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Raw Food for Real People – Book Giveaway!

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Raw Food for Real People – Book Giveaway!

With all of the eating (or overeating) that comes with the holiday season, we thought it might be nice to share some healthy-yet-comforting recipes. Here are two tasty treats from Raw Food for Real People: Living Vegan Food Made Simple by Rod Rotondi. In the book, you’ll find more delicious recipes plus tons of tips on preparing raw foods. Don’t forget to leave a comment for your chance to win a copy of the book!

Kreme of Mushroom Soup
This beats that canned soup any day! Oh yeah, and it’s not loaded with salt and dairy products. People can’t believe how easy and delicious this soup is.

Serves 8 to 10

  • 1/2 cup soaked cashews or macadamia nuts (soaked 2 hours, drained, and rinsed)
  • 2 cups soaked almonds (soaked 8 to 10 hours, drained, and rinsed)
  • 3 cups water
  • 2/3 cup nama shoyu (substitute tamari or 1/2 cup miso paste to make gluten free)
  • 2 pounds fresh button mushrooms, chopped (about 4 cups), plus extra for garnishing
  • 2 medium cloves garlic
  • Hot water for heating

1. Put the nuts and 3 cups water in a blender and blend until the liquid is smooth and silky.

2. Add the nama shoyu, mushrooms, and garlic and blend again.

3. Before serving, heat the soup by stirring in very hot water in a 1 to 1 ratio of hot water to soup; the soup should be thick and creamy. Garnish with chopped mushrooms.

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4:19AM PDT on May 15, 2011

Yummy soup. Thanks.

10:08AM PST on Jan 26, 2011


1:46PM PST on Jan 17, 2011

I am going to make this. I hope it is as good as it looks.

6:50AM PST on Jan 13, 2011

wow, Im going to try this recipie soon!

8:31PM PST on Jan 11, 2011

This Looks SO SO GOOD!!!

8:13AM PST on Dec 28, 2010

yum I love mushrooms

11:20AM PST on Dec 26, 2010

We could all use some lessons in eating right. This looks like a wonderful place to start.

5:34PM PST on Dec 22, 2010

looks yum!

4:58PM PST on Dec 19, 2010

I don't go for Raw food.

6:25AM PST on Dec 17, 2010

I've never tried Raw food before, but I wanna try it.

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