog post of mine from last May about oil pulling and its benefits. In that piece I said the my preferred oil is coconut oil, because it has anti-viral, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties. As it turns out. there are many other reasons to use coconut oil. For many… Read more