Nov 162012
 
Low Fat Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

If you’ve read my post on How to Get the Most Out of Your Salad, you’re probably interested in some easy salad dressing recipes! As we get older, achieving a secure and healthy lifestyle can become difficult. Obviously investing in things like a house, a good health insurance plan, bank savings or stocks is a [Read on...You know you want to]

Oct 272012
 
Sun Burger Recipe

This is honestly one of my all time favorite recipes. It is a staple for those trying to transition to a raw or ‘more’ raw diet, as it really satisfies that craving for hot and fatty foods (like burgers and fries). They are really easy to make and take only a few minutes to prepare [Read on...You know you want to]

May 252012
 
Supplements on a Raw Food Diet

There are as many supplements out there as there are ‘gurus’ to sell them. So called superfoods are widely available and some are convinced that they’re worth no less than the fountain of youth. But like all other commodities, supplements come at a price, oftentimes quite a high one! Are they worth it? Do we [Read on...You know you want to]

Apr 162012
 
The Wonders of Wild Rice

White rice is beginning to make a bad name for itself. Significantly lacking in vitamins due to the removal of the germ, white rice is basically just empty carbohydrates. People have even started touting studies suggesting that white rice could link to diabetes. Whether the link is significant or not doesn’t really matter, because luckily [Read on...You know you want to]

Mar 132012
 
Raw Collard Wraps

Wraps were always one of my favorite easy foods. After turning raw, I thought my wrap days were over. But it turns out there are a number of ways you can eat wraps and still be raw. One is to make your own dehydrated wraps. This takes a bit of prep time and the use [Read on...You know you want to]

Mar 082012
 
How To Be A Good Vegetarian

It’s becoming mainstream knowledge that eating more fruits and vegetables and less meat and processed food is beneficial to health. Although there have always been vegetarians, vegans and raw foodies, the recent numbers show a trend with growing numbers. In the last 8 years, vegetarians have risen from 1% to close to 10% of the [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]

Jan 242012
 
How To Prepare Raw Nuts

Nuts and seeds are a great addition to any diet. They provide us with healthy fats and a variety of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals, which can reduce risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol and manage weight. One of the lesser-known facts about nuts is that they are not easily digested; follow these procedures to make [Read on...You know you want to]

Jan 132012
 
Low-Fat Diets and Raw Food

Research has a firm grasp on the benefits of a low-fat diet. Eat less fried foods and more vegetables and your health will improve. What are the implications of this on a raw food diet? What is a low-fat raw food diet? It is essentially the same as a raw vegan diet – which is [Read on...You know you want to]

Jan 082012
 
The 10 Most Important Foods to Get Organic

Now that you understand why organic is important (if you didn’t read Why Buy Organic Foods read it HERE), you may be tempted to run to the store and pick up everything from the organic aisle. You’ll probably be in for an unpleasant surprise at the checkout. Organic food is generally much more expensive than [Read on...You know you want to]