Blendtec is THE blender for a raw kitchen.
I was a Vitamix owner when I first began my raw food journey. It got the job done because it is a powerful blender, but there were some sticky points to using it. When my friend bought a Blendtec, I had to tell myself that I was not going to drool over his new blender and just be content with mine.
The Excalibur dehydrator is the only dehydrator recommended by raw food chefs and instructors across the board, because it has all of the features you will need as a key piece of equipment in your raw food kitchen.
lift off door
5 or 9 trays with grids
You'll receive a Guide and a 10 year warranty. When on special, it also includes 1 Paraflexx sheet and free shipping.
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Green for Life This book is a MUST for everybody not just for raw foodists. I can write that with complete conviction, because I believe that if everyone started their day with a green smoothie they would improve their health a thousand fold. Author Victoria Boutenko was a well-known raw foodist before Green for Life was published. However, she and her family had hit a raw food ‘wall.’
Cafe Gratitude in San Francisco was one of my favorite raw food restaurants. Unfortunately, all SF locations closed. However, the book, I Am Grateful: Recipes and Lifestyle of Cafe Gratitude, is still one of my favorite raw vegan recipe books for two reasons.
On a trip to visit my son Mike, who is a chef and restauranteur (Shorty Goldstein's) in San Francisco, we booked a reservation at Roxanne’s. We decided on a tasting menu at $75 a plate, and it was worth every penny because it was 5 star dining at its healthiest. The white linens, beautiful dinnerware and matching stemware set the tone for an elegant meal. We enjoyed a six course meal with accompanying wines. So, by the end of the evening...
Another favorite raw recipe book comes from another favorite raw restaurant. This time we're traveling to NYC and headed to Pure Food and Wine. Do you see the pattern developing here? I go to a raw restaurant, love the food and have to have their recipe book.
I was first introduced to Matt Amsden’s recipes by the friend who introduced me to the raw vegan lifestyle. Obviously, my friend has influence in my life; so, I was very open to trying Matt’s recipes. What I appreciated in those early days, was the way Matt captured the taste of many of the ‘comfort’ foods I was leaving behind like...