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2 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Hi, everyone! My quest for a "savoury ball" of some sort is a sage that has been ongoing for a few years <g>. I've tried to come up with something for years but am still stumped. I need something that dries to a very crisply dry consistency yet still tastes good esp. after rehydrating in a savoury sauce or dressing of some kind. See, I recently found the perfect topping for
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
2 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Oh, boy, I am soooo sorry to hear that and I sympathize! I have colon/digestion issues myself and found that I can eat maybe one batch of raw hummus made from sprouted chickpeas but only once in a blue moon! And it's not 100% comfortable, either. I came back from Hippocrates Health Institute in the summer of 2010 with their raw hummus recipe, happy that I'd have an easy-to-make recipe in my re
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
2 years ago
Diana (Cda)
A question via a concern - fermentation crock pots are very difficult to find locally, the ones like the German ones with a water well around the top to create a seal that are more foolproof than other methods. They're hard to find and so you have to order online which involves a lot of cost as they're so heavy and even the smallest 5L one goes for about Cdn$125! I found a place in our Chinat
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
2 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Thank you, SueZ, for your great response!! I'm glad to know there is something out there that is accessible for purchase. I am concerned, though, re the fact that it's not approved and you see sparking <sigh>. That's a deal-breaker for me at this point. If I don't find something else will go for it, out of desperation <g>, but will keep looking. I really need to find something.
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
2 years ago
Diana (Cda)
I've been searching for a few months now and haven't found anything locally that will wet grind things like hummus and such. The Vitamix is super but it requires AT LEAST 2 cups of ingredients in order to do a good job. I have usually only 1/2 cup of ingredients to grind on any given day (I don't like to make large batches, they don't taste good after a few hours). Magic Bullet is useless for
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
I've grown wheatgrass okay for a while after over 10 years of trying but to grow without mold means a lot of work which has never seemed right, esp. since some people just plant it and forget it almost and how zero mold issues. To say I've tried everything is an understatement - in 2003 I bought food-grade hydrogen peroxide which didn't help; and throughout the intervening times I've tried so
Forum: Sprouting and Organic Gardening
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Hi everyone! I've been growing sunseed and pea shoot sprouts in soil for about 4 years now. These grow beautifully. But water-based or small seeds, I just don't have much luck with. When I eat at raw vegan restaurant, I'm always so amazed at how pristine and beautiful the small alfalfa and other sprouts, the kind not grown in soil, are. And I've never in over 10 years grown anything half that
Forum: Sprouting and Organic Gardening
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Ah, the answer is no. Sometimes starting fresh helps, as happened today. I registered (for free), but nothing changed in the screen. So I looked again for info and I found this page, finally: - You press on SHARE and if there is an option to download, if the author allows for dl, it would be there. And no, figures. The magazine doesn't allow for downloads. Rats. Thanks everyone!
Forum: Living and Raw Foods Discussion (Vegan)
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Thanks for the replies, I didn't get a notification so didn't realize there'd been a response. Thanks but I should have mentioned that I tried that. I then took a screenshot but the printout was and is barely readable. That's why I came and then posted the question here. No, still wanting to find a way to dl, unfortunately <sigh>. I thought it might be a free magazine and I was jus
Forum: Living and Raw Foods Discussion (Vegan)
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
THeSt0rm Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Diana (Cda) Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > At Hippocrates in 2010, they gave us sprouted > > manna bread that you can buy anywhere in any > > health food store (Nature's Path is name, maybe? > > I had the same issue with many of my br
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Oh, p.s., thought I should add how I work with the frozen almond pulp. Because broken-down raw foods are so full of things everything on the earth likes to consume (including bacteria, etc.!), I freeze the almond pulp after making almond mylk because it just wouldn't keep very well any other way. I put the almond pulp on a circle of parchment paper on a plate WHICH HAS A CIRCLE OF FREEZER PAP
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
The absolute best thing I started making with frozen almond pulp is Amie Sue Oldfather's (NouveauRaw) croutons. Before her recipe that I made for first time a couple months back or so, I'd never found any light, crispy raw vegan recipe that worked! The secret is in the lightness of the almond pulp! Even bone-dry, you won't break your teeth on them! The only thing I'd add is oil, i.e., olive
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Hi, everyone! A couple months back or so, I found this really interesting-looking recipe for bread: But the magazine is presented weirdly. Does anyone know how to dl a good, plain ol' PDF copy of that magazine? It's too tough to read on the screen. Thanks so much!
