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Finding Nourishment at Restaurants

One thing I found difficult for years was finding a way to eat healthy food at a restaurant. I never could seem to pull it off and usually felt overly stuffed and sick no matter what I chose. One major flaw that I made time and time again was avoiding foods that I knew weren’t ideal. Restaurant meats, for example, are raised on an unnatural diet, living an unnatural lifestyle, and most...

Roasting Whole Birds

Although this topic may seem a little dull, you would be surprised at how many people suddenly asked me just this week, ?how do I roast a whole chicken?? Not only is whole-bird roasting one of the most delicious ways to prepare fowl of any kind, it is also one of the most nutritious ways for several reasons. First of all, a whole organism of any kind can be looked at as being nutritionally...

When Plants Fight Back!

By: Pippa Galea of the ADVENTURES IN RECOVERY BLOGI would like to write my testimonial to tell people about my raw food journey. I got turned onto raw foods 9 years ago as I was suffering from chronic fatigue and depression. To start with the diet was amazing. I lost weight, my acne cleared up, my energy increased and I felt a billion dollars. My mum was very proud of me because my eyes...

Yes, Cry Over Spilled Milk

Yee-haw! I’m in Tennessee y?all and the gittin’s good. I can’t think of a better way to sever my relationship with Maui than to hit Tennessee in the spring and live off the fat of the land.My first day I woke up and headed straight for the Franklin Farmer’s Market, yes sir I did. And y?all jus? wouldn’t believe what my two eyes did see when I showed up at that there...

Oops I Did It Again Part I

Many people experience things as truth, the gospel, and then stick to it no matter what. Like my favorite comedy rant of all time by Stephen Colbert (who usually isn’t that funny), many people, like presidente W, ?believe the same thing on Wednesday that he believed on Monday: no matter what happened on Tuesday. Well, my fad beliefs come and go with relative ease, and much humility. I...

Sugarpie Honeybuns

There is perhaps no hotter topic in nutritional spheres than blood sugar regulation. Although you may have not been diagnosed with any kind of blood sugar regulation deficiency, to a degree your system has been altered if you’ve grown up on typical refined foods like white flour, white sugar, soft drinks, caffeine, candy, etc., which, if you’re technologically advanced enough to be...