Fresh Cranberry Salad
Last Updated:Sat, 21 Dec 1997
Written Tue, 2 Dec 1997 by Tammy Young
- juice of one lime
- juice of one lemon
- 1/8 to 1/4 cup water
- 1/8 to 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
- one clove finely chopped garlic
- 1 tbsp finely chopped thyme, parsley, cilantro, and basil
- "real salt"* and white pepper to taste
mix in a jar and keep in frig
* Real salt is a product made from fossilized unheated, untreated mineral
salts from Utah. I bought mine at the farmer's market. This is the only
salt recommended by Dr. Norman Walker.
- Juice two lemons
- Put lemon juice and pulp from one avocado in the blender and add enough water
- to allow it to mix, blend until smooth
- Add the juice of two tomatoes and the pulp of one (eat the other tomato pulp
- while you're waiting for the blender)
- Add "real salt" white pepper, and basil to taste
- Juice of one carrot
- Juice of one clove of garlic
- 1/8 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup water
- "real salt" and white pepper to taste
Lately this has been a favorite of mine
Juice a beet and add just a touch of apple cider vinegar (yummmy)
Happy salad making:)
Written Wed, 3 Dec 1997 by Tammy Young
I realize at this time of year, with holiday gatherings, it is difficult to
socialize and stay raw. Therefore, I would like to offer my own passive
aggressive method for dealing with this issue.
My mother, and the majority of my family, don't know what to do about my raw
lifestyle. When we get together for gatherings my mom says, "well, I'm going
to make XYZ for everyone, but you'll need to bring your own because I don't
know what you eat". I tell her that making me something is as easy as
putting a basket of fruit on the table. But she is still intemidated. So,
for Thanksgiving I decided to show her what it was to eat raw and socialize.
Below are the dishes I took.
I took a variety of the dried fruit and nuts we had and put them in bowls
around the house. The house was full of those addictive food smells and
people were prowling around like hyenas on the hunt. When I put out the
nibblers everyone dove in. They soon discovered they weren't salted or
sugared. But they ate them anyway. Little did they know that I was jump
starting their pancreas for the onslaught of toxic food to come (turkey,
cranberry sauce, stuffing, corn bread...). Pretty sneaky huh?:)
I took the juice of one lemon and put it in a large bowl with dried currents,
cranberries, white rasins, and chopped pecans. I allowed the fruit to soak
up the juice while I did the following.
I peeled and sectioned grapefruit and oranges, letting the juice drip into
the bowl with the lemon juice.
Cut up a few different types of apples (red del., granny smith, macintosh)
Cut up a few different types of grapes (globe, concord, white)
Then mixed the whole thing up
It is colorful and sweet and when placed at the front of the buffet (right
next to the plates) people put so much on their plate they don't have much
room for the rest of the junk.
The BIG Salad
I take all kinds of greens (dandilion, mesculin, baby spinach, red lettuce,
green lettuce, ice burg, boston...) I wanted people to see what they were
used to and some stuff they weren't
Then I went wild, adding corn, red/green cabbage, bell peppers, tomatoes,
cucumbers, onions, garlic, scallions, shallots, carrots, herbs (dill,
parsley, thyme, cilantro) and whatever was in the frig. I put it in a large
glass bowl so there were layers of color. People were so attracted to it.
Again, it was near the front of the feed line:)
A Better Carrot Salad
Dried fruit (cranberries, currents, rasins, cherries, dates)
Juice one orange
Put in container to allow fruit to soak up juice
5 Carrots grated (I grate some thin and some medium and some thick)
Chop 1/4-1/2 cup assorted nuts (pecans, almonds, walnuts)
mix together and put in frig for a few hours to allow all the great flavors
to make love to each other =:o
For those with sweet tooths (is that a word?) you can add a little honey too.
But be forwarned, the carrots and fruit make it really sweet already.
I have lots of other passive aggressive ideas too. Like veggie sticks and
raw hummas dip, tomato avocado basil open faced sandwiches, almond stuffed
dates, fruit kobabs, and the list goes on.
Make your holidays a time to introduce others to the joy of a raw lifestyle.
You can also make a non-alcoholic bunch that will show them that it's great
to be sober!!!
Love all of you and have a great time,
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when you leave!
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