Going raw

Cover image for Liquid RawRaw food. Unadulterated food. Food that has no heat applied to it. Could you go totally raw?

There’s been a flurry of new books on raw food diets which could help you on your way, including :

Two key subject terms are : raw foods and raw food diet.

Cover imageAnd for the dogs in your life : Raw and natural nutrition for dogs.

And there’s even one for those who crave the sweet side of life:  Jessica’s raw chocolate recipes.

It’s not everyone’s cup of tea (which I don’t think you can have anyway on a raw diet since there’s heat involved),  but why not try a raw meal once a week and see how energised you feel afterwards. Ripe Recipes has a delicious beetroot & carrot raw salad that is the bee’s knees.

While I imagine it might be easier to be a raw food advocate in summer, or perhaps in a warmer climate, there are folks in Christchurch who eat a raw food diet throughout the year, so it can be done.

If you are interested in meeting other raw foodies, then you could make contact with the Raw Vegan group via the Christchurch Vegetarian Centre.

2 thoughts on “Going raw

  1. cloudy5 10 August 2011 / 10:09 am

    there’s always time for raw chocolate!

  2. Marion 10 August 2011 / 1:25 pm

    Oooh carrot sticks AND chocolate sticks! yum

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