The Blog

- - in Vegan recipes
Ani’s Raw Food Essentials by Ani Phyo VeganeClub

Ani’s Raw Food Essentials by Ani Phyo

Ani’s Raw Food Essentials by Ani Phyo VeganeClub

I was so excited when I read that Ani was doing another book- a more indepth book! I love Ani’s style! This book doesn’t disappoint. Ani’s Raw Food Essentials– Recipes and Techniques for Mastering the Art of Live Food is published by Da Capo Press -if you click HERE you will be taken to Da Capo’s recipe page. The first recipe is from this book: Mediterranean Wrap with Red Pepper Hummus (Bean-free). Check it out- it looks amazing!

Now to the book..It has an amazing Basics section.. check it out:
Part 1 The Basics
Ch 1 Tools and Ingredients

  • Kitchen Tools
  • Shopping
  • The Essential Raw Pantry and Fridge
  • How to Use This Book
  • At a Glance: Tip Icons

Ch 2 Raw Basics and Techniques

  • Dehydration
  • Flatbreads
  • Rye Flatbread
  • Zucchini Bread
  • Sunflower Bread
  • Soaking and Sprouting
  • Fermenting and Pickling
  • Sliced Cucumber Pickle
  • Substitutions

Part 2 The Recipes

Ch 3 Drinks
Smoothies

  • Basic Fruit Smoothie
  • Basic Green Smoothie
  • Basic Kreamy Fruit Smoothie
  • Persimmon Smoothie
  • Mango-Goji-Lime Smoothie
  • Strawberry Liquado
  • Apricot Rooibos Flurry
  • Almond-Buttered Banana Freeze
  • Super-Cacao-Coconut Energizer

Mylks and Shakes

  • Basic Nut Mylk
  • Vanilla Almond Mylk
  • Chocolate Mylk
  • Chocolate Flurry Shake
  • Strawberry Mylk
  • Mineral Green Mylk
  • Matcha Shake
  • Chilled Chai Frosty Shake

Elixers

  • Raspberry Lemonade
  • Watermelon Punch
  • Ginger-Lemon Martini
  • Pear Spritzer
  • Watermelon Cooler
  • Pomegranate-Mint-Cucumber Fizz
  • Muddled Strawberries in Coconut Kefir

Sun Teas

  • Tea Latte
  • Pomegranate-Berry Sun Tea
  • Thai Iced Tea

Cultured Drinks

  • Kefir
  • Coconut Kefir
  • Water Kefir
  • Kombucha
  • Rejuvelac

Ch 4 Breakfast
Cereal

  • Dried fruit, Pecan, and Coconut Rawnola
  • Buckwheat Crispies
  • Chocolate Crispies
  • Strawberry Crispies
  • Apple-Nut Porridge
  • Basic Sprouted Oatmeal
  • Super Chia Cereal

Crepes

  • Banana-Chocolate-Hazelnut Crepes
  • Banana Flax Crepes
  • Chocolate-Hazelnut Kream
  • Strawberry Crepes
  • Apple Crepes
  • Vanilla Kream Crepes
  • Lemon Kream-Filled Crepes with Raspberry Sauce
  • Lemon Kream
  • Savory Morning Crepes with Jalapeno Cheeze Sauce

Pancakes

  • Brazil Nut-Banana Pancakes
  • Brazil Nut-Banana Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup and Sliced Bananas

Bacon

  • Coconut Bacon
  • Eggplant Bacon

Scrambles

  • Corn Tortilla and Mushroom Scramble with Heirloom Tomato Salsa
  • Heirloom Tomato Salsa
  • Love-the-Chicks Pate
  • Spinach, Mushroom, and Thyme Scramble
  • Huevo-less Rancheros with Red Enchilada Sauce and Pico de Gallo
  • Red Enchilada Sauce
  • Pico de Gallo
  • Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Coconut Bacon Scramble

Quiche

  • Quiche Crust
  • Spinach Quiche
  • Asparagus-Mushroom Quiche
  • Broccoli-Chedder Quiche with Coconut Bacon

