Author Archives for Terilynn L. Epperson

Joy of Uncooking -Thai Summer Salad


Thai food is known for its use of fresh herbs and taste balancing of spicy, sweet, sour, salty and bitter. I enjoy playing with the flavors. For this recipe, think of the ingredients in a summer roll on a crisp and clean salad.
Thai Summer Salad
Serves 8
2 cucumbers, julienned
2 carrots, julienned
2 Thai peppers, […]

Joy of Uncooking -Almond Milk


Looking for a healthier alternative to cow’s milk that is high in protein, low in fat, lactose and cholesterol free? Almond milk is also high in vitamin E and contains zinc, magnesium, potassium, calcium and iron.
Almond Milk
1 cup soaked* almonds
4 cups water
Pinch of sea salt
1/4 cup agave nectar (optional)
Combine soaked almonds water in a blender […]

Breaking a Feast


Editor’s Note: Drinking too much water can be fatal. Too much water can lead to brain swelling, cessation of breathing and ultimately death. Always consult a physician before embarking on any sort of diet, including juice feasting.
“Even a fool can fast, but only a wise man knows how to break the fast properly and to […]

More Adventures in Juice Feasting


“So many good things are happening for me during this juice feast, it is very exciting. I truly love my life and more important, I love myself.” - Melissa Gilbert, of Love Raw Life, Day 64
Juice Feasting is spreading through the raw foods community at a fever pitch. My fellow bloggers and juice feasters […]

An Adventure in Juice Feasting-Elimination


Editor’s Note: Drinking too much water can be fatal. Too much water can lead to brain swelling, cessation of breathing and ultimately death. Always consult a physician before embarking on any sort of diet, including juice feasting.

Wow! Day 55 of my juice feast and I have been living with headaches, insomnia, stomach ache, acne, canker […]

An Adventure in Juice Feasting


What’s for breakfast?
My breakfast was spinach, celery and apple juice with a touch of ginger. As a matter of fact, it has been all I have consumed for the past 41 days. Some meals I drink collard greens, cucumber and carrot juice, pineapple juice or coconut water. The point is, I have not […]

Joy of Uncooking -Setting Up a Raw Kitchen


It’s the New Year. Perhaps you’ve decided to give the raw lifestyle a try? That’s great! You have your fresh fruits, vegetables nuts and seeds in the frig, now what? Preparing delicious, raw gourmet cuisine is easy when you have the right kitchen tools. Here are some basic items (with recipes) […]

Joy of Uncooking-Green Smoothie


Dark green leafy vegetables (spinach, kale, red-leaf lettuce) are the powerhouse foods of a raw vegan diet. They provide all the amino acids (where raw vegans get their protein), calcium, iron, folic acid, fiber and more to do a body great.
So, what is a quick and easy way to get all the vitamins and […]

Joy of Uncooking - Fruitcake


In the spirit of the holiday season, let’s learn fun facts about Fruitcakes.

In ancient Egypt, fruit cake was considered an essential food for the afterlife, demonstrating both wealth and respect.
In the 1700s, Europeans baked a ceremonial fruitcake at the end of the nut harvest. It was saved and eaten the following year, in hopes of […]

Joy of Uncooking


Hi, I’m Terilynn and I eat raw foods. That means on any given day I eat fresh fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, sprouts and sprouted grains. I consider myself more of a raw foodie than a raw foodist, as you will notice from my posts. They lean more toward raw cuisine as an […]

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