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Hooked on Raw by Rhio

Hooked on Raw by Rhio VeganeClub
Hooked on Raw by Rhio “Rejuvenate Your Body and Soul With Nature’s Living Foods” should be a staple in every raw foodists library. The chapter on spice blends from scratch is particularly exciting to me, but the whole book is amazing. I recently reviewed her dvd “What’s Not Cooking in Rhio’s Kitchen” and was hooked on Rhio. I love her joyfulness. This book was published by Book Publishing Company.
From Book Publishing Co’s website:

Rhio, a leading proponent of the raw/living foods lifestyle, provides information about health-related issues and raw and living foods through her lectures, radio shows and website. She hosts an internet radio show called Hooked on Raw which can be heard worldwide at and on her website.

As a singer, Rhio has appeared on numerous TV shows. She is in the process of completing her third CD entitled Time to Start Believin’ Again, which tackles environmental issues and includes some humorous raw food songs.

CNN and American Journal aired stories on raw foods featuring Rhio. She is considered an expert in the area of raw and living foods and lectures on both the raw/live food lifestyle and the genetic engineering of seeds/plants.

Rhio and her partner Leigh are also fledgling permaculture, biodynamic, eco-farmers in Upstate New York with a focus on growing edible wild foods, heirloom vegetables, leafy greens and lettuces, fruit, berries and nuts.

Pt 1

Ch 1 Why Raw and Living Foods?

  • Accepting food as nature, in her wisdom, prepares it for us
  • Raw is an inadequate word to describe uncooked food
  • Raw vs. cooked and processed foods
  • How many ways we destroy the life force in our foods?
  • Magical enzymes. Enzyme depletion as one cause of aging.
  • Phytochemicals-recently discovered, amazing substances
  • Preparing food with love. Love as an essential vital nutrient.

Ch 2 Soil Fertility, Wild Foods, Organic Foods
Soil Fertility

  • Mother Nature has diverse mechanisms for creating soil fertility, but few of those examples are followed by conventional agricultural practices.

Wild Foods

  • The value of wild uncultivated foods. Preserving the heritage of unhybridized seeds.
  • What you can do to eat more wild foods and why it is necessary to try to eat at least some.

Organic Foods

  • What exactly does “organic” mean?
  • Why you should make the effort to buy organic. How you can reduce your cost when buying organic.
  • A visit with an organic farmer

Ch 3 Some Significant Studies

  • Pottenger’s Cats
  • Dr. Weston Price

Ch 4 The Wonderful Rejuvenating Effects of Fasting
Ch 5 Is Aging Inevitable?
Ch 6 It’s a Matter of the Tongue
Ch 7 Vegetarianism and Ecology
Ch 8 Irradiated Foods
Ch 9 Frankenfoods: Biotechnology and Genetically Engineered Food
Ch 10 Supplements- Yes, No, or Maybe?
Ch 11 A little Controversy…

  • Disagreements within the movement and opposing views
  • Are herbs and spices beneficial?
  • Overeating on cooked vs raw food
  • Oils- yes or no?
  • Canola (Rapeseed) wasn’t safe for pigs so now we feed it to humans
  • Honey vs maple syrup
  • Hulled vs unhulled sesame seed
  • Mono diet
  • Anopsology
  • Peanuts and aflatoxin
  • Fruitarianism

Ch 12 Implementing the Lifestyle

  • What if I’m Not Into Food Preparation-Can I still Do The Program
  • Suggestions on Getting Into and Maintaining the Lifestyle
  • Stick Close to Nature- She’s Not Stupid

Pt 2

Ch 13 Sprouting Is A Simple Affair Once You Get The Hang Of It

  • The concept of sprouting
  • Sprouting an interesting challenge
  • How long should you soak?
  • How long does it take to sprout?
  • How to store your sprouts
  • Soaking/Sprouting yield chart

Ch 14 Kitchen Equipment
Ch 15 Food Combining
Ch 16 Looking for a Better Way

Pt 3 The Recipes

Ch 17 Raw/Live Food Preparation: General Guidelines
Ch 18 Hearty Main Course Dishes

