"As a personal trainer, fitness instructor, runner, and athletic club manager we have always searched for ways to gain more energy, stay in shape, and still be sound of mind. Incorporating the raw diet and philosophies of SmartMonkey Foods into our daily lives has boosted our energy levels, helped us shed those last few pounds, and made us feel all around healthier than we have in years!" -- Alissa Leeper
"Her array of delicious recipes will convince you that eating raw is not impossible and definitely not boring."--"Curve"
"Ani's food is...inspiring. This book...makes raw cuisine accessible for everyone to enjoy."--Juliano Brotman, author of "Raw, The Uncookbook"
"Provides a feasible...method to rejuvenate your mind and body."--Edward Kim MD, Director of Interventional Cardiology Evergreen Hospital, Kirkland, WA
This is the ultimate gourmet, living foods "uncookbook" for busy people. You don't have to sacrifice taste or style to reap the benefits of raw foods. These delectable, easy recipes emphasize fresh, animal-free ingredients and how to include more organics into your daily diet. Chef Ani offers delicious raw, animal-free versions of: breakfast scrambles, pancakes, chowders, bisques, and other soups, cheezes, mylks, lasagna, burgers, cobblers, pies, and cakes, and more. Included are recipes for dishes such as Stuffed Anaheim Chili with Mole Sauce, Ginger Almond Nori Roll, Coconut Kreme Pie with Carob Fudge on Brownie Crust, Mediterranean Dolmas, and Chicken-Friendly Spanish Scramble. Make your own kitchen more living-foods friendly with Chef Ani's tips on Essential tools, Key ingredients, Stocking your pantry, and How-to kitchen skills.