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RAW: Marinated Mushrooms

OK: I'll spill the beans. I'm not just eating a lot of raw foods lately; I'm only eating raw foods. I'm doing my not-so-regular-anymore raw food cleans. I've done this several times before and I always say I should do it more regularly, but I never do.

This time I'm only eating raw for a week. So far, so good, kinda... I chose the worst time and best time to start my raw week. It was the best time because I was super motivated and instead of saying "I'll start next week," I decided to start the next day, a Tuesday. The first day went super. The second day however...

On the second day, Wednesday, shark week began. Don't go checking your DVR to make sure you have it set to record just yet; I'm not talking about that shark week. I'm talking about the shark week that happens to most females; it turns us into emotional thrift stores and has craving chocolate cake and mac-n-cheese. You got me?

Anyway, I thought that the timing would be super awful and hard to curb cravings but guess what? I've been doing great! It's not as hard as I thought it would be. I just keep a lot of fruit around me at all times; when I'm craving sweets I eat my fruit and I'm totally satisfied and full and feel great.

So here's what I had for lunch today: Marinated Mushrooms. They were so good that I wanted to have them again for dinner annnnd I did (with just a little different packaging).

4-6 mushrooms, sliced
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tbsp nama shoyu
1/2 tsp liquid smoke
  1. Combine all ingredients and let sit for 5 minutes to a few hours (after 2-3 hours the mushrooms get a little too soggy for my liking).


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