  • Toona
  • Wild Rice Medly
  • Too Much Crunch
  • Fabioli
  • Neat Loaf
  • Broccoli with Chedda Sauce
  • Deep Dish Pizza
  • Lazy Man’s Porto Pitza
  • Masala Mung
  • Masala Medly
  • Mashed “Potatoes” and Gravy
  • Curried Chick-Peas and Carrots with Almonds
  • Collard Rolls
  • Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage
  • Buckwheat-Quinoa Burgers
  • Spinach Rolls
  • Pasta Loco
  • Salmon Pate
  • Squaghetti with Garlic and Oil
  • Stuffed Sea Leaves
  • Mock Black Ink Pasta with Pesto
  • Luscious Lasagna Primavera
  • Luscious Lasagna Primavera with Buckwheat Noodles
  • Corn and Lentil Chili
  • Hot Tamale Pie
  • Chili Relleno
  • Chili Non-Carne
  • Sprouted Sweet Brown Rice
  • Tacos In The Raw
  • Burrito Fiesta
  • Spicy Jamaican “Jerk” Veggies
  • Caribbean Wild Rice
  • Coconut Rice
  • Unbaked Beans
  • Veggie Seed Pate
  • Mediterranean Loaf
  • Almond-Beet Nut Roll
  • Pecan-Wild Rice Loaf
  • Walnut Curry Pate
  • Stuffed Grape Leaves
  • Broccoli and Mushrooms
  • Mushroom Stroganoff
  • Szechuan-Style Mock Noodles
  • Quick Nori Rolls
  • Veggie Sushi Rolls
  • Dipping Sauces for Sushi Rolls
  • Sea Leigh Special
  • Savory Eggplant Stew
  • Middle Eastern Eggplant Stew

Ch 19 Super Salads and Salad Dressings

  • Watercress and Red Bell Pepper Salad
  • Leigh’s Lentil Salad
  • Tabbouleh Salad
  • Beet-Hiziki Salad
  • Fennel Salad
  • Fennel Slaw
  • Indian Cole Slaw
  • Guacamole
  • Rainbow Super Slaw
  • Sea Vegetable Salad
  • Spinach Caesar Salad
  • Caesar Salad
  • Fast and Tasty
  • Tex-Mex Salad
  • Cauliflower and Mung
  • Spinach Salad- Indian Style
  • Gorgeous Greens
  • Hooked on Roots Salad
  • Easy-Cheezy Slaw
  • Carlyn’s Salad
  • Hungarian Sauerkraut Salad
  • Urad Dal Sprout Salad
  • Sun-Drenched Nituke
  • Cucumber and Cream Salad
  • Avocado Quickie
  • Armenian Salad
  • Red Cabbage Slaw with Arame
  • German Potato Salad
  • Caesar Dressing
  • Creamy French Avocado Dressing
  • Almond Mayonnaise
  • Golden Double T Dressing
  • Cheezy Tofu Dressing
  • Papaya French Dressing
  • Rhio’s Secret Dressing
  • Quick and Basic
  • Tahini-Lime Dressing
  • Susie’s Sassy Lemon Dressing
  • Lynn’s Honey-Mustard Dressing
  • Creamy Mint Dressing
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Avocado Dressing

Ch 20 Soup: Food for the Soul

  • Minestrone
  • Refreshing Fruit Soup
  • Almond Creamy Soup Base for 100 Soups
  • Green Power Soup
  • Borscht
  • “Hot” Cream of Cauliflower Soup
  • Tomato Surprise Soup
  • Spicy Indian Spinach Soup
  • Puree of Asparagus Soup
  • Mushroom Rice Soup
  • Cream of Celery Root Soup
  • Dr Ann’s Energy Soup
  • Corn Chowder
  • Vegetable Broth
  • Quick Blender Soup

CH 21 Veggie-Good Side Dishes

  • Green Beans Julienne
  • Cactus Julienne
  • Down Home Greens
  • Sesame Turnips
  • Curried Sugar Snap Peas
  • Simply Fennel
  • Purslane
  • Marinated Collard Ribbons
  • Mashed Butternut Squash
  • Beets in Orange Vinaigrette
  • Creamed Spinach

Ch 22 Sassy Sauces, Dips and Spreads

  • French Lentil Tapenade
  • Walnut Pesto
  • Chedda Sauce
  • Hummus
  • Italian Tomato Sauce
  • Salsa Verde
  • Apricot Butter
  • Buttah
  • Tahini/Miso Dip
  • Honey of a Pistachio Spread
  • Filbert Sun Sauce
  • Mango Salsa Con Clase
  • Herbed Tofu Dip
  • Sunflower Dip
  • Dill Sauce
  • Marinara Sauce
  • Primavera Sauce
  • Macadamia Cream
  • Indian Spice Sauce

Ch 23 The Ancient Art of Culturing Foods

  • Nut and Seed Cheeses, Yogurts, Nut Milk, Cream, Kefir, etc..
  • Sauerkrauts, Veggie Krauts, and Fermented Vegetables
  • Rejuvelac
  • Walnut Pine Yogurt
  • Almond Kefir
  • Almond Yogurt
  • Almond Sour Cream
  • Pine Nut Yogurt
  • Pine Nut Cheese
  • Almond Ricotta
  • Pine Nut Cream
  • Pine Nut Parmezan
  • Alpine Yogurt
  • Rejuvelac
  • Hungarian Sauerkraut
  • Rich Yogurt
  • Flaxseed “Buttermilk”
  • Creamy Tofu
  • Three Nut Parmezan
  • Brazil Sun Cheese

Ch 24 What’s For Breakfast?

