Find Your Balance. Simply. Fresh, raw foods can nourish your body, calm your cravings, and energize you. And with raw food chef Judita Wignall's Raw & Simple, it's never been simpler to eat and live better. It's healthy, fun...and easy. Inside you'll find: * No dehydrator necessary! Basic preparation techniques with easy-to-find ingredients *100 delicious, simple recipes for breakfasts, soups, sides, starters, salads, main courses, snacks, and desserts * Easy fermented recipes to help improve your digestion and strengthen your immune system * No processed foods, trans fats, refined sugars, artificial flavorings and colorings, or preservatives-just real, wholesome foods, made simple * All gluten-free recipes, with plenty of low-sugar options * The nutritional benefits to keeping foods as close to their natural state as possible * How to get all of your essential nutrients from a raw diet * Tips and tricks for stocking your kitchen and living the raw lifestyle * Lifestyle and weight loss strategies to help you achieve vibrant health Making smart, delicious food choices in a short amount of time is now easier than ever. Raw and Simple provides easy (and incredibly tasty!) recipes that will feed your body and spirit without requiring hours of prep work.
Recipes include: * Oatmeal Walnut Raisin Cookies * Apple Pie Smoothie * Winterland Salad * Cucumber Basil Soup * Creamy Kale Salad with Capers and Hazelnuts * Maple-Dijon Brussels Sprouts * Thai Veggie Noodles * Root Vegetable Slaw * Cherry-Hemp Muesli * Watermelon-Fennel-Mint Chiller * Strawberry Spinach Salad with Sweet Balsamic Vinaigrette * Colorful Cabbage Salad * Cauliflower Couscous * Carrot-Ginger Coconut Soup * Orange-Cranberry-Apple Relish * Herbed Pecan Pate * Orange-Almond Truffles Raw food chef and instructor Judita Wignall fully integrates her raw food platform with holistic health and wellness. It's not just about food-it's about feeding your whole body and fueling your life!
Judita Wignall is a commercial actress, print model, and musician from Los Angeles. She discovered the healing power of raw foods after health challenges made her reassess her diet and lifestyle. Her passion for great-tasting food, holistic health, and wellness brought her to Living Light Culinary Arts Institute, where she became a certified raw food chef and instructor. In between her many creative projects, she continues to teach classes, coach, and personal chef for clients around the country. Judita is a Certified Holistic Health Counselor trained at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is the author of Going Raw and Raw and Simple. Learn more at http://www.rawjudita.com.
Introduction I. Why Raw Rocks * What is Raw? * The Nutritional Lowdown * Making It Work For You * Raw Pitfall: Sugar Overload * Building a Lifetime of Great Health II. The Raw Kitchen * Ingredients * Tools * Shopping List * Sample Menu * Tips & Tricks III. Raw and Simple Recipes * Beverages * Breakfast * Soups, Sides & Starters * Salads * Mains * Desserts * Fermented Foods * Snack Ideas IV. Glossary V. Resources VI. Index VII. Acknowledgments VIII. About the Author