How To Tell If A Banana Is Ripe With Pictures! (A Yellow Banana Is Not Ripe Enough)

October 23, 2011
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So you want to know how to tell if a banana is ripe and if the ones you have are ripe enough. One of the most troubling things I find when promoting fresh fruits and vegetables to people is that they don’t understand that many fruits have to ripen before being eaten. You cannot just […]

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How To Enjoy Eating A Lot Of Apples or How To Have an Apple Happy Meal!

October 22, 2011
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So you live in a Northern climate, it’s winter, there’s not a lot of tropical fruit around, there’s not really any “ripe” fruit around, you don’t have a lot of money to spend on produce; you’re hungry and want an easy inexpensive meal. My friends, let me introduce to you the apple. It’s quite versatile […]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Raw Vegan Pomegranate Apple Grape Juice

October 19, 2011
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We got some delicious pomegranates from Costco this week, so I’ve been eating them different ways, snacking on the seeds, straight juice and mixed juice. Today I’m having an (80/10/10 approved) antioxidant rich breakfast: a bowl of raspberries and a pomegranate, red grape, apple juice. Pomegranite juice on it’s own isn’t so bad, it just […]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Raw Banana Pear Berry Smoothie

October 13, 2011
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This is a really easy 80/10/10 and raw vegan fruit smoothie to make, using some ripe fruit. You want to use ripe bananas that are soft and lightly brown speckled and pears that have turned from rock hard green to soft yellow with some brown flecks. Make sure you have ripe pears as well. If […]

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How To Make Low Fat Raw Almond Milk In A Blender

October 7, 2011
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Almond milk is something that many people use nowadays, whether they are vegan or have dairy allergies. Sure you can buy some (non raw) almond milk at the store for your smoothies or cooking, but there’s likely going to be sugar, preservatives and other additives and synthetic stuff in it as well. While it is […]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Raw Vegan Persimmon Fruit Pudding

October 7, 2011
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We’re coming into persimmon season soon, so I highly recommend trying them this year if you haven’t yet. You can find persimmons at Asian markets or specialty ethnic grocery stores. Persimmons look rather like an orange-red tomato and are short and fat. When they are unripe, they will be rock hard and VERY starchy and […]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Low Fat Raw Vegan Green Pea Lemon Dill Blended Soup

October 7, 2011
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Green peas and dill are some of my favourite green things to eat. So I decided to combine them into a tasty raw soup recipe. This is sort of a chunky style raw soup with diced veggie chunks in a blended base. Feel free to customize it as you like, but I find that having […]

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How To Roast A Bell Pepper Over A Gas Flame

October 3, 2011
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How To Roast A Bell Pepper Over A Gas Flame Roasting peppers are pretty easy when you have a gas stove. If you don’t have a gas stove, you can roast them over a barbecue flame or in a dish in the oven under the broiler and turn as the sides blacken. *You may want […]

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Kik Alicha (Vegan Ethiopian Yellow Split Pea Stew)

October 3, 2011

I love Ethiopian food, when it’s fresh especially, but also because it is very tasty and filling as well. Some of the dishes are very easy to make, and taste perfectly fine using zero oil. The lentil and split pea dishes are especially tasty and easy to make. This yellow split pea stew one is […]

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80/10/10 Recipe: Fat Free Raw Vegan Blender Applesauce

October 3, 2011
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This is a really easy recipe 80/10/10 style recipe that you can use as a quick breakfast, a snack, replacement for cooked applesauce in baking or a raw dessert. If you have a few bruised apples laying around, it also takes care of those too! Raw vegan apple sauce is also very kid friendly for […]

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