Raw Food Recipes Will Help You Lose That Excess Fat

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Carrot and Raisin Bar

Carrot and Raisin Bar

It is very frustrating isn’t it? You have tried practically every type of diet plan or program going and yet still that stubborn fat sits around your waist, thighs and butt and just won’t shift. High carb, low fat, low protein, low carb, high protein and everything in between – you’ve done it.

You have survived on ’diet shakes’, pills and powders and even gone to the extremes of fad diets that favor some food groups and exclude others. But they left you feeling light headed, nauseous and plain awful yet, when the smoke cleared on them all you found that nothing had changed, the fat remained the same (or maybe had even gotten worse).

To avoid this dietary disaster cut out as many processed and refined carbohydrates as possible especially non-nutrient junk-like snacks like potato chips, candy, ice-cream, baked cookies and cakes, sugary cereals and soda and replace them with some raw food recipes still in their natural raw form like nuts, seeds, coconut, fruit and vegetables. Not only will you consume fewer calories overall you will be getting tons of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that will guarantee speedier fat loss.

The consumption of processed foods is now the rule rather than the exception for the vast majority of people and it is this factor, perhaps more than any other that practically guarantees you will be struggling with both your weight and general health for as long as you keep eating them. Raw food recipes in the way of snacks and treats are an excellent way of getting rid of some of that type of non-nutrient food and getting some ‘living’ foods full of enzymes and nutrients into your body and the bodies of your children.

Raw food recipes can be delicious

To demonstrate how delish raw food recipes are here in an example that is easy to make and easy-to-grab from the fridge on your way out the door to work or school.

Carrot and Raisin Bar
Base:
1 medium carrot (grated), 1 cup pecans, 1 cup sunflower seeds, 1 teaspoon vanilla,
zest of half a lemon finely grated, 1/2 cup raisins
Process all ingredients in a food processor until well combined. Press into a cake tin and prepare topping.

Topping: 1½ cups cashews, ½ cup water, 2 tablespoons agave nectar (or honey), 3 tablespoons coconut oil, 1 tablespoon vanilla, ¼ teaspoon salt

Blend all ingredients in food processor together under smooth. Place in fridge to achieve a thicker consistency and spread on top of base when ready to serve. Slice into bars.

Build your collection of raw food recipes

It is such a simple way to increase your intake of healthy uncooked foods and one that will have you looking forward to the next batch of yummy snacks and treats made from raw food recipes. Give the pretty boxed and packaged dead and lifeless foods a miss and you will soon see the pounds fall off along with the bonus of having lots much energy and vitality.

With names like live fudge, lemon cookies, orange carrot bars, seed candy, energy orbs, and raw chocolate balls you will want to start building your own collection of raw food recipes. Just go back to the home page of this website and you will see an affordable eBook with “100 Healthy Raw Snacks and Treats” recipes that is instantly downloadable.

You could be making your first batch of one of 100 spectacular raw food recipes within minutes of receiving your eBook. Recipes like these will delight your taste buds and give you a whole new range of foods to choose from that will add to your health, not take away from it and also contribute to your weight loss goals.