Redefining Pizza, from Addictive Drug to Superfood

The Original Pizza Recipe was Delicious but Flawed

Pizza is an Italian specialty dish that has spread across the globe in a million variations. In some cases, the only resemblance to the original is its characteristic disk shape. Millions have invented “new” versions of pizza, usually by adding ingredients. Sadly, few have had the courage (or the knowledge) to address the two major problems with the original Neapolitan recipe. Continue reading “Redefining Pizza, from Addictive Drug to Superfood”

Natalia’s Flower GardenEl Jardin de Flores de Natalia

Natalia Star's flower-garden


Flower Garden Salad and Raw Vegan Meal

Natalia Star's Raw Vegan Flower Garden

Natalia Star's Flower Garden Salad

On the left: Natalia’s cucumber salad… cucumbers cut in cubes, with olive oil and pepper.

Main: Stuffed bell peppers. To make the stuffing, mix shredded romaine leaves, zucchini, a tiny bit of alfalfa sprouts, chopped peanuts, olive oil, cumin and curry powder.

On the side: carrots in olive oil with paprika.

Natalia StarThis recipe from Natalia Star of Oceanica Wellness.



Flower Garden Salad and Raw Vegan Meal

Natalia Star's Raw Vegan Flower Garden

Natalia Star's Flower Garden Salad

A la izquierda: Ensalada de pepino… pepinos cortados en cubos, con aceite de oliva y pimienta.

Principales: pimentones rellenos. Para hacer el relleno, mezcla hojas de lechuga romana rallada, calabacines, un poco de brotes de alfalfa, maní picado, aceite de oliva, comino y curry en polvo.

Accompañante: zanahorias en aceite de oliva con pimentón paprika.

Natalia StarEsta recita de Natalia Star de Oceanica Wellness.

Raw Burrito

Kristina's Fully Raw Burrito

 

Ingredients:

  • Large Collards Leaves
  • 1-3 Colorful Bell Peppers
  • Half of One Zucchini
  • One Cucumber
  • 1-2 Shredded Carrots
  • Juice of 3 Lemons
  • Tomatoes
  • Small Bunch of Cilantro
  • Green Onions
  • Few Leaves of Arugula
  • Alfalfa Sprouts
  • Tsp of Cumin
  • 1/4 Cup of Sesame Seeds
  • 1 Avocado
  • Optional: Red Onion, Spicy Peppers, Celery Bits

For the Awesomesauce! Half a Zuccini (more if desired) Less than the quarter cup of Sesame Seeds Juice of 3 Lemons Few Sprigs of Green Onion 1 Bell Pepper (preferably red) Optional: Spicy Pepper Directions: Take your collard leaf and destem the backend (not fully), but just enough to take away the very thick part of the stem as shown in the YouTube video above. Lay out your leaf. Blend the ingredients for the saucy spread! Spread on the AWESOMESAUCE with the ingredients listed above. Spread the Awesomesauce on the back of the leaf. Chop, slice, and dice all other ingredients and layer them on top of the sauce on the leaf. Top with a slice of avocado, sprouts, or more sauce! Fold in the sides and wrap around the ends. Flip over the burrito “baby” and cut it in half with a knife! Allow all the beautiful colors inside to be shown to you…. Take a BIG BITE and savor! This recipe is created for you with love by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram.

Kristina’s Raw Vegan Pesto

Kristina's Raw Vegan Pesto

http://youtu.be/lJTegO9w5pk

This fabulous recipe was created with love by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram!

Ingredients:

  • 2 zucchinis
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 2 cups holy basil
  • 1 cub Italian parsley
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • sage

Tools Needed

  • food processor or high-power blender
  • spiralizer (optional, for making zucchini noodles)

Directions:

Place all ingredients in a food processor, process until smooth, and serve with spiralized zucchini noodles or serve as a salad dressing or a dipping sauce for chopped veggies.

Pesto Pasta Salad
Pesto “Pasta” Salad

Megan’s Raw Zucchini Pad Thai With Citrus Ginger Dressing

Here is a gorgeous recipe from Megan Elizabeth:

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup of fresh OJ
  • 1/3 cup fresh coconut meat
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/3 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp raw tahini
  • 2-3 leaves of fresh sage
  • 1 quarter sized slice of ginger

Noodles:

  • 4 cup spiral zucchini
  • 1/2 cup spiraled or shredded carrot
  • 1/3 red pepper sliced very thin

Place on a bed of green and garnish with sprouts