Monthly Archives: June 2013

Gluten

A short note about gluten: For people who have Celiac’s disease or who are sensitive to gluten (experience fun symptoms like bloating, gas, stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation etc.) it is extremely important to avoid gluten altogether. However for most of … Continue reading

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Juicing

Juice! It’s amazing! It’s the best way to get tons if nutrients directly into your bloodstream ASAP. It is great for cleansing or just getting your daily dose of essential vitamins & minerals from fresh fruits & veggies. Benefits of … Continue reading

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Why raw?

This summer I’m incorporating a lot more raw foods into my diet. Why you ask? In the winter I eat tons of warm & hearty chilies, stews, soups, stir-fries, Thai curries, tempeh & tofu dishes. Those foods warm you from … Continue reading

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Raw veggie “burger” kale wrap

Veggie burger (makes a lot!!): 1 lb unsalted raw nuts ground in food processor (I used almonds because I had a ton…you could do a combo of walnuts, pecans, almonds, cashews, whatever you like or have in excess…just not peanuts … Continue reading

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Raw zucchini pesto

Salad: Thinly sliced zucchini & squash (you can slice yourself or use a food processor…think julienne) Chopped/ sliced mushrooms (whatever kind you like raw) Sun-dried tomatoes (dry, no oil, soaked in water to soften) Fresh tomatoes, coarsely chopped Spinach or … Continue reading

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Summer salad fun!

I was visiting my brother and sister-in-law who just had a baby…and whats for lunch?? So I poked around in the fridge and threw together this gorgeous and delicious summer salad: Spinach Cucumber Tomatoes (halved grape) Shredded carrots Pineapple (cubed) … Continue reading

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