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July 23   Wednesday
Nine Product Finds for July Choosing Raw
So the new rule is that I’m not allowed to make pronouncements about certain things becoming monthly blog traditions; remember when I was going to feature 12 new products each month? I’ve been terrible about sticking to this intention. But I still have a lot of really great brands and products to tell you about, so let’s just say that ...
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Raw Kale Fruit Salad Recipe – Yum! Raw Glow Blog
Don’t get me wrong I love kale, but truth be told, sometimes the flavor can be a little strong. Inspired by a recipe I saw on a toneitup.com video I decided to lighten up the intense flavor of kale by making a kale fruit salad instead of a traditional savory raw kale salad recipe. I used baby kale leaves in ...
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Low Fat Vegan Carrot Ginger Dressing w/ Baked Tofu Broccoli Slaw Salad (Oil-Free!) Fit on Raw
My low fat raw vegan take on a Japanese house salad dressing. So so so so so good! And it’s only 15 calories 0.5g fat per tbsp! Here’s how to make it: Baked Tofu 1 block extra-firm tofu, pressed at least 3 hours 2 tbsp coconut aminos or soy sauce 2 garlic cloves, minced 1″ piece ginger, grated quart-sized ziplock ...
July 23, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for a fun whitewater rafting trip with Scott and Trace. - I grateful to myself for acceptance. - I am grateful to Trace for respect.
July 22, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for mornings on the front steps. - I am grateful to myself for openness. - I am grateful to Annie for friendship and wisdom. - I am grateful to Trace for determination.
The Power of Wheatgrass Ani's Raw Food Kitchen
Wheatgrass is liquid sunshine! A raw, vegan, mega-superfood! Just 2 ounces contains the same amount of nutrition as 5 pounds of organic vegetables. And, about 20% of its calories come from complete branch chain amino acids and protein. It’s a powerful detoxifier for the liver and blood, neutralizes toxins and pollutants in our body, and lessens the effects of radiation. ...
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Exercise Before Breakfast: All the Benefits Explained The Renegade Health Show
A friend of mine swears that the best way to lose body fat is to exercise (primarily “cardio” type of exercises) before breakfast or on an empty stomach. He’s a personal trainer and man’s style consultant who sees the best results with his clients who want to lose body fat when they start exercising on an empty stomach. I started ...
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Red Wine May Help Prevent Cavities—5 Tips for Reducing Stains The Renegade Health Show
Red wine has antimicrobial properties that can kill plaque-causing bacteria in the mouth. Want white teeth? Stay away from red wine, they say. But now, scientists have caused us to question that advice—not because red wine helps keep teeth white, but because it may help keep teeth healthy and cavity-free. Study Finds Red Wine Kills Mouth Bacteria You already know ...
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July 22   Tuesday
The Visitor AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
Last night, I was miserable. The bed was cold. I was cold. My back was aching. A slow thinker at times, after awhile I realized I could plug in the waterbed heater and take the chill off, at least. I didn’t expect it to do any good right away but it did. It wasn’t long until I could relax and ...
SAVORY PEACH SOUP PRETTY SMART RAW FOOD IDEAS
Savory Raw Peach Soup based on recipe from Frederic Patenaude 1-1/2 C chopped tomatoes (@ 2 med-size tomatoes) 4 C peaches, peeled and chopped (or nectarines) (@6 lg white peaches or nectarines), 2 small seedless cucumbers, diced – 1⁄3 cup packed fresh dill, chopped Onion, diced, to taste. 1 t dry dill, or to taste (or use fresh dill) Tabasco, ...
Win product from PROBAR and Osmo on Instagram ProBar
Win FREE Osmo Nutrition and ProBar products! Here’s how to enter: - Get a pic of you riding with Osmo, ProBar, or Tinkoff Saxo products in your image and post on Instagram. - Be sure to tag #Tinkoff4TDF #osmonutrition and #ProBar for your chance to win! - Winners will randomly be selected on July 27th. Follow @osmonutrition @theprobar @tinkoffsaxo - ...
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Win PROBAR & Osmo products on Instagram ProBar
Win FREE Osmo Nutrition & PROBAR products! Here’s how to enter: - Get a pic of you riding with Osmo, ProBar, or Tinkoff Saxo products in your image and post on Instagram. - Be sure to tag #Tinkoff4TDF #osmonutrition and #ProBar for your chance to win! - Winners will randomly be selected on July 27th. Follow @osmonutrition @theprobar @tinkoffsaxo - ...
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Fat-Free Vegan Gravy w/ Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Oil-Free!) Fit on Raw
This fat-free, gluten-free, vegan, savory gravy is amazing. Only 47 calories per 1/2 cup and less than 1g of fat! And it goes perfectly with the vegan roasted garlic mashed potatoes. Your favorite comfort food turned vegan? Please share in the comments below! Go raw and be fit, Swayze P.S. Despite what you’ve been told, avoiding digestive leukocytosis is not a ...
Recipe: Creamy Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette – Make This Today. Kristen's Raw
Make quick dressings, sauces, shakes, tonics, and chia pudding with this great little machine. NUTRiBULLET During the summer I find myself eating more salads. They’re fresh, crisp, and help cool me down. This recipe of Creamy Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette might be my new favorite. I use it not only on salad but also on vegetables, cooked or raw. You’ll see ...
Raw Food Plan To Help Calm Acne Breakouts Raw Foods Witch
Byline: Jill Therese Growing up, I can’t tell you how many times I left the dermatologist in tears. I’d sit in their office, hoping beyond hope and crossing my fingers and toes that this doctor would be the one. This doctor would be understanding, sympathetic, kind. This doctor would get it, give me some magic pill to help with my skin, ...
