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Raw Food for Real People by Rod Rotondi VeganeClub

Raw Food for Real People by Rod Rotondi

Raw Food for Real People by Rod Rotondi VeganeClub

Raw Food For Real People
by Rod Rotondi owner of Leaf Organics. Published by New World Library.  I have enjoyed this book. Overall a great addition to any raw foodie’s library. Full of great information and recipes.

I love his introduction- his 3 confessions.. He is honest and I appreciate that.

  • Organic Food
  • A Vegan Diet
  • Our Relationship with Food
  • Notes About The Recipes

Ch 1 Rod’s Raw Road
This is a cool chapter about how Rod got started in the raw food industry. You won’t find a success story about someone who has lost lots of weight or who has been healed from a variety of diseases. He started out healthy and realized the benefits of the raw food diet. I enjoyed reading this chapter. I am a foodie- what can I say? I love reading about how other chefs got their start..

Ch 2 History’s Best-Kept Secret

  • The “SAD” Diet
  • Getting Natural
  • Mind Over Matter
  • Finding the “Fix”
  • Positive Eating
  • The Real Deal

Ch 3 The Health Benefits of a Raw-Food Diet

  • Raw Foods: Your Body’s Fuel- Brian Clement, PHD, LN, NMD director of the Hippocrates Health Institute
  • Enzymes
  • Probiotics: The Hidden Benefit of a Raw-Food Diet- Compton Rom Bada, Founder of Ascended Health Products
  • Oxygen
  • Water
  • Antioxidants
  • Fiber
  • Electromagnetic Energy
  • Preventing and Healing Diabetes with a Raw-Food Diet- Dr Gabriel Cousens, MD, MD(H) Diplomat of the American Board of Holistic Medicine, and Director of the Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center

Ch 4 Transitioning Toward a Raw-Food Diet

  • Dealing with Food Addictions
  • Detoxifying and Fasting

Ch 5 Setting Up Your Raw-Food Kitchen

  • Basic Equipment
  • Stocking Your Pantry
  • Be Prepared
  • Helpful Hints for Preparing Raw Foods

Ch 6 Sprouting Basics

  • Getting Started
  • A Word About Nuts
  • Wonderful Sprouting Chart

Ch 7 Dehydration: Crackers, Croquettes, Pizza, and Bread

  • Sicilian Savory Snaps
  • Flying Falafel Croquettes
  • Veggie Sun Burger Croquettes
  • Pizza Pizzazz
  • Artisan Herb Bread

Ch 8 Getting Started: Breakfast

  • Nut Mylk
  • Coconut Mylk
  • Berry Refreshing Smoothie
  • Blueberry Bonanza Smoothie
  • Immuno Blastoff Smoothie
  • Grean Lean Scene Smoothie
  • Nutter Butter Naner Choco Coco
  • Real Deal Oatmeal
  • Buckwheat Breakfast Feast
  • Groovy Granola

Ch 9 Appetizers

  • Nori Rolls with Atlantis Pate
  • Miso Dulse Dip
  • Cashew Kreme Cheeze
  • Baba Ganoush
  • Onion Rings
  • Rawvioli with Mushroom Sauce

Ch 10 Making a Salad a Meal

  • Sprouted Chickpea Hummus
  • Holy Moly Guacamole
  • Hale Kale Salad
  • Wakame Wonder Salad
  • Raw Slaw
  • Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Leaf Organics House Dressing
  • Really Raw Ranch Dressing
  • Bedouin Burrito

Ch 11 Soups

  • Middle Easter Lentil Soup
  • Mexican Corn Chowder
  • Kreme of Asparagus Soup
  • Spanish Gazpacho

Ch 12 Entrees

  • Rawsagna
  • Fishless Sticks
  • Mediterranean Burgers with Pesto Sauce
  • Flying Falafel Sandwich with Coco-Curry Sauce
  • love Loaf

Ch 13 Desserts

  • Lemon Zinger Cookies
  • Brownie Balls
  • Rocky Road Bananas
  • Raspberry Vanilla Cheezecake
  • Really Raw Apple Pie
  • Chocolate Brownie Sundae
  • Coconut Macaroon Balls

Ch 14 Raw Food For Real Kids with Jeannette Rotondi

  • Is Raw Enough?
  • Growing Our Kids
  • Raw Baby
  • Toddler Eats
  • The Well-Nourished Child

Raw Food for Real People by Rod Rotondi