I was featured in Sunday’s Los Angeles Times newspaper here in LA, in their Holiday Guide. Here are a couple recipes and hopefully some ideas you will find useful and inspiring for keeping it fresh whole food, raw food, vegan, and healthy recipes during your holidays! Enjoy xoxo
BBC Good Food interviewed me for a feature on Raw Foods in their Feb 2011 issue. Very cool, take a peek!
Raw Energy raw food article in the UK’s Health & Fitness Magazine in the May 2010 issue featuring 3 recipes from Ani’s Raw Food Essentials:
- Mediterranean warp with red pepper houmous
- Pad Thai with kelp noodles
- Brazil nut and banana pancakes with blueberry syrup
Perhaps surprisingly, the movement has led to a huge amount of controversy and criticism, with its detractors claiming that acolytes are mad primitivists who deprive themselves, or worse yet, their children, of the comforts and nutritional benefits that evolved 21st century culture afford us.
On its surface the movement is a retreat to a simpler more primitive way of eating. Raw foodists posit that not solong ago in evolutionary terms, say forty thousand years or so, humans ate whatever they could find, where and when they actually found it. This usually meant that we ate either carbohydrate or protein at each sitting and we often ate it raw as soon as we found or killed it.
Time wipe to today’s complex society in which food often travels vast distances before it reaches our plates and is processed, packaged and adulterated in a multitude of ways before we eat it. Our bodies now receive a chemical blast from ingested food that often bears little resemblance to the clean, raw food for which our digestive chemistry was designed and so, unsurprisingly, diseases like diabetes, obesity and associated heart failure […]
I was featured in Food & Wine Magazine along with five of my raw food recipes for well-being and weight loss. The recipes included Zucchini Ribbons with Raw Tomato Marinara, Raw Sweet Corn and Cashew Chowder, Orange-Cardamom Date Bars with a Nutty Crust, Sunflower Seed Dip with Dill, Coconut Almond Balls with Dried Fruit. As with all my raw food recipes, these are made using only fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds, and are free from dairy, wheat, gluten, and refined sugar.
My recipes for Cobbler Crumble Topping and also my Fresh Taco Wraps ranked numbers 4 & 5 for Delicious Living Magazine’s Top 10 Gluten-free Recipes of 2009.
My raw food cover feature in the UK’s raw lifestyle magazine. This article includes several recipes from Ani’s Raw Food Desserts, as well as my top 10 daily health practices.
I met up with the photographer and writer in downtown Los Angeles, at the City Hall farmers’ market. I’m always game for exploring a new market. And this was a great reason to venture downtown.