No rigid rules, labels or dogmas.... just REAL food, for your body, mind & soul!
Welcome to all the new raw food rehab-ists that arrived lately in this fabulous site.
You are at the right place!!!! Welcome!!!!
My thoughts go to all the families affected by this atrocious event at the Newton School....we should not have to send our children to school to never see them again...let alone before Christmas.
I dream of a peaceful world, this is my wish for 2013.
Just a little hello to all you folks on the east side and the visit of Sandy!!!!!
Hope everyone is OK.
It was just a thought,
Love to you all, Nathalie
PS: of course for those who have electricity!!!!
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Happy Birthday Penni!!!!! Have a great personal year, the best health ever and some fabulous time with your family and dad.
Thank you again for the fabulous RFR it is a pleasure to be able to still communicate with all those people around the world that share our same point of view on this important subject that is health!
Thank you and again Happy Birthday!!!!!
I haven't blogged for months (if not a year!) but have been reading everyone's thoughts, victories and struggles..
I must admit that this Winter it has been very very hard for me to keep a raw lifestyle, and I was trying desperately to get back on track...and Bingo!!!!!! RFR and Paul Risse comes with Cleanse America!!!!! I have noticed that starting at the beginning of Spring makes it much more easier than on January 1st (my favorite date for changes as a lot of…Continue
Juts a quick question: do soaked oats qualify as raw food? I find them so filling in winter but I was wondering if it was raw?
I soak them with fresh orange juice (20 minutes) add a banana and an apple + cinamon + shredded coconut. Fabulous and very filling (just hope now that it's raw!!!!)
So 4 days of liquids so far (it is 8am here in BC so I don't coun't today yet!)....I have lost almost 2 pounds in those 4 days, not bad. I feel better. I have had a hard time understanding what to do between liquids fast, juice feast, juice fast, so I listenned to Penni's video and decided to go like her : liquid fast. (I had a few nibble on fruits I must admit).
I chose the liquids fast because it is this time of the year where all veggies and all fruits are ripped, the best time…Continue
I have read half of Penni's Real Juice Daily and I am soooo glad I am reading it before starting the 30 days juice feast on Wednesday!!! Even if I am only half way throught it I learned a lot, I really want to juice now (I had mixed thoughts before, I wanted to do a juice/smoothie feast) I understand the "medical" side of juicing.
I also understand that I have to be mentally ready for this and and by reading this book I am putting my mind into it...I understand it is not…Continue
Haven't blogged for what seems a century but I am sooo busy at work (it is almost 11pm and I just came back from work) I have been so out of everything, I have the feeling that my life is totally out of control....
The Guests where I work are mostly leaving next week (next Wednesday to be precise, can't wait!) and I am going to have my life back!!!!! Coming home at a normal time for dinner, have time for lunch, don't run out of my house early in the morning…Continue
Haven't blog for a long time and that is not good. I had a bad 4 weeks, really really tired, too much work and too long hours at work where I got distracted and ate too late, too early when I wasn't even hungry but that was the only window of time I had etc...... no time, no discipline I just blew everything with too much work, too tired.
But.....I am the perfect example of how you can distroy you diet. It is not because I am too tired or I have too much work, eat too late and what…Continue
I haven't bloggeg for a long time because I have been soooooooo busy.....and that is the purpose of my blog today. I have worked non stop for the last 4 weeks (no week-ends, work late at night cooking) and the lesson is that when I am tired and when I overwork I am not concentrated, I loose focus and the result is that I spoiled the first 2 weeks of this initiative. I gained a little bit of weight, not much and that is not the worst..... I had to eat when ever I had time,…Continue
Yes, I am here for weight loss and yes, I put on weight this week. And yes I know why and yes I always know why and I get myself into this path of not focusing enough...I had a hard week at work, lots of work lots of diners where I had to cook for a lot of people and I wasn't prepared enough so I "tasted" what I cooked for others...and then got carried away thinking "This is nothing I am in control...not to worry"
I am not in control 24/7 when I am cooking for…Continue
I came back from my trip from NYC and Paris (France). Great holidays!!!! In NYC it is quite easy to eat raw, Paris was another story but I made it!!!! They had such an incredibly hot month of May that all fruits & veggies were super riped and beautifull and delicious!!! Apricots, strawberries, melons, you name it....I had them all everyday and also raw milk cheese like you cannot find anywhere else in the world (Italy too, of course)...raw cheese is soooooooooo…Continue
I am looking a little at people's results, it is fabulous what those initiatives can do to help!!!
I am going on holidays leaving Saturday morning to NYC and Paris (France) and back on July 1st, I won't look at my emails too much but I will think about everybody, see you talk to you in July for the next initiative that sounds fabulous!!!!!!
The last strectch before the end of this initiative!!!! It went so fast!!!!
I am still struggling with greens and it will be my main focus before the new initiative to get the habit of it. I have been working a lot + longs hours and week-ends etc.....and lost control a little bit....and I had almost no greens for a couple of days and all of a sudden I find myself with cravings for cheese...I thought "Ok I am going to eat cheese if that's what I want and just…Continue
We are nearing the end of this initiative and I am looking back at it and what I learned, good things, mistakes etc....
and what I learned is more patience. How did it happen? I have realized that I am a slow looser when it comes to weight and I have decided to see it that way: I have lost more than 10 Lbs on this initiative, on the next one it will be the same or more (I have already decided that it won't be under!) so that it will be 20 and so on ....another initiative etc...at the…Continue
I just realize that my scale is not really working. I do everuthing on earth possible to get this initiative working and yes the weight doesn't really go down. This morning (after a juiced sunday) I weight more that I should've. So I weight myself like 1 minute fater an I was 2 kilos down, then 1 minute after 3 kilos up....I don't want to buy another one now....the kind of stuff I can buy is limited on the island where I live I'll have to go to a big city for that otherwise I'll get the same…Continue
I haven't writen a post in so long, I have been sooooooooooooo busy at work that I just had a little time to read some posts and that was it. I have been doing well, always searching for answers to my raw food questions, more this, less that etc....I went into raw food for my health and one important part : my arthritis, especially in my knees.
At the beginning it was fabulous, no more pain at all, I started walking...rebounding...etc...more and more and now,…Continue
In my search for what goes wrong in my diet and my way of being a 100% raw foodist:
I got the "too much sugar thing"...then the "low fat"....then the "more exercise"...then the "detox part"....now what's left? One of the most important thing in a raw food diet and I completely erased this from my brain (why, I don't know) not enough greens!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So this week I will have a green smoothie for breakfast and one for lunch.
I sometimes had a…Continue
I weight myself and what?????????????????????????? One more kilo this week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How come????????
I am doing so well with my low fat/low sugar raw system and what? one more kilo. So I turn the search machine in my head on.....and......... I realize that I snack too much. I didn't pay attention that I was working a lot this week, forgot my lunch almost every day and guess what, to compensate I snacked. Big time. Raw snacks for sure but still snacks and that is not…Continue