As a self-proclaimed tech geek, I’m not really sure why it took me so long to think about looking for Raw food apps for my iPad. Sitting on the couch on Sunday nights to relax has a way of recharging my brain, and last night, the thought of seeking raw food inspiration via an app [...]
In this age of globalization, another movement is gradually taking hold. More and more concerned citizens are buying local. When we buy our food from local, organic farmers, we reduce our carbon footprint greatly. In addition, we are helping to support local families and businesses. Buying organic means that we are not contributing to all the chemicals that pollute our water, soil, and bodies.
So, what’s the problem with sugar? Well, humans haven’t been consuming these quantities of refined sugars for very long, so the long-term effects are just beginning to occur to us. Many experts blame high consumption of refined sugar for a plethora of diseases. Diabetes is the most obvious, but many recent studies indicate that sugar may play a huge role in hundreds of other diseases.
Today was such a lovely day of sharing with friends who are new to raw food recipes, thanks to Elizabeth Fraser (aka, Girl Gone Raw)! Elizabeth’s class led us through “A Day in the Life of a Raw Foodie”, which included: Almond Milk (Sweetened with Dates, Vanilla Bean, & Cinnamon) Tropical Green Smoothies Raw Oatmeal [...]
Many of us have pets that come a-running when we start prepping our meals, in the hopes of nabbing some scraps. Though it’s technically not great dog etiquette to feed scraps to my dogs, I must admit…I’m guilty of sharing scraps with them a lot. For others, saving scraps for the purposes of use as [...]
Welcome to the new Raw Living Collective! As we launch, this site is still very much under construction, but we were way too excited to hold off on building our community any longer than necessary. We are actively seeking contributors who are willing to share their stories, advice, inspiration, recipes, and more. Contributors can be [...]
Today begins my solo journey as a raw foodie. For the past six weeks, I’ve been guided by an amazing Raw Foods coach here in Portland, Maine, named Elizabeth Fraser (aka Girl Gone Raw), and having completed my final session with her yesterday, I feel awkwardly like that little bird who’s getting pushed out of [...]