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June 30   Tuesday
I’m an epic FAIL at Meditation! Robyn's Blog
It’s time to address this issue: for years, I’ve shamefully felt I’m a failure at meditation. It seems like a great thing to be “good” at. Especially for someone who does what I do for a living—Practicing a holistic lifestyle. Recently, I’ve turned a corner in my meditation. I want to share this with you because, as I’ve been quizzing ...
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Introducing the Discrete Peak Series – Trail Running and Peak Bagging ProBar
Welcome to the Discrete Peak Series, a new trail running series focused on shorter distances with an emphasis on conquering peaks.  Each race, starting at the base lodge of various mountain resorts, you will run, scramble, hike, and trek your way to the top of a peak before descending back down to the finish.  Once you are done competing, hang out ...
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Malaysian Durian Farm: How To Select And Open A Durian Rawsomehealthy
Some things in life are just priceless. Like visiting an organic durian farm in Penang, Malaysia to try durians right off the tree, watching our daughter Elanie enjoy this amazing fruit and spending time with other fruit lovers there ...
June 30, 2015 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s #‎gratitudes: – I feel grateful for baby energy. – I feel grateful to myself for loving. – I feel grateful for perfect 90 degree days.
?Complete Guide to Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Green Smoothies!Part 2 The Raw Divas Blog
Complete Guide to Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Green Smoothies! Part 2 ~ Q & A with Victoria Boutenko         We continue from yesterday with the second segment of our Q & A with the Mother of the Green Smoothie, Victoria Boutenko. Q: Can green smoothies be prepared in advance, frozen a week at a ...
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June 29   Monday
“It Will Gwow” AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
I hadn’t opened my eyes yet when the clock chimed 8. It was later than I planned to get up, so I hopped out of bed. I’d thought I’d go to town yesterday but didn’t make it so I planned to go today. First, I would have my B12 injection and go after that. Something had come up with my ...
Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Ginger Smoothie To Get Rid of Chronic and Acute Pain Live Love Fruit
Inflammation is the root cause of all disease, and also the reason you feel pain. This anti-inflammatory pineapple ginger smoothie is loaded with fruits and roots to help reduce the levels of inflammation in your body so that you can feel your absolute (pain-free) best! Inflammation is the root cause of all disease, and also ...
Stephen Harper Trades Canadian Lives for Religious Beliefs raw traveling
What Makes Your Brain Happy (and Why We Do Stupid Things With Our Health) The Renegade Health Show
I’m currently reading a book with an interesting title (and most interesting content): What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do The Opposite. It’s a book that summarizes the latest research in neuroscience regarding how our brains process information. One topic that I found particularly fascinating is the so-called “confirmation bias.” In a nutshell, our brains crave certainty. We want to ...
What’s so bad about whey protein? Robyn's Blog
Steve, who calls himself “Blenda Guy,” writes me occasionally over the years. Last week he emailed, “I know you say whey protein is bad—why can’t I find anything on your site about this?” Good question. Let me fix that now. Here’s why whey protein is a food I don’t buy, and I hope you don’t either: First of all, many ...
Complete Guide to Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Green Smoothies! The Raw Divas Blog
Complete Guide to Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Green Smoothies! ~ Q & A with Victoria Boutenko For any of you newbies to the Green Smoothie arena, or even for you experienced smoothie sluggers who want to understand why smoothies make you feel so darn good, we’ve decided to run a three part Q & A with the ...
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June 29, 2015 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s #‎gratitudes: – I feel grateful for breath. – I feel grateful to myself for learning. – I feel grateful for snuggles.
The Fundamental Role of Minerals The Fresh Network Blog
Most of us think of minerals as being necessary for strong bones and teeth, but minerals do much more.  In addition to providing us with shape and support for our skeleton, minerals are the “spark of life.”  Minerals are essential in the diet and each plays unique and often multi-factorial roles as they act at all levels of the body ...
