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The Raw Food Diet: Recipes, Tips and Product Info

Welcome to the delicious and nutritious world of raw food! In case you haven't already heard, eating food raw is great for your body, great for the environment, and a lot of fun to boot. We have created this website as a destination for anyone interested in eating a raw food diet, whether you are a hardcore raw-foodist, or just someone looking for some creative and healthy cooking ideas. To this end, we offer a vast array of helpful resources to help support you in your pursuits, including a library of simple raw food recipes, a section on tips, tricks & methods, a collection of products and ingredients to use in your kitchen, articles and essays on eating raw, and even a directory of raw-food-related websites across the web.

Cran-Apple Fruit Leather
Posted By on March 3, 2012

Each year I get better and better at eating more locally. This year I even materialized a large quantity of fresh cranberries picked from a local bog here in the Ithaca, NY area! Coupled with

Fenugreek

Culinary Use Fenugreek seed is used as a spice most frequently in the preparation of Indian cuisine. It is a common ingredient in curry powder and paste, chutney and pickling spices. As a sprout

Can an Oven be used as a Dehydrator?

This is a very common question which I’d love to be able to say “yes” to (since practically everyone already has one), however sadly the answer in most cases is “no.”

Sprouting Tools

Spouting in your home kitchen can be fun and rewarding, in addition to providing you with a healthy, cheap and homegrown source of veggie yumminess. The basics of sprouting are pretty simple: soak

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Updated: September 28, 2011

I love using other recipes as a starting point, then inputting what I have at home and voila! This is how this recipe was born, as I wanted to make these with red bell pepper, but since I didn’t have any, used some sun-dried tomatoes in place! Yield: 2 bunches worth 2 bunches kale,

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Updated: September 9, 2011

Late Summer Simple Tomato Blend On a fasting day in early September, I was looking for simple blend to gently begin breaking my juicy day. My farm share had recently landed me with the following ingredients, and voila: simple, cleansing, delicious! It can be tricky to use tomatoes

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Updated: June 19, 2011
Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

This was an experiment that went supremely well! It’s rhubarb and strawberry time here in upstate NY (June) and I wasn’t up for making a dessert with the rhubarb, so I decided to make a lemonade type beverage instead and it came out so deliciously! Yield: approx. 1 quart 2 large

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Updated: May 4, 2011
Raw Hazelnut Cacao Fudge

This tasty dessert is a perfect example of why you should experiment. I wanted to make a raw, vegan hazelnut fudge but I couldn’t find any recipe that excited me. So I just sort of worked out a general sense of fat to chocolate to filling and came up with this recipe which

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Updated: May 4, 2011
Kale Chips v2.0

This is another take on a recipe I found for a “hummus-y” kale chip. Kale Chips are such a fantastic way to easily increase children’s consumption of greens! In my opinion, they should be a staple item in family homes! Yield: 2 bunches worth 2 bunches kale, stemmed and torn

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Updated: April 9, 2011

Generally speaking, the more raw, whole food you can add into your diet on a daily basis, the better. Having been involved in the raw food movement for over 10 years now, I’ve seen so many dynamics surrounding those involved in the movement. Raw food can appear a dogmatic concept

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Updated: April 9, 2011
Raw “Hollandaise” Sauce

When I’m putting on a French menu, I love to use this rich, creamy, decadent sauce! It is perfect over marinated and then slightly dehydrated vegetables, such as asparagus, broccoli and cauliflower. Easily tweak it to your liking, or add herbs for some other classic Hollandaise

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Updated: April 9, 2011
Raw Quiche

This was always a favorite at the Hippocrates Health Institute! Use your favorite vegetables in the filling mixture. I often use mushrooms, broccoli and scallions, but recommend whatever is available organically, locally and in season. You can also substitute any nuts in the crust

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Updated: February 24, 2011
Dehydrated Vegetable Salts (Celery Salt)

Culinary Use Celery salt (powder) is used to season culinary preparations. Sprinkle it on vegetables, as you would salt, or use it in place of salt in any savory recipe. The clean, natural flavor celery salt imparts contributes more than just a salty taste; it has a full-bodied flavor

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Updated: February 24, 2011
Sesame Oil

Culinary Use If you enjoy the flavor of sesame oil, this healthy and versatile oil can be a great ally in your raw foods cupboard. It’s great in salad dressings or otherwise used to toss on veggies (like an asian slaw). It can be served with noodles (like kelp, soba or rice)