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Raw Food? Sure Why Not!

August 13, 2020 - Reading time: 4 minutes

Who knew that "raw food" could be so delicious take these ingredients for example: Spinach, apple and lemon shake!

So they can then say that vegetarian or raw food is boring, without flavor (maybe I said that?), or it is always the same. The possibility of recipes and combinations of ingredients is infinite, whether cooked or otherwise, so the flavors that you can discover is really exponential ... combine and enjoy.

This recipe that I am about to explain here is so simple to make and so fast that you will be almost certain to get hooked on it like we did. In addition to being very simple to make and very good (my fiancee for example does not like spinach but this smoothie works for him, magic!), is full of nutrients (vitamins and minerals) for your body and spirit. It is for example full of Vitamin C, fiber, and supposedly they all retain intact since you are eating them fresh as if you were to eat an apple or spinach in a salad.

The concept of raw food has been around for a while. I kept seeing it on the recipes I follow on pinterest. But was it worth it? I mean I have no intention to go on a raw food diet, though I have been told it can be cooked, at least to a maximum of 45° C to maintain its nutrients. So I guess the idea is that the base food should nourish us to the fullest, filling us with life, health, and natural energy. To be honest I don't buy into any of that, food is not simply food. A lot of healthy nourishing food can only be enjoyed when it is cooked. Or more nutrients are released when it is cooked. Broccoli, beans, etc.. I always say that we don't have to treat our bodies like rubbish, we can take some things to the extreme.

What I wanted to say with that is this is a wonderful recipe. One that will be a frequent guest in our kitchen, but it isn't enough to make us take up a raw food diet. Though it is enough to encourage us to try some of the different recipes you can find on the net.

This is an easy-to-make raw food recipe, a smoothie basically, but it is made of both vegetables and fruits that won't leave you unsatisfied. At least we were satisfied. Maybe you'll be surprised like we were! For those who hate spinach, it's a way to eat it that might just change your mind about that bitter leafy green.

Here goes, the recipe!

Difficulty: so easy that it's almost just a button press away

Preparation time: Less than 15 minutes

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  1. 250g fresh spinach
  2. 2 apples (I use yellow ones)
  3. 1 lemon

You'll need...

  1. A blender

The recipe:

Easy, just:

  1. Clean the apple and cut it into cubes.
  2. Put the freshly washed spinach, apple and lemon juice in the blender.
  3. Blend, and when you're happy with the consistency, you're ready to consume the smoothie... Delicious, healthy, natural and quick!

Smoothies are so easy