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Romanesco & Fresh Herb Toss

Natalia Karoway

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Romanesco & Fresh Herb Toss

When you don't know what to do with that gorgeous head of romanesco that you picked up at the farmers market...make this!   For the Salad: 3 cups thinly sliced Romanesco florets 3 cups chopped zucchini (peeled) 3/4 cup chopped parsley 3/4 cup chopped cilantro 1/2 cup chopped dill 1/3 cup diced sweet onion 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves Toss all ingredients in a large bowl. For the Dressing: 1/2 cup cold pressed olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt 1/2 teaspoon crushed chili pepper Whisk all ingredients together and pour...


Cool Cucumber Dill Salad

Natalia Karoway

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Cool Cucumber Dill Salad

Adding more raw food into your diet is an excellent way to keep your kitchen and your body cool as the weather heats up. Cucumbers and mint are exceptionally cooling to the body and tossed up with lemon and dill, they're very tasty, too. Enjoy this quick and easy recipe as a light lunch or first course.   serves 4 3 medium cucumbers (about 4 cups cucumber slices) 1/2 cup chopped dill 1/2 cup chopped scallions 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon dried mint or 3 tablespoons fresh chopped mint 3/4 teaspoon salt Slice your cucumbers into very thin rounds...


Curried Carrot Raisin Salad

Natalia Karoway

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Curried Carrot Raisin Salad

makes 5 cups for the salad 4 cups shredded carrots 2 cups finely shredded red cabbage 1 cup chopped celery 1/3 cup diced sweet onion 1/2 cup raisins Toss all ingredients in a large bowl. for the dressing 1" cube of fresh ginger 2 large cloves of garlic 1/2 cup olive oil 4 teaspoons agave nectar 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 teaspoon Himalayan  salt Mince the garlic and ginger either by hand or with a food processor.  Scrape into a medium bowl.  Add the olive oil, agave, apple cider vinegar, curry powder and salt to...


Crunchy Carrot Salad

Natalia Karoway

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Crunchy Carrot Salad

It seems to be heating up everywhere and this is the perfect time of year to keep the stove off!  Summer salads are an easy and luscious way to nourish your body when all you want to do is lay on the beach.  This dish can be made quickly, packed up and taken with you to your favorite summer destination.  The cumin and orange juice create a beautiful flavor combination to perfectly dress this crunchy salad.    Crunchy Carrot Salad with Pumpkin Seeds, Orange & Cumin serves 4 4 cups shredded carrot 2 cups shredded cabbage 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion 1/4...


Yam Salad

Natalia Karoway

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Yam Salad

I’m obsessed with salads, but as the seasons change, so do my ingredient choices.  Even while living a raw food lifestyle, I love to eat seasonally.  Apples, cranberries, yams and parsnips have been make quite an appearance in my autumn kitchen.  I first tossed up this salad when I found yams in my veggie co-op bag, adding a few simple ingredients that I had on hand.  I was so impressed by the flavor combination that I found myself repeatedly making it.  The sweet yams tossed with crunchy cabbage, nutty hemp oil and delicate poppy seeds make a deliciously tasty and...