Why Raw? Talk Description
This engaging lecture on the benefits of the raw food diet will inspire you to try this healthful and delicious way of eating, and will answer the most common questions about raw foods.
Sample of a decadent raw dessert is included!
Eating healthy foods has never been so delicious and easy. After this class, you will have the skills to prepare a variety of dishes for daily breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Basic knife skills and equipment use (blenders and food processors) is covered.
Menu: Almond Milk, Cream of Zucchini Soup, Mediterranean Kale Salad, Not Tuna Paté, Zucchini Noodles Marinara, Chocolate Mousse
All-American Comfort Foods
The Raw Diet doesn't have to mean living on salads, energy soups, and fruit. The comfort food fare in this class will satisfy even the heartiest appetite.
Menu: Old-fashioned Chocolate Milkshake, Vegetable Platter with Mock Sour Cream and Chive Dip, Garden Burgers with BBQ Sauce, Coleslaw, Crispy Onion Rings, Southern Greens, Peach Cobbler
Latin American Fiesta
Mexican food is what many people crave when they want something hearty, cheesy, and comforting. And who doesn't love to munch on chips and salsa in front of a video? Unfortunately, traditional Mexican cuisine is notorious for being high in calories, greasy, and short on fresh veggies. But once you learn the raw food preparation techniques in this class, you'll be able to make a truly healthy as well as delicious Latin American Fiesta for yourself and your friends.
Menu: Hot Red Pepper Chips, Salsa, Authentic Guacamole, Enchiladas de Verdura con Chili Colorado, Mexican Seasoned Cabbage, Tropical Fruit Tart
Everyone loves Italian food, but traditional dishes are heavy in wheat and cheese. With Raw Italy, simple substitutions allow you to enjoy this classic cuisine.
Menu: Caesar Salad with Pine Nut Parmesan, Minestrone, Pasta al Pesto, Lasagna, Walnut Gelato with Carob Glaze
Flavors of the Mediterranean
Middle Eastern restaurants are always a hit, and with good reason--aromatic herbs, warming spices, and pungent flavors such as olives and feta cheese make this cuisine both exotic and comforting. Now you can enjoy all your favorites, even hummus and felafel, in the raw.
Menu: Hummus, Felafel with Tahina Sauce, Tabouli, Greek Salad, Carrots with Moroccan Spices, Dolmas with Middle Eastern Marinara, Apple Baklava
Raw desserts are ideal for anyone who loves sweets but is trying to avoid refined carbohydrates and sugars, dairy products, and unhealthful fats. Any dessert you can make cooked--pies, tarts, crisps, ice creams, cookies, cakes, and candies--you can make raw. But your family and friends will never know these desserts are raw and healthy, since they taste as rich and sweet as their traditional counterparts.
Menu: Kiwi Lime Tart, Turtle Truffles, Almond Cookies, Blackberry Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream, Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce
You don't have to deprive yourself of foods you love to look and feel great this holiday season. In this class, you will discover how to make a raw feast that features everyone's favorites, from stuffing to pumpkin pie.
Menu: Holiday Nog, Waldorf Salad, Almond Stuffing, Cranberry-orange Relish, Christmas Kale, Green Beans Amandine, Mock Pumpkin Pie with Cashew Cream
Light & Healthy Living Foods
The Living Foods Diet, pioneered by Ann Wigmore, is a healing diet ideal for recovering from illness, losing weight, building immunity, aiding digestion, and maximizing health and vitality.
Menu: Rejuvelac, Coconut Yogurt, Green Leafy Sprouts, Wheatgrass and Sunflower Greens, Sprout Salad with Tomato Basil Dressing, Herbed Almond Cheese Spread with Pizza Flax Crackers, Sauerkraut, Energy Soup
Breakfast and Brunch
Breakfast is the most important meal to eat healthfully, since a heavy meal at this time of day can be difficult to digest and slow you down. The menu for this class has something for everyone--juices and smoothies for maximum vitality or weight loss, people-pleasing granola and oatmeal, and decadent crepes and cinnamon rolls.
Menu: Green Vitality Juice, Blueberry Smoothie, Granola with Almond Milk, Old-fashioned Oatmeal, Tropical Fruit Crepes, Cinnamon Rolls
Everyone loves to eat with their hands and to take food "to go"--which explains the popularity of finger foods such as sandwiches and burritos. But the typical sandwich is high in carbs and can leave you feeling weighed down. Raw Wraps and Rolls are the solution to energizing food on the go.
Menu: Vietnamese Salad Rolls with Mock Peanut Sauce, California Rolls, Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad), Mango Avocado Salad, Tom Kha (Thai Coconut Soup), Vegetable Teriyaki, Mango Ice Cream with Tropical Ambrosia
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