Dinner in the Raw
Think preparing raw foods requires special ingredients and time-consuming processes? Think again. The following recipes by Mark Reinfeld and Jennifer Murray, coauthors of The 30 Minute Vegan, prove that raw cuisine can be fast, easy, and delicious year-round.
You don’t have to make a radical change in your diet to feel the benefits of eating raw foods, says Reinfeld. “Our suggestion is to take it easy. Eat most of a meal raw or eat a lot of it rawwe like to make cooked pasta, but then top it with a raw sauce, for example.”
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Live Spring Rolls with Lemon-Ginger Dipping Sauce
For a party icebreaker, serve these rolls Vietnamese style, with the fillings and the leafy wrappers laid out on a plate so everyone can roll their own.more
Live Hot and Sour Soup
You can heat this soup until it is warm and it will still be considered “live,” according to vegan chefs Mark Reinfeld and Jennifer Murray.more
Live Un-Stir-Fry with Cauliflower "Rice"
Chopped cauliflower and pine nuts take the place of rice in this fresh variation on stir-fry. Recipe by Felix Schoener.more
Live Chocolate Mousse
Avocados give this luscious dessert its rich, creamy texture. “We always have fun with this recipe because we ask people to guess what’s in it,” says Murray. The key is to use avocados that are neither underripe nor overripe, both of which have superstrong avocado flavor.more