Raw Week: Day 3

Raw Week: Day 3

Day 3. After writing yesterday's blog, I realized I'm actually feeling pretty snowed under. What's the point of doing this cleanse if I'm just stressed out and wound up the whole time? I haven't even had time to process how I'm feeling on this raw diet, as I've just allowed work stress to have its hold over me. I've been reading Dr. Gabriel Cousens' "Rainbow Green Live-Food Cuisine" classic book on raw food, and he talks about...

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Chocolate Coconut Manna-From-Heaven Smoothie

Chocolate Coconut Manna-From-Heaven Smoothie

My BFF from childhood is addicted to Coconut Manna. I reckon it probably ranks as one of the most suspicious is-it-good-for-you-or-is-it-not products on earth. All the ingredients label says is "Organic whole coconut". And the label description says "Coconut Manna™ is a delicious whole food made of pure, dried coconut flesh. This tropical 'melt in your mouth' treat contains 12% fiber, 9% protein and nourishing fats." (™ symbol and bold words are exactly as they are on the label. Haha.)...

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How-To-Make Hazelnut Butter & Home-Made Nutella Banana Smoothie

How-To-Make Hazelnut Butter & Home-Made Nutella Banana Smoothie

Smoothie-WIN!! I've been craving Nutella recently (premenstrual, much?) (TMI, much?) ...but have you read what's on that Nutella label? Ewwwww. It becomes way less appetising with all that sugar, milk powder and unpronounceable chemicals. So I figured I'd make my own out of home-made nut butter and raw cacao nibs. What could go wrong. ...Right?

Turns out this is pretty easy...

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