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Day 3 of juice fast

Hmmmm ~ is there anyone here on this site? Doesn't seem like much activity.

Day 3 of my juice fast went really well. Yesterday I had some intense cravings but today all is well and my energy is better than yesterday. My tongue is coated so I am sure I am already into detox mode.

Added by kim129 on August 21, 2014 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Day 2 of 60 day juice fast

Day 2 ~ I am a bit low on energy today but thankfully no head ache or flu like symptoms. Today I found myself cruising through the food room on this site. Thinking about what wonderful raw food I will be making when I am done. Until I am done with the fast I am going to limit myself to the liquid lounge. Looking at food is too tempting.

I have a question ~ Has the raw food movement come to a halt? I remember a couple of years ago all the boards were filled with raw fooders. It seems… Continue

Added by kim129 on August 20, 2014 at 7:42pm — No Comments

August 19th day 1

Today is day 1 for me of my year long raw food journey. I am starting with a 60 day juice fast. I've joined a group over on Joe Cross's reboot site that is doing the 60 day juice fast as well. Today on day 1 I had a moment where I thought "I will eat today and start tomorrow" but thankfully I didn't do it ;0)

Added by kim129 on August 19, 2014 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Getting started

Hi, I am excited to be here. Being inspired by Tonya Zavasta and Mimi Kirk, I've decided to go with this woe for one full year to see how it impacts me in the area's of health, anti-aging, beauty and fitness goals. I have studied this way of eating for a lot of years and I am ready to go for it. I am starting with a long juice fast and after I will get into all the raw foods. I would like to lose weight during my juice fast and I am hoping the raw food woe will be the answer to keeping the… Continue

Added by kim129 on August 4, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Quick Tip for Those of us who use a cheap juicer


    I found out that after juicing all your fruits/veggies.....if you take the pulp and put it back into the juicer a 2nd, 3rd or even fourth time you can still get alot of juice out of the pulp.........just juiced some apples, oranges and grapes and put the pulp thru three more times and got a full glass of invigorating juice out of it

                                                      Enjoy! :)

Added by Dakota Reese on August 3, 2014 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Creamy Nectarine Smoothie and Blueberry Dateorade :)

Hey everyone! I've been enjoying a creamy nectarine smoothie and blueberry dateorade quite regularly, especially with these fruits being in season I've been feasting on these smoothies!

I just thought that I would share them with you so you can also enjoy them yourself :)

Added by katelynn courtemanche on July 27, 2014 at 5:21pm — 2 Comments

RAW Cashew Cheesecake with Strawberries



100g dates

100g apricots

75 g almonds

All the ingredients, mix together, the mass put at 18 cm cake tin and put in the fridge for a while.



Added by vealovegreen on July 1, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment


All is well here with me.  Yes, I had Open Heart Surgery on May 19 - grateful too.  It was discovered that I had a congenital heart defect, the arteries on the back my heart were never connected.   I am healing wonderfully, without the usual pain, and no swelling. 

I have been gone for awhile and will be around - life just gets in the way and you lose sight of some great things that have and great people.  I hope all is well.  If anyone is in Vermont, my daughter Meredith is in a play…


Added by Jacqueline Rooths on June 29, 2014 at 12:06pm — 5 Comments

RAW Cashew Cheesecake with Strawberries


Added by vealovegreen on June 9, 2014 at 12:33am — No Comments

so relieved......

A video pushed me over the edge of indecision yesterday as to whether to do low carb or raw.  It was one of Dara's along with her sweet 86 year old father "Herbie.  He is visibly, strikingly changed by eating raw food.  He was a very handsome, distinguished  man to begin with - before Dara got him hooked on raw. His mental clarity has improved by leaps and bounds.  He looks very sharp, very healthy.  Any arthritis he had is gone.  I believe he said he can now walk 17 blocks (maybe it was 7,…


Added by Islegirl on June 6, 2014 at 6:00pm — 7 Comments

Juice Feast Day 32: Juicing at the Ball Park

Today, I had another new experience - juicng at the Ball Park. Some friends had invited us to go with them to watch our local minor league team, the Air Hogs, play. I left for the Ball Park with four quarts of juice, two green, and two carrot/pear/cinnamon. My friend thought smelling their hot dogs was going to be a major temptation for me; but since I very seldom eat something like a hot dog under any conditions, it was no problem at all. The mustard smelled good to me…


Added by Mary Kathryn Wykes on May 25, 2014 at 10:11pm — 6 Comments

Much happier today.