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Where is Palestine? - An essay written in 1990 that needs to be heard today raw traveling
Can you believe this man is 57 years old? Robyn's Blog
Frank Kendralla This is Frank Kendralla. I did my first-ever lecture in Pittsburgh, and he was the guy that, for most of the lecture, I could tell he already knew all this stuff. I reference many things in my lecture that are total eye-openers for 99% of Americans, and 90% of my audiences. (Lots of holistic health coaches and practitioners ...
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When Sex After Baby Hurts! The Renegade Health Show
“Your first few postpartum years will go by quickly. But your days will be long. Some days, just a few hours with a new baby can feel like an eternity.” I have a special place in my heart for new moms. It can be quite a shock to the system to wake up (probably at 3:00 a.m. for a feeding) ...
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July 21   Monday
5 Easy Ways to Detox Naturally Every Day The Rawfoodfamily
Living a healthy life is important and with the toxins that find their way into your body ever so often, it gets increasingly important to detox your body to flush out all the toxins and purify your system. The best part about detoxifying is the fact that it can be done naturally and on an everyday basis. Besides, detoxifying does ...
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Raw Cashew Banana Yogurt from Choosing Raw, Plus a Book Giveaway! Choosing Raw
This is one of the recipes I’m most proud of from my cookbook. It’s tart, sweet, and satisfying, and it’s the sort of recipe that’s so easy and sensible that, after you prepare it, you’ll wonder why the idea never occurred to you before. I’ve had many vegan yogurt experiments, most of them involving coconut (one with young Thai coconut, which ...
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A Five Mouses Tale AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
I didn’t feel good when I went to bed last night. Whether I overdid or not, I don’t know. Washed out. Blah. Wasn’t any better when I got up this morning. I hardly ever check my email first thing but something nudged me that way. I was shocked to find this: Hi Tommie, Thanks for ordering from Walmart.com. Here’s a ...
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July 21, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for playful silly kittens. - I am grateful to myself for awareness. - I grateful to Trace for talking things through.
July 20, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for my children. They are delightful people. - I am grateful to myself for being real. - I am grateful to Trace for freedom.
July 19, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for a day of biking with my son Scott. - I am grateful to myself for good choices. - I am grateful to Trace for support.
July 18, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I grateful for a full nights sleep. - I am grateful to myself for balance. - I am grateful to Trace for contentment.
July 17, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for play. - I am grateful to myself for abundance. - I am grateful to Trace for awareness.
July 16, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I grateful for morning stretches. - I am grateful to myself for acceptance. - I am grateful for beauty and color. - I am grateful to Trace for letting me be myself.
Raw Caramel & Chocolate Bars (GF, Oil Free) Gastrawnomica
Gastrawnomica’s Raw Caramel & Chocolate Bars (GF, Oil Free) Serves 6 medium squares First Layer: 5 big medjool dates, pitted  4 Tbsp coconut flour 1/4 cup water (more if needed) Second Layer: 10 barhi dates, pitted and soaked (can use medjool too, but less than 10) 1 tsp coconut butter, creamy Third Layer: 1 medium avocado, ...
What I Ate Today on a Mostly Raw Food Diet {July 20, 2014} Fit on Raw - Raw Food for Practical Fitness
More info on my upcoming recipe books soon! What did you eat today? Please share in the comments below! Go raw and be fit, Swayze P.S. Despite what you’ve been told, avoiding digestive leukocytosis is not a valid reason to eat a raw food diet. In fact, there are many claims made by raw foodists that are just downright wrong. In ...
Do you need to do a parasite cleanse on a raw food diet? The Rawfoodfamily
Today we will talk about parasites, the symptoms and how to do a parasite cleanse, to cleanse them out effectively and stay healthy on a raw food diet. We raw foodies love to eat food that is raw and fresh from the farm but we also need to do a parasite cleanse frequently. This article is for those newbies who ...
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Renegade Health Radio: The Truth About Food Combining The Renegade Health Show – Fun and Educational TV on Raw Food, Vegan Diet, Healthy Living
In this podcast: How a raw food diet can impact your digestion. The truth about why digestion gets compromised! (at 2:20) Why oversimplifying food combining can ironically spell disaster for your digestion. (at 5:30)  The one natural fruit that laughs at food combining rules! A critical look at how food combining is contradicted even in nature. (at 7:30) Find out ...
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Chocolate for the sinless soul....... Raw food
What adjectives come to mind when you think of chocolate?  Decadent, creamy, rich, sweet, sexy, even sinful.  Sinful?  Why in the name of chocolate does it have such a reputation for being sinful?  Well like sin, chocolate is addictive for most people. (Dagger has been hooked since 4000 BC) Few find resistance, most give into temptation. Goddess bless them!  But ...
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What adjectives come to mind when you think of chocolate? via highvibe.typepad.com
7 Ways to Make Exercise Fun The Renegade Health Show – Fun and Educational TV on Raw Food, Vegan Diet, Healthy Living
That same old gym routine can leave you feeling like a hamster on a wheel— not good for your fitness goals. Astronaut Neil Armstrong is quoted as saying, “I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intent to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.” Even the most die-hard fitness addict can find herself bored ...
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July 20   Sunday
Weekend Reading, 7.20.14 Choosing Raw
Hello, everyone. I hope you had a lovely weekend. This is probably the last weekend I’ll spend in D.C. that doesn’t involve packing, or living among boxes, which is bringing up all sorts of nostalgia (mixed with excitement to be back in New York). More on that soon. For now, weekend reading. 1. First up, a gorgeous amaranth and cherry ...
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