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Health Benefits of Lucuma Powder

6/25/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 305 Views | 3 Comments

Lucuma powder is derived from the subtropical fruit native to Peru, Chile and Ecuador. Traditionally known as the “Gold of the Incas” due to its’ anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibiotic and skin boost... Read More

Prize-Winning Chili

6/23/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 253 Views | 2 Comments

Karyn's Vegan Chili This award-winning chili has proudly beat out the meat-filled variety in Chicago. It’s also been up against the Chicago Fire Department’s version and held its own. The beans need to s... Read More

Karyn's in New Locations

6/22/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 412 Views | 4 Comments

Karyn's has partnered with Chicago Health, Lemon Tree, Whole Foods and Sunset Foods to offer our great food in more locations. You can find Karyn's foods at the following Chicagoland locations: LemonTree... Read More

Green Meal Smoothie

6/9/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 2520 Views | 6 Comments

Green Meal Smoothie                                        Ingredients: 14 oz. of Apple juice*, Rejuvelac&nbs... Read More

Almond-Berry Muffins

6/4/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1023 Views | 3 Comments

Almond-Berry Muffins Soak Your Nuts: Karyn’s Conscious Comfort Foods. Raw Page 16 This recipe Calls for almond pulp, which is what is left over after making Nut Milk. Nothing is wasted in a raw kitchen.   ... Read More

Almond-Carrot Muffins

5/3/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1745 Views | 0 Comments

Keep these muffins around for breakfast or as a snack. The almond pulp is what is left over after you make almond milk. (Nothing is wasted in a raw food kitchen.) Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups almond pulp 1 1&fras... Read More

Why Soak Nuts?

5/2/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 2504 Views | 2 Comments

The titles of my books, Soak Your Nuts: Cleansing with Karyn and Karyn's Conscious Comfort Foods, are a reference to a practice I think everyone should master. I am often asked at my Juice Bar why we soak our nuts before... Read More

How to Make Nut Milk

5/2/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1327 Views | 2 Comments

Milks can be made made from almost any seed or nut, so use your favorite or any that you have on hand. Some options are almonds, Brazil nuts, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and sunflower seeds. You’ll need cheeseclot... Read More

Karyn's BBQ Sauce

5/1/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1245 Views | 0 Comments

Many people making the change from the standard American diet to a plant based diet often look for vegan alternatives for many of their favorites dishes. A good BBQ sauce is essential for a transitioning diet. I use it i... Read More

Slab o' Tofu Ribs

5/1/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1187 Views | 2 Comments

Serve these ribs with a side of coleslaw and mashed potatoes, or make them into a sandwich with your favorite whole wheat buns. Seasoning Mix 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 table... Read More

Mother's Day Pampering Packages

4/29/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 1480 Views | 0 Comments

Karyn’s Mother’s Day Spa Packages 2014     Health and Rejuvenation - Package 1 $230 (2 Hours) Oxygen Bath, Massage, and HydraFacial We begin with full body relaxation b... Read More

How to Sprout

4/29/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 639 Views | 3 Comments

We are often asked "why sprout"? Most simply, you can significantly increase beans’ digestibility by sprouting them before they’re cooked, because the sprouting process breaks down many of the heavy starche... Read More

How to Make Rejuvelac

4/29/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1080 Views | 2 Comments

Rejuvelac is instant energy—the “Gatorade” of the health-conscious—taken for its full complex of B vitamins and its ability to develop friendly bacteria in the digestive tract. I drink it plain, a... Read More

Karyn's Cooked Raw Menu

2/28/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 1505 Views | 3 Comments

Karyn’s Cooked 738 N. Wells St.  Chicago, IL 60654 Raw Menu Cheese Platter $9 Assortment of four homemade seasoned cheeses accompanied by fruit, crackers and nuts Nachos $9 Crispy corn tortil... Read More

New Karyn's on Green Menu

2/4/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 2429 Views | 0 Comments

130 S. Green St. | Chicago, IL |60607 312-226-6155 | KarynsonGreen.com | GreenInfo@karynraw.com Appetizers     6 “Chorizo” Slider portobello bacon, frisée, chipotle aioli, ... Read More

Karyn's Membership Club

2/3/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 1107 Views | 0 Comments

Karyn's Membership Club Join Karyn's Club, your discount pass to everything Karyn's. You will be able to get 10% off of Products, Classes, Services, Food, Live Streaming  & more... Just $125 for a one year m... Read More

