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Six Ways to Stick to Healthy Eating

Do you ever marvel at people who can breezily turn down ooey gooey baked goods or a melty slice of pizza without batting an eye? For many of us, sticking to that two-week cleanse isn’t so tough. It’s when the cleanse is over that we find ourselves drooling over chocolate cake and reverting back to […]

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Is Healthy Living Making You Sick?

We’ve all read stories in glossy magazines that feature people who drop 50 pounds, or quit smoking, or banish sugary treats, or give up coffee and won’t stop gushing about how amazingly fantastic they feel. What they don’t talk about is the dreary space in between being sick and being healthy, when you feel completely […]

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10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Got leftovers? Check out my guest over at the Love in the Kitchen blog for ways to reduce your food waste – saving you time and money. And there’s a fantastic giveaway at the end of the post, too!

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How to say no to food without offending people

Social situations that revolve around food can be awkward. We’ve all been there. But what is the best way to respond to well-meaning friends, family and coworkers when we’re presented with an item that doesn’t jive with our food philosophy or health style? Do you accept the offering and feed it to the family dog, […]

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Six ways to eat raw without going broke

Is it possible to eat healthfully without breaking the bank? This is a difficult question, and one that I’ve been preoccupied with since I began studying at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. I’m the one who’s putting her hand up in class to ask, “But what do you do if you can’t afford that?” Flax […]

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How to eat raw and still have friends

Chances are if you’ve ever been on a diet, have an allergy or choose an alternative food lifestyle, you already know social situations that revolve around food can get a little awkward. I often feel apologetic, and a little embarrassed, about my food habits. Sometimes I think I’m going to get pelted with chicken wings […]

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Five ways to save time in a raw food kitchen

I spent months deliberating when would be the ‘right time’ to begin eliminating my medication. I was fearful that a major health change might negatively impact my studies, and wondered if the risk of relapse was too high. Was it better to wait until I finished school? In the end, I decided that waiting another […]

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Five fabulous sites for raw food recipes

I am eternally grateful to the internet, as it has allowed me to discover new recipes and share my own experiments online. Without other food bloggers, my dietary transitions over the years would have been far more difficult. Now that I am following a raw food diet, it’s wonderful to hear about other people’s experiences […]

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Five Essential Raw Food Tools

Whether you’re cooking with heat or going raw, you don’t need a ton of fancy gadgets to prepare a meal. It’s definitely possible to produce delicious, raw creations with nothing more than a good quality knife. However, there are many tools out there that make the job a whole lot easier and quicker! Here are […]

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