"Yes, Sharon is right. Drop a tomato, a piece of celery and half a peeled cucumber in a blender. If you want it creamy, add half an avocado, a dollop of tahini or nut butter, or a small handful of nuts or seeds. Blend it up with a…"
"If you are exercising, it's possible that you are gaining weight due to increased muscle mass, which is a good thing, so you might be getting more toned and your clothing might be a bit loose.
The key to weight loss in my experience is eating…"
"I love the answers here.
I think it's very important to practice radical acceptance of our friends and family. We may have friends and family who love us even if they don't agree with our religion or politics, so why can't…"
"A good way to increase your intake of fresh fruits is to learn to make green smoothies and green juices. It's necessary to have some equipment in the kitchen to do this with, but it's worth it because it can make such a huge…"
"I can completely relate to your feelings. The first time I was a vegan, I quit 15 years ago because those scenarios kept popping up. I didn't know back then that being vegan included omitting honey, and so when someone told me I…"
"It has to be very simple to work for me. I juice, I make smoothies, and I make big epic salads. I LOVE eating this way. I've never made a complicated, involved recipe....I have no motivation or desire to do that. Simple,…"
"I am Just starting back myself, but, I love a salad, or cut veggies (I cut them and eat over a few days), kale salad is yum but takes some time, and I love all fruit & I eat an avocado every day! Good luck!"
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"Hi Susan, Hard/winter squashes can be grated and used like carrots. Also, they puree well to make a delicious soup base.
As far as potatoes go, the raw starch is a bit hard on the body. I don't personally have them as a raw food. They are…"
"Sydney, I think it's great that you are doing this for yourself. I don't think there is any reason to rate your motivation. No need to feel guilty because when you do this for yourself, you are also doing it for the…"
"Hi Sydney: Yes, once we figured out how fast it is to make almond milk we never bought it again. And you can customize it to your taste. The only downside is that it does spoil faster than conventional almond milk, probably because…"
"I just remembered a tip that you might find useful - if you can't afford to invest in a juicer right away and you want to try juicing, use a nut milk bag and a blender. Make a fruit and vegetable smoothie and strain it through the nut…"
"I've heard that some varieties of kale, like Russian kale, are milder. When we eat it as a salad, we squeeze lemon over it liberally, and them massage avocado into it. Literally. Massaging the kale breaks it down a bit, so…"
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