Raw food recipes with lettuce

Lose that old lay-down vegetable tray! Why not arrange the vegetables vertically to make a holiday table centerpiece that doubles as a vegetable and dip dish?

A novel way to serve a pate for a gathering of friends or a potluck. You can also instead simply wrap the pate into the leaves and serve the rolls as finger foods.

Fresh plums make a great base for sauce or salad dressing. Their sweet and lightly sour taste complements any neutral-flavor fruits and veggies.

Enjoy the familiar taste of sushi minus the cooked rice. Our raw sushi is just as delicious as the traditional version, and a little practice will make you into a perfect sushi roller in no time.

Celebrate Easter and welcome spring with this not-your-ordinary salad. Children will be delighted to help you with the nest-building business!

 This recipe is courtesy of the Farm at San Benito. http://www.thefarm.com.ph

Since the late 1800s, when this salad was first made at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City, it has gone through many transformations. The core ingredients, however, did manage to survive over the years. This hearty salad is easily adaptable for those living on raw foods by replacing the traditional mayonnaise-based dressing with some version of a raw nut-based mayo.

When we prepare raw food dishes from other cultures, it is usually the specific spices and herbs that help us achieve the flavors associated with each country’s traditional cuisine. Mexican dishes emphasize cilantro, cumin, lime, chili and jalapeno peppers, all of which are included in these tacos.

Jennifer Cornbleet shared this recipe with us from her book “Raw Food Made Easy for 1 or 2 People”.

An easy and enjoyable way to consume a few servings of dark leafy greens.

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