Eating Raw – Changes I have noticed in 2 weeks
Aug25

Eating Raw – Changes I have noticed in 2 weeks

I’ve been eating probably 90% raw food for the last two weeks a minimising dairy to a small amount of yoghurt in my smoothies and milk in my tea… well I am British! Given that ‘mostly raw’ is a club that I used to be part of and I’ve always had a super juicer, the transition has not been difficult at all – but I have not cut out dairy or gluten before for longer than 4 weeks. If anything I am still...

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Cashew Cream vs Dairy Cream
Aug24

Cashew Cream vs Dairy Cream

When it comes to going dairy free, the things I would struggle with giving up most are a nice tall glass of milk, cheese, creamy sauce on pasta or steak (sorry!), or a nice cholesterol laden dollop of cream on my dessert, so I thought it was time that I tried to make some dairy alternatives to all of the above that also satisfies my need for gourmet… So this week I am going to attempt some Cashew Cream then use it in some cooked...

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Carrot Chips
Aug15

Carrot Chips

I can juice my way through carrots no problem but ask me to eat the actual vegetable and I struggle past one or two which is a shame as they as so good for you. When you juice you lose some of the goodness as pulp and I have to admit ┬áthat I didn’t really like total juice carrots and I get totally bored with grated carrot unless it’s hidden in coleslaw so I thought I should find ways to eat more vegetables when I get stuck...

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Dehydrated Cabbage Crisps
Aug14

Dehydrated Cabbage Crisps

Sounds disgusting but actually isn’t! As part of my raw cabbage soup diet experiment I thought I’d try all the ingredients separately first then see if I can make it taste a bit nicer using the dehydrator. First – try the cabbage crisps straight up – and although not everyones cup of tea – actually pretty tasty, peppery and not hard to eat – unlike the same volume in cabbage! Will have a go at some...

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HomeMade Raisins
Aug14

HomeMade Raisins

This Dehydrator lark is pretty amazing and today I discovered the joy of homemade raisins. turning simple seedless black grapes into the most amazing dried grape sweets. It took absolutely aaaaaaaages partly because I didn’t dip them in boiling water for 90 seconds in my keen-ness to just get them in the Excalibur. How To Make Dried Raisins Wash, put on Excalibur shelves and dehydrate on the highest setting for 24 hours (155 on...

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