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Green Fasting

by | Monday, April 17, 2017 |

Spring is a time of reawakening. It is notable in the green reappearing after a long absence and the blossoms rendered visible in the trees. The outdoors reflects what our bodies yearn for this time of year: rejuvenation. We yearn to shed the husks of hibernation and feel fresh energy again. But our bodies need a way to get rid of the toxins built up in the system, and living in this fast-paced . . .

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January: A Time for Planning

by | Friday, January 06, 2017 |

When the cold winds of January sweep over us, we know it’s time to start planning that spring garden. We break out the gardening journal (if you don’t use a gardening journal, we recommend that you do) and draw-up plans of how we’d like our garden to be laid out this year as well as a list of seeds that we’d like to grow and what area of the garden will be dedicated to them. It’s a perfect time to be thinking about what kinds of crops and which varieties you’d like to grow this year, especially...

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A Raw Thanksgiving

by | Friday, October 28, 2016 |
A Raw Thanksgiving

​For so many who eat a raw vegan diet, planning a Thanksgiving meal can be stressful—or even knowing what to bring to a dinner where all the food has been cooked. There something about the foods of Thanksgiving that brings comfort such as mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, and of course, pumpkin pie! For someone on a raw food diet, they may feel like they have to sacrifice those food staples in order to stay true to their diet.

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