6/3/10

Ani's Raw Food Essentials Book Giveaway!

This Giveaway has ended. Please click here to see who won.

Thanks to all who entered.

Scroll down to see an awesome recipe from Ani's Raw Food Essentials:)

Hi everyone! I am back with the details of my first blog giveaway!

I am so happy to be able to give one of you* a chance to win the awesome new book Raw Food Essentials by the lovely raw food chef, Ani Phyo.

Check out my post from yesterday to see all the incredible recipes I have made so far from Ani's Raw Food Essentials, and my review of the book.

*This contest is open to residents of the United States only, as stipulated by the sponsor. Sincere thanks to the lovely Lindsey Triebel of Perseus Books Group for arranging this giveaway!

Now, here is how to enter:

Entry number one:
1.) Please check out my post from yesterday, then come back here and tell me which one of the recipes I made from Ani's Raw Food Essentials you are most interested in trying. Also, I would love to know if you have a favorite recipe from raw Chef Ani Phyo. If you haven't tried one yet, visit her incredible website and tell me which recipe you would most like to try. Leave your comment on this post for one entry.

Entry number two:
2.) For another chance to win, leave me a second comment on this post and tell me what you like to see most in an un-cookbook. Are you someone who loves raw sweets and desserts, looking for quick everyday recipes, or meals for the whole family, etc. Are you interested in all kinds of raw info, or just the recipes? Please mention if you do buy un-cookbooks, and if you prefer e-books, or printed books in your comment.

Entry number three:
3.) For a third chance to win, mention this giveaway on your own blog, Facebook, or Twitter with a link to this post. If you don't blog, Facebook, or tweet, be a subscriber or follower of the happy raw kitchen blog:) Just tell me which one you did for this additional entry. You only need to do one mention for this, but anything extra is appreciated:)

Bonus:
4.) For a fourth and final chance to win, stand on your head while facing west, put on some hot pink lipstick, and whistle the Happy Birthd....HAHAHA! Forgive me :) Just having some fun!

Please have your entries posted by 12 midnight EST Sunday, June 6, 2010. Winner will be announced on, or shortly after Monday, June 7.

Good Luck Everyone!!!

p.s. I am not able to post in the comments at this time, please feel free to email me with any questions regarding this giveaway, contact info on my profile here. Also, if you are having problems posting a comment, contact me.

Now, I do have something special for all of you! I was given permission to share a recipe from the book, and believe me, it is awesome!

MEDITERRANEAN WRAP WITH RED PEPPER
HUMMUS (BEAN-FREE)

Photo credit: Tyler Golden.

From the book Ani's Raw Food Essentials by Ani Phyo. Excerpted by arrangement with Da Capo Lifelong, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Copyright (c) 2010.

MAKES 4 WRAPS

This recipe uses collard leaves for wrapping up vegetables, such as spinach, zucchini, black olives, and avocado, with a delicious Red Pepper Hummus.

2 large collard leaves
2 cups spinach, washed well
½ recipe Red Pepper Hummus (page 184)
1 ripe avocado, pitted and sliced
½ cup zucchini, cut into long, thin spears
¼ cup pitted, chopped black olives

Cut the leaves away from the thick center stem of each collard leaf to make a total
of four flat pieces.

Top each collard section with spinach leaves. Then, spoon Red Pepper Hummus across the bottom edge of the shorter width of each leaf. Top with avocado, zucchini, and black olives. Roll up into a wrap and serve.

Will keep for up to a day at room temperature, or store for a day or two in the
fridge.

RED PEPPER HUMMUS (BEAN-FREE)

MAKES 2 CUPS

This hummus is made using tahini, as in traditional recipes, but instead of chickpeas, I use red bell pepper and a pinch of cumin for a richer flavor. Sesame powder helps absorb some of the excess liquid from the juicy bell pepper.

½ cup sesame seeds, ground into a powder
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 cups seeded and diced red bell pepper
1/3 cup tahini
¼ cup lemon juice
½ teaspoon ground cumin

In a food processor, process the sesame seeds, garlic, and salt into small pieces.
Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth.

Will keep for 2 days in the fridge.

I have already made this yummy recipe, and it is fantastic!

Huge thanks to lovely raw Chef Ani Phyo for allowing me to share this amazing recipe, and for creating this incredible book.

87 comments:

Melissa said...

Thanks for that recipe..yum:) I'm in the great white north so I'm not in the contest, but good luck to everyone!

Janice said...

from yesterday - I would love to try the mock tuna!!

thanks for hosting this great giveaway!!

Janice said...

and as far as what recipes I'd like to see in an un-cook book - entrees - ANY entrees! Seems most of what I see is desserts and drinks. I need more 'main' dish besides salad type food!

THANKS!

Janice said...

I'm a follower of your blog!!! :)

YAY!!!!!

Thanks again!

