Lots of water has flowed under the bridge of my life since I first dove into a very high raw food diet in 2006. Now, well into my 12th year of learning and living and experimenting with what works best for me, I am still a very high raw vegan eater, and not 100% either…. Read more
Ginger helps reduce inflammation and control blood sugar. It also calms nausea. Flax seeds, rich in omega 3 fatty acids, has been shown to slow the growth of prostate cancer cells. They may also play an important part in increasing breast cancer survival. Blend –don’t soak any of these 1 cup raw pecans 1 cup… Read more
Allow the red rays to warm you on a winter’s eve. Yield: 4 servings 1 cup almonds, soaked overnight, then rinsed 2 cups water 3 beets, peeled and chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh dill 1 clove garlic 2 T. extra-virgin olive oil ½ t. Celtic salt 1 cup shredded cabbage Place the almonds and 2… Read more
In my last newsletter/blog, I wrote about autoimmune illness and noted that one of the best ways to prevent and heal an autoimmune condition is to keep the digestive tract healthy and functioning well. If you missed all that, click here In a nutshell, the best way to not have an autoimmune disorder is to… Read more
Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, cleansing (or detoxing) has earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox,” do you immediately think of all-liquid diets, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation for short-term gains? The truth is, a detox (or cleanse) doesn’t have to involve… Read more
So creamy and satisfying…one of my favorite soups! The cumin and sea salt are very important in this recipe, so make sure you have added enough of both of these to bring out the flavor of this soup. (Alissa Cohen) 3 cups water 1 cup almonds 1 teaspoon honey 2 cups broccoli 1 avocado ½… Read more
A strong ginger flavor blends with vanilla, Jamaican spices, and the sweetness of agave nectar, making this a big hit at parties, potlucks, and holiday gatherings.
Crisp, juicy apples are a fall tradition. Take advantage of the bountiful selection of apples that are available at this time of year. There are hundreds of varieties to sample, and they range from yellow to green, crunchy to tender, sweet to tart, and simple to complex. October is a great month for experimenting with… Read more