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Clidemia Hirta – A Tasty Wild Tropical Berry cultural & ethnic gardening & permaculture indigenous nature connection raw superfoods sustainable living travel wild foods Nov 09, 2016

Right on the day I arrived in Dominica, I came across an intriguing berry on the way to the Emerald Pool. The plant, called Clidemia hirta (commonly - Soapbush or Koster's Curse), grows all around the island as well as in other tropical moist climates. Whenever I found Clidemia, I would pick...

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How to Make Aloe Vera Gel gardening & permaculture holistic health & nutrition home & body care home remedies raw recipes sustainable living traditional Aug 02, 2016

Making aloe vera gel at home is very simple and easy! And it’s a wonderful topical remedy for the entire family. Known as Cleopatra’s beauty secret, the aloe vera plant is mystically healing and famously known for its capability to soothe sunburns, but it also boosts immunity, is an...

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Avoiding Dental Problems on Raw Foods plant based raw Aug 08, 2015

Healthy teeth are important for everyone, no matter what diet they prefer: raw food, vegan, or other. Many people believe that eating raw, uncooked and unprocessed food will miraculously cure their teeth, but they are wrong. It can happen that dentists discover cavity when you’re several...

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Sweet Purple Cabbage Juice detox friendly detoxification drinks & smoothies raw recipes Apr 23, 2014

 

Isn’t the color purple just beautiful?! It makes me think of my grandma. So this juice is in memory of my sweet grandma. She loved everything purple. My friends called her my “purple grandma” because she was always dressed in purple :) She even colored her hair purple for...

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Brain Boosting Avocado Popsicles comfort food dairy free home remedies kid-friendly raw recipes Feb 26, 2014

With summer coming along the corner, these creamy and smooth Brain Boosting Avocado Popsicles are the perfect treat for your child. They are super yummy, yet very nutritious for a small tummy. They are loaded with healthy fat to help boost brain development in your young child. And these...

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Homemade Coconut Cream Pie Larabars dairy free egg free gluten free grain free kid-friendly plant based raw recipes snacks Oct 24, 2013

Larabars are perfect as a quick snack on the go or after a workout. They are great for the entire family, and especially for toddlers and kids. Made with simple and nourishing ingredients, these raw bars are easy to make and keep very well for weeks or even months! Dates are a high energy food,...

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Juice Anyone? detox friendly detoxification drinks & smoothies raw Jun 20, 2013

Today, I would like to welcome our guest blogger Shurlana! She knows the ins and outs of juicing. Whether you’re a juice warrior or just getting started, she’s your girl!

How do you take your juice my love? Shaken, sweet, stirred, mild, strong, clear, jittery, minty fresh, bitter,...

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An Interview with David Wolfe - Long Term Success on Raw Food and Vegetarian Diets raw special diets Mar 19, 2013

An Interview with David Wolfe

Long Term Success on Raw Food and Vegetarian Diets"

by Frederic Patenaude

David Wolfe is a well-known author and lecturer on raw food and health. He is the author of the books, Eating For Beauty and The Sunfood Diet Success System, and the...

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Raw Cacao Balls gluten free raw recipes snacks sports nutrition Jul 20, 2012

These whole food energy balls are a fantastic snack to have before or after a hard workout. You can even bring a few of them on your run instead of a processed protein or energy bar.

Ingredients:

1 cup raw almonds (or shredded coconut or oats)

12 plump medjole dates, pits removed

¼ cup...

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Raw Chocolate-Banana Ice Cream with Hempseeds dairy free desserts & baked goods kid-friendly plant based raw Jun 28, 2012

Love chocolate? Love ice cream? What if there was an alternative? What if you could eat chocolate ice cream that tastes amazing and that was actually good for you? Well now you can! This simple recipe is the perfect solution. It definitely hits the spot! This velvety chocolate-banana ice cream is...

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Antioxidant Blast Smoothie drinks & smoothies plant based raw recipes Apr 27, 2012

This flavorful raw food smoothie is Packed with antioxidants, phytonutrients and enzymes!It will leave you feeling refreshed and full of energy.

Ingredients:

5 large strawberries

1/3 cup blueberries (or blackberries)

1/3 cup pineapple

half a banana

2 tablespoons of goji berries

1-2 teaspoons...

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Quick Spinach Salad plant based raw recipes salads & dressings Dec 29, 2011

This quick and easy spinach salad is the perfect snack or lunch. It's filled with nutrients of all sorts! If you want a more sustaining salad, feel free to top it with a hard boiled free-range organic egg or some raw nuts and seeds.

Ingredients:

1 (6 ounce) package fresh baby spinach

1 cup...

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