Toast and Biscuits

  • Toast with Jam and Butter
  • Toast with Avocado and Chipotle
  • Toast with Heirloom Tomato and Basil
  • Bisquits and Gravy
  • Buckwheat Bisquits
  • Cashew Gravy
  • Scones with Clotted Kream and Jam

Jams and Butters

  • Orange Marmalade
  • Fresh Fruit Jam
  • Miso Butter
  • Vanilla Butter
  • Lavender Butter
  • Chocolate Butter

Ch 5 Snacks and Accompaniments
Cheezes

  • Basic Cheeze
  • Chipotle Cheeze
  • Jalapeno Cheeze Sauce
  • Chedder Cheeze Sauce
  • Rawmesan Cheeze
  • Cheezy Sprinkl
  • Coconut Kefir Cheeze

Chips

  • Salted Flax Chips
  • Nachos
  • Chipotle-Kale Chips
  • Chedder-Kale Chips

Crackers

  • Basic Flax Cracker
  • Tomato Flax Cracker
  • Kalamata Olive Crostini

Vegetables

  • Basic Buckwheat Batter
  • Buchwheat-Battered “Fried” Onion Rings
  • Battered Zucchini Sticks
  • “Roasted” Red Peppers

Seasoned Nuts

  • Tamari Almonds
  • Sticky Maple-Pepper Pecans
  • Ginger Candied Walnuts

Pickled Vegetables

  • Basic Green Cabbage Sauerkraut
  • Garlic Sauerkraut
  • Sliced Cucumber Pickles- Vinegar Free
  • Sliced Pickles in Vinegar
  • Kimchi
  • Napa Cabbage Kimchi
  • Pickled Green Peppers
  • Spicy Korean Cucumber Slices
  • Pickled Ginger
  • Kimchi Sauce
  • Cubed Daikon Radish Kimchi
  • Green Cabbage Kimchi
  • Stuffed Mini Cucumber Kimchi

Ch 6 Soups

  • Tortilla Soup with Jalapeno-Lime Kream
  • Jalapeno-Lime Kream
  • Corn Chowder
  • Tomato and Tarragon Bisque
  • Kream of Broccoli with Red Bell Pepper Kream
  • Red Bell Pepper Kream
  • Mango Gazpacho
  • Tom Yam Goong
  • Wontons in a Light Sesame-Soy Broth with Peas
  • Mexican Lime Soup
  • Curried Coconut Soup
  • Tomato Chili with Taco Nut Meat
  • Taco Nut Meat

Ch 7 Salads and Dressings

  • Basic Whisked Dressing
  • Basic Blended Dressing
  • Nori Croutons
  • Tender Greens with Pine Nuts and Sweet Mustard Dressing
  • Seaweed and Cucumber Salad
  • Asian Greens with Lemon-Tahini Dressing
  • Vietnamese Cabbage Salad with Fresh Mint
  • Green Papaya Salad
  • Watercress with Cranberries and Almonds
  • Spring Greens in Curry Dressing
  • Chinese Chickenless Salad
  • Yin and Yang Salad with Jalapeno-Tahini Dressing
  • Red Cabbage and Grapefruit
  • Sauerkraut-Avocado Salad
  • Taco Salad
  • Caesar Salad Boats with Coconut Bacon and Rawmesan Cheeze

Ch 8 Wraps, Sandwiches, and Burgers
Wraps

  • Corn Tostada
  • Soft Corn Tortilla
  • Tomato Wrapper
  • Tahini Zucchini Rolls
  • Wet Burrito
  • Cheeze Enchilada with Ranchero and Mole Sauce
  • Chocolate Mole Sauce
  • Tomato and Olive Quesadillas with Mango-Cucumber Salsa and Sour Kream
  • Mango-Cucumber Salsa
  • South of the Border Wraps
  • Garden Wrap
  • Mediterranean Wrap with Red Pepper Hummus (Bean Free)
  • Red Pepper Hummus (Bean Free)
  • Caesar Salad Wrap

Sandwiches

  • Coconut Bacon Reuben Sandwich with Thousand Island Dressing
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Grilled Cheeze and Tomato
  • Lox, Tomato, Red Onion, and Capers
  • BLT Club
  • Mock Tuna Salad
  • AB&B
  • Cinnamon-Apple Open-Faced Sandwich

