Here in south Florida our holidays are hardly the winter wonderland depicted in seasonal cards. So while the rest of the country settles in with a warm beverage we like to keep it on the cooler side after coming back from the beach. What better way to capture the essence of the holiday season in our […]
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Yield: 2 to 4 servings If you like nutty-tasting salad dressings, this recipe is for you. 2 cups raw pecans, soaked 12 hours 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley 1/4 cup sliced red onions 2 to 3 garlic cloves Cucumber juice or water Bragg Liquid Aminos (optional) Drain and rinse the pecans. Transfer to a […]
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Flax seeds are rich in omega 3 making them fabulous for heart health. Dehydrate a large batch of these crispy crackers and keep them on hand as a snack throughout the week! Ingredients: 5 Red Peppers ½ Red Onion 3 Cloves Garlic 3 T. Chili Powder 2 ½ C Flax Seed 1 C. Flax Seed, […]
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The mini Kovakkai cucumber is also known as the “Ivy Gourd” because of its creeping ivy-like growing habits. Kovakkai originates from Southeast Asia. Unlike sweet English cucumbers Kovakkai grows well in hot and humid climates like here in South Florida. In addition to tasting great Kovakkai is known to have essential vitamins like A and […]
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This Dairy-Free classic is sure to please guests all year long. Recipe by Executive Chef Ken Blue of Hippocrates Health Institute CREAMED SPINACH DIP Yield: 4-6 servings 1 lb. Spinach chopped in food processor with “S” blade 1-2 oz. of dehydrated almond meal Sauce: 1.5 oz. Lemon Juice 5 oz. Water 1.5 C. Pine nuts (Soaked […]
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GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK …… great gifts, better karma Our gifts supports Fair Trade, which leads to an enriched understanding of the global community and a better life for all. When you purchase a gift that supports Fair Trade, you are giving families and villages opportunities that they might never have had. Gifts under $30 […]
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Kimchi is low in fat and high in fiber and even better when you make it yourself! To top it all off, an easy low fat dressing can be made by simply putting your kimchi in the blender and blending till smooth. Kimchi Recipe 1 Head Green Cabbage, Finely Sliced 1 Carrot, Shredded 4 Large […]
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A few times a year HHI offers some sweet treats for special meals. Our Cranberry Ginger Dressing is sure to be a beautiful, tangy, addition to any salad. Ingredients: Three 1/4 inch slices of ginger 1.5 Cups  fresh squeezed orange juice 3 cups cranberries 1/2 tsp kelp 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1/3 cup extra virgin […]
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As we set aside some time during this Holiday season to be grateful for the many blessings in our lives let us not forget to give thanks for the greatest gift of all – the gift of family and friends! It occurs to me that the best thing we can do to enjoy the company […]
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Try this tremendous recipe for the holidays! Perfect for raw vegans or those just willing to try a taste. Yield: 4-6 servings 1 Butternut Squash, Peeled & Seeded 1 Sweet Potato 1 Carrot Dressing: 3⁄4 C. Chopped Carrot 1⁄8 C. Lemon Juice 1⁄2 C. Raw, Organic Sesame Oil 3⁄4 Tsp. Ginger, Minced 3⁄4 Tsp. Kelp […]
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Perfect for the holidays, this rich and frothy blend of nuts will be an absolute favorite for family and friends.  Ingredients: 2 C. Almonds 1 C. Pine Nuts 3 Medjool Dates 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Nutmeg 1 Tbsp Vanilla Technique: First you will need to make your two separate batches of nut milk. Combine […]
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Sea vegetables are more commonly known as seaweed. They grow in salt water oceans all over the world. There are thousands of different types of sea vegetables, which are classified into categories by color, known either as brown, red or green sea vegetables. Each is unique, having a distinct shape, taste and texture. A wide […]
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Raw Vegan Sushi

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We are so excited about Raw Fest this weekend. One treat that everyone loves at our festival is the Banana Nice Cream with Date Carob Sauce. If you freeze bananas and then put them through an auger press juicer, you will create a tasty alternative to ice cream that is just as thick and creamy and […]
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This dressing is refreshing and is the perfect addition to a sprout salad! Creamy Avocado Dressing 1/4 Cup Lime or Lemon Juice 1 Handful Cilantro 1 1/2Avocados 1 Cup Water 1 Clove Garlic 1 Pinch Cayenne 1/2 Tsp. Kelp Blend until smooth and enjoy!
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Finally a guilt-free pasta dish that won’t leave you feeling heavy or ready for a nap as you digest simple carbs for hours. This eloquent but hearty recipe incorporates special elements such as macadamia nuts and smoked dulse that add to it’s unique flavor profile. If you have yet to invest in a vegetable spiralizer, may this recipe inspire […]
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Who doesn’t love a sweet and savory potato chip? Ditch all the fat that comes with frying and indulge in this guilt-free treat! Step 1 Thoroughly wash your sweet potatoes. Step 2 Slice your potatoes as thin as possible. We recommend using a mandolin slicer if you have one available. The thinner the slice, the crispier […]
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Cooking vegetables results in a significant loss of their nutrient content, a loss that reduces their benefits to human health. The flip-side effect of cooking practices is equally pronounced. An actual threat to human health emerges when meat, dairy, potatoes, and other foods are subjected to high-temperature cooking because heat produces numerous carcinogens. Let’s take […]
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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming up in October we wanted to incorporate a recipe that is low in sugar and high in selenium. According to a study published by Biomed Pharmacother in 2007 selenium exhibited anti cancer potential with MCF-7 human breast cancer cells. Ingredients: 3 Cups Brazil nuts, soaked overnight and rinsed 3¾–4 […]
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Just because you’re trying to avoid sugar doesn’t mean your culinary options need to be boring! Enjoy this Coconut Cheese Cake brought to you by Chef Renate Wallner of Hippocrates Health Institute. Crust: Chop very fine in food processor: 3 cups dehydrated pecans Then add: 1 T vanilla (alcohol free), 1/4 t stevia, 1 T […]
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