Real Food Rehab

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Kate Frances
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  • Dorset
  • United Kingdom
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About Me: (at least a couple of sentences; ex: family, interests, hobbies, favorite quote, personal mission statement, etc
Work part-time as a midwife, love art, currently doing a part time degree in painting. Married, two grown-up children. One three-legged toothless old cat. Love, love, love raw foods and yoga!
How did you hear about our community?
From the 'Raw on $10 (or less)' blog
What dietary interests do you have? (clean eating, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, weight loss, etc?)
varies between 50% and 95%
What is your motivation for joining Real Food Rehab? (moral support, education, recipes, inspiration, fitness tips, etc.)
Moral support, inspiration, sense of community, recipes, but mainly connecting with other people who are interested in an 'alternative' way of eating. It gets a little lonely sometimes, swimming against the tide!
RFR Oath: I acknowledge that everyone is at a different point along their health & wellness journey and I will respect the individual progress and needs of others as they make lifestyle choices and changes of their own. I promise to do my best to keep this community drama free, and solicitation free. I understand that posting inappropriate material, personal attacks, personal or business solicitations or spamming of any kind can result in administrative action and/or removal from this community. I pledge to be respectful even if I do not agree with another member's opinion. Agreed?
Agreed! Kate Frances.

Kate Frances's Blog

just made the weirdest green smoothie!!

Posted on May 8, 2013 at 7:24am 2 Comments

It's a cold grey day here in England, and I wanted something warm to have for my lunch, so I made up some coconut milk with a big-ish chunk of coconut dissolved in hot water. Chucked it in the blender with some frozen raspberries to cool it down, then added some Sunwarrior protein (my indulgent splurge this month - I've decided to treat myself to one new thing a month),  some rocket, spinach and watercress, half a banana, my beloved Green Matcha powder and some cinnamon. It's warmish and…


This amused me today...

Posted on April 30, 2013 at 3:18pm 2 Comments

I walked into town through the park today - spring has finally come to England, hurrah! Decided to take some pics to show you , it's so beautiful; blossom, daisies, (can you eat daisies, by-the-way? they look so edible!), birds singing. The swallows have arrived...



Food today, and learning patience.

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 5:00am 4 Comments

Just had a bowl of chopped apple, banana and blueberries for breakfast, sprinkled with cinnamon, a few walnuts and served with cold home-made almond milk. Yum. 

For lunch, I'll take a couple of small flasks of my standby smoothie (juiced pineapple, lime, greens, blended with avo) as I'm going to be out all day and running around.

Dinner tonight will be that lovely-looking Eastern Dragon Salad recipe that Penni posted.

I'm back on raw after a week of bad stuff. Why do I…


No news is good news!

Posted on April 14, 2013 at 3:00am 7 Comments

I got into the habit of reading the online newspapers every morning while drinking a cup of tea - The Guardian, the Independent, and the Daily Mail. The Daily Mail was like my dirty little secret - it's so bite-sized and chatty that it is addictive - but like junk food, leaves you feeling sick and with a nasty taste in your mouth afterwards. It's full of nasty stories, perpetuates that horrible size 0/hair-extension/fake tan/fake boobs celebrity culture, and is filled with mean-spirited…


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At 2:14am on May 12, 2013, Kathy O 'Kayte said…

Love this blog!

At 2:12am on May 12, 2013, Kathy O 'Kayte said…

Hello Kate:

Thanks for accepting the friends request. I am feeling  lot more hopeful today. I was doing so well with raw foods. I followed Ani Phyo's 15 day Fat Blaster --which is a great detoxifier. Recently somehow, I began making unhealthy food choices that spiraled out of control. I get Raw Food Rehab mail--and other raw communities in my inbox--but have not paid attention. I realized---there is all this support---that's what you need. I joined Paul Risse's Cleanse America--- I plan to completely immerse my self in Raw communities.    I forget when I get cravings for cheese or dairy---so many raw foods cover that for me----like Avocado--mango---Soaked cashews blended with seasonings.

Feeling so much better.  The quality of my skin--is unbelievable when I am high Raw. 

At 3:54pm on May 28, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Come take the RFR Mansion Tour!  

Click here for each room's index!

At 5:56pm on May 7, 2012, Susan : ) said…

“As soon as you truly commit to making something happen, the “how” will reveal itself.” – Tony Robbins

At 1:58am on April 16, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Soooo glad YOU are in the House with us!

Because YOU are here!  : )

At 6:04am on March 17, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Keep hangin' at the Hab!  Best Place to Be!!!

At 11:03am on January 15, 2012, Susan : ) said…

The only things you can control are:

how you think and speak,what you do:  what you eat, what you drink, when you move your body, when you sleep, how you will respond to any situation. 

Master these simple things positively and you will be amazed at the changes that will come into your life!  Let this be your year to SHINE!!

~ Susan Bradbury

At 12:04pm on January 1, 2012, Susan : ) said…

It will be the BEST EVER!!  : )

At 5:20am on December 27, 2011, Maureen Griffin said…

Hey Kate, just had the stunning realization after many months that all those up now are not in the U.S! Talk about slow. Anyhows just sayin' hi to someone more in my time zone and thanks for your contributions. See you round the Hab!

At 9:05am on November 12, 2011, Susan : ) said…



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