Plum, Apple, Thyme Slush (or Soup)

A wonderfully refreshing drink. The thyme pulls it away from being a breakfast. And, it’s just too sweet to call it breakfast, unless you use berries and reduce the amount to a 1/2 cup. This version is good for a summer afternoon or evening. Also included is a Bulletproof version.

Raw appetizers: Raviolis, Cannellonis, Creamsicle, Chocolate Mousse

Holiday appetizers can come in a variety of forms and flavors… here are mine, that I created for the “Raw Food Connection” potluck in Monterey this past weekend.

How to pick out a juice machine

I’ve had many many juicers, first one I bought was in 1990(!) — when I began to fix myself. Was watching an informercial — Jay Kordich selling this Juiceman Juicer. It was a $200 unit, one of the…

Raw vegan version of a Caprese Salad

I served this version of my Caprese Salad today at a Raw Food potluck. Used a green tomato and the ‘cheese’ is pine nuts blended with olive oil, green tomato and basil. Marinated the fennel and green apple in lime juice.

Vegan version of a Caprese Salad

I served this vegan version of a Caprese Salad for a group of 14 women at Stillheart. It was a HUGE hit …. the flavors, the textures and the adventure of eating it — with a steak knife.

Raw food potluck, 1st Thursdays

Raw food potlucks at Back to Health Chiropractic in downtown Los Altos.

Relaxed Kale and Purple Cabbage Salad

This is a wilted salad, the kale is ‘cooked’ with lemon and salt (an acid and alkaline). The colors are dark and light green, purple (w/touch of white), black, brown. The textures are leafy, crunchy, soft. Can be made 2-3 days ahead of serving. although the pumpkin seed oil, parsley, pecans and seaweed ought to be added the day of.

Tips for eating RAW while out and about

Here are a few tips for those of you who want RAW foods while out and about, at restaurants, at work, with friends, family. Often times the simplest statements go a long way, so, I’ve included a few of’m for you to have in your assertive arsenal. Guest at a home dinner To host, at least […]

Raw food demo at potluck in Carmel Valley

23 October, Sunday

“Owning your power as a female leader” event at Stillheart

Here is a photo gallery of one-day event I catered at Stillheart Retreat Center. I only wish I could have also participated in the program — Phyllis and Laurie were fabulous to work with, and everyone had such glowing faces throughout the day — nourished by the workshop and the food.