Juicing Vegetables

An Overview of Raw Food Preparation Methods

Juicing vegetables, blending fruit, sprouting seeds, germinating nuts, dehydrating and fermentation are all ways to prepare raw food. What are they and when and why will you use them?

Go and prepare your first raw food dish!

Below you'll see an overview of the different preparation methods to get you going.


Technique Raw Dish Tool Advantages Considerations
Juicing Vegetable Juice
Fruit Juice
Wheatgrass Juice
Nut Milk
Centrifuge Juicer
Green Star Juicer
Champion Juicer
Quick
Easy
Fun
Expensive (good juicers)
Cleaning time
Blending Smoothies
Soups
Sauces
Spreads
Ice-cream
Vitamix Blender
Blendtec Blender
Hand Blender
Quick
Easy
Fun
Expensive (high speed blender)
Dehydrating Crackers
Cookies
Bars
Dehydrator
Sun
Oven
Quick
Easy
Fun
Expensive
Takes up space (Dehydrator)
Sprouting Sprouts
grass
Sprouter
Sprouting Jars
Sprouting Bags
Inexpensive Requires skill & time
Germinating Nuts
Seeds
Grains
Bowl Inexpensive
Quick
Easy
Need to plan in advance
Cutting Salads
precutting blender
Knifes
Food Processor
Mandoline
Spiralizer
Inexpensive
Quick
Easy
Not for high volumes
Chopping Nuts
Veggies
Fruits
Chopper
Cleaver
Inexpensive
Quick
Easy
Not for high volumes
Rehydrating Juices
Fruits
Spreads
Cakes
Spreads
Mouses
Smoothies
Quick
Easy
Lost some enzymes

Next Steps
for Starting a Raw Food Diet

Now you've seen an overview of the various ways to prepare your raw food.

Next, you can learn more about the individual methods such as how to juice or how to make smoothies.

Then you you may go to the page that reviews the kitchen tools.

Or you can go straight to the recipe site and search for delicious Raw Food Recipes.


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