Raw Seasonal Recipes October 2010

October 8th, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

Fall is upon us with all of its vibrant color and beauty, not to mention an assortment of new and interesting ripe foods to be included in your raw food diet over the next few months. You will more than likely be finding such items as cabbage, walnuts, grapes, pears and of course, what would October be without sweet potatoes and squash? Contrary to popular opinion, you can eat them raw and they are delicious in the recipes below. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

Raw Food Recipes (September 2010)

September 12th, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

September finds you floating happily amidst a sea of cleansing and nourishing raw food delights such as fresh, ripe blackberries, raspberries, beets, corn, tomatillos and tomatoes.

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Transitional Raw Food Recipes (Aug. 2010)

August 15th, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

The Farmer’s Markets are overflowing with color and bounty, and this month you will find plenty of ripe, raw fruits and veggies to play with in your raw food recipes. You should find in season now such delights as nectarines, grapes, melons, celery, tomatoes and cucumbers. Read the rest of this entry »

Raw Food Recipes for June (2010)

June 4th, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

June… a luscious month for raw food diet enthusiasts everywhere! You will have no problem finding loads of beautiful ripe produce in season this month, including such versatile delicacies as: broccoli, watermelon, sugar snap peas, early figs and apricots. Leafy greens for juices, green smoothies and salads are to be had in abundance and I would encourage you to put them in just about everything you eat or drink while spring wanes and we eagerly anticipate the appearance of summer. Read the rest of this entry »

May Raw Food Recipes (2010)

May 6th, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

May is a wonderful month for celebrating life! Not only are we given the chance to honor our mothers who gave us life, but life itself is returning to gardens and farmers’ markets across the country. This month cherries are appearing in all their robust, gorgeous redness. Radishes, fresh spinach, basil and cauliflower are beckoning us to create mouthwatering recipes bursting with freshness. Enjoy these advanced raw food recipes for May and celebrate life! Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Transitional Raw Food Recipes (April 2010)

April 7th, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

It is officially Spring! Signs of birth, regeneration and new life are everywhere. April positively kisses us with a refreshing array of seasonal produce such as pineapple, watercress, young spinach and Swiss Chard, beets and their greens, strawberries, arugula and asparagus, and nettles and radishes. This is the month when you can start adding more of a variety of veggies to your juices, experimenting with the expanding varieties of greens for your green smoothies, and putting together mouth-watering fresh main meal salads. Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing: Read the rest of this entry »

March Madness: Raw Food Recipes

March 8th, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

All around me I see signs and advertisements for ‘March Madness’ sales and events. When I look at the beautiful, bountiful and delicious produce coming into season in March, I think of ‘March Gladness’! Spring greets us with cabbage, herbs, chives and scallions, asparagus, leeks, parsley, grapefruits and clementines. Read the rest of this entry »

Valentines Day Raw Recipes

February 10th, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

February is the month when the cold, bleak winter gives way to romance, flowers, cheery red hearts and decadent desserts that will, unfortunately, send your blood sugar soaring-along with your dental bills. If you have read my new e-book, The Raw Food Diet and Your Compromised Teeth, you probably know how singularly impressed I am with the results of eating a low sugar diet. The following colorful recipes provide not only superior raw food nutrition, but are delicious to boot. Do yourself a flavor and share them with your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day. Read the rest of this entry »

Transitional Raw Food Recipes (January 2010)

January 2nd, 2010 by Tonya Zavasta

If you think it is hard to follow the raw food diet during the winter months, here are some seasonal transitional recipes that will help you do just that. During January, in most places in the US, you can find beets, turnips, parsnips, a variety of oranges, and who could forget those leafy greens? This month’s green leafy treasures are Swiss Chard, kale and collard greens. Enjoy mixing and matching your favorites in the following recipes! Read the rest of this entry »

Raw Food Holiday Recipes 2009

November 29th, 2009 by Tonya Zavasta

Raw food holiday recipes are enjoyable because we get to find satisfying replacements for their cooked counterparts. Healthier raw versions of cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, stuffing and mincemeat abound. But seriously folks, if I come across one more recipe for raw pumpkin pie I am going on strike. Read the rest of this entry »

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