Raw Mushroom Nut Burger To Die For!

Raw Mushroom Nut Burger To Die For!

It’s been a while, but I pulled out some of my raw cookbooks to spice things up in the kitchen.  I have been preparing quite a bit of fish lately and realized it’s time to cleanse.  This burger recipe is from the cookbook “Practically Raw” by Amber Shea Crawley and you can either dehydrate it for a raw option or bake it to speed up the process or if you don’t have a dehydrator on hand 😉

Burger Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dry walnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • 1 medium carrot chopped or 1/2 cup baby carrots chopped
  • 1 cup marinated mushrooms (below)
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. ground sage
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed (1/3 if needed)
    • In a food processor add walnuts, onions, and garlic and pulse until coarsely ground. Add everything else except flaxseed and blend until mixed and coarse.  Add flaxseed in and process until mixed and smooth throughout.
    • Raw version- place 6 3/4-1 inch thick equal scoops of mixture on dehydrator tray and dehydrate for 1-2 hours until top is dry.  Flip and dehydrate for 6-8 hours until dry on the surface but still tender to touch.
    • Baked version- preheat oven to 325°F and grease a baking sheet with coconut oil.  Shape same as raw version and bake for 15 minutes until the tops are dry.  Flip and bake for 18-20 minutes until dry on top and lightly browned.  Cool and serve!

Marinated Raw Mushrooms

  • 2 cups baby bella mushrooms or 1 large portobello mushroom
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons tamari
  • 1 teaspoon raw sesame seeds
    • whisk liquid ingredients and sesame seeds together in a bowl.
    • pour mixture over mushrooms
    • mix well and place in dehydrator for 15 minutes (option leave at room temp. for 1 hour to marinate)
    • use 1 cup in burger ingredients, 1 cup for burger toppings

Toppings

  • Sriracha 
  • Pickles
  • Organic Ketchup
  • Organic Dijon Mustard
  • Avocado!
  • Fermented Sauerkraut mmmmm (to aid in digestion!)
  • Lettuce (from our garden!)
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Raw Sesame Seeds

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Crunchy Creamy Broccoli Slaw Salad!!!

Organic Broccoli Slaw Salad!
-Trader Joe’s Organic Broccoli Slaw (shredded broccoli and carrots)
-Mixed Medley Organic Cherry Tomatoes
-Organic Ted Bell peppers
-Organic Green Onions
-Organic Zucchini
-Organic Avocado
-Toasted Spaghetti Squash Seeds (we had spaghetti squash mushrooms and broccoli with marinara sauce too!!! Mmmm so we used the seeds :-D)
-Creamy Italian Dressing (took it easy tonight and used out local Italian restaurants dressing!)

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Why Alkalize? Disease free!

Why Alkalize?  An acidic body is a diseased body.

  The pH level of human blood is between 7.35 & 7.45 which is right above neutral 7.0.  If you look at the American diet we are drinking a cup (or serveral in some cases) of coffee in the morning which is at a pH of 4.o, grains (5.0-6.0), cheeses (3.0-4.0) meats (3.0-5.0) and processed foods (3.0).  When your body is overly acidic this is when disease occurs.

  Stress, toxicity, and sedentary lifestyles also play a huge role in overly acidic bodies.  When you exercise you are freeing your body of toxic waste and acidity in the body.  Maintain an alkaline diet and lifestyle to be free of decomposition, decay, low energy, and disease in the body.

  Eat every color of the rainbow a day of fruits and veggies and drink lots of water!!!!  xoxoxo

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Why I LOVE my foam roller!

Why I LOVE my foam roller!!

1. Stretch out your vertebrae by rolling the length of your spine over the foam roller.

2. Rolling sore muscles.

3. Supported sit ups.

4. Rolling over every muscle in your body to release tension.

5. Pre-stretch before exercising.

6. Improves posture.

7. Lengthen and smooth muscles.

8.  Better body awareness.

9. Trains balance.

10. Myofascial release.

You can get them at TJ Maxx for less than $10. I definitely recommend having one of these at home!

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