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High Fructose CornSyrup

The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup: Don’t Sugar Coat it

The is no powdery sugar coating on how I feel about high fructose corn syrup. Decide whether or not it belongs in your diet and that of your children after you read this honest take on this highly processed sweetener.

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Partial to Parsley

I can’t say I’m really big on parsley. It’s great in tabouli after it’s been marinated in the lemon and olive oil and spices that give the dish such flavor. I manage to squeeze some parsley into our diet via my raw versions of falafel and “neat”balls. But for how detoxifying and full of chlorophyl […]

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All Health Is Breaking Loose

You could be crushed under the weight of reports and publications declaring bad eating habits as the root of all evil. Obesity has officially replaced smoking as the lead cause of cancer. Our children are the first generation to have a shorter lifespan than us! It’s easy to look around and to point the finger […]

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Cocina Club Sunday Brunch

There is a lovely group of food fanatics that put on a Sunday brunch for San Diego epicureans. The food is for the most part organic, and entirely orgasmic. Served in a lazy atmosphere that offers your choice of tables or thai-style lounge areas, the food is fresh and satisfying. I went with a close […]

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Dolmas: Stuffed Grapevine Leaves

After a shocking request from my naturopath to incorporate meat into my diet to combat the fertility struggles my husband and I have experienced, I’ve been reluctantly dragging my feet. I’ve been so proud of myself for creating healthy dishes that are full of flavor, diverse, and for the most part vegan with some cheese […]

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Not Yo’ Standard Nachos

Last night the fam and I had a little movie night planned so I decided to make nacho’s. Of course I have been dabbling in raw cooking lately so I refused to do any nasty real nacho cheese. Instead I did a thinned version of a nut cheese and it was a hit, even with […]

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Ginger Pomegranate Juice

I cannot tell a lie, I like a good latte in the morning. I know it’s not a healthy choice, but it’s warm, delicious and kicks starts my day. I get my lattes to the healthiest point I can by starting with organic, free trade beans, sweetening with agave or maple and using coconut milk […]

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Banana Almond Shakes

Full of protein and amino acids, this shake is a favorite at our house. The ingredients listed are for one shake, so multiply by however many mouths your feeding. Whip it all up together in the Vita Mix and off you go. It’s a vegetarian, vegan, raw, alkalarian breakfast on the go. 1 banana 1/2 […]

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Intro to Raw Foods

Raw foodists believe that eating raw and living foods (there is a difference-more on that later) is the healthiest way to fuel the body. Why? Because raw foods naturally contain all the enzymes needed to break them down, or digest them. So our body does not have to dedicate the finite number of enzymes in […]

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