KennyG speaks with me about his support of NetKAL, love of Koreans and Korean Americans, and his new projects at BiteSized TV studios on Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA on Saturday. He’s been a big supporter for our USC (University of Southern California) Network of Korean American Leadership program over the past couple years. Good match since Asian seem to really love KennyG’s tunes. But then again, who doesn’t love Jazz? Thanks KennyG!
My first stop in Portland, OR was to shoot a 6-minute segment with host Dave Anderson for AM Northwest on KATU TV. I show Dave how to make a Vegetable Nori Roll from Ani’s Raw Food Asia. Dave’s lost a ton of weight since I saw him along my last tour, and looks great. He said he cut out processed foods and cut back on alcohol.
Here I am above with AM Northwest co-host Helen Raptis.
Next stop was Yummy Tummy Cafe for a lunchtime fuel-up on a gallon of Norwalk green juice; chocolate covered jungle peanuts; and a ruben sandwich made from flax seeds, mushrooms, and sauerkraut. Omg, seriously yummy tummy! And, a book signing meet-and-greet. From here, I was shuttled over to the KBOO radio station for an interview, and then finally ended up at Powell’s Books downtown for a talk and book signing.
I got to visit Powell’s rare book room, where I sat and signed a stack of my books, including Ani’s Raw Food Asia.
Peter Hanfileti is a very dear, […]
BBC Good Food interviewed me for a feature on Raw Foods in their Feb 2011 issue. Very cool, take a peek!
I was invited onto FOX in San Diego for a 6-minute segment on the benefits of the raw food diet and to talk about the Sambazon Warrior Up Campaign. I made host Raoul Martinez a few smoothies including a Banana Butter Breeze with Cacao. I planned to make him a Tomato Tarragon Bisque, but ran out of time.
Almond Buttered Banana Freeze + Açaí (adapted from Ani’s Raw Food Essentials)
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I’m using my favorite blender, the Personal Blender. It costs about $69, and you can find more about the Personal Blender and find organic ingredients at www.GoSuperLife.com.
Weekend anchor Susan Lennon loves my Acai smoothies. She had a glow that shows how well she takes care of your health.
Preparing smoothies ahead of time was a good idea! Thanks for Kaia Lai and Kato for helping me shop, prep, and set up this beautiful shot.
Raoul initially seemed a bit scared of my smoothies, but once he tasted them, he was a believer! He finished off the cacao banana smoothie, and said he […]
Read my interview on Healthy Bitch Daily, where I talk about these topics and include a recipe:
- What made me switch over to the raw diet
- Biggest misconception of raw foods…
- What I recommend to those who get sick when transitioning to the raw diet
- Special tips or recommendations on being an efficient consumer when grocery shopping
- Ani’s Signature Mango Cobbler
TRT: 60 min
Listen to my interview with Carla on her radio show, Carla’s Cooking Radio. I talk about benefits of raw foods, my background, how I got into raw foods, and many tips for enjoying more healthy fresh whole foods. Raw desserts are my favorite, like my Chocolate Raspberry Ganache cake, and eating it is good for you and guilt-free! I explain how eating desserts and raw foods can help you loose weight while making you healthier from the inside out to give you the glow of radiant beauty.
Carla shared with me her Raw Almond Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe. I can’t wait to try making this!
One of my favorite audiences are all the lovely moms out in our world who are super busy shuttling their kids around town, running their household, shopping for food, planning each day, and are constantly looking for simple ways to provide healthy snacks and meals for their children and family. Mom’s and kids are my two biggest inspirations for creating my fast and easy to make raw food recipes.
I’ve been voted Sexiest Raw Vegan Woman 2009 by the raw community again this year, but by default. Alicia Silverstone actually won the votes, I came in 2nd place. But she doesn’t consider herself raw anymore. What an honor! Plus, Steve from Sacred Chocolates sent me a congratulatory package of his delicious chocolate hearts…yummmy.
Last year, I was surprised that I was awarded 1st place for Best of Raw 2008:
Sexiest Raw Vegan Woman
2nd place for Favorite Educator
Listen to my interview from last year on Raw Inspirations Radio where I chat with lovely host Laura Fox about my history, inspirations, and what the future holds.
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.