The wonderful world of juices and smoothies at the Monta Vista Market

Watermelon spritzer Monta Vista Sunrise Green ginger juice …and so much more were the concoctions created during my demo this past Sunday at the Monta Vista Market. I brought my Breville juice machine and my Vitamix (a high-speed blender). Thankfully the staff had no trouble keeping up with washing the produce, and rinsing out the juicer […]

Healthy salads, salad dressings, salad fixings

Tips for salad makeovers! I’ll be meeting with a new culinary student in the kitchen who needs/wants to add ‘life’ to her salads. AND, she wants to have ideas as to what to eat while she is in recovery, strengthening her lungs, liver and gallbladder.

Raw: Pad Thai #2

Another version of my Raw Pad Thai, served at a 3-day retreat.

Raw: Caraway Coleslaw

This cabbage and green apple slaw ‘turned a corner’ with the caraway and coconut dressing. Yum!

Raw: Creamy Caesar salad dressing

It’s good, just as it is.

Raw: Dr. Oz’s Green Drink

What can I say? …. it’s another good tasting green drink.

Raw: Hummus

A remarkable recipe being it reflects – so well – the original cooked chickpea hummus. Recipe by Raw Chef Sam Lippman, no need to change a thing.

Raw: OLIVE FIG TAPENADE

The sweet and sour flavors of this tapenade made it unforgettable.

Raw: Spiced apple and pluots

A quick, no-fuss warming and refreshing dessert to end a fantastic meal and day.