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5 Ways to Remove Heavy Metals From Your Body The Rawfoodfamily
Heavy metals can be found everywhere, from your cookware to your food, even to the cavity fillings in your mouth. Here’s our 5-point guide to remove heavy metals from your body effectively. 1. Remove every day materials adding to the problem.  The first step to take is to detox your home, which can be adding the heavy metals ...
A Day in the Life of a Bone Lover The Raw Food Scientist
In my latest book, Love Your Bones, I put forward a “day in the life of a bone lover” – a daily routine that maximises bone health and can be followed by anyone wanting to introduce all the essential factors that are needed to maximise bone-building. I was therefore interested to see that Yoplait, a yogurt manufacturer, has put forward ...
Raw Zucchini Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce The Raw Food Solution
Many of our raw dishes are all about creating familiar textures and flavors but with much healthier ingredients than traditional meals. In this recipe zucchini noodles substitute for regular pasta and the raw marinara sauce is bursting with so much fresh flavor that you will probably prefer it over the cooked version. Cooked tomato sauces are acid-forming, however when you ...
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June 28   Sunday
Sneezy and Sleepy AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
It’s been nice. I wish I’d felt up to doing something but I was awake for a long time in the night and have been kind of out of it today. Cuz was here mowing and took a few minutes to empty the compost bucket. She was fascinated by my fruit fly traps so I told her how to set ...
Why You’re Addicted To Cheese and 5 Easy Steps To Quit Live Love Fruit
The one thing I’m asked being vegan is, “how did you stop eating cheese?” followed by, “I could never give up cheese, I love it too much, and there is no way I am going to stop eating it.” That’s what I thought too, but the truth is, is that I was addicted to cheese.
My 1-Day Nourishing Cleanse Kristen's Raw
Nourishing Cleanse of organic green(ish) juices and bone broth. I used to juice a lot. So much that I bought a Norwalk juicer years ago. It made the best juice – cold-pressed veggie syrup is how it was. Sounds kinda gross, but it was good. After changing my diet from militant vegan to real food omnivore (a few years ago?), I ...
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100% Pure Vitamints make their official debut Rawdorable
If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you may have seen my lipstick of the day posts, which showed off five of the six new 100 Percent Pure Vitamint Fruit Pigmented Sheer Lip Colors. As an official 100 Percent Pure Approved Blogger, I was sent these summery shades to sample and tease you a bit before their official debut ...
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Cancer Tests Rigged to Show Glyphosate Safety Farm Wars
Anthony Samsel discusses the falsifying of Glyphosate cancer safety tests by industry to show that it is safe.
Weekend Reading, 6.28.15 Choosing Raw
Happy Sunday, friends. It’s a cloudy, cool weekend here in New York, but gray skies certainly don’t dampen the fact that it’s a celebratory day. I look forward to slipping out later today to observe NYC Pride! I completed my ServSafe exam on Thursday, which marks the end of my summer food safety and management class. Now it’s time to ...
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Anti-Inflammatory Arugula Berry Salad with Tahini-Lemon Dressing Live Love Fruit
This arugula berry salad is packed with anti-inflammatories and antioxidants, making it the perfect salad to help detox, get rid of pain and strengthen the immune system. Eating plenty of greens throughout the day has been my secret to feeling amazing, keeping my teeth strong and healthy (greens are very high in calcium and other ...
June 28, 2015 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s #‎gratitudes: – I feel grateful for sunflowers. – I feel grateful to myself for learning and understanding more and more about love. – I feel grateful for a new day.
Sunday Soul Food The Raw Divas Blog
Life’s not about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain!
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June 27   Saturday
Cooling Off AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
Yesterday was the usual Friday with the usual Friday chores. It’s hard to believe changing the bed wore me out so much just a few short weeks ago. Last night, it was 82 degrees when I went to bed. Right now, it’s 73 where I’m sitting and 10 degrees cooler than that outside. Quite a difference. It even rained some ...