The premise of the raw food (living food) diet is that heating foods destroys valuable enzymes and nutrients. To learn more, check out the Wikipedia article on Raw Foodism. Most of us cannot imagine subsisting on a diet of completely raw foods, yet we are great fans of raw salads. Check out these resources for incorporating more raw foods into your diet.
The Raw Food Gourmet: Going Raw for Total Well-Being
Begins with the "The Art of Raw Gourmet" which covers dehydrating, fermenting, marinating, sprouting, and other tools and methods to get you started. The recipes have intriguing names that make your want to try them, like Sangria Summer Soup with Frozen Nut Cream and Raw Copycat Burger With Fixings.
Julie Rodwell & June Eding, editors.
This is a revised edition that includes step-by-step instructions on how to set up the raw pantry, easy-to-follow techniques for handling and preserving raw food through sprouting and dehydrating, and expert advice on how to choose ingredients and equipment.
Rawlicious: Delicious Raw Recipes for Radiant Health
Eager to show that a diet that includes a high percentage of raw foods is not difficult to achieve, chefs Peter and Beryn Daniel of South Africa created this accessible cookbook and guide to raw kitchen basics.
Becoming Raw: The Essential Guide to Raw Vegan Diets
If you don't believe in raw milk, eggs, and oysters, here's the all-vegan raw diet using fresh vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds.
Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, And Craft Of Live-Culture Foods
There are many types of fermented foods like sauerkraut, kimchee and miso, not to mention beer and wine. Check out Sandor's website at WildFermentation.com.
Everyday Raw Express: Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less
"Everyday Raw Express" offers soups, smoothies, pastas, wraps, and more all prepared in 30 minutes or less.
q TX392.M55 2005
This coffee table book with photographs by Grant Symon and elaborate, sophisticated recipes includes raw fish and meat as well as raw fruits and vegetables.
Raw Garden: Over 100 Healthy and Fresh Raw Recipes
Whether you’re new to gardening or have been doing it for years, Raw Garden will help you create dishes based on ingredients found in your garden by sharing simple raw food recipes for you to try.
Raw Potluck: Over 100 Simply Delicious Raw Dishes for Everyday Entertaining
You're a raw foodie and you don't know what to take to a potluck dinner? Raw Potluck can help you out!
Ani's Raw Food Asia: Easy East-West Fusion Recipes the Raw Food Way
TX724.5.A1 P49 2011
Along with recipes from Korea, China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, and Hawaii and background information on traditional dishes, Ani's Raw Food Asia also offers essential tips on green living, well-being, longevity, fitness, beauty, and entertaining as inspired by a healthy Asian lifestyle.
Ani's Raw Food Essentials: Recipes and Techniques for Mastering the Art of Live Food
Ani Phyo is a Korean-Californian American and a big proponent of the health aspects of raw food. She has also written Ani's Raw Food Desserts and Ani's Raw Food Kitchen.
The Raw Truth: Recipes and Resources for the Living Foods Lifestyle
Raw foods pioneer Jeremy A. Safron explains in simple terms how life promotes life with a raw diet. When vital enzymes essential to digestion have not been destroyed by heat or processing, the uncooked foods provide our bodies with energy and nutrition quickly and efficiently, leading to enhanced vitality, increased detoxification, and improved well-being.
q TX837.T783 2003
Charlie Trotter complicates raw food into highly sophisticated dishes. He uses a lot of parsnips as a meat/grain substitute and many of the recipes require a dehydrator and a juicer. These recipes are not for weeknight meals but for impressing company.
(DVD) RM237.5.R37935 2005x
The first program presents various arguments for adopting the raw foods vegan diet. The second program demonstrates the preparation of a number of raw foods dishes.
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Living Light Culinary Arts Institute
Living Light in California offers Classes in raw vegan cuisine and information about the raw food movement.