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Xylitol as a sugar alternative, banana bread recipe, part 2 of 2

Here’s an example of a recipe using XyloSweet, a brand name for xylitol available at health food stores that does not use chemicals to extract the sweetener from corn cobs, birch trees, or coconut shells. You can substitute this ingredient for sugar, 1:1 or use slightly less xylitol, in any recipe.  Xylitol has 40% fewer […]

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Patty’s Chocolate Mango Cheesecake

  Patty’s Chocolate Mango Cheesecake (It’s raw and living) Ingredients 1 cup  raw cacao powder 3 cups raw cashews (soaked for about 45 minutes) 2 cups rejuvelac or water 1 cup sprouted sunflower seeds 3 1/2 cups of date sauce (see recipe below) 3 peeled and chopped sweet ripe mangos 2 cups of fresh coconut […]

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HEALTHY CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

  Here’s a recipe for CHOCOLATE MOUSSE, one version of a favorite and very common recipe among raw foodies. It’s so easy, and it might get you through a party where everyone else is eating shiz! (Shiz is my kids’ latest word for ‘all things bad.’ I think they’re approximating a swear word in a […]

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Recipes from CHI! Part 1 of 2

“Going off sugar” has always been hard for me, because the way I eat really healthy even in the face of temptation, is to tell myself, “I could have that if I wanted to. I choose not to.” (I list reasons in my head, if I’m tempted.) Or, occasionally, I say yes rather than no, […]

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Gluten Free Live Granola & Breakfast

When I first got the recipes for the 12 steps, I was a little disappointed that the Live Granola contained oatmeal (my wife is gluten sensitive). I know many on this forum avoid gluten, so I thought I’d post the granola recipe we developed, as well as our favorite breakfast. Hope you enjoy them as […]

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PCOS and protein

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: I have PCOS and I have battled weight for years.   I am currently 275 lbs and 5’10″.   I believe that what we eat does impact our health dramatically.   I was on a green smoothie a day for over a month and started to feel better.   Then I was told […]

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Need motivation to eat less meat and more plants? . . . part 4 of 12

Do certain diets prevent cancer?  Today, good stats on health implications  of eating meat:   Risk of colon cancer for women who eat red meat daily, versus those who eat it less than once a month: 250 percent greater   Risk of colon cancer for people who eat red meat once a week compared to […]

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What did we pack/eat in Europe . . . part 1 of 2

I saw a request by a blogger while I was gone for even more detail in the question I’m always asked: what do you eat?   This blogger asked, what EXACTLY did you eat, where were you when you ate it, how much time did it take in the kitchen?   I think she wants […]

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Sprouted Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

These are yummy—enjoy! Sprouted Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes Serves 6-8 2 ½ cups raw, dry buckwheat ½ cup flaxseed 3 cups water ½ tsp. stevia powder (optional) 1 tsp. sea salt 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 2 bananas 4 tsp. baking powder, aluminum free 2 cups blueberries coconut oil Soak buckwheat overnight, drain, and sprout […]

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