Valentine's Day at Karyn's Raw Bistro

2/3/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 1717 Views | 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day at Karyn’s Raw Bistro 1901 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614 Prix Fixe Menu $50 per person Select 1 from each option First Course Fresh Veggie Spring Rolls Dim Sum Harvest Flat Br... Read More

Valentine's Day at Karyn's on Green

2/3/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 2644 Views | 2 Comments

Valentine’s Day at 130 S. Green St. Chicago, IL 60607 $55 per person First Course - Appetizers $12 ala carte Choice of one item per course Olive Tapenade, Red Pepper Crackers, ... Read More

Coconut Squash Soup

1/31/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 2911 Views | 2 Comments

  COCONUT-SQUASH SOUP             WITH GARBANZO BEAN GARNISH                 Soak Your Nuts Karyn's Conscious Comfort Foods: Pa... Read More

Tuna-Free Tuna Salad

1/21/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1895 Views | 0 Comments

Tuna-Free Tuna Salad ​As seen on WGN morning news. Click here to watch the clip. From Soak Your Nuts: Karyn's Conscious Comfort Foods Page 49 3 Cups Almond Pate (Soak Your Nuts Conscious Comfort Foods page 50) ... Read More

Cleansing with Karyn Day 1

1/8/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 1677 Views | 2 Comments

A swansong to my deep-fried life. It’s the end of days. Well, not quite – but with the amount of fried anything-we-could-get-our-hands-on that we ate last night, it might as well be. A litt... Read More

New Years Eve at Karyn's on Green

12/26/2013 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 4454 Views | 0 Comments

Ring in 2014 at Karyn's on Green ​Enjoy a 5 course Prix Fixe Menu: ​Appetizer, Soup, Salad, Entree and Dessert Three Seating Times Available  4pm-6pm | $45/person | No reservations needed  ... Read More

Cranberry (Holiday) Cookies

12/24/2013 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1419 Views | 2 Comments

Cranberry Cookies From: Soak Your Nuts: Conscious Comfort Foods Page 82 ​ 10 cups cashews 2 cups sweetened dried cranberries 1 ½ cup of honey ¼ cup plus 2 table spoons almond butter   Pu... Read More

Holiday Dinners

12/9/2013 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 2031 Views | 0 Comments

Holiday Dinner To-Go Raw Menu “Turkey” Loaf | Stuffing | Faux Mashed Potatoes | Mushroom Gravy | Cranberry Relish |  ‘Buttered’ Vegetables | Borscht Soup | Spinach Salad | Chocolate Cheese... Read More

Thanksgiving Dinners To-Go

11/11/2013 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2344 Views | 3 Comments

Thanksgiving Dinners To-Go Raw Menu Cost per meal: $40 plus tax All orders for both cooked and raw options  must be placed no later than 4pm on Saturday, November 23, 2013 by calling 312-255-1590 ... Read More

Creamy Sweet Potato-Cashew Soup

10/10/2013 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1532 Views | 2 Comments

Creamy Sweet Potato-Cashew Soup Sweet potatoes are an excellent example of healthful food: fat-free, Cholesterol- free, nutrient-rich, and delicious. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 sweet potatoe... Read More

8 delicious raw recipes for your everyday life

9/20/2013 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 8478 Views | 4 Comments

These recipes can also be found in  Green Meal Shake                                         Soak Your Nuts Clea... Read More

Testimonial From A Detox Alumni and Meals at Home Customer

12/12/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 10035 Views | 128 Comments

Karyn’s Detox and Weekly Food Plan Testimony:  Tim L.   In 1990, I was diagnosed with a heart ailment called Tachycardia. Throughout the past twenty-plus years my tachycardia episodes had become more frequent and pain... Read More

A VERY Important, Time-Sensitive Message Concerning Your Health and Your Freedom of Choice

11/27/2012 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 3273 Views | 78 Comments

Dear Friends,    I would like to b... Read More

Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dish: Raw Mashed 'Potatoes'

11/7/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 3977 Views | 20 Comments

Karyn's Raw Mashed 'Potatoes' Here is a recipe for guilt-free mashed potatoes guaranteed to please your entire family.  This raw vegan recipe is easy to make at home and will satisfy the hungriest Thanksgiving c... Read More

Rejuvenate, Replenish and Restore with Rejuvelac!

