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Raw "taco" Demo

raw vegan Apr 04, 2016



  • 10 ounces soaked nuts (cashews, walnuts, pecans)
  • 1/2 stick of celery
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 2/3 of a carrot
  • 1 1/2 inch piece of zucchini (optional)
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro, parsley or basil (chopped)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. blend the nuts and veggies together
  2. mix in by hand chopped cilantro, parsley or basil or any other fresh herbs of choice

"Taco" shell

  • rutabaga
  • olive oil - enough to cover
  • fresh lemon juice from 1-2 lemons
  • sea salt


  1. thinly slice rutabaga with a mandolin, meat slicer or by hand
  2. marinate in olive oil, lemon juice and sea salt for 30 minutes
  3. remove from marinade, rinse and dry 

Final Assembly

Fill your taco shells with the spread and whatever filling appeals to you.  I put in thinly sliced carrots, celery, cucumber, and avocado.  Other things you can add are sprouts, tomato, fresh salsa, chicken or fish.

I hope you enjoy trying this new take on finger foods!

Be well,



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