Eat Raw, Eat Well: 400 Raw, Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipes

Eat Raw, Eat Well: 400 Raw, Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipes

by Douglas McNish


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Creative raw cuisine recipes for delicious nutrient-rich dishes.

Raw food diets (where food is eaten raw and if heated, the temperature can't exceed 118 degrees Fahrenheit) are becoming increasingly popular today for a variety of reasons: a quest for weight loss and increased energy, reduced risk of diseases, an aversion to animal based foods or simply a desire to consume more whole, nutrient-rich ingredients. Whatever each person's reason, raw food diets and/or lifestyles are certainly becoming more mainstream.

This wonderful collection of recipes will appeal to both novices and veterans of the raw food lifestyle -- they are imaginative, feature easy-to-follow instructions and are incredibly delicious. From hearty breakfasts that get your day off to an energized start, to satisfying soups and sumptuous main courses, to lush decadent desserts that will satisfy the most discriminating sweet tooth, these recipes reflect Doug's talent and commitment to the lifestyle.

Eat Raw, Eat Well includes dishes such as:

  • Pear and Walnut Pancakes, Banana Cream Pie Smoothie
  • Jicima, Corn, Quinoa and Lime Hot Pot, Perfect Guacamole
  • Cauliflower Risotto, Spicy Kimchi, Black Lentil Sloppy Joes
  • Quinoa Pilaf, Sweet Potato and Squash Mac 'n' Cheese
  • Walnut Portobello Burgers, Moussaka
  • Caramelized Peach Tart, Pear Crisp
  • Buckwheat Pretzels, Sour Cream and Onion Kale Chips, Pizza Bites

In addition there's a wealth of information on how to properly prepare the ingredients in advance of meal preparation to enhance their nutritional value as well as comprehensive "raw pantry" information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778802952
Publisher: Rose, Robert Incorporated
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 838,702
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Douglas McNish is an executive chef, cooking teacher and raw food consultant who is passionate about sharing his knowledge about the raw food lifestyle. He has personally experienced the benefits -- he lost 100 pounds in 2 years since embracing the diet. Douglas lives in Ontario.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7

Introduction 8

Raw Foods Know-How 10

Equipping a Raw Food Kitchen 13

Breakfast 15

Smoothies, Juices and Other Drinks 43

Dips and Spreads 77

Soups 107

Salads and Dressings 137

Sauces and Condiments 181

The Main Event 209

Sides and Small Plates 267

Snacks and Breads 295

Desserts 329

Buying Raw Ingredients 373

Online Sources for Certified Raw Food Products 374

Index 375

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Eat Raw, Eat Well: 400 Raw, Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Savaii More than 1 year ago
The recipes are delicious and uncomplicated even if you are not vegan. Ceretainly a good way to introduce meatless meals that are appealing.