Should you worry about how much fat you are eating on a raw food diet? Today I give some recommendations as to how much fat you should be eating and how much of these foods like avocado, nuts, seeds etc… you should be having a day.
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I am always asked to describe what I eat in a typical day. Everyone is always curious how raw fooders survive and what is the secret behind their youthful glow. Well, if you follow my blog (apart from the past 8 day where I’ve been on a juice feast/liquid diet), I usually post what I eat. So today I talk about my diet and what works for me and what doesn’t.
To get the most out of the Raw Food Diet, you need to eat plenty of greens. The best way to get greens into your diet is through salads, but your salads have to be tasty in order for you to want to come back for more. My suggestion to everyone is to know how to make a few delicious salad dressings that you can either whip up in a matter of minutes or that you can make a big batch and store it in a glass jar in your refrigerator for a week– then whenever you’re hungry, you can prepare a fabulous salad in just minutes!!! Whatever you do, please stay away from any store-bought salad dressings, they are full of many unwanted ingredients including sugar, trans-fats, msg, chemicals, preservatives, artificial flavors, fillers, etc..
So, today I share with you my absolute favorite salad. I have this salad almost every single day!!! Its easy, low in fat, and made out of pure and fresh ingredients.
The recipe is below as well!
Low-Fat Lemon Romaine Salad
1 head Romaine Lettuce (chopped)
1 cup Cauliflower (chopped in small pieces)
1 cup Sunflower Sprouts
2 celery stalks (diced)
1 cup cherry tomatoes (chopped in quarters)
1/4 red onion (thinly sliced)
1/3 red bell pepper (thinly sliced)
1/2 lemon (juice of)
1/4 avocado (cubbed)
1/16 tsp kelp powder (or more to taste) optional
pinches of celtic sea salt
—Place all ingredients in a large bowl and massage avocado into lettuce and vegetables.