Ginger-Cranberry Smoothie

WOW is this one good! I had to jot down the proportions. Cranberries are surprisingly delicious in juice – their tartness is completely balanced out by sweetness from all the other fruit. The easiest way to get ginger juice is to put a chunk of ginger through your juicer, then freeze it in ice cube … Read more

Parsnip, Sweet Potato & Apple bake

This is super-tasty as a main dish when you’re on a fruit-and-veggie fast, or as a side dish alongside pork roast, steak or chicken cutlets when you’re not. 4 medium parsnips 1 honey crisp apple 1 medium sweet potato 1/2 a small sweet onion, coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 T olive oil salt & … Read more

Raw spinach manicotti

I learned to make this dish at a raw food “cooking” class I took one summer in Chicago, in the Ukranian Village neighborhood. I’ve since served it as an appetizer at many dinner parties and family gatherings (after tweaking it a bit to make it my own), and it’s received RAVE reviews. Several people have … Read more

Garden Soup

This recipe bears no resemblance to traditional “vegetable soup,” (which personally I think is yukky!) because there’s no carrots, celery or potatoes. That’s why I call it simply Garden Soup! The beauty of it is the wide array of fresh vegetables – so you’re well advised to make this soup in the summertime, when all … Read more