Not Your Mama’s Raw Mac N Cheese

This is not your mama’s mac and cheese.  I tried.  I scoured my raw recipe books and googled raw recipes for mac and cheese, and nothing I made met my standards of tasting like a good quality version of the traditional cooked mac and cheese. It’s just not so easy to replicate the texture of soft macaroni noodles and there are many flavor preferences when it comes to the cheese sauce (are you a boxed Mac n Cheese lover or baked Mac n Cheese and how tangy should the cheese sauce be?). The good news is, I’ve now got a […]

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A Day In The Life Part 4: What Tools of the Trade Do You Start With? 1

This is a continuation of our Day in the Life Story of what we eat … this time talking about the kitchen tools we use to make especially yummy raw foods. What Tools of the Trade Do You Start With? Blend, Blend, BLEND!  So much of the raw food diet is facilitated by blending.  It breaks down the cell walls of foods so it’s easier to digest, enhances flavors, enables you to eat more fruits and veggies in less time, and is all-around an awesome way of eating/drinking/slurping food. When we found raw foods, we already had a Vitamix in the […]

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A Day In The Life Part 2: Cooked Stuff and Cooked/Raw Combinations We eat

This is a continuation of our Day in the Life Story of what we eat … talking now about the cooked stuff too. To the often-asked raw foodie question “what percentage raw are you?” I think I prefer the answer “I am not a label”.  I eat cooked food and I eat raw food in varying amounts, depending on the day, the weather, my cravings, or whatever.  Here are some details on the cooked stuff we eat… Cooked Stuff and Cooked/Raw Combinations We still eat cooked food.  Most often in the evening.  Sometimes during the day (I still crave eggs […]


How to Make Raw Squash Pasta with a Spiralizer + Bell Pepper Pesto Sauce

Learn all about the fun of Spiralizers for making raw pasta out of vegetables.Here I show and explain the difference between three different kinds of spiralizers and demo making pasta with my favorite spiralizer (available on Amazon.com here: http://amzn.to/2FgsIX2) Also briefly demonstrated is Yemiah’s Bell Pepper Pesto (see the recipe here) with some alterations and suggestions for future customizations. During this portion of our Superfood dinner we also talk about being 100% raw vs. having cooked food and the importance of having heating foods in your raw food diet. Enjoy! Raw pasta is so much easier when you have this […]