As you begin your journey towards living food, keep in mind that you can learn something new every day. Some people progress more quickly because of their special needs (illness, fatigue, etc.), whereas others decide to proceed more slowly. Regardless, the reason so many people are turning to living food is out of concern for their health, and a desire to avoid joining the growing number of people afflicted with terrible degenerative diseases. Clearly, “we are what we eat” – our food intake is one of the most important factors affecting our health.
Scientists and experts in nutrition recommend that we increase our consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, in order to ensure that our body receives a sufficient supply of nutrients. These “building blocks” are essential to the development of cells, tissues and strong, healthy organs. More and more, we are coming to realize that it is to our advantage to consume foods in their natural state: in other words, living, or raw foods. Eating living food preserves its nutritional potential, and retains its enzymes, vitamins, and God-only-knowswhat other nutrients science has not yet identified.
If you have already tried to change a habit, you have surely noticed that it is not always easy. That is why the majority of people who have decided to entirely or partially adopt raw food eating need help. Some helpful resources include: workshops and food preparation classes, conferences and shared meals (where everyone brings a dish), the Internet, self-help groups, individual support and… books. Especially recipe books!
Table Of Content
|2. Beverages and Smoothies||19|
|6. Vinaigrettes and Salad Dressings||59|
|7. Main Courses||63|
|8. Dips and Sauces||77|
Green Onion Dressing (page 62)
3 green onions
1 cup (250 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1/3 cup (75 mL) apple cider vinegar (unrefined)
1/3 cup (75 mL) honey
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) Herbamare, or to taste
Equipment : Blender or food processor
Blend ingredients in food processor or blender and enjoy.