  • A “Regular” Shake
  • Wake-Up Gruel
  • Great Nuts Cereal
  • Hearty Buckwheat Porridge
  • Melon Frappe
  • Orange-Apricot Marmalade
  • Rosy Orange Day
  • Watermelon and Frappe
  • Pear-Pine Canapes
  • Chewy Fruit and Nut Cheese Crepes
  • Pollen Power
  • Pancakes with Fruit and Cream

Ch 25 Ambrosial Delights

  • Autumn Salad
  • Fruits and Roots
  • Cool and Spicy
  • Unstewed Fruit
  • Melon Ambrosia
  • Apple-Walnut Salad
  • Fruit and Nut Sauces

Ch 26 Nectars of Life

  • Juices and Smoothies
  • Nut Milks, Seed Milks and Creams
  • Punch
  • Cabbage-Tomato Delight
  • Carrot Wallop
  • Jicama, Beet and Pear Juice
  • Burdock Root Tonic
  • Dr Kirschner’s Green Drink
  • Melon Nectar
  • Carrot-Apple Zinger
  • Grapefruit-Prune Juice
  • Plazma
  • Lassi
  • Rhio’s Hot Drink
  • Go-Go Goutweed
  • Potassium Drink
  • Wheatgrass Juice
  • Fennelicious
  • Orange Julietta
  • Almond Milk
  • Sweet Almond Milk
  • Creamy Oat Milk
  • Concord Sangria
  • Red Chard Stem Juice
  • Hibiscus Punch
  • Chia Limeade
  • Pumpkin Seed Shake
  • Green Drinks
  • Dr Schulze’s Super-Tonic
  • Wholesome Toddy

Ch 27 Dehydrator Treats

  • Sprouted Pea Chips
  • Brazil Nut Wafers
  • Buckies
  • Macaroon Chews
  • Essene Breads
  • Blueberry Muffins
  • Rye Pretzels
  • Pear Fruit Roll
  • Prune-Banana Leather
  • Mommy’s Almond Cookie Surprise
  • Plantain Chips
  • Chia Crisps
  • Spinach Flatbread
  • Rice Crackers
  • Aromatic Pecan-Rice Crackers
  • Dried Coconut Shreds
  • Savory Nut Crackers
  • Indian Chips
  • Jamey and Kim’s Flax Crackers
  • Potato Chips
  • Lemon/Chili Peanuts
  • Pulp Gems

Ch 28 Appetizers and This n’ That

  • Apple-Cranberry Relish
  • Mango Chutney
  • Wasabi Mousse
  • Some Like It Hot Marinade
  • Prune Paste
  • Beet Relish
  • Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade
  • Eggplant Marinade
  • Wild Stuffed Tomatoes
  • Dim Some
  • Pancake Syrups

Ch 29 Delectable Desserts

  • Almond Roca
  • Connie’s Spumoni Ice Cream
  • Coconut Cream
  • Blueberry Jello
  • Honey Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Orange Sherbet
  • Pears and Cheez
  • Fruit Sherbet
  • Pineapple Sorbet
  • Raspberry Frappe
  • Maggie’s Wedding Cake
  • Honeyed Nuts
  • Leigh’s Cherry Cobbler
  • Berries and Cream
  • Apple-Strawberry-Fig Pie
  • Celestial Pecan Pie
  • Fudge X Tasty
  • Carob (the Un-Chocolate) Sauce
  • Coconut Almond Log
  • Creme Brulee
  • Cookie-Rama
  • Mango Pudding Pie
  • Orange Pudding
  • Sweet Brown Rice Pudding

Ch 30 Spice Blends from Scratch

  • Garam Masala
  • Herbs de Provence
  • Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
  • Red Bell Pepper Powder
  • “Organic” Vegetable Mix
  • Vegetable Seasoning and Broth
  • Indian Spice Seasoning
  • Chat Masala
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Dried Lemon and Orange Zest
  • Red “Hot” Sesame Oil
  • Creole Spice

Ch 31 Sample Menus
Ch 32 a few Kitchen Cosmetics

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