Raw foods – Day 18 and an awesome rawsome hummus recipe

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Hello its day 18 of my detox and I haven’t been posting much about my meals because I’ve been repeating them quite often. I normally make stuff in batches and eat them over 2 – 3 days. For the past 2 days, I’ve been enjoying a mixture of veggie sticks with avocado and raw hummus. I will NEVER get sick of avocado and hummus!

Anyway, this raw hummus recipe is simply DELICIOUS! Adapted it from Gorilla Food – a raw food book – but changed the portions a little. It was my first time trying out a recipe in that book, and since it turned out so well, Ive already bookmarked a few more recipes to try! Can’t wait!

Recipe : Raw Hummus

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup tahini
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3,1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 large zucchini, roughly chopped

Here’s how

  • Mince garlic in a food processor
  • Add in the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy.

You’ll be surprised how much it tastes like real hummus!

Ooo also wanted to share with you about this new raw chocolate bar from Loving Earth. OHMYGAWDDDDDD…. its soooo good!! Its called LuvJu…like Love you.

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Got this from Four Seasons Organic…around $5 plus per piece but so worth it.

Strange thing happened to me after eating the Mint flavoured one though – My entire face started to flush, my ears felt warm and turned dark red,  heart starting racing and there was an onset of a migraine. Pretty much the same symptoms when i drink too much alcohol lol.

Did a bit of research and apparently, even though cacao has countless benefits that has earned it the title of “super food”, consuming too much can give you an overdose. Raw cacao contains caffeine and the stimulant thobromine. For caffeine sensitive people (aka, me) strong doses of cacao can send your body reacting in such a way.

Was quite surprised that thought cacao is touted as THE living food, there are just as many detractors warning about the side effects of cacao (like this) and how toxic it actually is. Gonna do a bit more research about this…but i would hate to believe that cacao is bad for health!!

Till tomorrow XO

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