Chantale helps us learn how to begin to eat our food with conscious awareness. The reader has the opportunity to learn how to master recipes from the simple to complex. Included in this book are delicious and nutritious juices, smoothies and nut milks, breakfast options, a selection of lunch and dinner recipes, as well as a variety of healthy snacks and luscious desserts.
Some of California Living Light Culinary Art Institute Chef Martine Lussier's favorite recipes are Indigo Hemp Milk, Green 4 Juice, Almond Butter and Cherry Jelly Sandwich, Three Peppercorn Almond Cream Cheese, Lavender Almond Baguette, (a nod to her French heritage!), Thai Wraps, Hawaiian Pizza, Asparagus and Shiitake Salad, Strawberry Shortcake and Ginger Pear Feuilleté.
Each recipe is carefully conceived, reflecting the essence of the moment and the freshness of the ingredients. Chantale understands the ingredients she chooses for her recipes - how they function in the recipe, along with their colors and flavor affinities. Rawfreshing Cuisine is a book with much to offer, and the reader can feel how passionate Chantale is about sharing her knowledge of raw living cuisine. She is definitely an inspiration in the raw food world. Besides creating amazing recipes, Chantale is a delightful, compassionate, open-hearted woman, who loves sharing what she believes in with dignity and panache.