Posted on May 8, 2012 by rawrifficfood
‘Tis the season for delicious fresh fruit. There’s nothing more refreshing and satisfying than a chilled, kicked-up fruit salad!
This salad has a variety of fresh and frozen fruit, greens, spices, and crunch.
Serve this recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or even a filling snack. It’s super easy and super satisfying. Enjoy!
Kicked-up Fruit Salad.
1 large watermelon wedge diced
1 cup fresh strawberries sliced
1 cup fresh blueberries (wild berries preferred – frozen okay)
1/2 cup dark cherries (stemmed and pitted – frozen okay)
1/2 cup pineapple (diced small – frozen okay)
2 T dried organic shredded coconut
2 cups fresh mache (lambs quarter greens)
1/2 cup crushed pecans
1/2 cup organic raisins or mixed dried berries
1-2 T Balsamic vinegar
3-6 drops Coconut flavored SweetLeaf Liquid Stevia
3-4 shakes Tajin (Mexican chili seasoning with lime)
Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl, toss well and serve. Yummy!!!
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Posted on January 12, 2010 by rawrifficfood
After yoga class tonight, a fellow student, and myself started talking with our instructor about healthy foods, sugars, fats, and lean meals. My yoga instructor mentioned how she loves cucumbers and mushrooms together for a meal – so I thought, “Wow! That sounds like a grand idea!” So I made my own! “Thanks Ana!” That’s my yoga instructor’s name…
So this recipe is very simple, filling, and super delicious!!! Enjoy!
1 large cucumber (peeled and sliced into thin rounds)
1 to 1 1/2 cups Crimini mushrooms (stemmed, and sliced)
1/2 T Bragg’s Sea Kelp Delight Seasoning (or just plain kelp flakes will do)
dash sea salt
dash garlic powder
Combine all ingredients in a big bowl, toss well, then serve. That’s it!
It doesn’t get any easier than that! =)
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Posted on June 21, 2009 by rawrifficfood
It was the end of the week, and I hadn’t gone grocery shopping, plus I had little in my refrig to eat. So, I decided to make this very simple but tasty salad for lunch. I placed the corn salad in a mold and let it setup in the refrigerator for about an hour – that’s what gives it the shape. The Mana bread is not 100% raw, but close enough to it that it’s acceptable. You kind find Mana bread at Whole Foods and other natural grocery stores, in the frozen section. I like spreading coconut butter on the bread for added flavor. Well, try it for yourself.
for the salad.
Corn kernels from one ear of corn
1 avocado (peeled, stoned, and chopped)
1 Roma tomato (chopped)
garlic and sea salt to taste
cayenne pepper to taste
slices of Mana bread (I used date and fruit Mana bread)
Mix all the salad ingredients together and place in a mold. Refrigerate until ready to serve, at least one hour. Place a handful of spinach or more on top of a plate nicely arranged. Release salad from mold, and pour ontop of bed of spinach – forming a shape. Serve with slices of Mana bread. That’s it! Super simple! 🙂
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Posted on May 26, 2009 by rawrifficfood
I made this delicious salad, topped with fresh cut avocado slices, and Frederic Patrenaud’s Better than Ranch Dressing – but you can use whatever dressing you like!
Mixed fresh green herbs and flowers
Green leaf lettuce
Portobello mushroom chopped
½ peeled and sliced cucumber
Corn from one cob
Better than Ranch Dressing (or your favorite)
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss well. Top with your favorite dressing, and serve.
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Posted on May 15, 2009 by rawrifficfood
Last year around this time I posted this recipe on my personal blog, My Raw Life. This recipe is simple, satisfying, and quick. I really enjoyed it, and thought I should include it on my recipe blog. Enjoy!
1 package Broccoli Slaw (or any other favorite raw slaw ingredients)
1/2 cup sun dried raisins
1 apple with skin chopped into small pieces (I used a Gala apple)
Tangy Asian Broccoli Slaw Dressing (see recipe)
Tangy Asian Dressing:
1/4 cup Nama Shoyu
1/4 cup cold press EVOO
1/4 cup purified water
1/4 cup raw Agave
1 T chopped Cilantro
1 T Rice Wine Vinegar (not raw)
1 T raw honey
1 inch fresh Ginger-root (or 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp of dried ground Ginger)
dash Cayenne Pepper
Preparation: Combine all slaw ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Place all ingredients for dressing in a blender and mix well, until smooth. Pour dressing over slaw, mix very well, then serve.
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