Well, here I am again.  Blogging my food and feelings.

No breakfast except for my usual coffee with cream and raw honey.

Lunch:  a delicious meal of 2 different kinds of salad (both low in carbs) and some chunked chicken.

Supper:  So far since I don't want to cave and have the pizza that my husband has in the oven, I am having a huge green smoothie:  almond milk, water, 1/2 lemon with some rind on, 1T MCT oil (coconut), 2T flax meal, large handful of spinach and large…


Added by Islegirl on May 25, 2014 at 6:50pm — 3 Comments

Juice Feast Day 31: Yes! Down Another 3 1/2 pounds!

Greetings from Country Dancer - one of my favorite rose bushes!

Bingo - perhaps it is coincidence, and perhaps I am right, that I've been juicing something that my body is reactive to. Because after just one day of cutting back to items that very few people ever have an issue with, I have dropped 3 1/2 pounds, after three weeks of very little change.

Starting weight: 214.5

Today's weight:…


Added by Mary Kathryn Wykes on May 24, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Losing my mind!!!!

Okay.  Here goes.  Nothing but honesty here.  I blew it - sort of.  I ended up eating meat for supper with lots of salad after having lots of fruit earlier in the day.  I feel I am going nuts.  All I can figure out here is that it must have been the fruit that made me so hungry most of the afternoon.  Nothing satisfied me after that and I had quite a bit of salad with a few seeds and nuts and some oily dressing.  And I didn't overeat.  This morning I felt awful - just awful.  My skin is so…


Added by Islegirl on May 24, 2014 at 10:13am — 12 Comments

Raw in Mexico

Any suggestions for eating raw in Mexico?  I am going to an intensive language school and will be  staying and eating with a host family- at least for the first week or so.  I have requested no meat and just veggies and fruits.  I am not opposed to eating cooked food as my focus is on learning the language rather than being completely raw.  When I traveled in Mexico with my cute hippie boyfriend in the past ( sadly  :( I am no longer with him ) we ate out of the market.  Mangos, bread, and…


Added by Deborah Grissam on May 24, 2014 at 7:33am — 3 Comments

Juice Feast Day 30

Photo Caption: Here is my granddaughter Alyssa, with the portion of the puff quilt that my daughter and I finished during my week in Kansas. This is half of the quilt, and is currently in three strips. We are all excited at how nicely it is turning out. Alyssa has always loved purple. Can you tell?! It is actually my favorite color as well.…


Added by Mary Kathryn Wykes on May 23, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Sharing a bit.........

Just wanted to say hi to all of you here today.  I tried to share a photo with you of my stash of fruit which will be part of my food for the next couple of days.  I am determined to eat fruit, veggies, greens, some nuts and seeds from here on.  I am trying to eat mostly what's in season - regardless of where it comes from .  I live in Ontario, Canada and so our climate isn't conducive to all that much juicy stuff until summer.  But I bought Valencia oranges, pink grapefruit, cantaloupe,…


Added by Islegirl on May 23, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Day 26: A Puffy Day

Photo:  One of my favorites of a set of photos I took of my daughter's poppy patch.  They live on the edge of a golf course, on a lot that has lots of trees.  It is such an idyllic setting.  I really enjoyed the breeze today, and watching the tree branches blow in the wind, the way the sun sparkled on the leaves.  It was so incredibly beautiful.

Now here I am on the evening of Day 26.  It has been a day filled with contentment, as I helped my daughter finish…


Added by Mary Kathryn Wykes on May 19, 2014 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Please don't fall off....

Why is day 1 of my life changing raw diet so easy, but what happens after day 10 or so?

Added by Kealey Johnson on May 19, 2014 at 12:43pm — 1 Comment

Juice Feast Day 25: Challenging

Day 25 was challenging, as I've been sitting down to meals with my daughter and her family while we've been here - and this weekend, for some reason, it was a bit more difficult emotionally.  Perhaps because there were two meals where we all sat down together on the same day.

But - I made it - with my husband's support, and with prayers.

My daughter and I made progress on the puff quilt, and I enjoyed a nice walk, and an outing on the lake across from their home.

Added by Mary Kathryn Wykes on May 18, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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