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  • Deborah Grissam
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Stephanie Baker commented on Leandra's blog post Where to start?
"Dr Furhman wrote "Eat to Live"....awesome resource and he totally promotes high raw!! He has helped lots of folks overcome Diabetes"
Nov 20, 2012
Lisa Hesse left a comment for Leandra
"Hi Leandra. Thank you for friending me. I am still new here but maybe we can help each other....lisa"
Nov 19, 2012
Alessandra commented on Leandra's blog post Where to start?
"Great advice Mary Ann!  Lean in to it!  The more salads and green smoothies and raw foods you eat, the more your body will desire them.  You will do well."
Nov 19, 2012
Mary Ann commented on Leandra's blog post Where to start?
"I agree with everyone - I started by adding in a green smoothie every morning (that was 3 years ago and I STILL do it now!) and then I would concentrate on just ADDING more raw to your meals. Don't think of it as taking away things you enjoy -…"
Nov 19, 2012
Leandra commented on Leandra's blog post Where to start?
"Thank you everyone."
Nov 18, 2012
Lisa Hesse commented on Leandra's blog post Where to start?
"I concur with Deborah. Start with one green smoothy a day.  Spinach, 1 apple, 1 pear, 1 kiwi and 1 banana in a blender and add a handful of almonds. Top it of with cold water. Do that in the morning, seven days a week though. You''ll…"
Nov 18, 2012
Devona commented on Leandra's blog post Where to start?
"There is a cookbook called Raw Made Easy For 1 or 2 People by Jennifer Cornbleet, she also has a dvd with the same title. She really breaks things down for those just getting into raw food and makes everything very easy to understand. The first time…"
Nov 17, 2012
Leandra commented on Leandra's blog post Where to start?
"Thank you :)"
Nov 17, 2012
Susan : ) commented on Leandra's blog post Where to start?
"New to Raw Foods? Guidelines for How to Get Started"
Nov 17, 2012
Leandra replied to Penni's discussion Essential Living Foods Giveaway Extravaganza!
"Leandra Cookson, Waterloo, ONtario, Canada"
Nov 17, 2012
Leandra is now a member of Real Food Rehab
Aug 1, 2012

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About Me: (at least a couple of sentences; ex: family, interests, hobbies, favorite quote, personal mission statement, etc
25 introduced to the raw world 2 years ago and now am attending school for holistic nutrition
How did you hear about our community?
Other website
What dietary interests do you have? (clean eating, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, weight loss, etc?)
What is your motivation for joining Real Food Rehab? (moral support, education, recipes, inspiration, fitness tips, etc.)
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?

Leandra's Blog

Where to start?

Posted on November 17, 2012 at 7:36am 10 Comments

Hi everyone. I am currently in school for holistic nutrition and I have been watching and subscribing to raw food websites. In school digestive enzymes comes up again and again, the best way to get them is by taking them or not cook your food. I want to go raw but it seems so overwhelming, I don't know where to start. What food do I buy first? What do I first start to change and incorporate? I really want to go raw, but every time I find a recipes I like, there is too many overwhelming… Continue

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At 10:14pm on November 19, 2012, Lisa Hesse said…

Hi Leandra. Thank you for friending me. I am still new here but maybe we can help each other....lisa

At 10:54am on August 4, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Come take the RFR Mansion Tour!  

Click here for each room's index!

At 11:25am on August 1, 2012, Susan : ) said…

We are rolling out the red carpet for you! 

Welcome to

our "Special Central Secret Place in Cyber Space"!

Make Yourself at HOME!! : )

I assist Penni in running this site. If you need any assistance here at RFR, feel free to call on me! I count it a JOY and a priviledge to walk beside you on your raw journey to health and wellness!

Keep in touch!

Susan : )

At 11:18am on August 1, 2012, Penni said…

Hi Leandra!

I'm so happy to welcome you to Raw Food Rehab! I have an orientation message for you HERE. This information will help you find your way around our virtual holistic retreat.

It is also very important that new members read our Community Ground Rules before posting anything to our site. I hope that you will make yourself at home, and please let me know if you have any questions!

Penni Shelton
Founder & Program Director


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