Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Raw Food - What To Add to Flavor Your Food

For sour taste, add: lemons, cranberries, rhubarb, lemon grass, sour grass, sorrel, tomatoes, sauerkraut, nut or seed yogurt, or apple cider vinegar

For sweet taste, add: dried fruit such as figs, dates, prunes, raisins; fresh fruits such as ripe banana, mango, peach, pear; apple juice, orange juice, raw agave nectar, raw honey, or fresh stevia leaves

For spicy taste, add: garlic or onion shoots, cloves, ginger, mustard greens or seeds, radish, horseradish, cayenne pepper, wasabi, seaweed, and/or herbs - fresh or dry - such as basil, dill, cilantro, rosemary, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, and peppermint

For salty taste add: celery, cilantro, dill, parsley, sea vegetables (dulse, kelp, nori, arame, celtic sea salt)

For bitter taste add: parsley, celery tops, endive, garlic, onion, dandelion, bay leaf, sage, poultry seasoning, cayenne pepper

This comes from one of the most awesome raw food books ever: 12 Steps to Raw Foods: How to End Your Dependency on Cooked Food

1 comment:

  1. JUST picked up this book from the library! We're getting buried in snow this weekend, so can't wait to dive in.


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