Category Archives: Raw

Smoothies All Around

It’s been a very long time since I’ve made anything, not since that brownie in upstate NY back in November. I was living in the city up until December with a live in job, so I could not use the oven, not even a blender. I left that job, spent Christmas week in Miami then came to Nicaragua while looking for another job back in Miami. My grandma had given me mangoes, a neighbor had given us cantaloupe and I cut some maduro from the backyard, which is the banana’s cousin, so it was all organic.

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I diced up some a whole giant mango, two “bananas” and froze them.

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The cantaloupe came after and stayed fresh since a neighbor gave them to my dad and I incorporated them into the smoothies.

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The mango was so frozen and hard to break apart that my knife just stayed in place.

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The first smoothie was mostly mango based an I just called it a mango lassi.

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My mason jar is back in Miami, so here I use a drink cup with a lid that came from ordering a smoothie somewhere.

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Added the rest to a martini glass that came from a 12 piece set from Ross to make it fancy.

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The other smoothie had a little bit of mango, but mostly cantaloupe, which were almost 2 whole ones. Both smoothies had the “banana”.

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I poured this one into a wine glass to keep the fancy going. Both smoothies were delicious and all raw.
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Fancy Fancy eh.

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Raw Cookies (first raw dessert)

Well, I have been absent for a long time and I apologize for that. I was out of the country for 6 weeks and then was in the process of moving and settling into New York, time got away from me. So here I am trying to make it up.

As you all remember I was raw for three weeks and right after I was done I decided to make a raw dessert…..cookies.

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Raw Challenge Continued

With the last raw challenge post I was only one week into it, I actually was able to make it to three weeks of on all raw food. I was raw for the rest of the New York trip and three days in Miami. Raw was definitely easier in New York with my cousin than back in Miami, but I did it.

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Raw Challenge

I’ve been eating raw for a week so I haven’t been able to bake anything. I am not raw, vegan or even vegetarian, but since staying with my cousin in NY, I have been vegetarian almost vegan. She was going to do raw starting this past Monday June 17 and asked If I would like to do it too, I said yes, I’ve always wanted to try it. I’ve been more disciplined than her cause she’s been having soy chai lattes and coffee, I haven’t cheated 🙂

Day One: Avocado Sushi Rolls

I don’t really like avocado, I know surprising, so I only added a little bit to mine. Everyone I tell is always surprised I don’t like it and say I’m the only one in the world who doesn’t.

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