Dec 302011
 
This Is What Is Holding You Back

The crucial factor in your success at anything in life, is without a doubt, your willingness to accept change. There is a quote that says something like: If you want your life to change, you have to change your life. If you go about things the same way you always have, you will keep on [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 292011
 
Just Because It's Raw, Doesn't Mean You Should Eat It

All raw foods are not equal! I’ve heard of a lot of people who tried eating raw and failed. They felt sick, their health got worse instead of better, and some people even managed to gain weight. At first I wondered how this could possibly be happening. On closer inspection, these people were all doing [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 282011
 
Papaya Smoothie

Papaya is an amazing food. It’s full of nutrition including dietary fiber, folate, vitamin A, C and E. It contains minerals and antioxidants. In short -it’s very good for you! Papaya is one of the rare foods that has a high amount of enzymes that help digestion, called papain and chymopapain. Depending on where you [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 262011
 
Eating Raw Food on a Budget

A common obstacle people run into when switching to raw food or even a healthy whole food diet, is the cost. If you go into it blindly without knowing the ropes, things can get overwhelming and costly. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be this way. Follow these 11 guidelines to help you get healthy without [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 242011
 
Raw and Vegan Creamy Salad Dressing Recipe

The best way to ruin your salad is to load it up with processed and fatty dressing. Making your own salad dressing is an amazing way to jazz up any salad. It’s quick easy and you can be creative with it. Here’s our take on a creamy salad dressing for any green salad.   What [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 232011
 
Losing Weight and Getting Healthy - More Pieces to the Puzzle

Food is the first obvious thing people change when they want to lose weight. Or maybe they don’t change much about the food, but they start exercising more. Both are great ideas. I recommend a change in diet as well as regular exercise. But there is another piece to the puzzle. Diet and exercise are [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 212011
 
Don’t want to gain weight during the holidays? Find out how!

Everyone worries about gaining weight during the holidays. Some of us even make peace with the idea that we will be a few pounds heavier in the new year. Then we have at least three months afterward to get it off before swimsuit season. If you’d rather keep your weight off and not have to [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 202011
 
Raw Fruit Crisp Recipe

Due to the overwhelming popularity of our recent apple crisp recipe, I decided to share another one of my favorites, using the same crisp. This crisp can be used with any number of fillings. Here’s one with berries and bananas. What you’ll need: (Filling) 2 bananas sliced thinly 1 1/2 cups berries (fresh or frozen) [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 192011
 
Raw Apple Crisp Recipe

Apple crisp is a common comfort food, especially during the holidays. This year try an all raw recipe to take off some of the guilt over eating sweets. What you’ll need: (Filling) ~13 apples cored and chopped ½ cup liquid honey 1 tbsp vanilla (Crisp) 2 cups almond flour 2 cups pecans ½ cup maple [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 162011
 
3 Must Have Winter Herbs

Winter is a time of colds and flus. It is a time when we consume less fresh food and over-feast, and as a result our immune system is not at its best. The secret during the cold months is to boost the immune system with proper diet and true medicine. Herbs heal the body and [Read on...You know you want to]