Monday, September 6, 2010

Celery Slaw

This recipe was shared with me by Chris Kendall of The Raw Advantage. I had A LOT of celery that needed to be used up, & I needed it to be the main ingredient in whatever I was going to make (pardon me for not wanting to eat 4 bunches of celery totally plain). Chris knows more about lowfat raw vegan dishes than anyone I know, so I asked him. He tossed a few ideas at me, but this one stuck! Seriously reminds me of apple pie :D It's the sweetness of the dates & cinammon, with the crunchiness of the celery. I've made this so many times now! Oooohhhh, best part is...celery is cheap! :)
Thanks, Chris! You're a genius :D

1 bunch celery, diced
6-10 Medjool dates, pitted (I only needed 6)
cinammon, to taste (optional. It was fantastic with or without!)

1) In a food processor, process 1/3 of the celery with the dates & optional cinammon until a gooey, smooth sauce is formed.
2) Toss together the sauce with the remaining diced celery. Get your hungry on ;)

peace, love, food <3
Char, xo


Elizabeth said...

I never would have thought of that but man does it sound good. Am definately going to make this. I love organic celery!! Thanks.
Peace and Raw Health,

Char said...

I know, I never would have thought of this, either!! I actually made it yesterday :D sooooo delicious <3 enjoy :)

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