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Chia Seeds

5/28/2015 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 545 Views | 0 Comments

What are Chia Seeds?             Chia is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae.  The scientific name of the plant is Salvia Hispani... Read More

Mushroom-Pinto Burgers (Vegan Cooked)

4/27/2015 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 3262 Views | 0 Comments

Mushroom-Pinto Bean Burger As found in Karyn's recipe book; Soak Your Nuts Conscious Comfort Foods Page 47 If you use the right ingredients and spices when cooking mushrooms, they can very much resemble meat in both ... Read More

Not all detox cleanses are created equal.

4/17/2015 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 4446 Views | 0 Comments

  Who doesn't love a quick fix?   We live in the age of technology and instant gratification so it is easy to forget that patience is a virtue. Unfortunately this is increasingly apparent in most peop... Read More

Not-so-Classic Lasagne

4/13/2015 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 4474 Views | 0 Comments

No one turns down lasagne, and, with this recipe, your guests will ask for seconds. This recipe can be found on page 42 of Soak Your Nuts: Karyn's Conscious Comfort Foods Cookbook. Yields 12 servings Ingredients: ... Read More

I found the Fountain of Youth!

4/10/2015 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 20297 Views | 0 Comments

Is 68 old?! Not to me! With my 68th birthday approaching I am flooded with questions about how I stay so young, how do I have so much energy and how I've been able to go this long without Botox or surgery.... Read More

Butternut Squash Soup

4/7/2015 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 6998 Views | 7 Comments

  BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP  WITH GARBANZO BEAN GARNISH Soak Your Nuts Karyn's Conscious Comfort Foods: Page 27 yield: 8 servings   2 butternut squash 1 tablespoon olive oil... Read More

Sweet Spinach Salad and Dressing

3/11/2015 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2280 Views | 0 Comments

Recipes from Karyn's Book Soak Your Nuts; Conscious Comfort Foods Sweet Salad Dressing (page 27) 2 cups olive oil 1 cup pitted dates ¼ cup plus 1 table spoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablesp... Read More

Karyn's on Green Valentine's Day Menu

1/27/2015 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 1718 Views | 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day 2015 Prix Fixe: $55 per person Call 312-226-6155 to book your reservations First Course - Appetizers $12 ala carte Roasted Beets, Balsamic, Chocolate or Spinach & Artichoke H... Read More

What is Agnihotra

1/11/2015 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1034 Views | 0 Comments

  What is Agnihotra? Agnihotra is a healing fire from the ancient science of Ayurveda. It is a process... Read More

Systemic Enzymes

1/2/2015 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1456 Views | 0 Comments

Karyn’s Kare Systemic Enzymes What are Enzymes? Enzymes are the “spark of life.”  The human body is made up of millions of enzymes that are responsible for every metabolic purpose.  Di... Read More

New Year's Eve 2014 @ Green!

12/9/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 985 Views | 0 Comments

  Ring in the New Year @ Karyn's on Green! New Year’s Eve 2014 Menu     first course - small plates Loaded Potato Skins almond bacon cheese, chive sour cream or E... Read More

Boy George quotes Karyn's as legendary

11/18/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1547 Views | 0 Comments

Boy George quotes Karyn's as legendary! We are proud to be Boy George's #1 place in Chicago to maintain his raw, vegan lifestyle. Recently we had the honor of serving Boy George and a few guests for dinner. In this ed... Read More

Gluten-Free Tabouli

11/7/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1052 Views | 0 Comments

Here is how to make a delectable gluten-free tabouli. This recipe is simple and very quick to make. Ingredients 1 cup sprouted Garbanzo Beans (minced in food processor with small blade) 2 cloves garlic minced 1 tea... Read More

10 Day Sugar Challenge

10/20/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1625 Views | 0 Comments

The average American consumes about 152 pounds of sugar a year and sugar has become the root cause of our obesity epidemic and most chronic diseases.   Karyn’s 10-Day Sugar Challenge will hel... Read More

Oil of Oregano: Nature’s Safe Antibiotic

10/2/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 4299 Views | 0 Comments

Oil of Oregano: Nature’s Safe Antibiotic Currently we are in a whirlwind of talk about viruses, public safety surrounding inoculations and how to protect our health. Oil of Oregano stands as one of nature’s ... Read More

Raw Caesar Dressing

9/22/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1871 Views | 0 Comments

Raw Caesar Dressing Soak Your Nuts; Conscious Comfort Foods Page: 36 2 cups olive oil 1 cup lemon juice ½  cup Bragg Liquid Aminos ½  cup garlic cloves ½  cup cold... Read More

Plant-based diet = healthy heart

8/18/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 1529 Views | 0 Comments

Future president of the American College of Cardiology and current Chief of Cardiology at Rush University, Dr. Ken Williams advocates a vegan diet to keep the heart healthy. Learning from his own experiences, Dr. William... Read More

Berry Parfait

8/9/2014 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: Recipes | 7303 Views | 3 Comments

Berry Parfait Page 55 of Soak Your Nuts; Conscious Comfort Foods Ingredients: 2 cups cashews 3 cups pitted dates (optional) 1⁄4 cup raw honey, maple syrup or agave nectar (or oth... Read More

Green Meal Smoothie

8/9/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 4574 Views | 11 Comments

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

Chocolate Milkshake

8/4/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 1114 Views | 8 Comments

This chocolate shake will satisfy any sweet tooth! Ingredients: 1 cup of coconut butter 2 avocados, chopped 1⁄2 cup honey or agave nectar 2 teaspoons bee pollen (optional) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups... Read More

Health Benefits of Lucuma Powder

6/25/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2237 Views | 9 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 | 1434 Views | 7 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 | 1735 Views | 9 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

Almond-Berry Muffins

6/4/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2359 Views | 8 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 | 5614 Views | 14 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 | 4910 Views | 8 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 | 5303 Views | 8 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 | 3451 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 | 4075 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 | 6794 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 | 2530 Views | 8 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 | 3104 Views | 7 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 | 2411 Views | 8 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 | 9293 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 | 5643 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 | 3692 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 | 3715 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

Tuna-Free Tuna Salad

1/21/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 14327 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 | 4184 Views | 3 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

Cranberry (Holiday) Cookies

12/24/2013 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 2253 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 | 3090 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 | 3361 Views | 8 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 | 2758 Views | 3 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 | 23421 Views | 9 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 | 42468 Views | 218 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 | 30891 Views | 128 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 | 16081 Views | 76 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 | 80503 Views | 168 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 | 3800 Views | 3 Comments

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Apple Ambrosia

9/28/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 9810 Views | 47 Comments

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