It’s the end of a nine hour day. You’re tired and you’ve forgotten to prepare dinner. While many of us might be tempted by frozen and processed foods which are more than often cheaper and easier to prepare, there are so many healthier meal options to consider–like this “subtle salad” from Peter and Beryn Daniel’s cook book Rawlicious: Delicious Raw Recipes for Radiant Health!
This recipe comes from Barbara, a friend and fellow raw food enthusiast to Peter and Beryn Daniel. Barbara is a fan of experimenting with different dishes and flavors. This is a light and scrumptious salad that was served up one evening over a dinner party.
Dark greens like New Zealand spinach, swiss chard, arugula, and other lettuce varieties, finely shredded
Walnuts or pecans
1 seasonal fruit
Sprouts (Learn how to grow your own sprouts here!)
Sun dried tomatoes, finely sliced
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The key to this salad is to slice the ingredients finely. Combine everything in a big salad bowl and toss with a little bit of lemon juice.
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Hope you enjoy this simple recipe fit for even beginners in cooking. What are your quick go-to options for dinner when you are pressed for time? Share your easy raw-food recipes below!
No longer on the outermost fringe of the food world, the raw food diet is becoming increasingly mainstream as its health benefits have become clearer and celebrities such as Demi Moore become enthusiastic converts. Eager to show that a diet that includes a high percentage of raw foods is not difficult to achieve, chefs Peter and Beryn Daniel created this beautiful, accessible cookbook and guide to raw kitchen basics. Rawlicious introduces readers to a lifestyle that marries long-term health benefits and higher energy levels with delicious and simple raw recipes.