Feb 212012
 
Honey For Health

Honey is one of those delicious foods that most of us probably ate by the spoonful when we were young. Occasionally I still do! Other than being a tasty sweetener for your tea, honey also has some potential health benefits. But beware, all honey is not created equal! Find out all about honey and how [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 192012
 
Thai Inspired Raw Soup

When I first went raw, I didn’t realize that soups could be raw and delicious. My first attempt at a raw soup was cold carrot soup. Like carrot juice but more savory. Needless to say I’ll never try that recipe again. With new blender technology, making raw soups is easy as pie (or easier). Our [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 182012
 
Taking Responsibility For Your Health

You may have heard the famous Spider-Man phrase,  “With great power comes great responsibility”, once you fully grasp the concept of responsibility, you will find the reverse is also true. With great responsibility comes GREAT POWER. Taking responsibility means that you become accountable for your life. There is no more blaming. You cannot blame your [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 162012
 
Chocolate Banana Shake

Do you miss chocolate milk now that you’re all raw vegan? That packaged soy milk just doesn’t do the trick for me. You can try just making nut milk with some cacao, but I find this smoothie with bananas to be the most satisfying. Cacao is a stimulant, so have this shake for breakfast in [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 152012
 
Fructose: Fruit vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

I’ve heard it a hundred times, “so and so told me to stop eating fruit because of all the sugar, you know fruit is really high in fructose”. Fructose has been blasted for years now, but is all fructose the same? Can the sugar in fruits harm you? The thought seemed ludicrous to me, so [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 132012
 
Eat Your Sunscreen

After hearing about the negative effects of sunscreen, I went on a search to find the most natural and healthy sunscreen out there. I didn’t want to rub any more weird chemicals on my body, and I certainly didn’t want to hide from the sun forever. I was shocked to find out, the healthiest sunscreen [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 102012
 
Simple Sprout Salad

If you didn’t read my recent article about growing sprouts, read it now HERE. Now that everyone is super stoked on sprouts, it’s only fitting to have a delicious and simple recipe to go with it. This recipe has no oil or nuts, and is very low in fat. Enjoy those freshly grown sprouts! What [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 092012
 
Mint Lemonade

I never knew how amazing lemons were until recently, they are certainly often overlooked for being as amazing as they are. Lemons are antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidants and a cleansing fruit. They have lots of vitamin C and citric acid (helps with digestion), in addition they have fiber and a variety of phytochemicals and minerals. We [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 082012
 
Stretching Your Dollars – Growing Food

Is it more expensive to eat raw food? There is no argument that organic food is generally more expensive than it’s conventionally grown counterparts, but what about a vegetarian or raw lifestyle? Is it more expensive to fill your plate with produce than with meat products? Of course it depends on how and where you [Read on...You know you want to]

Feb 062012
 
Why You Can’t Trust Scientific Studies

The internet is so full of crap these days. Isn’t it? Everywhere you look someone is touting their opinion as fact, and when you ask them about it, it seems like they just made it up. No supporting evidence, no factual merit. Now what about the articles that provide you with links to scientific journals? [Read on...You know you want to]