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Simple Raw Breakfast Idea

Raw or Raw Fusion – Vegan, Gluten-Free + Morning Routine Idea We just started another 21 Day Raw Foods Challenge with a group of 120 people on Facebook.  We host these periodically and it’s free to join, just request at this link. I have to admit that my biggest challenge to staying high raw is […]

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Pass the Paté , Pretty Please

Nut spreads and patés are foundational to sustaining a high raw and/or vegan lifestyle.  Prounouced “pah-tay”, they are loaded with protein, good fats and have the unctuousness of something very rich and satisfying.  They are also very filling — if you are trying to eat more raw and living foods, but find yourself getting hungry […]

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Truffled Jicama “Fries” with Garlic Catsup

Raw & Vegan In preparation of our upcoming 21 Day Raw Food Challenge I am starting to experiment with novel ideas to conquer cravings that may arise during this 3-week mainly raw event.  Make sure to check out our Facebook Event Page and blog to learn more.  It’s completely free and we will keep you […]

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The Zen of Savoring a Young Coconut

Dr. L J’s article also appears in Huffington Post’s GPS for the Soul Mindfulness is about being fully invested in the moment, which is particularly gratifying when you are doing something you cherish. Eating a young coconut has become such a relaxing (and delicious!) ritual for me that lately I’ve been turning all my visitors […]

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Organic, natural food coloring and dyes

Last week, chocolate giant Nestle announced its plans to scrap artificial food coloring in response to concerns that dyes affect children’s behavior. However, raw foods proponents have known for years that you don’t need to brew Orange Yellow S C.I. 15985 in a lab to add beautiful colors to your sweets. Read to find easy-to-find and easy-to-make all-natural organic alternatives to iffy artificial food colorings.

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Kale Mango Salad

Kale and Mango Salad

Silva Mirovics, one of our cherished coaching graduates from the Natural Wellness Academy recently posted this photo on her Facebook page.  It looked so appealing and easy to make that I immediately asked if we could share this on our blog.  Silva is the founder of  Earth’s Door.  She lives in beautiful Melbourne, Australia and […]

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5 Ingredient Grain-free Chocolate Chip Cookies – FODMAP Friendly!

Ultra-Simple Vegan, Grain/Gluten-Free Goodness This month I’ve been following the FODMAP protocol, which is an elimination diet to identify possible trigger foods for IBS and intestinal discomfort.  I completed a 12 day trial and after the holidays intend to do a longer cycle.  I have also been doing Intermittent Fasting all month and will be […]

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Vegan Scallops with Hempseed Garlic Butter

                         Also Raw and Free of Gluten/Soy/Grains I got this idea from watching an episode of Top Chef Duels where they had to make a vegan entree.  Oyster mushrooms sliced into scallop-sized discs and sauteed in oil create a taste and texture astonishingly like the shellfish. If you are aiming to be as plant-based as […]

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The 5 C’s of Raw Fusion Living

 A Practical Lifestyle Solution (featuring Asian Stir Fry Recipe) In 2008 I virtually went raw from one day to the next after suffering from a auto-immune disorder.  I knew next-to-nothing about the lifestyle but dove right in.  Since I couldn’t do much else then, due to the debilitating effects of the disease process, there was […]

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Grain-free Chocolate Cappuccino Cookies

 Vegan, Gluten-Free, Raw Fusion A few months ago I decided to try Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Black Bean Brownie recipe (as seen on the Dr. Oz show) as a healthy dessert alternative for my husband.  He liked the taste of them but not the texture, as he’s more of a crisp cookie enthusiast. Yesterday I decided […]

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