Delightful Day Lilies (Hemerocallis species) The genus name Hemerocallis comes from the Greek words hemera, meaning “day” and kalos, translating to “beautiful”. The flowers of most species open at sunrise and wither at sunset, often replaced by another on the same stem the next day. Some species are night-blooming. Once considered part of the Lily […]
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You know spring is here when you catch a whiff of Violets (Viola odorata), which are members of the Violaceae (Violet) Family. You may also know them as Heartsease. In mythology Zeus had a lover named Ione (from which the word viola is derived from). His wife, Hera was jealous and turned her into a […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNHlu-kA1Jc Jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus, P. tuberosus), pronounced HEE-ka-ma, is native to Central America, where it is also known as Yam Bean or Mexican Turnip. The genus name, Pachyrhizus is derived from the Greek and means “thick root.” The species names erosus means “jagged” and tuberosus, means “tuber.” Our name, jicama, comes from the Nahuatlan Indian […]
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If you love limes, this is a dessert come true. 2 cups avocado 1 1/2 cups lime, no seeds or skin Juice of 2 limes 2 cups pitted dates Process in food processor with an S blade. (Serves 2). You’ll find many more tasty delights in my book [intlink id=”264″ type=”page”]Rawsome![/intlink] and hands-on raw cuisine […]
Garnish with a mint leaf or strawberry slice. Add some pine nuts for crunch. 1/2 cup raw almonds soaked overnight, rinsed 2 ripe bananas 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons carob powder 1/2 cup pitted dates Blend all ingredients together in a blender or food processor till smooth. (2 Servings)
It’s so quick, easy and delicious to make healthful snacks. 1 cup Brazil nuts, soaked overnight and rinsed 8 dates, soaked Juice of 3 lemons 1 teaspoon grated organic lemon peel Process in food processor with S blade. (2 Servings).
The ultimate comfort food can be extraordinary. 1 cup dried apricots, soaked overnight in water (Reserve water for blending) 2 ripe peeled bananas 8 dates, pitted and soaked 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup raw almond butter Process in the food processor with an S blade. (4 Servings)
Nothing is easier. Can garnish with pine nuts. Soak 1 cup dried apricots in 1 cup water for four hours. Process in food processor with S blade. Serve in cups. (2 Servings).
Kids of all ages love this. 6 large apples, cores removed Juice of 1 lemon 8 dates 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Process in food processor with an S blade. (Serves 4).