raw food

Susan Power's "Rawmazing: Easy Raw Food" Really Is Rawmazing

When our fearless editor, Lee, sent out an email to the SGT writers asking if anyone was interested in reviewing a raw food cookbook, I jumped at the chance. I didn’t know much about raw food, aside from the obvious, and envisioned myself learning how to carve flowers out of carrots and arrange basil leaves around a plate, just so. I figured raw food was, you know, pretty. I soon learned that there are more than aesthetic reasons for eating raw foods, and Susan Powers does a great job of explaining the health and environmental benefits on her website, Rawmazing. In short, cooking food destroys or alters valuable enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that we need for our health, so preparing foods without cooking them gives our bodies what they need “to thrive, not just survive.”

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A Case for Eating Raw Food

Susan Powers of RawmazingSusan Powers of RawmazingThis article was written by Susan Powers, owner of Rawmazing, a Twin Cities-based raw food business that teaches people to prepare and enjoy raw foods. (You can see Rawmazing's class schedule here.) We're thrilled to have Susan write this article for us.

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Rebecca Irey Discusses Pure Market Express

I recently had the chance to conduct an email interview with Rebecca Irey, Certified Raw Chef and co-founder of Minnesota's Pure Market Express. (I posted my own take on Pure Market Express and their food yesterday.) Rebecca discussed her reasons for starting a raw food company, her thoughts on sustainability and local food, and her plans for the business. Here's our interview:

SGT: Tell me a little bit about your background.

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