It is time to tell the tale of the Raw Vegan Challenge Month that was not to be in its entirety! So what happened, what did I learn, and how I plan to continue to take my eating habits to the next level of exploration and refinement.
“Why on earth are you going vegan again?” my husband cried as though he has just heard another of my craziest new ideas yet. “Because I want to!” is usually my first stern reaction. It shows that I am the boss of me while at the same time affording me time to collect my thoughts [...]
I am in love with raw foods [affiliate link] and the sweet bouts of energy they give me. This is my second reading by Natalia Rose. I read most of the sections from this book, ”Raw Food Life Force Energy“, which is very similar to the first one, ”The Raw Food Detox Diet“. If you have the first [...]
You are what you eat? I think so. Maybe our hearts save room for forgiveness but our bodies will reflect reality, often too late for reversing poor effects. So with care and discipline: Faites-attention, as the French say (pay attention it means) to what you eat! I came across Natalia’s raw food diet by accident [...]
One summer morning in 2007, I was up at 4:30am – and that particular morning, I felt like watching TV while working. Jack Lalanne and Elaine Lalanne were having their infomercial on their fancy juicer. I watched them make juice after juice. Jack Lalanne, the authority on fitness in America, is a man of ultimate discipline, [...]
Just finished a delicious green smoothie using my brand new Vitamix that I simple ADORE! In the 2 months we have had it, we have at least used it 800 times! The Vitamix makes the best green smoothies which are essentially raw foods. I have broken a lot of blenders in my time, and if [...]
The “Perricone Prescription” started out very interesting, as Dr. Perricone shares the depth of his research on aging, skin care, cause of wrinkles, and his secrets to looking fabulous. His research results can be summarized in one short snap: Inflammation is at the root cause of all our perils of aging. Inflammation can be caused, [...]
A far cry from the classics or other well-written, professional reading from which I usually choose, “Skinny B!tch” is a diet book adorned with profanity, fuzzy “scientific facts” and outrageous opinions that despite having some truth, still create a crass and arrogant tone. I read it cover to cover because I was determined to get [...]