Easy Sexy Raw: 130 Raw Food Recipes, Tools, and Tips to Make You Feel Gorgeous and Satisfied

Easy Sexy Raw: 130 Raw Food Recipes, Tools, and Tips to Make You Feel Gorgeous and Satisfied

by Carol Alt

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ISBN-13: 9780307888709
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Carol Alt is one of the raw movement’s most recognized names and faces. In addition to gracing the covers of more than seven hundred magazines, she has been featured on calendars and posters, and has made exercise videos, all of which have sold millions of copies, and has appeared on stage, television, and in more than sixty-five movies. An accomplished spokesperson for raw food and frequent guest on talk shows, she is the author of Eating in the Raw and The Raw 50. Visit her at CarolAlt.com.

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Quinoa and Pesto–Stuffed Tomatoes
 
Serves 4; makes 4 stuffed tomato halves
 
2 medium tomatoes
Sea salt
1 ½ cups sprouted quinoa
1⁄3 cup pesto
Freshly ground black pepper
Cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
4 fresh basil leaves
Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (optional)
 
Cut the tomatoes in half crosswise and scoop out the flesh. Set the shells aside. Strain the flesh through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl, pressing on the flesh to extract all the tomato juice. Reserve the juice for another use and chop the tomato flesh and set aside.
 
Rub a little salt into the insides of the tomato shells and place upside down on a paper towel–lined plate. Set aside for 30 minutes so the tomatoes soften a bit.
 
In a medium bowl, combine the tomato flesh and quinoa. Add the pesto and stir to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the quinoa mixture into the tomato halves and drizzle with oil. Top each one with a basil leaf and some cheese, if using.

Table of Contents

foreword nicholas j. gonzalez, M.D 8

introduction 12

uncooked 101 what you need to know to go raw 23

How to Know What's Really Raw 24

Raw Equipment: What You Really Need (and Some Fun Gadgets) 27

Kitchen-Ready: Your A-to-Z Raw Shopping List 31

the methods 35

Soaking and Sprouting 36

Slow Cooking, aka Dehydrating 40

Fermenting 43

Juicing 45

getting to know your food (in all its raw glory) 47

Real Dairy and Eggs 48

Sweeteners 52

Seasonings 55

Oils 58

Other Staples 59

the recipes

turn it raw 63

breakfast like a king 75

drink up 85

spreads, condiments, & dips 99

salads & salad dressings 121

soups 141

small bites & sides 149

the main attraction 163

desserts 195

dehydrator crackers, breads, & snacks 215

menu ideas 233

swapping list 234

thank you 238

sources 239

appendix: in my opinion … what it means to be raw 245

index 252

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Easy Sexy Raw: 130 Raw Food Recipes, Tools, and Tips to Make You Feel Gorgeous and Satisfied 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great Book. Easy, healthy recipes. Carol is an inspiration. I'm very happy with this purchase.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent Raw Foods Cookbook. 
Ivy-Crush More than 1 year ago
I love Carol Alt. She makes good health fun. I have long loved her first book, "Eating in the Raw," and I'm excited for her next book, "A Healthy You."