Category Archives: Thoughts

Raw food women who inspire me

It’s International Women’s Day and people all over the world are celebrating with events that mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. I would like to celebrate in my own way by thanking the women in the raw food community who have helped me on my path to better health.  Eating a largely plant…

Revelations at dinner

Photo by protohiro Yesterday I was making dinner and something strange happened to me. I was cutting up my son’s chicken and all of a sudden it didn’t look like food anymore too me, it looked like chunks of flesh. I had a hard time looking at it and cutting it. I stopped eating chicken…

I don't love French food anymore

Photo taken by avlxyz French food was once an absolute favorite of mine, when my husband and I were in Paris a few years ago I was in foodie heaven.  I feasted on foie gras, braised duck, turbot and I ended my fabulous meals with a cheese course every night. Now the thought of doing…

Finding Food Inspiration

A few days ago I was reading one of my favorite raw food blogs, Rawmazing, and I picked up a great tip. It’s so easy to get into a food rut, especially when we are busy, but sometimes making simple changes can make a big difference. The tip is to marinate your vegetables and put…

Martin Luther King Day and my 6 Year Old

Photo by BlatantNews.com On Friday my son came home full of questions about Martin Luther King. I figured he would. He told me that someone in his class told him that he got killed. I told him that was true. I also told him I had a book that we could read later about  him….

Eating out is no longer a pleasure

Photo by caribb I must say I love being on this high raw diet, I love all the foods that I eat. What I don’t love anymore is eating at restaurants. You would think it would be easy to order a large salad! Last Saturday I went to lunch with my in-laws and every salad…

It finally broke and I don't want to fix it!

I was happily making a green smoothie for myself this morning until I noticed spinach juice running out from the bottom of my blender. I’ve been telling my husband that we need a vita-mix blender for quite some time now. He just didn’t agree, it was way too expensive and we already had a blender….

Please don't pass the steak

Photo taken by EssjayNZ There was a time in my life that I loved red meat, I craved it and really enjoyed eating it. My husband knew how to cook it really well, and we enjoyed it a few times a week. Then, when I heard that the FDA approved cloned meat in January of…