FAVORITES + INGREDIENTS
What Is Raw?
Typically raw means not heating anything beyond 104 - 114 degrees (F). Nothing processed is included in a raw vegan diet.
While I don't live fully raw, our family eats as many raw fruits and vegetables as possible, cutting out processed foods whenever we can.
The vitamins, minerals and nutrients we all need come from either the sun, the soil, or from plants. Everything we need can be found in a raw vegan diet but it takes awareness with each meal to maintain balance.
I wanted to cut sugar and get serious about my gut health. Everything changed when I did.
I found that my appreciation for the simple things expanded, the beauty of life deepened and I saw every moment as a gift in a new way. I felt connected for the first time ever- to my food.
High Raw | Macrobiotic
Living high raw for me means having coffee sometimes in the morning. When I add cooked food, the focus is plant based-macrobiotic.
Salads . Salads . Salads
C . O . L . O . R . S + C . O . M . B . O . S*
Whether you prefer mono-meals or mix your fruits and veggies, it's important when you're eating raw to consider the colors of the foods you're consuming, as well as how you combine them.
Each color in your fruits and vegetables represents different vitamins!
RED | HEART & MEMORY
Flavonoids, Lycopene, Folate, Vit C
ORANGE-YELLOW | IMMUNE, EYES & HEART
Beta-Carotine, Vit A, Vit C
GREENS| EYES, BONES, TEETH
Isothiocyanate, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Chlorophyll, Vit K, Carotenoids
BLUE-PURPLE | MEMORY & AGING
WHITE | HEART & CHOLESTEROL
*Combining raw food is much different than eating cooked food. For complete info on what's best, just search and look up different charts, I may make one too at some point... stay tuned...
Cashew Cream Sauce (Stay Tuned For Recipes)
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