Noelle said...

I would love to try that mock tuna! It looks so tasty!!!!

Noelle said...

What I really liked from here website is the Simple Rosemary Oregano Noodle Salad. I am going to make that for sure!!

Noelle said...

I would like to see more information about a detox, going from vegan to raw or carnivore to raw, etc.

Noelle said...

I tweeted! http://twitter.com/singerinkitchen/status/15340086521

Noelle said...

I like you 4th option! I was laughing out loud. :)

Candice said...

Hello! Just found your blog and am so excited to start following! I would LOVE to make the chocolate-banana ice cream and hazelnut sauuuccceee MMMMMM!!!!!

My favorite Ani recipe is her chocolate cake, which I blogged about just yesterday! It is INCREDIBLE. EVERYTHING of Ani's that I make is great!!!

Thanks for the contest :)

Candice said...

I would love to see more entrees, maybe a meatloaf or more of those hearty dinner dishes that my husband misses! These may be published in a book I don't have, but this is what we would LOVE to try! Also, I love really simply recipes that use the least amount of ingredients. I'm on a budget! So more of that would be nice, too!

Candice said...

Tweeted:

@CandiceisaRobot

#Rawfood people, the Happy Raw Kitchen is giving away Ani Phyo's Raw Food Essentials! Check it out: http://thehappyrawkitchen.blogspot.com/

HiHoRosie said...

I'm interested in trying the beanless hummus. Looks great! And one of my faves of Ani's is her sunflower/black sesame crackers.

HiHoRosie said...

I'm more interested in seeing quick, easy entree recipes. I get so busy that shortcuts are most welcome these days.

HiHoRosie said...

I also like raw info in addition to recipes. And I'll take uncookbooks in any form.

HiHoRosie said...

tweeted http://twitter.com/hihorosie/status/15341326108

HiHoRosie said...

blog stalker, er I mean follower! ;)

HiHoRosie said...

blogged http://hihorosie.blogspot.com/p/giveaways.html

HiHoRosie said...

I did #4! Oh wait, it was just a joke? hmpf! ha ha! (you can delete this comment if you want)

Julia said...

The red bell pepper hummus was one of the things I wanted to try and them bam, there it is! I also really, really want to try making the bacon!

Julia said...

I want recipes for easy (mostly) fast entrees. Snacks aren't to hard to figure out for me, it's actual meals that I have trouble with.

Fayinagirl (means Free One) said...

I'd like to try making the mock tuna that you blogged about yesterday. I've never had one of Ani's books, so I check out her web page. The mango breakfast knocked me out...I want some!!

Fayinagirl (means Free One) said...

I'd love to see more quick and easy meals in raw food cookbooks. I like life low-maintenance. ;-) I'm interested in all types of raw food info too. And, while I prefer real books I'm going to have to learn to live with e-books overseas or the hubs will have a sore back from carrying all my stuff. ;-)

angiconst said...

Unfortunately I cannot compete for this giveaway, I'm from Romania :( but 10x 4 the free wonderful recipe. Good luck to the contestants!
Hugs!

Lauren said...

Just found your blog and I love it! :) I would definitely make those onion rings WOWZA!

Julia said...

I tweeted @easyecotogo

Lauren said...

I like to see a short ingredient list of familiar foods in an uncookbook, that's why I love Ani's books so much! I like print books, ebooks get on my nerves! ;) I want to hold it!!

Lauren said...

Tweeted: LaurenGinger, I am subscribing too!

Fayinagirl (means Free One) said...

I tweeted about the giveaway @fayinagirl

BTW...the #4 entry option..cracks me up! ;-)

Pam said...

Gosh can I choose them all..he he! okay well the one would be Aioli Mayonnaise. I have made Ani's Pineapple Icebox dessert..mm!

xoxo

Pam said...

I love raw sweets and desserts, but quick everyday meals would be nice. I like just the recipes and printed books are my favorite with lots of photo's.

Great questions!

xoxo

Pam said...

Follower, of course!

Pam said...

Dang it, I don't have any hot pick lipstick, but I could stand on my head facing west and whistle...lol!! Great fun! Thank you!

Deanna said...

Oooo..those "cupcakes" look might tasty!
deanna at themommybowl dot com

Deanna said...

I've yet to buy an un-cookbook. But if I were to do it, I think I'd lean towards "quick and simple family foods."

deanna at themommybowl dot com

Antony said...

I understand that I'm not in the running but I couldn't resist telling you that your versions of Ani's recipes look absolutely delicious - I'm definitely making some of these! :-)

Sarah said...

I want to try the Med wrap and the hazelnut kream. My fav Ani recipe so far? Maybe those key lime bars from her dessert book :) I also like the cheese stuffed pepper.

Sarah said...

It's kinda dull, but I really enjoy good salad dressing recipes. Some of the other recipes get too complicated, so I find keeping it simple to be easiest.

