Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Today's Tasty Foods

Looking for a tasty dip (not sure what I wanted, but I thought it would jump out at me when I saw it) I stumbled across a raw cheesy dip that sounded ok, but with only 4 ingredients I didn't know how well it would go.

Let me just say this - TRY IT!

WOW. It really does taste like cheese! It tasted FANTASTIC with the broccolini stalks I picked up for cheap yesterday, although the kids loved it with red capsicum sticks, and carrots.

(in case you were wondering and couldn't be bothered clicking on the link to see what the four ingredients were, they are: cashews, nama shoyu, red capsicum and lemon juice)

Tonight, I had left over salad for dinner (actually, the curried carrot salad that I love) so the kids and I made Cauliflower Yellow Capsicum soup. 

The  kids loved it. Again, having not tasted it, you'll just have to take their word for it!

Once again, photos are so crap, apologies! I am really, really, really lazy and usually grab the closest thing to me to capture the food before it (the food) gets munched!


Wednesday, August 11, 2010

FYI Cheap dates!!

Love fresh medjool dates?  Coles has them on special for only $9.99kg!!!!!!!!!

Just wanted to share....


Oh, and I found a yummy raw goddess salad dressing here.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Curried Carrot Salad

This is by far one of the best salads I have had yet! (yes, it's the same bowl - it's the only good one I own!)

Again the recipe is from goneraw.com and can be found here. Well worth a look!


Wednesday, August 4, 2010

More Raw

From the dehydrator - chilli corn tortillas (or, what's left of it!!)

Apples and banana slices with fruity dip
Fruity dip

1 avocado
3 dates, pitted and soaked
1 kiwi
5-7 strawberries
a small amount of date soak water

In the food processor blend avocado and dates (with a little date water). Add kiwi and strawberries and process until smooth.

Recipe is from here!

I loved this dip best with apple slices but the kids preferred it with the banana.

Another awesome recipe from goneraw.com (my favourite recipe site at the moment!)

This is cauliflower rice from this recipe. Rather than chop it and then mix by hand, I processed the cauliflower in the food processor until it looked liked rice then placed it in a bowl. I added the rest of the ingredients (red capsicum, tomato, fresh peas, fresh corn, mushrooms, grated carrot, splash braggs, dash nutritional yeast) to the food processor and whizzed it up. Then I mixed up both lots and let it sit for a bit to let the flavours meld.

one last photo of the chilli corn tortillas being used as a scoop for my cauliflower rice. 



Monday, August 2, 2010

Raw foods we've been eating

Coconut Chia Pudding Shake
Meat and water from 1 young thai coconut (BTW these are so cheap at Coles for $1.69 each right now!)
1T Chia seeds
1/2 t vanilla
2T agave
1/2C ice


This is by far THE BEST way to open a coconut. Check out this:

Tonight's dinner - an almond cream with marinated mushrooms on zucchini pasta - toooooo good!

The recipe is here - Take the comment advice and halve the cream.

Watermelon Kiwi Cooler

3C Watermelon
3 Kiwi fruit
3 fresh or frozen strawberries
juice from 1/2 lime


Raw corn salad - awesome

I've been making a delicious salad for me and the kids and then adding a little something cooked for them like a burger or eggplant fritters (1000 Vegan Recipes). Apparently they were good - I'll take their word for it!
I've been raw for 13 days today and I feel FANTASTIC. I love it!

In the dehydrator - Spicy Corn Tortillas