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Raw Food Books

The raw food way of life is one of the world's fastest growing nutrition and health movements. This selection of books explain the health-giving benefits of eating raw and living foods, and help you begin to incorporate more raw food into your diet. They also provide a wonderful range of recipes for you to try.
(Not just for vegetarians - meat eaters can enjoy raw food too!)

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Hooked on Raw
Rhio

The Raw and Living Food movement is gaining momentum. New books, restaurants, and internet sites are popping up as we speak.
Rhio has written a book that is in plain language, easy to read, and a total guide to the Raw and Living Food lifestyle. The first half of the book teaches you from step one all the things you need to know about getting started. The second half of the book contains almost 350 delicious power food recipes designed to please the most finicky palate.
Over 5 years of hard research has gone into the creation of this book, and the information in the book is designed to help people maintain optimum health by taking charge of their own well-being.

 

 

The Complete Book of Raw Food: Healthy, Delicious Vegetarian Cuisine Made With Living Foods--Includes Over 350 Recipes from the World's Top Raw Food Chefs
Julie Rodwell

Raw food is the new classic vegetarian cuisine. In this landmark collection of over 350 recipes, 49 of the world's top raw food chefs share their tips on how to create fabulous meals using the freshest live ingredients, as well as expert advice on choosing the best ingredients and tools. They also offer preparation techniques and presentation tips that will have you making dazzling, delicious, healthy meals in no time!
The tasty raw food creations featured in The Complete Book of Raw Food allow the beauty and flavor of fresh fruits and vegetables to really shine. Raw foodists believe that heating foods above 105 degrees to 115 degrees (Fahrenheit) kills their health-giving enzymes. But if you're worried that raw food means salad and carrot sticks, you're in for a surprise—among the recipes featured are traditional favorites like Lasagna, Zucchini Bread, and Easy Pad Thai. Made completely from living foods, these creations are packed with essential vitamins and minerals—and more importantly, they're delicious!
Whether you're a raw food devotee, a seasoned vegetarian, or a curious cook The Complete Book of Raw Food is a kitchen essential. With the variety of savory recipes ranging from such tasty treats as Super Broccoli Quiche to sumptuous desserts like Creamed Strawberry Pie, everyone is sure to find a new dish to love. 200 b/w photos.

 

 

Raw : The Uncook Book: New Vegetarian Food for Life
Juliano Brotman

Raw is the first major guide to preparing gourmet raw cuisine, an introduction to the finest dining this planet has to offer, with unique dishes made entirely from vegetarian and living foods.
Raw offers ultimate pure flavor, thousands of textures, and beautiful effects on body, mind, soul and the environment! This isn't 100 variations of salad, but an ultra-gourmet cuisine, which fuses ancient culinary techniques with a modern and practical lifestyle. From sun-baked pizzas, satisfying sandwiches, vegan sushi, the best burritos and sprouted-rice dishes, to sangria and shakes, cookies, pudding, and pies.
You're about to acquaint yourself with the vibrant flavors and miraculous nutrition of plant life in a way you never have before.

 

Eating in the Raw: A Beginner's Guide to Getting Slimmer, Feeling Healthier, and Looking Younger the Raw-Food Way
Carol Alt

Ten years ago, Carol Alt was feeling bad. Really bad. She had chronic headaches, sinusitis, and stomach ailments; she was tired and listless. And then Carol started eating raw—and changed her life. Eating in the Raw begins with her story and then presents practical, how-to information on everything you need to know about the exciting movement that’s been embraced by Demi Moore, Pierce Brosnan, Sting, Edward Norton, and legions of other health-minded people. You’ll learn:
• What exactly raw food is—and isn’t—and how to integrate it into your diet
• How to avoid the all-or-nothing pitfall: you can eat some cooked foods, you can eat some foods partially cooked, and you don’t have to deprive yourself
• Why raw food is not just for vegetarians or vegans—Carol eats meat, and so can you
• The differences between cooked and raw vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, and what they mean for you
• An ease-in approach to eating raw, and how to eat raw in restaurants
In addition, Carol answers frequently asked questions and offers forty simple recipes for every meal, from light dishes such as Gazpacho and Lentil Salad to entrees including Tuna Tartare and Spaghetti al Pesto and even desserts like Pumpkin Pie and Apple Tart with Crème Anglaise—rounding out a thorough, accessible, and eminently compelling case why in the raw is the best way to eat.

 

The Raw Gourmet
Nomi Shannon

Whether you'd simply like to add more fruit and vegetables to your meals, or want to change your lifestyle in a more dramatic way, The Raw Gourmet is the complete guide to one of the world's fastest growing nutrition and health movements-the living-foods diet.
In the first book of its kind, Nomi Shannon opens a door onto a refreshing new world of food preparation...Learn how fresh, non-cooked fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and grains can boost your vitality while lighting up your palate.
Try exotic dishes like chili rellenos, spinach mousse, and vegetable nori roll-ups. Or, on a more familiar note, serve up a living foods version of old favorites like pizza, tomato soup or apple pie. Whatever you choose, this book brings a rich variety of flavors and textures to your table and offers everything your body needs to stay healthy and vigorous.

 

Rainbow Green Live-Food Cuisine
Gabriel Cousens

Medical researchers have found that a high-fat, high-sugar diet, combined with environmental pollutants and stress, can lead to a buildup of toxins in the body collectively known as chronic degenerative disease. Here holistic physician Gabriel Cousens provides a dietary regimen that may help reverse this process by introducing whole, natural, organic, and raw foods into the diet. These restorative "live" foods can reverse chronic disease and bring back health and vitality. This eclectic cookbook shares 250 delicious vegan recipes from chefs at the Tree of Life Cafe. Dishes include Avocado Salad with Rosemary, Green Dragon Broccoli, Raw-violis, Lavender Milk, and Carob Coconut Cream Eclairs. International entrees, juices, and aromatherapeutic remedies are also featured.

 

Living Cuisine: The Art and Spirit of Raw Foods
Renee Loux Underkoffler

Eating raw isn't just for naturalists anymore. Today, health-conscious eaters are filling their plates with the foods nature has already prepared. And these foods go well beyond the sprouts, carrots, and celery typically associated with this type of diet.
In Living Cuisine, celebrated raw chef Renée Underkoffler shows how varied, exciting, and healthy raw-foods cuisine can be. She introduces the many benefits of eating raw and offers guidelines for incorporating this healthier regimen into one's lifestyle. She provides clear, step-by-step instructions for raw-foods processing techniques-juicing, sprouting, culturing and fermenting, dehydrating, and even blanching.
At the heart of Living Cuisine are the more than 300 tantalizing recipes inspired by a wide range of ethnic and regional foods. These beverages, soups, salads, appetizers, side dishes, sushi, entrees, and desserts are all delicious and simple to prepare. This unique resource includes thorough information necessary for a foray into raw-foods living

 

12 Steps to Raw Foods: How to End Your Addiction to Cooked Food
Victoria Boutenko

"There are some great raw food books on the market now, and one quickly becomes inspired to get rid of the pots and pans and embrace this healthy, life-enhancing diet. But of the few who actually take this step, the majority quickly relapse into our traditional, cooked food fare. Victoria Boutenko's book, 12 Steps to Raw Foods addresses the challenges that daunt us in making this dietary transition and provides inspiration and the tools needed to overcome them."

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