"Waiting for my email and so keen to get started. Yesterday, the Easter Bunny forced all kinds of sugary confections upon me. It wasn't pretty but I'm recovering my senses today and intend to be fully committed to this initiative."
"Fresh juice loses it's nutrient value as time progresses and ideally you should make it just before drinking it. However, that is not always practical. You can keep it up to 3 days if really necessary. (keep refrigerated and in the…"
"I was just talking to a friend last night about doing some short term juice feasting. The longest I have done is 3 weeks but even a weeks is an excellent thing to do. Summer is the perfect time for it. I'll speak with her later today.
"I have a Blendtec too. You should not have any bits. I don't use the "smoothie" setting as I find it does not always blend raw veggies completely. More of a setting for soft fruits. Try putting it up to full power (10) for 30-50…"
The strings are probably the result of using a less powerful blender. No problem, just use a small strainer to remove any bits that did not get blended. I do this after running things through my juicer. Some people don't mind…"
"Ok.. it's March 1. I have been trying to start a juice fast for over a month now. Each day I make juice and drink plenty over it but it's not a fast since I eat lots of other foods as well. I really want to lose a lot of weight in the next…"
"Shekinah, that is such an inspiring story! I keep making false starts trying to get myself onto a juice feast. I make lots of juice but by evening each time I cave in. I really want to lose a lot of weight and even more importantly, to feel great…"
"This sounds great. I had made it with just the lemons and apple poured over lots of ice. That's a great summer drink.
However, I definitely like the idea of spinach added for a good chlorophyll hit. thanks!
I think the culprit…"
"Lemonade is a great idea! I keep forgetting to make some. Thanks for the reminder.
I actually enjoy making juices now that I have my new Omega VERT350. It's so fast and easy to clean up. I have had a Blendtec blender for about 5 years now and…"
"For a long time I was craving sweets and making very sweet fruity juices and smoothies but I think I'm over it. Now I'm craving more savory juices. I think my body is sending me messages. I'm going to try a soup type smoothie with…"
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I want to get accustomed to eating far more raw foods and detox and lose lots of weight.
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Welcome to Raw Food Rehab, Marie. We are rolling out the red carpet for you! This is a wonderful community of people with lots of wisdom and love to share. I look forward to getting to know you better as we cross paths in the Mansion's easy access to learning and friendship. Enjoy!