Raw Food For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Interested in knowing more about raw food? Easy.

Raw Food For Dummies shares reasons for adding more raw food to your diet and life, offers tips on how to do it the healthy way, and includes more than 100 raw and satisfying recipes. Whether you're interested in incorporating raw foods into an existing meal plan or transitioning to an all-raw lifestyle, Raw Food For Dummies can help.

  • The raw facts — discover the nutritional, psychological, and ...
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Raw Food For Dummies

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Overview

Interested in knowing more about raw food? Easy.

Raw Food For Dummies shares reasons for adding more raw food to your diet and life, offers tips on how to do it the healthy way, and includes more than 100 raw and satisfying recipes. Whether you're interested in incorporating raw foods into an existing meal plan or transitioning to an all-raw lifestyle, Raw Food For Dummies can help.

  • The raw facts — discover the nutritional, psychological, and environmental benefits of a raw diet and learn how to combine foods to improve digestion and obtain maximum nutrition
  • Going raw 101 — get the 4-1-1 on how to make the transition from life on a traditional diet to a raw (or mostly raw) way of eating, including the equipment and staples you'll need to have on hand
  • Eating raw-some foods — find out how to make raw and nutritious smoothies, soups, salads, appetizers, entrees, snacks, and even desserts

Open the book and find:

  • A month-long meal plan to help you ease into the raw life
  • More than 100 raw vegan recipes
  • Techniques for preparing raw food that's flavorful and satisfying
  • Tips for preparing raw meals that mimic the texture, appearance, and mouthfeel of cooked favorites
  • Advice for using high-powered blenders, food processors, and dehydrators
  • Ways to connect with local raw communities
  • How to keep it raw when traveling, dining out, or on the go

Learn to:

  • Live a healthy, balanced, raw food lifestyle
  • Add health-promoting raw foods to your diet
  • Prepare more than 100 healthy and delicious raw food recipes
  • Balance your weight and gain more energy
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118461129
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/16/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 318,222
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Cherie Soria has been teaching the art of gourmet raw foods to individuals, chefs, and instructors for nearly 20 years.

Dan Ladermann is a Certified Hippocrates Health Educator and raw vegan nutrition instructor. Together, Cherie and Dan own and operate Living Light International.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Exploring the Basics of Raw Food 7

Chapter 1: Raw Food 101 9

Chapter 2: Checking Out Raw-some Foods 23

Chapter 3: Getting Essential Nutrients 33

Part II: Embarking on Your Raw Journey 49

Chapter 4: Going Raw 51

Chapter 5: Gear and Gadgets: Setting Up Your Raw Food Kitchen 67

Chapter 6: Buying Organic Essentials 83

Chapter 7: Discovering Raw Food Preparation Techniques 97

Part III: Enjoying Raw and Revitalizing Meals: The Recipes 121

Chapter 8: Getting Started — No Experience Required 123

Chapter 9: The Supporting Cast: Tasty Condiments, Sauces, and More 141

Chapter 10: Mixing It Up: Smoothies and Elixirs 161

Chapter 11: Nourishing Breakfasts 181

Chapter 12: Appealing Appetizers 195

Chapter 13: Sensational Soups and Salads 213

Chapter 14: Sumptuous Side Dishes 231

Chapter 15: Gourmet Raw Entrees 245

Chapter 16: Snacks and Nutritious Nibbles 263

Chapter 17: Sweet Endings 273

Part IV: Taking Your Raw Lifestyle to the Next Level 289

Chapter 18: Planning Menus in the Raw 291

Chapter 19: Eating Raw on the Go 307

Chapter 20: Gathering with a Raw Community 319

Part V: The Part of Tens 327

Chapter 21: Ten Reasons to Go Raw 329

Chapter 22: Ten Foods Best Eaten Raw 335

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 341

Index 345

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  • Posted April 26, 2013

    Fun to use

    I have always enjoyed the Dummies line of books and so I was plesantly surprised to find this Raw Food book. It has been very useful and easy to follow...

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