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 […]

Waiting to exhale, the appetizer

Announcing the first course (the appetizer) to 44 people at the Eucalyptus Magazine RAW dinner at Stillheart Institute, Woodside. “Waiting to exhale” …..ahhhhhh. ‘Waiting to exhale’ is what came to mind when I was thinking of this course. This is a time to breathe out, relax, allow the parasympathetic nervous system to take over. For […]

Eucalyptus Magazine’s raw dinner, Stillheart Institute

Recap of Raw dinner for 44 people, with photos and links to recipes.

Cooking demo at Atherton Appliance and Kitchen

BlueStar cooking demo at Atherton Appliance Store

Raw: Dehydrated Kale Chips #2

Here’s another version of my kale chips. The batter is a classic, with cashews, red bell pepper and nutritional yeast.

Fruit Kabobs w/Sweet’n Sour Almond Dipping Sauce

I deconstructed the “Fruit Soup” (that I created for Intel cooking demo) and made these “Fruit Kabobs” instead (i.e. they have the same ingredients as the Fruit Soup). Will serve these this Saturday at Atherton Appliance cooking demo, at July 4th backyard party and again at a catering gig Tuesday evening for the Nightcrawlers in Los Altos.

Raw – Pizza

Pineapple Pizzettes Veggie toppings: sliced zucchini, tomatoes, diced onion, bell peppers …. on a pineapple ring ‘crust’ *** Sun-dried Tomato Marinara RAW Sauce Combine all ingredients, including tomato soaking water, into food processor and puree until very thick and uniformly smooth. 1 cup sun-dried tomato, soaked in 2cups water for 1+ hour 1 fresh tomato […]

Fish Tostada w/cilantro and mango

Here’s a quick and easy way to make a fish dish, sustainable fish, that is.