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9 Tips to Improve Your Health – Starting with Raw Foods

“IT TAKES COURAGE TO BE HEALTHY!  It takes courage to experience the freedom that comes with this autonomy.  It takes guts to choose something authentic over disapproval and to choose it time and time again.  Have the courage to accept the responsibility for your own choice.  Have the courage to be the very unique person…

Buyer Beware – Is it really food?

Do you ever ask yourself this when you are shopping for food?  I rarely have to do this these days because I buy my food in the produce department at the grocery store.  But what if you don’t buy everything you eat from the produce department?  Then I would say “Buyer Beware!” Over the holidays,…

Banana-Cinnamon Pudding

You can have this for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert! 2 fresh bananas 4 frozen bananas, cut into 4-5 pieces ½ Tsp. cinnamon – optional 2-3 large dates or 1/3 raisins Blend mixture together using a food processor or blender, adding water if necessary. Raw Food Rocks!!   ************************************************************************* Get a copy of Freelee’s ebook Click…

Cranberries are at a store near you!

Fresh cranberries are available in stores mid-September through December. They are most abundant during peak harvest season-October and November. Cranberries may be stored in the refrigerator for up to four weeks. Before using, sort and rinse cranberries in running water. Here are a couple cranberry recipes for you to try.  Let me know what you…

Raw Apple Crisp

Here is a great recipe for Apple Crisp I found in my Raw n’ Delish Vibrant Recipes book. I hope David Klein doesn’t mind me sharing this with you. One of the great benefits I have found for raw foods is that you can just eat the dessert for breakfast, lunch or dinner and nothing…

Insanity and the Food Pyramid

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results. — Rita Mae Brown I just love this quote. I am sure I have been guilty of this at least once in my life, okay maybe twice. I am sure none of you has ever had this problem, right? I know…

Starting a Raw Food Diet? Worried about your blood sugar level?

I found this post today by Steve Pavlina (see link below). A couple of years ago he decided to try a raw food diet for 30 days. He addresses many different things in his article. The challenge of going raw, his cravings, no salt, no supplements, low-fat, exercise, weight loss, protein, body temperature, blood pressure,…

FAQ – Where do you get your protein?

This question has several answers. Protein is in all fruits and vegetables. Below is a chart of the percent of calories of carbohydrates, protein, and fat in some fruits and vegetables. You can see that most vegetables and greens have a high percentage of protein. If you consume enough calories to meet your needs, you…

FAQ – Don’t you feel hungry all the time?

Don’t you feel hungry all the time? I don’t feel hungry all the time. When I first started with raw foods, I did feel hungry some of the time. There were a couple of reasons for this. First, I was not eating enough fruit. The people I was talking to kept stressing that I had…

FAQ – Why do raw foods work over other diet choices?

Raw foods work because it is our natural diet. Our natural diet is the diet we were designed to eat.  All living things have their natural diet and we are no different. From Ross Horne’s book Health and Survival in the 21st Century, he states, “The study of comparative anatomy and the different natural diets…