Living Raw Food

Living Raw Food

Get the Glow With More Recipes From Pure Food and Wine

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Picking up where the bestselling Raw Food/Real World left off, Sarma Melngailis invites us inside her glamorous restaurant, Pure Food and Wine, with dozens more recipes for fresh and vibrant juices, shakes, soups, simple dishes, main courses, desserts, and cocktails. No juicer? No dehydrator? No problem! Sarma shows that raw food preparation doesn't have to be daunting, and she helps you work your way from the fastest, simplest, freshest recipes to immensely satisfying main dishes that you'll have a hard time believing are raw. A definitive list of ingredients, tools, techniques, and sources make raw food a snap, while information-packed sidebars introduce the world's most powerful super­foods, from kombucha tea to chia seeds. And Sarma is refreshingly honest and real as she describes her personal breakthroughs—and struggles—living on raw foods.
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ISBN: 9780061940491
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Apr 19, 2012

A lot of good recipes, interspersed with interesting information- although, the information didn't really seem to have a set format, it kind of felt like she was writing a blog at times- oh wait, she does write a blog! I did like that there were very easy recipes at the front, followed by the more impressive recipes (some of them requiring DAYS) in the back. I didn't like that she felt the need to have SO MANY pictures of herself and her incredibly attractive staff on every other page. We get it. You're gorgeous. Give me more smoothie recipes.

Apr 20, 2010

I just love her books...all of them in fact. I have tried recipes and ALL were excellent. It is a fact that some of the recipes require a different way to prepare your food than what we are normally used too if you never entertained the RAW lifestyle. Preperation and planning are key elements if you intend on exploring Raw food. Bon appétit!

katrina314159 Feb 01, 2010

The author doesn't seem to make her point very well. After going on about eating raw and being vegetarian being a better lifestyle choice, she also includes a whole essay about the importance of feeding your animals a diet comprised mostly of meat. She didn't really recognize that humans are also animals and might need a more rounded diet.

I also found that although the author claims that the recipes are super easy and contain everyday ingredients, this wasn't entirely true. I found that although the recipes were fairly simple, there were still a lot of out of the ordinary ingredients or long processes to extract ingredients yourself.


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