Main My story Recipes Tips Articles Interviews Photos Journal Links

Vegetable creations:

LAL** patties:
Blend in a food processor
  • 2 cups bean sprouts,
  • 2 cups mushrooms,
  • 2 carrots,
  • 1 celery stick.
Form round patties and dehydrate overnight on a mesh, or use as a paste. Use in lettuce wraps (roll in a lettuce leave with anything else you wish for, for example, avocado, tomato and cucumber).

** Let Animals Live!

Stuffed tomatoes:
  • (ripe!) tomatoes in halves.
Scoop out the insides with a spoon, then chop it up and mix with some
  • avocadoes, cubed,
  • capsicum, chopped, and
  • corn.
Fill the tomatoes halves with this mix and serve. Use the leftover salsa to spread on a pizza base or with lettuce wraps.

Burger paste:

  • a small handful of pine nuts
(I use a coffee grinder for that) and then place it in a food processor, and blend with
  • a large handful of walnuts (soaked and dried),
  • basil,
  • parsley,
  • celery stalk,
  • carrots.

Lettuce sausages:
Place a spoonful of the burger paste on a small Cos lettuce leaf and roll it up. Done.

  • 1 bunch of parsely, finely chopped
  • 3-5 tomatoes, finely chopped in small cubes
  • 1 c of almonds (measured before soaking), soaked in water overnight, and blended in food processor.

You can serve it with flax-seed pizza topped with avocado and cucumber.

Blend, in a food processor,
  • 1 c brasil nuts
  • 1 c nuts hazel nuts
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 long celery stick
  • 1 T seasoning of your choice.
Make a paste, or form patties, dip them in ground flax seeds and dehydrate overnight in a dehydrator, on a mesh.

Fallafel rolls:
Put tabouli, cut up avocado, fallafel and tahini on a lettude leaf, and roll it up. Luke says that these are better than the cooked fallafel rolls he used to love.

Raw stir:

This one is simple. Think stir-fry but do not fry. I used olive oil blended with a bunch of coriander and 1/2 t of curry powder. Then I diced my favourite vegies of the moment (mushrooms, broccoli, bok choy, red bell pepper and forgot what else), marinated them in the dressing and that is that!


Lettuce shells:
This is my December-2004-favourite vegetable snack. How to make it? Very simple! Put on a lettuce leaf anything that you wish for. For example (not pictured),
  • grated zuccini
  • grated carrot
  • thin onion slices
  • grated beetroot
  • avocado slices
  • cucumber slices
  • tomato slices
  • strawberry slices
Yum yum yum!

This is another, self-serve version of lettuce shells. Place a range of cut up vegies (for example: zuccini, carrot, tomato, onion, avocado, cucumber, sprouts, mint and coriander leaves) in a dish, some sauce to go with it, lettuce leaves and serve.

Below is a simple variation on the topic. Great for kids, who naturally prefer less complicated foods.

Kids lettuce sandwiches:
This is Julia's favourite. On a lettuce leaf (choose a young, soft lettuce, and a small-medium leaf, good for small hands; our favourite is baby Cos lettuce), spread some avocado and a thick slice of a tomato (nice, ripe red one). Roll up. Yum!

Stuffed mushroom:
Remove stems (keep them) from
  • 15 buttom mushrooms.
Fill the mushrooms with salsa and serve.

Salsa 1:
Blend, until chunky,
  • 1 avocado,
  • 2 tomatoes,
  • a piece of onion,
  • mushroom stems.
Salsa 2:
Blend, until chunky,
  • 1 avocado,
  • 1 celery stick,
  • a slice of onion,
  • a large slice of red capsicum,
  • mushroom stems.

Blend olive oil, lemon juice and garlic. Pour over aspargaus.

Top of the page

Copyright © Dr Gosia O'Reilly. All Rights Reserved.
Acknowledgements: Maura (logo).
Quotes on raw foods by fellow raw foodists.
Other quotes from The Quote Garden.
Photos: Geek Philosopher