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Adding the Jamie Oliver Food Processor to our Inventory

About 2 or 3 weeks into our adventure into the raw food lifestyle we decided to order the Jamie Oliver Food Processor online. It was on offer and was in fact such a bargain that we couldn’t afford to say no. So we ordered it. And here it is 2 minutes after it arrived at our house: I’ve never really been one for spending extra money just to have brands unless I was convinced that I was getting good value … Continue reading

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The Day I Ate a Brick – The Joys of Following the Rawfood Lifestyle

I’ve been on the rawfood lifestyle for 2 months now and it really has been one helterskelter. I’ve been journalling profusely and have so much material here that it will all be morphing into a book some time in the near future. But what has really jumped out at me in these 2 months? That my body is slowly but surely undergoing a big transformation. It’s as if my digestive system is a large lump of Playdo which is being … Continue reading

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Raw Cacao Versus Commercial Chocolate – Sorry, No Contest!

Whilst transitioning to the raw food lifestyle, I have been exploring all the different options there are for having indulgences whilst still eating really healthily. As I mentioned in my last blog post, I was never a real chocolate fan, but my research has led to the discovery of how sustainable raw cacao powder is as part of this new way of eating. There are very many purists who will argue that eating raw cacao is not really in keeping … Continue reading

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The Risks of Following the Raw Food Lifestyle

You’ve heard the saying: When the WHY is big enough, the HOW’s look after themselves. Well, following the raw food lifestyle is certainly no exception and indeed, this is vital to the whole process. I really am loving being asked questions every time I meet people and am so enjoying being able to respond and share my process. As I have said so many times, this whole journey is mine and I do not advocate that any of you stop … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Ghee in Ayurvedic Tradition

If you’ve never made ghee before, you’re in for a treat. Watch this video for an introduction. Ghee, or clarified butter, is an integral part of the dietary aspect of the Ayurvedic tradition. It is recognised that oils are a great necessity for optimum digestion and ghee is the recommended form that we should eat for perfect absorption and improved well-being. Although ghee is available in health food stores, I would suggest that you cook your own, as you will … Continue reading

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