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Glowing complexions, shiny hair and flat bellies....things many of us aspire to achieve (and CAN!!). This juice blend by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram was developed with those goals in mind. Full of alkaline minerals and juicy sweet goodness.
Watch her recipe demo video here on youtube!
A drool-worthy recipe by Sarah McMinn that is destined to become a staple in your kitchen! This salad is packed with freshness, spice, and interesting texture variation. Shredded lettuce is combined with an easy guacamole, pico de gallo, cashew sour creme and a wedge of fresh lime. You'll fall in love with this recipe....
The ultimate in refreshing nourishment! This is a green drink featuring all star ingredients such as fresh coconut water and the juices of apple, romaine, celery, cucumber, ginger and fennel. This green juice elixir becomes the base of a smoothie with the addition of brown rice protein, Vitamineral green, and white chia seeds. Light and perfectly sweetened by apple and coconut water and packed to the max with minerals and nutrition!
Ready for a flood of nutrients to kick off your weekend? This is a powerful, cleansing and mineralizing juice recipe by Kristina Carrilllo-Bucaram that will definitely warm up your tummy (which ginger!) and make you feel super alive! Be sure to watch the recipe demo for this juice on Kristina's Rawfully Organic Youtube Channel.
It’s loaded with nutrients and has blood building properties from the beets. You can add many different types of dressing to this one, today we’re using Honey Mustard Lime dressing.
A recipe open for adaptation! Choose a base of veggies to mix with your kelp noodles, and top with a generous amount of Laura Dawn's saucy Thai coconut sauce spiced with lemongrass, chili, coriander and ginger. Let the sauce marinate with your base ingredients for at least 15-20 minutes for the best results!
A delicate bed of mixed greens dressed lightly with a sweet orange garlic dressing. Perfect for a light lunch or to accompany a heartier entree during dinner.
Kristina describes her fresh green salad creation complete with creamy avocado peach dressing. "Avocados and peaches are both summer delights! When combined, they create a creamy and sweet savor for your salad! Enjoy the sweet and juicy flavors of this salad! It is low fat, and it is so refreshing!"
Start your day off on the right track with a nourishing and cleansing green juice full of flavor! Brimming with life force, nutrients, enzymes, chlorophyll, and a spicy kick, this juice brings with it pure joy! Christina recommends serving it over ice.
Are you ready to rock the green mustache? It's juice week over at Rawfully Organic and Kristina has given us a great recipe for a non-sweet green juice with plenty of minerals and a great kick of flavor from ginger, lemon and cilantro. Fuel up and live a life of passion!
Sprouted foods will add a plethora of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and phytonutrients into your recipes! This smoothie by Tess Masters combines fresh (or frozen) strawberries with coconut water, lemon, dates and the green power of romaine as well as Sprout Living's freeze dried broccoli and kale sprout mix. This mix provides an abundance of minerals like vitamin K and calcium, as well as antioxidants and chlorophyll. This recipe is an easy way to get sprouts into your body, and you'll hardly even know they're in there!
Kristina says, "Start your day hydrating your body and mind with this blissful blessing! Oranges are a popular favorite, and basil is known as a holy herb that can instill healing and bliss! Enjoy this amazing smoothie!" Orange and basil may not seem like the most likely of paring, but we assure you the outcome is a deliciously refreshing blast of fresh flavor! Give these ingredients a whirl and enjoy an alkalinizing green smoothie rich in vibrant vitamins and minerals.
Dreena says, "When I concocted this entirely “raw” Caesar dressing, it quickly became a sensation! The creaminess is derived from the blended raw nuts, and the taste is absolutely marvelous – almost unbelievable, in fact, that it tastes so authentic. Toss this dressing in crisp, torn romaine leaves, along with raw pumpkin seeds, pine nuts, and/or sliced tomatoes."
A simple, tangy salad of romaine, kale, and fresh onion topped with a light blueberry vinaigrette made from fresh berries, olive oil, coconut nectar, and apple cider vinegar. Try coconut vinegar too for a slightly more fruity alternative. The dried blueberries lend a wonderful sweetness and chewy texture that works just like raisins, only with more antioxidants and nutrition.
Succulent diced figs and apricots combine with spicy sweet red onion, creamy bold flavored pine nuts and a tangy mustard vinaigrette to create this fresh summer salad that can be served up on a bed of crispy, juicy romaine hearts! This salad is rich in fiber, calcium, and the detoxifying and beautifying mineral sulphur. You may even choose to include some fresh herbs such as basil or cilantro in the mix!
Who doesn't love a good collard wrap, especially when it's filled with a mouth-watering, deliciously savory, perfectly salted and spiced mock seafood pate! Fill up on these yummy raw vegetarian wraps by Deborah Marsh! If you are a tuna salad person this is the perfect recipe for you. No fish, no dairy, no harmful ingredients just raw organic, nuts, seeds, veggies, and seasonings! This recipe makes a very easy lunch or dinner, and any leftover pate can be saved for a salad topping later in the week.
An ultra fresh flavor jammin recipe that is both easy to make and fun to eat. No fork necessary, just load up your lettuce leaves with the chili macadamia and veggie fillings, scoop up with your hands and munch away! Some tips from recipe creator Sheleana of Young and Raw on how to enjoy this super yummy raw food meal! "This macadamia filling is super rich and full of flavour, so you only need a small amount. Start with 1 tbsp and 1/4 – 1/2 an avocado if you’re keeping your fat low. For 1 head of romaine lettuce, tons of sliced veggies I used 1 small avocado and 1 tbsp of the filling when I used the left overs to make a salad at dinner time."
Ready to try something different tonight for dinner? If you have been in a food rut lately this amazing recipe from Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw will pull you out of it immediately. Enjoy a raw vegan Mexican flavored fajita recipe complete with marinated vegetables, lettuce wraps, yummy sour "cream", fresh salsa, guacamole, and cheddar "cheese" sauce! These fajitas are a joy to make when you're craving something a bit more elaborate and complex in flavor. Filling as they may be, they are still a light and refreshing meal.
Crispy, succulent greens of romaine, watercress, celery and parsley combine eloquently with the sweet crunch of fresh apples and grapes and a healthy dose of omega 3 rich walnuts. This salad is then lightly dressed with a creamy cold pressed olive oil, cashew, and mustard vinaigrette. Vastly nutritious and an incredible marriage of flavors and textures this salad will definitely WOW you (as any recipe from Chef Russel James will!)!
A low glycemic, super-food infused, healing and alkalinizing smoothie recipe perfect for all the green smoothie drinking green goddesses out there! Added to the green power of cucumber and romaine there is the addition of spirulina and barley greens powder, as well as a hit of herbal medicine from maca and the Chinese herb he shou wu. Top with goji berries or bee pollen. This recipe is perfect for those with blood sugar imbalances and the sweetness can be adjusted by adding more or less stevia.