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Raw Basics

Incorporate more raw foods into your diet with these recipes.

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Raw Basics is a new book by Jenny Ross that shows readers how to incorporate raw living-foods into their diet using easy and delicious recipes. This cookbook gives you some great recipes as a way to add more fresh and living-foods to your diet. There are real solutions offered in this book that help you add more living-foods into your eating plan. This book can also be used by those that want to switch their diet to one that is exclusively raw food based. There are five basic steps that can be used to get started on a raw foods diet. Ross offers her expertise in this book as the owner and executive chef of the restaurant 118 Degrees. This restaurant is one that serves living-foods. Ross has been part of the living-foods movement since 2000 and believes strongly in the healing power of living-foods. Within this book you will find recipes that are great for everyday prep as well as some that kids will love. Eating a raw food diet doesn’t have to be limiting. You can use this cookbook for transitioning and entertaining as well.

PRO
  • Encourages eating a raw food diet
  • Offers numerous health benefits
  • Cookbook written by an experienced raw food chef and restaurateur
  • Includes easy steps for transitioning to a raw food diet
  • Filled with healthy and delicious recipes
  • Offers recipes that you can entertain with
  • Encourages adding new things to your diet rather than focusing what is being taken away
CON
  • Some may be resistant to consume a raw foods diet
DIET and NUTRITION

Raw Basics is all about eating more raw foods and transitioning to that type of diet. There are numerous recipes included in this cookbook that offer great ways to use raw foods. There are also some transition recipes for those that are working toward a raw food lifestyle. As with many cookbooks that focus on eating a certain way, Raw Basics offers tips on what types of foods you will need to purchase and keep on hand. Raw food is defined as not being heated above 118 degrees. This helps your food keep all of the essential vitamins and minerals that your body needs. You will be eating lots of fresh produce including fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts and seeds. Some of the recipes you will find in Raw Basics include:

  • Peach Coffee Cake
  • Sun-Dried Tomato Ketchup
  • Longevity Salad with Lemon Dressing
  • Sweet Miso Soup
  • French Onion Soup
  • Verde Tacos
  • Garden Rolls
  • Apple Cobbler
  • Chipotle-Ranch Wraps
  • 5-Vegetable Lasagna
  • Squash Ravioli
  • Pasta Alfredo
EXERCISE

There is no exercise guidance with Raw Basics due to it being a cookbook.

CONCLUSION

Incorporating more raw foods into your diet can certainly benefit your health. Finding the proper ways to do that has become easier with books like Raw Basics. This cookbook offers several healthy and tasty recipes along with tips on making the transition. Transitioning to a diet of more raw foods can be much easier when you have the help of Raw Basics.

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Related Diets: Going Raw, Live Raw, Raw Food for Everyone, The Juice Lady's Living Foods Revolution


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