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Raw, Quick and Delicious!

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Raw, Quick and Delicious is an answer given by the author to all of those who keep asking him if raw food meals take a lot of time to prepare. Doug McNish, a Torontonian,  was trained as a chef.  When he experienced  benefits of raw food  on his health, he decided to apply his skills to raw food exclusively and after several years of work, he re-qualified himself  and became raw food chef. In his book  he offers a short introductory chapter giving a brief overview of  advantages of eating raw food , helpful kitchen equipment , some tips for transitioning to this kind of a lifestyle and even an idea for stocking a pantry including fifteen recipes for helpful to have at hand nut milk, nut cheese, sauces and dressings.   His recipes focus on simple and delicious meals: smoothies, salads, snacks, pasta and noodles and desserts. So, how about  starting your day with the Beat Me Green Juice made of beets, kale, celery and apple. Spicy Pear and Cabbage Salad for lunch and Squash Burrito for dinner?  Oh, yes and dessert: carrot cake made of walnuts, dates, raisins and carrot or avocado mint pudding of avocado, agave, vanilla and mint, or maybe something more decadent like White Chocolate and Coconut Cream or Chocolate, Coconut Bark…mmmmm

If you are interested in raw food recipes, you may also want to see the following books:

Balanced Raw: combine raw and cooked foods for optimal health, weight loss and vitality by Tina Leigh, Raw Potluck: over 100 simly delicious raw dishes for everyday entertaining by Lisa Montgomery,  The Art of Raw Food: delicious, simple dishes for healthy living by Jens Casupei and Vibeke Kaupert, Going Raw: everything you need to start your own raw food diet and lifestyle revolution at home by Judita Wignall

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