Category Archives: salads

Fresh food from the garden

Giant mustard greens! Somehow, food always tastes better when you grow it yourself. Sadly, the food I refer to in this post is not from my garden (which at the moment consists of a tiny patch with a kale plant … Continue reading

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Simple salads for lunch

What could be better after traveling than to have a simple, relaxed lunch at home with a friend? Today I was lucky to enjoy just such a lunch, during a brief stint at home between trips. Another friend had left … Continue reading

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Raw Tuesday recipes: Persimmon, pomegranate and pear salad

Happy Women’s Day to all my South African readers. Because of the holiday there’s no raw Tuesday take-away today, but hopefully you are all relaxing and being pampered by your loved ones.   Today’s recipe is not only beautiful– look … Continue reading

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Raw Tuesday recipes: kelp noodles with sweet miso dressing and cacao-coconut tartlets

Once again, I must sing the praises of kelp noodles. This amazing product (sadly not yet available in SA) is quick, easy, raw, nutritious, and very versatile. You can use kelp noodles as you would use any other noodles (though … Continue reading

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As good (for you) as it gets

As a vegan, and mostly raw foodist, one tends to spend a lot of time convincing people that giving up meat and dairy does not equate to living on a diet of salads, or carrot sticks. We eat a rich … Continue reading

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Recipe of the week: massaged kale salad

Kale is a staple of raw foodies. It provides more nutritional value for fewer calories than almost any other food. It’s rich in vitamins K, A, C and lots of other nutrients. Kale is a curly, leafy green, a little … Continue reading

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Raw Tuesday take-away #16: sushi and chocolate mousse (and bonus recipe)

The more I eat raw vegan sushi, the more I am convinced that it’s at least as good as, if not much better than, cooked sushi. The secret is the parsnip rice. When you make cooked sushi, you actually add … Continue reading

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Figs and cheese (and Johannesburg's 3rd raw food potluck)

Figs are a beautiful fruit. They have such a brightly coloured inside– it makes them hard to resist. Lately I have found an abundance of figs at my favourite fruit and veg seller (Oaklands farm supply). So I have been … Continue reading

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