Besides overcoming an eating disorder through a raw vegan lifestyle, Anastasia is an active world traveler and constantly pursues becoming her best. She ran the Midnight Sun Marathon in Tromsø, Norway, cycled through the Adirondack Mountains on a 500-mile bicycle tour and fasted for 32 days in Costa Rica on water alone, among other fun adventures. She also wrote The AnastasiaRaw Uncook Book to help others thrive on a raw vegan diet more easily and shares her experiences on her AnastasiaRaw YouTube channel.
- Use a mandoline slicer or peeler to thinly slice cucumbers lengthwise, creating sheets. Wrap cucumbers around small cuts of watermelon.
- Squeeze lemon juice on top.
- “This recipe also makes for a freshly tossed salad if watermelon and cucumbers are cubed with lemon squeezed on top or makes for a refreshing summer soup blended up,” Anastasia says.