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I don't think I wrote a blogpost about the word I chose for 2014 but it was self-love.
The major lesson I learned is that one's amount of love and compassion for self is a major organizer for how things happen and unfold in one's life. Having a lot of self-love means that even when you are right up against challenging circumstances, your love for yourself insulates you. I discovered that all I have to do is make sure the level of self-love I have matches or exceed how difficult a…Continue
I was doing some yoga today and was thinking about where I was at a few years ago versus where I am at now. It made me want to write a blogpost.
I've been high raw for 4.5 years now. Over that time I've fairly consistently eaten mostly raw produce with some raw cheese and eggs. This year I have found myself wanting to eat more animal products and also cooked food. I've let myself do that while keeping to about 80 to 85% raw produce but it's felt both right and wrong in different…Continue
The weather has been really cold here, and so we have been at home a lot for the past several weeks. I have found it nice to have the time to focus on food preparation. I've finally gotten into doing some fermenting which I've been meaning to do forever. I made a type of sauerkraut, and made some cashew yogurt this week. I have the idea to try fermenting things I don't like to eat raw - like sweet potatoes and green beans.
I've been dehydrating the nut pulp from making nutmilk,…Continue
Recently I started dating someone I met in a class. He has totally different eating habits and history than I do, but I'm learning that as long as there is acceptance and non-judgement of our differences (food being only one of them), then there is the emotional safety to bridge those differences. I really appreciate how easy going he is, and how he is willing to flex for me at this point.
One surprising thing for me is getting to see how far over on the spectrum of healthy eating…Continue