10/18/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 20618 Views | 89 Comments

Rejuvenate, Replenish, and Restore with Rejuvelac! Rejuvelac is the "Gatorade" of the health world.  Beyond giving you instant energy, Rejuvelac is good for stress and helps clean the intestinal tract by loosening mucus... Read More

What is Oriental Medicine?

10/4/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 3236 Views | 2 Comments

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Apple Ambrosia

9/28/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 2407 Views | 16 Comments

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I Can't Believe It's Healthy And Vegan Dessert Recipes

9/5/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 5601 Views | 45 Comments

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Dr. Wigmore's Energy Soup

8/27/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 11314 Views | 37 Comments

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Almond Pate

8/20/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 5317 Views | 13 Comments

Almonds are the king of the nut world with more usable protein than a steak.  Almond Pate is a versatile staple of the raw diet and the perfect fat and protein for any meal.  I always have my Almond Pate on my salad bar ... Read More

Tofu 101

8/9/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 5772 Views | 10 Comments

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Raw Fruit Cake

6/13/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2475 Views | 7 Comments

Raw Fruit Cake I’ve been asked to do a bunch of cooking demonstrations lately and although they are a lot of work I really enjoy teaching people how to make my raw food. Lately, my go-to demo recipe is making a gorg... Read More

Hemp History Week

6/4/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2241 Views | 9 Comments

Hemp History Week at Karyn's I'm so excited to announce that Karyn's will be participating this year for Hemp History Week June 4th-10th.  In honor of Hemp History Week, Karyn's Fresh Corner will be preparing ... Read More

Green Fest

6/1/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1925 Views | 13 Comments

 Green Fest I participated in the Chicago Green Fest at Navy Pier this year on the Earth Balance panel, as a keynote speaker and as a guest chef on the Good Food stage.  I spoke at Green Fest on the Main Stage and h... Read More

My 65th birthday & Fundraiser for At-Risk Youth and Dogs

5/31/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1872 Views | 2 Comments

In lieu of celebrating my 65th birthday, I hosted a fundraiser on April 30th at Karyn's On Green to honor my late son, Dino, and raise money to help at-risk youth and dogs.  We raised just under $10,000 and all p... Read More

Windy City Live

5/24/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 4107 Views | 6 Comments

Windy City Live I was asked to be on ABC 7’s Windy City Live again this June on a segment about the exciting ways to cook tofu, which reminded me of my blog for my  previous Windy City Live appearance back in J... Read More

Aerobicizing Oxygen Bath

4/27/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 4774 Views | 64 Comments

Aerobicizing Oxygen Bath The result of aerobicizing is the normalization of the respiration of the cell.  When this happens, the cells of the body work the way they are supposed to.  An initial and on-goi... Read More

Soak Your Nuts?

2/20/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 23111 Views | 11 Comments

Why Soak Your Nuts? So after your initial chuckle, I’m sure many of you are wondering why in the world I called my book Soak Your Nuts. The idea to do this actually came to me in a meditation-so you ma... Read More

Karyn's Green Meal Shake

1/26/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 8902 Views | 6 Comments

I've gotten such an incredible response from my appearance on Windy City Live which shows during Oprah's spot on ABC-7.  Had such fun with hosts Ryan Chiaverini and Val Warner on the set it made me miss the days... Read More

Enzymes

1/9/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 3825 Views | 7 Comments

Enzymes   Many of you are probably familiar with enzymes, but I'd like to discuss why we've devoted so much of our focus to them at Karyn's and why they're featured so prominently in our supplement line. First of ... Read More

Grape Seed Oil

12/20/2011 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2675 Views | 20 Comments

We place significant emphasis on the use of oils rich in ideal ratios of essential fatty acids for the purposes of healing, but what other desirable attributes qualify a plant oil for use in my kitchen?  ... Read More

Protecting Our Inner Ecology

11/14/2011 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2230 Views | 6 Comments

Protecting Our Inner Ecology Most of us can’t help but notice the negative changes that have occurred in our outer world and the responsibilities we share in preserving and restoring our natural resources. What ... Read More

Detox Preview

11/2/2011 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2635 Views | 38 Comments

Today kicks off our November 2011 detox class! Teaching this program is my absolute favorite thing to do and it's an honor that I have been able to share it with so many thousands of people over the past 30 yea... Read More

Getting Connected with Karyn's

10/27/2011 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2242 Views | 59 Comments

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