Sarah said...

I forgot to mention in the last one that I like printed books.

So I'll combine that with - I follow your blog :)

Sarah said...

tweeted

/appifanie

Janell said...

I would love to try the Mock Tuna Salad. When going raw vegan, I had the hardest time giving up seafood especially since that what I love to eat! I manged to give it up and move on and be more healthier.

Janell said...

I love almost all of her deserts. I tried most of them and they are delicious. I do not feel guilty when I eat it. I love how you can also eat it for breakfast and still be comfortable with it. Being raw is awesome!

Janell said...

I would like to see more raw recipes. Anything raw is great! I prefer printed books so I can take it since I am always out about and people can enjoy the book

Janell said...

http://twitter.com/jayspenh twitter

Mindy said...

I have Ani's first book, and can't wait to get this one. I would love to try the buckwheat-battered "fried" onion rings, chipotle kale chips and eggplant bacon. I am in "transition" and I believe snacks like this will help me "stay the course".

My two favorite recipes from her first book are: Confetti Salad with Orange Cucumber Dressing, and Summer Berry Cobbler.

Nancy Reed said...

Everything looks so yummy, but I guess I would choose the onion rings or mock tuna. I made her pineapple ice box cake (not sure what book it is from, I got it off the internet) and it is very good. I served it on Memorial Day.

Mindy said...

I have both print and e-format uncookbooks. Frankly, I much prefer the print. Maybe it's my age, but I don't really like reading on my computer screen :). I feel like I look at the screen too much as it is. Also, I especially prefer print recipe books because I don't want to carry my computer in the kitchen (which is tiny), or have to print out a recipe.


As far as what I most want in an uncookbook, it would be quick and easy everyday recipes. That is by far the most important to me. I don't really require that much background or lifestyle info anymore - I've read a lot of it. Just give me those straitforward, simple, and hopefully delicious recipes to help me keep going.

Mindy said...

I subscribe to your blog. I really enjoy reading it!

Mindy said...

I love your sense of humor. Love # four, though I'm mostly out of luck on the options:.

Sarah said...

I would love to try the blt club from your post yesterday, and the fresh tomato chili with taco nut meat from Ani's website.

Sarah said...

What I like to see in an un-cookbook - more entrees. That seems to be the consensus here. There are whole books of desserts and drinks, but the main meal is what I need the most recipes for. Also, I prefer not to see a lot of info other than the recipes, as almost every book has that and it gets redundant.

Love your blog, btw :)

Samantha Tara said...

Chocolate-Banana Ice Kream with Hazelnuts served on Flourless Cake with Nutella Hazelnut Sauce - That's the one I SO want to try!!!
And as for a fave, I have never made any of Ani's stuff,, but I'd like to try that salad with the wild rice and corn. It looks awesome (-:

Samantha Tara said...

In a book (real one, not e-book) I like super quick entree recipes that are truly yummy, and that feature easy-to-find ingredients. ^__^

Samantha Tara said...

I'm following you! You're on my side bar of favourites (-: Thanks for the giveaway! I'm so excited!
(: (: (:

Natalie @ cinnamonbums said...

i want to try making the flourless cakes! they look so delicious and im a huge chocolate lover...

Natalie @ cinnamonbums said...

in un-cookbooks, i like quick everyday recipes! i also like a lot of nutritional info, info about health benefits of foods, etc. (practical information). i do buy un-cookbooks and definitely prefer printed books over e-books. i have raw food real world and everyday raw.

Natalie @ cinnamonbums said...

i mentioned your giveaway on my blog! here: http://cinnamonbums.wordpress.com/2010/06/03/tutti-frutti/

kelli said...

i'd love to try ani's eggplant bacon recipe. mmm!

Sarah said...

I'm so excited about this give away. From the beautiful photos you've shared, I'd love to make the mock tuna. After checking out Ani's site, I'm really salivating over her Fresh Tomato Chili with Taco Nut Meat. (Entry 1)

Sarah said...

I purchase uncook books, and prefer quick and simple recipes that appeal to my family. I like both e-books and printed books. (Entry 2)

Sarah said...

I shared your blog entry on Facebook. (Entry 3)

Anonymous said...

I will buy uncook books if they are really good and easy to do. E-books are great too!
We LOVE desserts as long as they are easy to follow, like Ani's recipes.
There is always room for learning more about raw foods, so bring it on!!
(entry 2)
Cynthia
sasha625@aol.com

Thanks Again!!

Heather Pace said...

All the recipes you've made looks deeelish!
While Im in Canada, I do have a US address I can use for this contest.
I would love to try the coconut bacon and the battered zucchini.... my mouth is watering!

Heather Pace said...

Entry #2

I definitely love unique recipes in an uncook book. Something I haven't seen before - both sweet and savory.
I prefer printed books, but don't mind ebooks.

