How to Add More Raw Foods to Your Diet  

In my last newsletter blog I wrote again about the benefits of a diet rich in raw foods, particularly fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds.  If you missed that one, or need to refresh your memory, click here. Today I want to address some of the “how” and “what, exactly” issues that sometimes hold people back… Read more

Raw Food Diet Revisited

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

7 Strategies for Losing Weight

It is an unseasonably warm and sunny day as I write this.  It feels great to be outside in short sleeves, and the feel of the sun on my skin is just plain delicious. So there WILL be a Spring. We may wait a few more weeks for the real deal, but I know that already,… Read more

Why Eat Raw?

I hear this question a lot in my health coaching practice, and there are several answers, most having to do with the benefits that people experience when they greatly increase the amount of Raw Foods in their diets. I see it all the time – the reversal of all manner of unwanted conditions, such as… Read more

The “Raw Foods” Lifestyle? What’s That?

I ran across this article that I wrote in 2012, and can’t believe that I never posted it as a blog, but I don’t think I did.  It’s a little of my own story, and offer it to you now in a small effort to get more acquainted.  We all have a story of how… Read more

RAGBRAI ~ Staying Nourished During the Long Biking Hours

WOW!  It’s been a long time between posts!  I was focussed on  my October 1 retirement for awhile, then took a celebratory trip to Mexico with Bob and some friends…time just flies. ‘See this watermelon slice?  Nothing…nothing, I tell you, looked better to me after the half-way  point on any given day of RAGBRAI.  Even… Read more