Sun Burgers

  • Save-the-Salmon Burger with Mango Chutney
  • Mango Chutney
  • Chickenless Burger with Aioli Mayonnaise
  • Aioli Mayonnaise
  • Hemp Sun Burger with Mustard
  • Homemade Mustard Sauce
  • BBQ Burger
  • Hickory BBQ Sauce
  • Sloppy Joe
  • Portobello Burger
  • Inside-Out Burger
  • Sun-Dried Tomato Ketchup

Ch 9 Pizza and Noodles
Pizza

  • Instant Pizza Crust
  • Dehydrated Pizza Crust
  • Buckwheat Pizza Crust
  • Tomato Pizza Crust
  • Oregano Pizza Crust
  • Black Olive and Pesto Pizza
  • Avocado-Pistachio Pesto
  • Fried Onion and Mushroom Pizza
  • Garlic Margherita Pizza
  • Hawaiian Pizza

Noodles

  • Fettuccine Wrapper Noodles
  • Korean Stir-Fried Kelp Noodles with Vegetables
  • Teriyaki Noodles
  • Pad Thai with Kelp Noodles
  • Sesame Noodles
  • Noodles with Julienned Vegetables, Daily Greens, Tossed in Basic Blended Dressing
  • Avocado-Pistachio Pesto Noodle Salad
  • Vietnamese Pho Noodle Soup
  • Carrot Angel Hair with Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Cheddar Cheeze Sauce
  • Fettuccine with Lemon, Garlic, and Thyme-Marinated Mushrooms

Ch 10 Dumplings and Rice
Dumplings

  • Korean Dumplings
  • Soy-Vinegar Dipping Sauce
  • Ravioli
  • Cherry Tomato Marinara
  • Pierogi

“Rice”

  • Sushi “Rice”
  • Soaked Wild Rice
  • Sprouted Quinoa
  • Quinoa Tabbouleh
  • Pine Nut-Shiitake Risotto with Peas
  • Risotto with Cherry Tomatoes, Black Olives, and Jalapeno Cheeze
  • Cranberry-Cashew Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Mushroom Wild Rice with Rosemary
  • Parsley Wild Rice
  • Indian Spiced Chutney

Nori Maki

  • Caterpillar Nori Roll
  • Mango-Macadamia Nut Maki
  • Maki with Marinated Spinach and “Peanut” Sauce
  • “Peanut” Sauce
  • Marinated Shittake Mushroom Roll

Ch 11 Desserts
Pies

  • Basic Pie Crust
  • Basic Fruit Pie Filling
  • Strawberry Kream Pie
  • Whipped Cashew Kream
  • Custard Tartlets

Cakes

  • Basic Flourless Cake
  • Orange-Almond Cake
  • Raspberry-Lemon Dream
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Coconut Cake with Nutella Hazelnut Sauce
  • Chocolate-Cherry Cake

Ice Kream

  • Basic Banana Ice Kream (Nut Free)
  • Chocolate-Banana Ice Kream with Hazelnuts
  • Basic Ice Kream
  • Mexican Chocolate Ice Kream
  • Lavender Ice Kream
  • Lucuma Ice Cream

Sweet Sauces

  • Basic Fruit Sauce
  • Agave Blueberry Sauce
  • Maple-Strawberry Sauce
  • Berry Compote
  • Nutella Hazelnut Sauce
  • Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Cookies

  • Basic Cookie Dough
  • Goji Berry-Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Orange-Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Brownie Cacao Chip Cookies
  • Walnut Brownie Cookies
  • Banana-Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Almond Cookies
  • Fruit Macaroons

Ch 12 Sample Menus

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch and Picnic
  • Dinner
  • Foods to Go

Ch 13 Raw For Dogs

Part 3 Resources

  • Reducing your Carbon Footprint
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • More Resources
  • Ani’s Recipes and Uncooking Videos
  • Ingredients
  • Kefir Grains
  • Kitchen Tools
  • Movies to Watch
  • Metric Conversions

Ani’s Raw Food Essentials by Ani Phyo