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Raw Nut Tacos

Taco Shell

Romaine Leaves

Nut stuff "meat"
2 Vine Tomatoes
1 1/2 C Almonds
1/2 C Walnuts
2 Cloves of Garlic
1/2 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Chili Powder
1 Tbsp Cilantro
1 tsp Sea Salt
3-4 Sun-dried Tomatoes
Dash of Cayenne Pepper
1 T Lime Juice

Chopped Tomatoes or salsa

Mix Nut stuff in a blender, Tomatoes first, so all other ingredients process.
Line a Romaine "Shell" with Nut Stuff, Guacamole, and Chopped Tomatoes or Salsa.

Raw Sour Cream

Raw Sour Cream

1 C Macadamia Nuts
1 Lemon, juiced (abt. 1/3-1/2 C lemon juice)
1 Clove of Garlic, pressed (opt)
1 tsp Sea Salt
1/4 C water, or more.
Blend all in blender, adding a little water at a time until completely smooth and almost fluffy.

Serve anywhere you use sour cream.On raw chilli or with Raw Tacos are great!

*A Vegan alternative is to dip cubed, boiled potatoes in the sour cream followed with Parmesan Nut Cheese.

Raw Zucchini Pasta and Pesto

 Zucchini Pasta and Pesto

1-2 Zucchini Spiralized (or shredded or peeled with peeler)

1/2 C Pine Nuts
1 C Walnuts
(Soak nuts over night for best results)
2 T Olive Oil
1-2 Cloves of Garlic
1 tsp Sea Salt
1/4 C Water or more or less
Dash of Pepper
1-2 tsp.dried Basil
1-2 Roma Tomatoes, seeded and chopped.

Blend all Pesto ingredients except pepper,basil, and tomatoes in a blender adding water until creamy. Add Pepper, Basil, and Chopped Tomatoes.
Mix as much sauce with "Pasta" as you wish.

Makes about 5-6 Servings.

Raw Apples n' Cream Salad

Apples n’ Cream
Around Holidays my Mom would make a Snickers Salad with green apples and snickers. This comes close to home.

4-5 Chopped Green Apples
Set aside in a salad bowl.

Cream (Raw)
1 C Cashews
(Best if soaked in water a few hours.)
Juice of one orange
1/2 C Agave
1 tsp. Vanilla
Water for thinness

Blend cream in a blender until smooth and creamy. Pour over apples. Mix and Serve, or chill in the fridge until ready to eat.

*This "whipped cream" is good over any fruit. Try making up your own fruit salad!

Raw Carmel Apples

Raw Caramel Apples
A Favorite Autumn-Time treat!

4 Granny Smith Apples
Popsicle Sticks (Or just slice up the apples and dip them in the Carmel and nuts.)

Raw Caramel
1 C Dates pitted
1/2 C Almond Milk
1 tsp. Vanilla
1/2 tsp. Sea salt
Sprinkle of Cinnamon

Blend in high speed blender until mixture is creamy and there are no lumps.
Pour into shallow bowl. Roll apple in it and sprinkle on your favorite nuts. (I like crushed walnuts)

The brown pieces in the green bowl are raw cacao nibs. (:P)

Raw Thai Salad and Spicy Thai Dressing

Spicy Thai Salad and Spicy Dressing
This is definitely a family favorite and we have this dressing on hand at all times and even travel with extra quarts of it. This is SO yummy and spicy. My 5 year old likes to try the dressing to test for the sweet, salty, sour, bitter and yum factors! :) It passes the test every time! It really has it all.

Thai Salad
1-2 C Spinach or Romaine
1 C thinly Sliced cabbage
1/2-1 Sliced Red Bell Pepper
1 Sliced Roma Tomato
1/4 Sliced Cucumber
1 Zucchini  thinly sliced
1 Avocado Sliced
Top with Raw Cashews

Spicy Thai Dressing
1 C Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 C Nama Shoyu
1 Lime, Juiced

3 T Org. Grade B Maple Syrup
1 tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
1/4 C Cashews, best if soaked first
Blend until smooth and there are no cashew chunks. I usually press the "dressings" button 2 or 3 cycles to make sure.