Forum: Living and Raw Foods Discussion (Vegan)
3 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Today, I'm going to work without my almond fettucine sauce because, as has happened several times in the past, I can't get the lid off my Magic Bullet! Once and for all, I'll like to find a solution to the grinding issues. Here are the problems: - Vitamix is not very good at all for grinding seeds mixture for crackers, etc., for mixtures that aren't very liquidy when under 2 cups - Magic
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
4 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Found a recipe! Though I always travel to author's sites, thought I'd post the recipe here, too (you never know when websites are going to disappear): ----------------------------- 2013-09-06 11:22:10 (http://jarohoney.com/cool-roasted-garlic-raw-vegan/) A CHEF'S TIP: I like to do large batches of this recipe and then freeze the leftovers in a freezer container. By doing this, I hav
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4 years ago
Diana (Cda)
The 3rd video came in mailbox so was able to get the URLs myself despite no answers here. The 3 videos are preparation for new course Russell James has done up. Now there are arguments all over the place re the suitability of chocolate in one's diet - raw or not - but I personally am definitely okay with chocolate as a once-in-a-while treat and certainly not for everyday consumption. And it'
Forum: Living and Raw Foods Discussion (Vegan)
4 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Hi, everyone! Darned if I didn't accidentally delete the email I received today (I think it was sent today ...) regarding a second video on making raw chocolate. I got the video but forgot about the PDFs. I went to the first video, too, and did the same thing (got the vid but forgot the PDF). Anyone else that is also subscribed to Russell's info, do you still his email with the link? Can
Forum: Living and Raw Foods Discussion (Vegan)
4 years ago
Diana (Cda)
coco Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I think some ezekial bread is just dehydrated at > low temps. You can always check with the company. I'm not sure about all Ezekial breads but I called the company about their large sprouted loaf that I bought 4 or 5 years ago and they advised me that their bread was not raw. And sure enough, unlike the Nature's Pa
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
4 years ago
Diana (Cda)
At Hippocrates in 2010, they gave us sprouted manna bread that you can buy anywhere in any health food store (Nature's Path is name, maybe? Forget.). It's not 100% raw but close to it. I'm gluten-intolerant but I don't feel anything when I eat this bread and I've been eating it regularly for years. Before HHI, I felt guilty but since then, and following their philosophy that you just do the
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
4 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Has anyone come across a way to process garlic somehow (in the D, maybe?) so that it comes out like roasted garlic? Rawmazing's latest recipe calls for roasted garlic but I'd like to go strictly raw (http://www.rawmazing.com/roasted-garlic-and-sun-dried-tomato-vegan-cheese/#more-14270). The cheese sounds amazing, though, despite the one cooked element. Cheers.
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
4 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Thanks, Coco! Sorry for delay in responding; I started a new great job (permanent, finally!!), and have done a lot of unpaid overtime so far <g>. I'll have to give this a try. It'll take some time, but if I come up with a "recipe", I'll post back. Cheers.
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
4 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Does anyone have a recipe for a truly raw vegan vegetable bouillon? Thanx!
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
5 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Hi, there! Was wondering if anyone has bought the sprouting/growing trays from Hippocrates Health Institute. Also, there were plans one could get (buy?) for the PVC shelving one could built. I'm very curious about the success of growing with their system indoors. The trays have very little "bottom", if I can call it that. Basically, rather than a tray, the bottom of their square t
Forum: Sprouting and Organic Gardening
5 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Hi, everyone! I haven't posted in a long time! <g> I was wondering about something ... I've not had any luck drying red peppers and was wondering if there was a trick to it. They haven't seemed to dry up like tomatoes do. Has anyone been successful with this? Thanks!
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
7 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Anyone who lives in Canada knows how very costly buying books directly from the US can be ... even when there's currency parity (which there isn't right now), by the time you convert the price of the book _and_ shipping and handling, it becomes prohibitively expensive! To give the example of my first and _only_ time I ever bought a book this way about 10 years ago, the ~US$14.00 book cost me ~Cdn
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8 years ago
Diana (Cda)
The blueberry jello, is that it re the ingredients? You just blend up blueberries, put them in moulds and then into fridge and that's it? Wow, that sounds right up my alley. But how to transport them by bus to the potluck? I'm not sure I have enough small moulds. Does anyone have any suggestions re the moulds and transporting?
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
8 years ago
Diana (Cda)
What did you take to your last potluck that was very easy to make in quantity yet didn't cost a lot of money? I'd like to find 2 such recipes, if possible. Just curious what others have made. Thanks!
Forum: Recipes and Food Preparation
8 years ago
Diana (Cda)
8 years ago
Diana (Cda)
Choco Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > And I really like grated beets using my Microplane > fine grater. The Microplane makes fantastic, juicy > and fluffy (yes, fluffy. ) shreds of beets > that I put in my salads or mix into my raw > saurkraut. The Microplane brand grater is the > *best*. I bought both the Microplane standing box > g
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