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Raw Caesar Dressing

9/22/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 560 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

Not-so-Classic Lasagne

8/23/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 287 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. Ingredients: 11⁄2 pounds... Read More

Plant-based diet = healthy heart

8/18/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 434 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 | 1299 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 | 3098 Views | 11 Comments

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

Mushroom-Pinto Burgers (Vegan Cooked)

8/7/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 923 Views | 0 Comments

If you use the right ingredients and spices when cooking mushrooms, they can very much resemble meat in both taste and texture. Even people who normally don’t like mushrooms are surprised with this tasty burger. ... Read More

Chocolate Milkshake

8/4/2014 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 204 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 | 878 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 | 548 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 | 821 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 | 1408 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 | 2558 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 | 3188 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 | 2244 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 | 1893 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 | 1762 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 | 2728 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 | 1181 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 | 1669 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 | 1762 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 | 4389 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 | 2056 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 | 2330 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 | 2927 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 | 3783 Views | 7 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 | 2836 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 | 2104 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

New Years Eve at Karyn's on Green

12/26/2013 | Author: Admin Admin | Category: All | 6810 Views | 12 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 | 1662 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 | 2432 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 | 2630 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 | 1853 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 | 10290 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 | 12480 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 | 5735 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 | 5184 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 | 51985 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 | 3388 Views | 3 Comments

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Apple Ambrosia

9/28/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 3356 Views | 47 Comments

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

9/5/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 14003 Views | 111 Comments

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Dr. Wigmore's Energy Soup

8/27/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: Recipes | 20609 Views | 122 Comments

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Almond Pate

8/20/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 6233 Views | 37 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 | 12702 Views | 45 Comments

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Raw Fruit Cake

6/13/2012 | Author: Karyn Raw | Category: All | 2862 Views | 14 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 | 2997 Views | 62 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 | 11334 Views | 48 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 | 2053 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 | 6688 Views | 14 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 | 9357 Views | 105 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 | 27111 Views | 20 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

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