Raw Foods Recipes

Here are a few raw foods recipes I’ve created in the past few weeks.  They are both good.  The beans in the salad are obviously not raw, but we’re not doing 100% raw and the beans make the salad nice and filling.

Banana Carob Shake – Raw

Description:
We’ve gone raw at our house for a bit and I made up this recipe to keep the chocolate cravings at bay.   Now it’s hard to get some for myself -everyone wants it.   Enjoy!

Ingredients:
Place in Blender:

2 Bananas
1 Large Glass of Chipped Ice (I get it from my frig icemaker)
1/8 to 1/4 C. Coconut Water (or water)
2 teaspoons Coconut Oil (optional)
2 Tablespoons Raw Honey
4 Heaping Tablespoons Carob Powder

Directions:
Blend, serve and enjoy. Good and good for you.

Number Of Servings:2 Lg. or 4 Small

Preparation Time:FAST

Mexican Salad – Raw

Description:
Here’s another recipe for a (mostly) raw salad that is a meal itself served with fruit, the shake above, etc.

Ingredients:
1 Large Head of Romaine (or 1 bag of Romaine)
1 Large Avocado, cubed
1 English Cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced into half moons. (Seed it if you want)
1/2 Sweet Red Onion, sliced thin
1 15oz. Can Black Olives, each halved lengthwise
1 15 oz. Can Black Beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 Bunch Fresh Cilantro, chopped
1/2 C. Salsa, raw or jarred

Directions:
Arrange attractively in bowl with salsa on top.   Toss just before serving.

Number Of Servings:2 Very Large   Full Course Salads or a Family as Side Dish

Preparation Time:10-15 minutes

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