Raw food diets (where food is eaten raw and if heated, the temperature can't exceed 118 F/48 C) are becoming increasingly popular today for a variety of reasons: a quest for weight loss and increased energy, reduced risk of diseases, an aversion to animal based foods or simply a desire to consume more whole, nutrient-rich ingredients.
Whatever each person's reason, raw food diets and/or lifestyles are certainly becoming more mainstream.
This wonderful collection of recipes will appeal to both novices and veterans of the raw food lifestyle - they are imaginative, feature easy-to-follow instructions and are incredibly delicious.
From hearty breakfasts that get your day off to an energized start, to satisfying soups and sumptuous main courses, to lush decadent desserts that will satisfy the most discriminating sweet tooth, these recipes reflects Doug's talent and commitment to the lifestyle. Eat Raw, Eat Well includes dishes such as: Pear and Walnut Pancakes, Banana Cream Pie Smoothie, Perfect Guacamole; Red Pepper and Tomato Bisque, Jicima, Corn, Quinoa and Lime Hot Pot; Arugula and Spinach Salad with Candied Pecans, Aubergine Parmesan, Pasta Bolognese; Cauliflower Risotto, Spicy Kimchi, Black Lentil Sloppy Joes, Quinoa Pilaf; Walnut Portobello Burgers, Sweet Potato and Squash Mac n'Cheese, Moussaka; Cashew Cheesecake, Chocolate Coffee Cake, Caramelized Peach Tart, Pear Crisp; Buckwheat Pretzels, Sour Cream and Onion Kale Chips, Pizza Bites.
In addition there's also a wealth of information of how to properly prepare the ingredients in advance of meal preparation to enhance their nutritional value as well as comprehensive "raw pantry" information.
If you've decided that the raw food lifestyle is for you, look no further than Eat Raw, Eat Well.