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Raw Food Plan To Help Calm Acne Breakouts

Byline: Jill Therese Growing up, I can’t tell you how many times I left the dermatologist in tears. I’d sit in their office, hoping beyond hope and crossing my fingers and toe...


When Sex After Baby Hurts!

“Your first few postpartum years will go by quickly. But your days will be long. Some days, just a few hours with a new baby can feel like an eternity.” I have a special place...


Raw Cashew Banana Yogurt from Choosing Raw, Plus a Book Giveaway!

This is one of the recipes I’m most proud of from my cookbook. It’s tart, sweet, and satisfying, and it’s the sort of recipe that’s so easy and sensible that, afte...


Renegade Health Radio: The Truth About Food Combining

In this podcast: How a raw food diet can impact your digestion. The truth about why digestion gets compromised! (at 2:20) Why oversimplifying food combining can ironically spell disaster ...


7 Ways to Make Exercise Fun

That same old gym routine can leave you feeling like a hamster on a wheel— not good for your fitness goals. Astronaut Neil Armstrong is quoted as saying, “I believe every human has a fini...


Weekend Reading, 7.20.14

  Hello, everyone. I hope you had a lovely weekend. This is probably the last weekend I’ll spend in D.C. that doesn’t involve packing, or living among boxes, which is bringing...


In Celebration of Heirloom Tomatoes

Most of us know heirloom tomatoes as the tomato varieties with fancy names – Aunt Ginny, Black Plum, Cherokee Purple, Speckled Roman and what not. Little are we aware that these are...


How I Learned To Live My Dream (Instead Of Someone Else’s!)

How I Learned to Live My Dream (Instead of Someone Else’s!) By Laura de Leon From the outside, I must have seemed very successful. I had a desirable job, a dependable husband, a comfortab...


Beaming Organic Raw Superfood Protein Blend

In 2012, Lisa Odenweller–a self-described “ex corporate climber” whose health had declined between the pressures of parenting and her fast-paced career–opened a he...


Why Vegans Have Bad Teeth

For the past few years I’ve been warning vegans (and especially raw vegans) to take care of their teeth, because these diets are known to cause more dental problems if proper precau...


“Earthing” – What It Is And Why It’s Good For You!

“Earthing” – What It Is And Why It’s Good For You! By Chere Harbridge Do you remember when the days of summer seemed endless – and you would spend the whole ...


Nelson Mandela – Compelled To Make A Difference

Nelson Mandela – Compelled To Make A Difference By Chere Harbridge Today we remember the birthday of Nelson Mandela, who was born on July 18, 1918. Nelson Mandela was a South Africa...


4 Steps to Sanity At Dinner Time For Busy Moms

Byline: Heather Rampolla I’ve noticed that most moms struggle at dinner time. It makes sense. When dinner time rolls around your brain is likely fried after working all day. Having to dec...


The Original Paleo Fruit: Could Breadfruit Feed The World?

Breadfruit grows in poor conditions, even in salty sandy soils that can’t support other plants. Experts think it might even survive soils damaged by massive climate change. Most natural h...


How To Make Your Own Green Smoothie Jar – 3 Easy Steps

How To Make Your Own Green Smoothie Jar – 3 Easy Steps By Laura de Leon Do you love green smoothies? We do!! We love them so much we used to give out “Green Smoothie Jugs” which con...


Raw Banana Breakfast Wrap Trio: Original PB + Maple, Banana Chia Date Crumble, and Cookies & Cream

One of the recipes I was most excited to share in my book was my ultra-simple recipe for raw banana breakfast wraps. The idea couldn’t be any more basic: you place a raw banana in a...


Natural Beauty: A Do-It-Yourself Recipe For A Soothing, All Natural Lip Balm!

Natural Beauty: A Do-It-Yourself Recipe For A Soothing, All Natural Lip Balm! By Chere Harbridge I absolutely love trying new do-it-yourself beauty product recipes.  In my quest for natur...


How to Eat the Best Produce at the Best Price

This week, I’m eating my favorite fruit ever: white nectarines. I bought an entire case at my favorite fruit market, along with some of my other favorite fruits: Rainier cherries, fresh w...


Dare to Compare: High End Luxury Facial Moisturizer with Be You Authentic Beauty Skin Renewal Solution

Dare to Compare: High End Luxury Facial Moisturizer with Be You Authentic Beauty Skin Renewal Solution By Tera Warner It’s time for us to release our latest love project–a lin...


15 Fun Ways to Get More Greens Into Your Daily Diet

If you’re getting bored with the same old steamed and raw veggies, try these ideas for getting more greens into your diet. You’ve heard it a million times before—eat your vegetables! The ...


Peaches with Vanilla Ginger Cashew Cream and Pistachios

I really can’t think of a more ideal summer dessert than this one. It’s easy, simple, healthy, seasonal, and incredibly good, and I’ve been eager to share it with you al...


7 Storage Tips to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh Longer

Byline: Alicia Lawrence Summer is here and with it tons of delicious, fresh, sweet fruits and veggies. From the first strawberries in the spring to the last sweet corn and cauliflower in ...


7 Ways NOT to Open a Coconut

Young coconuts are awesome. They are filled with the most refreshing, sweet-tasting water. The meat inside isn’t hard like the typical old coconut, but something that can be as soft as je...


Don’t Stress Over Stress: 17 Ways to Handle Stress

“One of the things I’ve observed in myself, as well as others, is we get stressed out when things don’t go as we planned and others don’t do what we like them to do.” Even tho...


Natural Beauty: Two Homemade Beauty Treatments To Pamper Yourself!

  Natural Beauty: Two Homemade Beauty Recipes To Pamper Yourself! By Chere Harbridge I’ve recently begun to make my own beauty products at home.  Since I set the intention to g...