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August 20   Wednesday
You, in My Arm; I, in You, Not As Robin Williams (Post-MFA Edition) Ulterior Harmony
http://ulteriorharmony.org/?p=736 I'm back from my final residency at Pacific Lutheran University's Rainier Writing Workshop, MFA in hand. "So am I a real writer now?" Actually, those ten days were tremendously validating. Those of us graduating discussed one another's work. We each gave a public reading. Eight minutes isn't much, but we made it count, all of us! The readings are ...
Raw Vegan Savory Watermelon & Tomato Gazpacho (Oil-Free!) Fit on Raw
A delicious 6-ingredient, oil-free gazpacho using tomato, watermelon and almonds. And what a beautiful color! Savory Watermelon & Tomato Gazpacho 2 huge heirloom tomatoes (~20oz) 2 cups chopped watermelon 1/2-1oz almonds, soaked or not 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt. Blend and devour or chill for 1-2 hours. A delicious raw vegan soup that you ...
10 Plant Foods To Improve Blood Circulation Live Love Fruit
Fruit & Vegetables image via Shutterstock Blood circulation is what distributes all the nutrients and oxygen to different parts of the body. While good and healthy blood circulation leads to a healthy body, bad blood circulations invites disease and health problems. Varicose veins and hypertension are believed to be the two most common problems caused by bad circulation. Varicose veins ...
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Going Bonkers AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
Not having to get up often was a plus last night. I did have dry mouth which was surprising seeing my missed water was from yesterday morning. I’ll have my allotment when I go to bed, though, so I figure the path to the bathroom will be well trodden. My friend from church called to see if I needed anything ...
Best of 2014 ProBar
Forgive us while we toot our own horn over here but we are so honored to receive the Best of 2014 Salt Lake City Award for Health Food Products that we couldn’t keep it in.  We are proud to have our roots here in Salt Lake City, Utah and are thrilled to be recognized as the top health food product ...
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August 20, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for blue haired fairies named Savana. - I am grateful to myself for asking for help. - I am grateful for blankets.
Your Outlook on Life Could Increase Your Risk of Dementia The Renegade Health Show
New study shows: a cynical attitude can increase your risk of dementia. Do you tend to think the worst of people, expecting they’ll probably disappoint you? Have you been hurt in the past, to the point you’ve got your guard up? Do you need help, but are afraid to reach out to others because you figure they’re probably too selfish ...
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Important Nutrients From Food (Chart) Kristen's Raw
Important Nutrients in Food Chart (CLICK to enlarge) Since changing my diet from vegan to omnivore, I have found myself looking into which foods are optimal sources of various nutrients. As a result, I started making lists to compile all of the data in one place. Here’s my latest version, which is a work in progress, but I thought I’d share ...
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August 19   Tuesday
Aug 20, Frozen Organic Fruit For Smoothies Raw Food Health Blog
Doug's Question: I am enjoying the raw diet, but it would be much more convenient to use frozen fruits in my smoothies (not to mention there would be less
What I Ate Today on a Mostly Raw Food Diet {August 18, 2014} Fit on Raw
Green Avocado Veggie Curry. Also, Fit on Raw Smoothies update! Welcome to What I Ate Today! This is a weekly series where I post exactly what I ate in a day on a low fat, mostly raw, 100% vegan diet. As you’ll soon learn, I really like fruit. What did you eat today? Please share in the comments below! Go ...
The Annmarie Gianni Skin Care Gift Basket Giveaway The Renegade Health Show
We have an exiting giveaway for you! As you may know, although Renegade Health was my first health-project, the Annmarie Gianni Skincare company that Annmarie and I started a few years ago is now my number one project. We believe in creating the purest, least toxic, most effective skin care products available anywhere. To thank you for your support over ...
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Cashew, Mesquite and Coconut Truffles Choosing Raw
This is the last recipe I made before leaving D.C. in August, and it was a fast favorite. As he peered over my shoulder just now, my boyfriend immediately recalled how good these were, and asked if I’d make them again soon. Sure, it’s just another raw ball/snack, but the flavors here are pretty special, and they’re fancy enough to ...
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Am I a Carnivore? AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
Comparing the two sensors is interesting. The one that has lived on the end of the house for years registers anywhere from three to 13 degrees warmer than the one that’s sheltered from the sun. I knew it couldn’t be as hot as the thermometer said but there was no way to prove it until now—other than qualifying it with ...
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August 19, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for peaches! - I am grateful to myself for awakening. - I am grateful for rich and deep friendships.