La Mama Naturale' said...

Mmmm...the buckwheat battered onions are calling my name ...but all of it is, really! lol! Yum! :) I recently made her trail mix cookies and banana bread bisquits...both were sooo good. I love her raw taco meat!

La Mama Naturale' said...

I love the simplicity of e-books! But also get hard print copies too. I like ideas for easy entrees for kids and fam... using simple ingredients. :) The red pepper hummus sounds good- the dish looks great!

La Mama Naturale' said...

tweet, tweet! http://twitter.com/LaMamaNaturale

Ashlei said...

All the recipes you made look amazing, especially the wraps and the desserts!

Ashlei said...

I love raw cookbooks (at least ones that have photos because you get to see all the colorful presentation). I like ideas for easy soups, salads, dips, etc. with maybe a couple fancy or time-consuming recipes. Snack recipes are good too. I have a couple raw cookbooks already and prefer to have the printed version so I don't have to have my computer in the kitchen to use it!

Ashley Detig said...

I LOVE Ani Phyo, she was my first inspiration in raw foods and I am super excited for her new book! I must say that I am really interested to try her mock tuna salad recipe. It looks delicious and I am looking to find recipes that are a bit more calorie dense. Looks amazing!

Ash said...

P.S. My favorite Ani recipe is her stuffed Anaheim Peppers with Mole sauce, they are delicious!

And I must say that when I am searching for good raw cookbooks, I look for relevance. Not everyone has a great food processor (though I recommend it!) or dehydrator or juicer or ice cream maker. So I look for recipes that are simple but flavorful.

Ashley Detig said...

P.S. My favorite Ani recipe is her stuffed Anaheim Peppers with Mole sauce, they are delicious!

And I must say that when I am searching for good raw cookbooks, I look for relevance. Not everyone has a great food processor (though I recommend it!) or dehydrator or juicer or ice cream maker. So I look for recipes that are simple but flavorful.And I prefer cookbooks in print, I like to have the hard-copy to set on my counter while I'm "un"cooking.

Jaimee said...

I want to try the battered zucchini

Jaimee said...

I would like to see more recipes that are delicious but quick to make. I like both ebooks and regular uncook books.

Jaimee said...

I posted on facebook :)

Pirawna said...

I would love to try the mock tuna salad! (as well as everything else...)

Pirawna said...

I like to see quick and easy meals for every day.

I do buy un-cookbooks and have several. I prefer printed books with nice photos. =)

thistlefaery said...

I SO want to try the BLT sandwiches with coconut bacon! Sounds AMAZING.
I am really interested in low-fat, high-veggie recipes (raw vegan, of course), with really creative ways of using veggies. (like zucchini in zucchini 'muffins' or something)
thanks for doing this giveaway!

thistlefaery said...

I SO want to try the BLT sandwiches with coconut bacon! Sounds AMAZING.
I am really interested in low-fat, high-veggie recipes (raw vegan, of course), with really creative ways of using veggies. (like zucchini in zucchini 'muffins' or something)
thanks for doing this giveaway!

Paul B. said...

recipe i would love to try? mock tuna salad! the texture just looks so yummy, i am dying to know how she makes it!

Paul B. said...

What do i look for in an un-cookbook? i really appreciate all of the raw food info, and i love recipes that i can use to share raw foods with friends, whether it be entertaining, or at a potluck. sharing info about the lifestyle is always good!

Kaysie said...

Entry #1: I think I'd like to see the Chipotle Kale Chips recipe the most! My favorite recipe of hers is the Brazil Broccoli mash.

Kaysie said...

Entry #2: In an uncookbook I am looking for easy everyday recipes that are people's 'go-to'. Stuff that they REALLY make on a frequent basis even if its really simple but they just LOVE it! I also like looking at people's 'daily eats'.

Hannah said...

I would especially like to try the onion rings and eggplant "bacon", but it really does all sound good!

Wesleigh said...

What a wonderful Law of Attraction story this could be, well actually it already is! I've been seeing soo much on Ani lately, my brother bought me her dessert book for my birthday, I've been seeing her new book Raw food essentials on all the blogs, and on top of that I've been wanting to make raw pancakes but haven't ever since I became raw. So the recipe I'd most love to try is of course her pancakes! and who knows maybe I just might get too :)

Brazil Nut-Banana Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup and Sliced Bananas

Olivia said...

I would love to try the Korean dumplings with dipping sauce. I teach in Korea for part of the year, and the cuisine is one of my favorite parts, but I'm eager to make healthier (raw vegan) versions of many things. Similarly, I can't wait to try Ani's Tom Yum soup--it's a perennial fave.

buy coconut prudocts said...

I would love to try most of them then decide with what to prepare for a daily servings.. More power!

Related Posts with Thumbnails