Tag: raw food ingredients

Eating healthy can be easy when you stock your pantry with the basic raw food ingredients. Begin a life of conscious living with the help of raw food chef Kirsten Gum.

Beets

Beets

[ 0 ] November 3, 2011 |

While we mostly focus on the red bulbous end -- yellow beets are great, too! -- their green leafy tops are edible and highly nutritious. It’s super fun to play with the different colors to add spice to any dish...
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Bell Peppers

Bell Peppers

[ 0 ] November 3, 2011 |

First thing you need to know there's no such thing as a green bell pepper. I repeat, green is not a variety. Most are simply unripe red peppers picked early on purpose... Bell peppers are sweet compared to their counterparts which are hot and spicy...
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Bok Choy

Bok Choy

[ 0 ] November 3, 2011 |

I love this Asian green to death. Also called Chinese celery, bok choy is white and green from the stalk to the leaves. The stalks are thick and juicy, the leaves are tender and round. The flavor is usually mild and a tad bit sweet, especially...
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Cabbage

Cabbage

[ 0 ] November 3, 2011 |

Cabbage comprises an entire family -- brussels sprout, broccoli, cauliflower, bok choy, and kale are all members -- but most of us think of a tightly-wound pale green or purple head. In reality cabbage comes in all shapes and sizes and varies with...
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Cacao

Cacao

[ 0 ] November 3, 2011 |

The word chocolate comes from the Aztec language and means “bitter water”. Cacao beans are usually removed from their pods and...
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Carrots

Carrots

[ 0 ] November 3, 2011 |

Carrots have opened my eyes in all sorts of ways, no pun intended. Believe it or not, carrots are part of the parsley family which is why their above ground leaves look similar...
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