Quick Raw Food Recipes
For those just starting out on a raw food diet, the kinds of equipment some people use to prepare food can seem kind of daunting- dehydrators, juicers, special food processors, the list goes on and on. If you don’t have the budget or space for all of that, aren’t there any quick raw food recipes? Fortunately, there are a lot of ways to make food fast, while not cheating on your raw food lifestyle. You can even check out Raw Food Restaurants if you don’t feel like preparing raw foods at home!
The simplest quick raw food recipes are, of course, slices fruits and vegetables. An apple is probably the quickest raw food there is! However, it’s also possible to find breads and similar products produced with sprouted grains, and cooked at a low temperature to minimize enzyme and vitamin loss, which are great for making sandwiches, or including in other quick raw food recipes.
Other time-consuming foods can become quick raw food recipes with a bit of forethought. Setting beans, rice, or other grains and legumes to soak overnight eliminates having to do this lengthy step during the day, so all that’s needed to do is to drain, rinse, and then use them in quick raw food recipes. Soaked chickpeas are great for preparing a fast and delicious hummus, while soaked quinoa, tossed with some fresh chopped vegetables, herbs, and a little olive oil and lemon juice, makes a fantastic salad rich in protein and fiber.
Quick raw food recipes certainly exist, and they can be every bit as satisfying as their cooked versions, while retaining all of the benefits of raw food, and being a snap to prepare.