Fudge Balls-Quick

Fudge Balls-Quick
There are a lot of versions of these out there, but I just made up my own.
1-2 C of mixed Pecans and Walnuts
1/2 C+Agave
1-2 T Cocoa Powder
Mixed to a dough in the food processor and rolled into balls and set in the refrigerator.

Strawberry Avocado Salad

Strawberry Avocado Salad
I tried a new combination yesterday and this is what it was.

Walnut pieces dipped in Agave (gives that sugared nut taste)

Topped with Lemon/Agave Dressing

Green Smoothie with apple and lemon

Green Smoothie with Apple and Lemon

1+ Cup of Spinach
2 Apples (chopped)
1 Lemon (juiced)
1-3 C Cold water
Mix in the blender
Mine got pretty thick from the apple, so I added more water and kept stirring it as I drank it. The lemon really drowns out any spinach flavor.

Blueberry Shake

Simple Blueberry Shake

1 Cup blueberries
1-2 Frozen bananas
1+ C Almond Milk]
Swirl or 2 of Agave
Ice (opt.)
(could add vanilla but I was out)
Mix in the blender and Enjoy.

Raw Wrap with Onion and Dipping Sauce

Raw Wrap Recipe
Red Romaine lettuce, washed and patted dry
1 ripe tomato, thinly sliced
1 ripe avocado, thinly sliced
1/2 small white onion, thinly sliced
Cilantro for garnishing
Sesame seeds for garnishing (optional)
Dipping Sauce
1/4 cup of nama shoyu or light soya sauce
Juice from half a lemon
3cm piece of ginger, finely grated (optional)
  1. Cut the lettuce into little circular shapes that can fit in your hand.
  2. Assemble wrap by placing a slice of tomato on the lettuce, followed by avocado, onion, cilantro and then sesame seeds.
  3. Mix together the dipping sauce and then serve.

Avocado Corn Salad

Avocado  Corn Salad
This is a family favorite. Great for big groups. As a side salad or for dinner alone.

4 Large ears of raw corn or 4Cups of thawed frozen corn-I just soak it in warm water to thaw it faster.
2-3 Large ripe tomatoes or 1 C grape or cherry tomatoes
1-2 Avocados, cubed
1/2 C fresh cilantro, chopped
1 small red onion
1 red bell pepper
1-2 zucchini, chopped 
1 can drained black beans (opt. not raw) or 1 C sprouted chick peas.
2-3 T Olive Oil
1 Fresh lime (abt 1/4 C)
1/2 tsp. Sea Salt
1/4 tsp. Ground pepper
1 clove garlic, diced
Mix  dressing and pour over salad and stir. Serve in a lettuce wrap or alone.

*This is also a great appetizer with chips or rolled in corn tortillas. (vegan)

Quick Lettuce Wrap

Quick Lettuce Wrap

Piece of lettuce or 2
Quick guacamole or avocado
Raw corn or thawed from freezer (not in this one)
Salsa and or tomatoes
Spoon all into lettuce and munch!

I top with light tortilla chips or flax crackers.
In this one I actually dipped some pieces of flax cracker into the "Cashew Cream Cheese" for some extra flavors. YUM!

My Salsa

My Salsa
= abt 4-5 Jars
24 Roma Tomatoes
1 Onion
1 Jalapeno Pepper, with a few seeds
2 Garlic Cloves
1-2 T Sea Salt
1 Red, 1 Yellow, 1 Orange Bell Peppers
1 Juice of a lime (or 1/4 C lime juice)
1/2 C Chopped Cilantro
1 T Season Salt
This is just the salsa I ended up putting together every time I go to make it. I use my chopper and food processor to do most of the cutting for me. :)

Zesty Juice

Zesty Juice
1 Grapefruit Juiced = about 6-7oz.
1 Orange juiced =abt. 4oz.
1 Lemon juiced = 2oz.
1 Lime juiced = 1 oz.
=about 13-14oz. straight juice.(Very sour)
Dilute with 12-14oz. water or to your likening.
I usually put mine in a 30oz. mug.