Raw buffet at Hippocrates

March 26, 2010

I visited and enjoyed a raw food buffet at Hippocrates health institute, the world renowned place where people go to get cured of any illness through a raw food diet. Here’s a photo of what I ate at their raw buffet:

Kale salad with beets (I don’t usually like beets but it was good in that), also a cauliflower and dill mixture (tasted like fluffy rice but better), also bean sprouts, sunflower sprouts, pea sprouts, cucumbers, carrots, onions, and a delicious salad dressing. I think it was a tahini and thyme dressing but it tasted light and tropical. Overall very good. I’ll have to try to recreate that cauliflower and dill mixture since it was delicious.

related blog posts:
more info on my raw food diet
discussions/video clips by Dr. Clement of Hippocrates

Raw Food in March

March 25, 2010

Here’s some more raw food that I ate in March on my raw vegan diet.

This is the raw Zucchini Pasta with Spinach Basil Pesto that I made for a potluck at work. They loved it and ate it all up. This dish is fun, fast and easy to make. I just used a vegetable spiral slicer to slice up the zucchini into noodle shapes. Then bought a jar of raw organic spinach basil pesto from Whole Foods’ raw food section (near the produce) and added it to the pasta and then sprinkled on nutritional yeast. This dish has lots of nutrients. Also garnished it with some fresh parsley from my spice garden.

Fruit Kabobs: honeydew, kiwi, grapes and starfruit.

Below is Spinach salad with strawberries. And Raw spaghetti.

My two recent attempts at making raw pizza. Left photo is pine nut ‘cheese’ pizza with cherry tomatoes and italian spices. Right photo is alfredo pizza with zesty marinara pizza sauce, cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper and sprouts.

Left photo shows Zucchini hummus pizza with cucumber salad and quinoa tabbouleh. Right photo shows regular raw pizza, vegan Ceasar salad and a yummy raw vegan chocolate cookie.

Baja burritos with walnut pate filling, avocado and a mexican fruit salad containing pineapple, mango, pear and a little red bell pepper.

I also had some delicious raw strawberry chocolate cake (not pictured).

Vegan comic

March 24, 2010

Remember: “Eat to live not live to eat.” What’s really the purpose of food? To provide your body with the nutrients it needs.

Chemicals in food

March 8, 2010

Besides feeling better, another benefit of eating 100% raw is that you know what you’re eating. I came across the FDA’s page called “Everything Added to Food in the United States” which contains about 3000 substances that are added to food in the U.S. Some I can’t even pronounce. Hey FDA, how about only allowing other food ingredients and naturally healthy substances in the food instead of weird chemicals?

Free eBook

March 8, 2010

Here’s a free ebook that everyone should look at.
“Dying to get well: Conventional medicine failed. How Raw Food reversed my disease naturally” by Shelly Keck.

By clicking the link, it’ll take you to the free pdf of the book. I noticed that several of the sources she refers to are from the numerous health books I read and agreed with. Ones where the person had proof or studies to back them up.

“Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.” ~ Hippocrates.

Raw food: March 1-7

March 8, 2010

Here’s some of what I ate on my 100% Raw food vegan diet during the first week of March.

Raw Pizza with vegan caesar salad. Pizza was fantastic! I’m definitely going to have to try making my own raw pizza at home. I’ll have to refer to my list of Raw recipe sites or see if I can duplicate this one.

Raw Sunflower Seed Burger on lettuce (pictured at right)

Pictured at left: romaine lettuce, spinach, cucumbers, cauliflower, bell pepper, sunflower seeds, carrots and fruit salad, also a nut and seed granola that tasted like peanut brittle.
Pictured at right: My first attempt at making Zucchini Pasta at home. It was very good. The nutty sauce was a recipe from a friend and was made with avocado, tahini (sesame seed paste), fresh lemon juice, agave nectar, sea salt, water and olive oil.

Romaine lettuce, carrots, red cabbage and herb vinagrette dressing.
And I also had various organic fruit throughout the week.

More raw food

March 6, 2010

Here’s more photos of what I’ve been eating on my 100% raw food vegan diet. A few dishes I ate at the end of february.

Thai spring rolls wrapped in collard greens with red peppers, carrots and a nut sauce. Also zucchini (looks like pasta when sliced) with a nutty sweet sauce and some mung bean sprouts. Very delicious.

Also had a big salad at a salad bar on another day. (right photo) It had spinach, romaine lettuce, carrots, cucumbers, yellow squash, onions, sunflower seeds, daikon radish, jicama, cauliflower, cabbage and the dressing was some oil and vinegar. very good, nutritious and filling.