Raw Salad Recipe: Beet Kohlrabi Carrot

Do you need to eat more veggies? Interested in having more raw foods in your life? I’ve got the salad for you and it’s so easy! I’ll tell you my secret: it’s the food processor. One day I saw a peculiar looking disc and tried it. Turns out it was the julienne and it’s my BFF now. The very thin cuts make eating raw veggies much more appealing. If you don’t have a food processor or a julienne feature, grating them will work too.

Raw Beet Kohlrabi Carrot Salad

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Raw Food Snack

Raw food snacks can be fun! Check out this raw food snack – it’s super easy to make and is so beautiful it’s hard to think of it as “diet” food.

Raw Food Snack

Ingredients:

Lettuce

Cucumbers

Tomatoes

Red Onions

Sesame paste (tahini)

Zatar (or other dried herbs)

Instructions:

Chop the lettuce and spread it on the plate. Chop your veggies and arrange them nicely. Drizzle the tahini over the veggies and then sprinkle the zatar (or other fresh herbs). That’s it!

Raw Oats – Strawberry Muesli

Raw oats are awesome! They’re healthy, gluten free and don’t need to be cooked. Once you get over the initial “strangeness” of eating raw oats, you’ll love this high fiber and healthy breakfast. Muesli, a European cereal based on raw oats is loved in Europe – give it a try where ever you live! Don’t buy expensive store bought muesli, it’s easy to do it yourself and healthier.

Recipe: Strawberry Muesli

Strawberry Muesli

Ingredients:

1 cup raw oats

1 cup sliced strawberries

1/2 cup walnuts

2 Tbsp ground flax (optional)

1 teaspoon brown sugar

Instructions:

Cover the oats with your choice of milk. Nut milk, rice milk, goat milk or regular cow’s milk will do the trick. Let them soak while you slice the strawberries thin. Add the strawberries and walnuts. Sprinkle with ground flax (optional fiber booster). If you like things a bit sweet, dust the mixture with some brown sugar.

TIPS on Raw Oats: Getting used to raw oats can take some time even for the most adventurous eaters. The texture can be a bit rough. The longer you soak your oats, the softer they will be.