Going Raw: Everything You Need to Start Your Own Raw Food Diet and Lifestyle Revolution at Home

Going Raw: Everything You Need to Start Your Own Raw Food Diet and Lifestyle Revolution at Home

by Judita Wignall

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Go raw, get radiant, start a revolution!

A raw-food diet is a healthful way to detox, clear up your skin, shed a few pounds, and feel radiant. But who has time to track down hard-to-find ingredients and whip up labor-intensive recipes every day? (Hint: not you!) So what’s the best way to start? Going Raw gives you everything you need to start enjoying the benefits of a raw-food lifestyle, all in this gorgeous guide.

Judita Wignall’s Going Raw combines the flavor of a gourmet cookbook with everyday recipes that are practical for the real-world home chef.

— Fully illustrated raw-food techniques, from slicing a coconut to sprouting your own seeds

— More than 100 delicious, fresh, gourmet food recipes—smoothies, salads, “burgers,” and beyond

Inside you'll find:

— Green Smoothies

— Berries and Cream Crepes

— Dandelion Salad

— Thai Green Bean Salad

— Herbed Cashew Hemp Cheese

— Broccoli and Mushrooms with Wild Rice

— Spaghetti Bolognese

— Asian Noodle “Stir Fry”

— Classic Veggie Pizza

— Coconut-Curry Samosas with Plum Chutney

— Orange-Chocolate Mousse Parfait

— Mexican Spiced Brownies

— Apple Cobbler with Maple Cream

— How to grow your own sprouts

— How to ferment kimchi and sauerkraut

— ...and even 100% raw Ice Cream, Coconut Yogurt, and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610602136
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication date: 05/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 40 MB
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About the Author

Judita Wignall discovered the healing power of raw foods after health challenges made her reassess her diet and lifestyle. Her passion for great-tasting food, holistic health, and wellness brought her to Living Light Culinary Arts Institute, where she became a certified raw food chef and instructor. Judita is also a commercial actress, print model, and musician from Los Angeles, California. In between her many projects, she continues to teach classes, coach, and personal chef for clients around the country. Learn more at www.rawjudita.com.

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Orange-Chocolate Mousse Parfait

Don’t tell anyone that the secret ingredient is avocado until they try this dreamy, decadent dessert.

Soak time: 2 hours
Prep time: 30 minutes
Chill time: 2 hours

2 large avocados
2/3 cup (53 g) cacao powder
3/4 cup (255 g) agave nectar
1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange zest

Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend for 1 to 2 minutes until smooth, with the consistency of a thick pudding. Add more avocado if too thin. Scrape down the sides of the container with a spatula as needed. 

Vanilla Cream
1 1/2 cups (180 g) cashews, soaked 2 hours
1/3 cup (80 ml) coconut oil, warmed to liquid
1/3 cup (80 ml) water
1/3 cup (115 g) agave nectar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Place the cashews, coconut oil, water, agave nectar, and vanilla into a high-power blender and process until very smooth.

Chill the mousse and cream for 2 hours or until firm, then layer into parfait bowls using a pastry bag or a spoon.
Stored separately, the mousse will keep for 3 days in refrigerator and the cream will last for 1 week. 

Yield: Makes 8 servings.

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Going Raw 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing! Full of great step by step pictures for most recipes. Ingredients are easy to find at local/organic grocery stores or online. Easy to follow and the dessert are delicious!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a beginner in the raw food diet, this book was full of step by step details and pictures. I have tried most of the recipes and they were amazing!
jfoster_sf on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Loved this book! The author takes you step by step through many difficult preparation techniques (getting the water and meat out of a coconut, for example) and goes in depth about soaking, sprouting, all about raw food if you're just starting out, and best yet, her recipes are actually do-able! Most of her recipes are quick and easy to prepare, especially if you follow her advice and always have certain things on hand (soaked and dried nuts, sprouts, lots of veggies). This is one the books I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to eat healthier, and particularly for those interested in eating more raw foods. (Another book I really recommend is Raw Food by Erica Palmcrantz Aziz and Irmela Lilja=)
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InsuranceGuru60 More than 1 year ago
I have a number of raw cookbooks but this one is by far the VERY best. Love all the step-by-step photos--so helpful for people who are new to this type of food preparation. The recipes are superb! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this book!
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