Ani’s Raw Food Certification courses are held a couple blocks from the Saturday morning Santa Monica Farmers’ Market, where local farmers bring us seasonal produce that’s been picked just a few hours before. Sometimes, we’ll find heirloom ingredients available for only a week, or better yet…..dry farmed produce. That’s when the plants just thrive on their own, without watering nor chemicals! Fresh, local, seasonal, gluten free, vegan, and organic…what better way to detox and cleanse from urban toxins?
Cabbage leaves are great to use as 'shells' to stuff with my favorite fillings to create different hand helds. Olive Tapenade, Candied Onions, Chiffonade Green Cabbage fill a beautiful purple cabbage leaf and adds crunch. Recipes and video included.
Chocolate covered collard green leaves inspired by my Cheddar Kale Chip recipe I discovered back in Portland, OR, in 1995 or so. Another delicious way to eat greens!
A super easy salad to make, this is my go to when traveling. Made by massaging avocado into torn leaves of kale and then adding a squeeze of lemon to soften the leaves, and then tossing in sprouts. Full of vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, and antioxidants to combat travel stress (including time zone changes, sitting on airplanes, and l
Grab a copy of the April 2011 issue of Delicious Living Magazine - Raw Power with 6 raw food East West Fusion recipes for a taste of "Ani's Raw Food Asia", available everywhere May 10, 2011.
It was Kanga's 8th birthday, so I hosted a ladies' luncheon and made her a special cake....
Almond Buttered Banana Freeze + Acai recipe that's blended with banana, almond butter, and acai juice....
In this video, I show you how to make Water Kefir, a healthy probiotic drink. This recipe is from page 56 of Ani's Raw Food Essentials.
Recipes for my Jap Chae Kelp Noodles and Custard Tartlets from my TV appearance in San Francisco, CA last monday with Spencer Christian and Janelle Wang
A recipe for wild rice, which is actually an aquatic seed, rather than a grain. Toss together wild rice, tomato, cilantro, corn, garlic, and jalapeno.