It should make perfect sense to any reasonable person that what we eat affects how we think, feel, and behave. We know from numerous studies done in public school settings that various sugar-laden junk foods affect the behavior of children by causing hyper-activity and attention deficit disorder. But did you know there is a link between dairy […]
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There is just something about eating your food…with your hands. For the raw foods enthusiast, those new to the lifestyle, or for those needing a healthy meal on the run, these wraps will have you incorporating more nutrient dense foods daily. GREEN WRAP BASICS A wrap is a combination of food in which there is typically an […]
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When Fred said, “I’d love to get a shave,” I knew he was on the mend. That was true about all my patients in the hospital: Once they showed interest in grooming, I knew they were over the hump of anxiety about their recovery. They felt free enough and well enough to focus on their appearance. […]
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DRESSING BASICS Dressings are an optional way to flavor and tenderize vegetables. While dressings are not necessary, most people starting out on raw and living food diet use them. Typically, a dressing includes a fat, an acid, salt, sugar, seasonings/flavorings and liquid. It is best to stick with one source of fat when making a […]
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Where is our joy located? It’s an odd question. Perhaps you think joy is in your heart, or maybe you experience joy as a state of mind. It turns out, according to scientists, joy originates in the limbic system of the brain—the part of the brain that controls emotion, behavior, and long-term memory. Unlike happiness, […]
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Yield: 5 Cups 1 cup shredded green cabbage ½ cup finely diced red onion 2.75 cups chopped red beet ½ cup chopped red onion ½ avocado 1 stalk celery, roughly chopped ½ teaspoon fresh chopped thyme 2 cups water 1½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice, optional 1½ teaspoons Bragg Liquid Aminos or Nama Shoyu 1. In […]
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Sprouting is easy! Anybody can do it. Here is what you will need to get started growing sprouts: Seeds A sprouting vessel  Trays Potting mix A sprouting rack A drain pan Need some inspiration to get started? Try getting off the ground with some delicious crisp sunflower sprouts! You can do this without building a […]
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| By Gill Heart, PhD | The father of modern-day stress, Hans Selye, once said “It’s not stress that kills us—it is our reaction to it.” His wisdom holds the key to understanding our continued failure to improve our response to everyday stress. If living in a cave on top of a remote mountain is not […]
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The recent resurgence in popularity of essential oils can be witnessed almost everywhere. Everyone knows someone who is selling essential oils. And although they all are passionate about the essential oils they represent, many purveyors of these essential oils have not been thoroughly educated on how essential oils work, and how to use them safely. […]
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Happy being vegan but miss your favorite dressing? Try our vegan friendly No Honey Mustard Dressing as a dip, dressing, and all around fantastic condiment! Ingredients 2.5 ounces lemon juice 1 garlic cloves 1/2 tsp kelp powder 3/4  tbsp. yellow mustard 10 drops stevia 1 tbsp turmeric 2 cups parsnips, small cut 6 ounces sesame oil […]
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