Macadamia nuts have a mild flavor and are packed with manganese.
A pivotal moment for raw foods chef Cherie Soria came when she realized she could re-create a favorite food she’d given up long ago: cheese. “I devised a technique that allowed me to combine nuts and culture them in such a way as to create real cultured cheeses,” she says. The ...read more
"I came up with this recipe because I usually avoid dairy foods and soy," says nutrition blogger and vegetarian Lisa Grey. "I really miss cheese, particularly ricotta, so I experimented until I came up with macadamia ricotta." When making this recipe for the holidays, Grey ...read more
The only cooked ingredient in this creamy treat is a homemade cranberry topping. For a fully raw dessert, you can omit the topping and serve the bars plain, or garnish them with berries or sliced fresh fruit. ...read more
The secret to this creamy-crunchy hot cereal? Using coconut milk as part of the cooking liquid and sprinkling toasted coconut shavings atop the porridge. To save time, toast coconut in 1-cup batches and store extra in an airtight container until ready to use. ...read more
Basmati rice is a beautiful, aromatic rice, says Chef Allen Susser of Chef Allen's restaurant in Aventura, Florida. He adds spices to enhance the sweetness of the Haden mango, a variety he uses often. If unavailable, use the ripest mango possible. ...read more
Here's a Florida remake of a classic spinach salad. Blood oranges look like juice oranges only smaller. Many have darkish red patches on the outside. If blood oranges are unavailable, this salad can be prepared with regular oranges. For best results, use fresh baby spinach ...read more