Raw Food Recipe: A fan-favorite raw food recipe – Raw Thai Lettuce Wraps! You’ll love this easy and delicious raw food meal. Raw Food Wisdom

Sprouted Quinoa Salad Recipe Raw Foods Witch
Salads are great all year round but they are especially fitting for hot summer days. Here is a great recipe that requires a bit of prep for sprouting but it’s so worth it! If you’re new to quinoa then you’ll discover that soaked and sprouted quinoa is even easier to digest than regular quinoa. There’s just something about awakening those ...
Sprouted Quinoa Salad Recipe
Just home from Switzerland! Come next May! Check out my live blood analysis. Robyn's Blog
Beautiful Paracelsus al Ronc I’m just back from the most magical place ever, my favorite place on the planet besides home—Paracelsus al Ronc in the Swiss Alps. Five GSG coaches, my mentor Laura Jacobs, assorted children and spouses (including my own daughter Emma, 18) enjoyed a 10-day liver detox. Plus some fabulous sightseeing, sunbathing, hikes, and socializing. Come with the ...
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Stressed? How to Test Your Adrenal Gland Function The Renegade Health Show
Too much stress can throw off your adrenal glands, leading to other health problems. Did you know that your adrenal glands can be the source of abundant health or the source of abundant health challenges? The choice is yours! I want you to make an intelligent choice, but first you must acquire some knowledge. Let’s start with a primer on ...
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The Raw Food Transformation The Raw Food Solution
(An excerpt from “The Raw Food Solution: How To Create Vibrant Health With A Raw Food Diet“.) One of the things I appreciate the most about the raw food diet is its incredible power to facilitate change and transformation. Undoubtedly raw foods can completely overhaul your state of health and help you to achieve your ideal weight. However just as ...
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August 18   Monday
Purple Corn On The Cob? ProBar
Grilled purple corn on the cob?  Although you may have never seen purple corn at your local grocer, it is a food you will want to know.  Regarded as an ancient superfood, purple corn originates from the Andes in South America. It is fast becoming a top health food because of its high levels of anthocyanins, which make the corn ...
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The Best Grape Ever! (and how to eat it) Fit on Raw
Muscadine grapes are my favorite grape! So sweet and delicious and candy-like. Thanks to their tough skin, they are a bit of a pain to peel. Here’s a little trick I use to make the process a bit easier. Your favorite way to eat muscadine grapes? Please share in the comments below! Go raw and be fit, Swayze P.S. Despite ...
110 Years and One Day Ago… AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
I’d thought of my mother’s birthday more than once yesterday but when my fingers hit the keyboard, that was it. Current Events took over and anything resembling ancient history was out the window. Happy belated birthday, Mother! It’s been a rainy 24 hours. Last night, it was raining so hard I wondered if there might be a tornado close by. ...
9 Powerful Healing Herbs and Spices to Stock in Your Kitchen Live Love Fruit
Spices and herbs aren’t only flavour enhancers. They actually give your meals a nutritional “upgrade” with their rich supply of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. Today, there is growing evidence that these natural ingredients support many body functions. Below are some reasons aromatic spices and herbs may prove helpful to you: Some herbs and spices are thermogenic or heat-inducing, ...
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What Is The Truly Healthiest Diet? Frederic Patenaude Talks
There always has, and possibly always will be, debate within even the health community itself regarding diet. Person A says that the program that they created and wrote about in their book is infinitely better than Person B’s similar-yet-different program they wrote about in their book. The theories and ideas proposed vary immensely. Even niches within the health food world ...
August 18, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for hugs. - I am grateful to myself for self examination. - I am grateful for the dragonfly that visited me last night.
Renegade Health Radio: The Guilt Trip! The Renegade Health Show – Fun and Educational TV on Raw Food, Vegan Diet, Healthy Living
In this podcast: * Is it worth feeling guilty about little things that will likely not really negatively affect your health? 2:30 * Should you feel guilty about eating non-organic produce? 8:30 * Why you may not need to feel as guilty about eating salt as you think you might. 12:00 * Understand why it’s important to prioritize aspects of ...
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7 Surprising Benefits of Owning a Pet The Renegade Health Show – Fun and Educational TV on Raw Food, Vegan Diet, Healthy Living
Studies show that pets can boost your mood, make you more attractive, and even help you live longer. If you own a pet, you already know they’re good for you. They keep you active, are always happy to see you, and provide a type of unconditional love that’s hard to match. There are other health benefits to pet ownership you ...
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