A Raw & Alive Cereal Breakfast Bowl Recipe Plus Tips

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Between the commercials and the marketing hooks on the front of cereal boxes, cereals have come to appear healthier than they really are. These companies are smart and know what they’re doing and with more and more education coming to light about the foods we eat, the more these companies strategize to cover up what’s really in their junk products. They know that the consumer will fall for a product if it appears to be healthy in any way.  So, … Read More

A Simple to Make Kale Salad

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This week I’m taking it to the kitchen to show you how simple it is to make a healthy, nourishing, salad that will fill you up and keep you coming back for more! This is my first of many recipe videos to come. My goal is to show you how simple it can be to eat raw, living, plant-based foods that promotes a true, healthy, cruelty-free way of life. Here’s what you’ll need for this recipe – Ingredients for the … Read More

Make Your Holiday Dinner with Family and Friends a Success

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The holidays can be a stressful and challenging time when traveling or welcoming guests into your home, especially if you have a big family and large circle of friends.  Even more so, when planning your holiday meals.  Not everyone is going to eat the same foods or have the same preferences.  And, some are on a completely different dietary plan. So, what do you do? Here are a couple of ideas you can start with: Turn your holiday dinner into … Read More

Fruit Sugar: Is it good or bad for your health?

Sandra CampilloNutrition4 Comments

There are many concerns that surround fruit sugar.  Most of which stem from the constant reminders from the media that sugar is toxic and a hazard to our health.  The problem is, sweet JUNK sugar does not fall into the same category as fruit sugar but somehow, there seems to be a misconception among healthcare professionals and the media. So, what’s the difference? Sugar from whole, natural, fresh fruit, promotes health and provides your body with all the necessary nutrients, … Read More

Top 20 Energy Boosting Foods to Naturally Fuel Your Body

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Restore your energy levels and recharge your mind and body with these top 20 powerhouse foods.  Loaded with essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, these foods will give you the boost you need to jumpstart your day and keep your energy juices flowing ALL day long. The best way to start your day is to eat fruit in the morning while on an empty stomach.  This is the time of day your body is craving for nutrients and hydration.  The body undergoes its own … Read More

Super Nourishing and Alkalizing Kale Salad Recipe

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Salad making is a big part of living the raw food lifestyle and a daily affair your body will just love.  Making it a daily habit will quickly prove to be one of the best decisions for your health you could possibly make and best of all it’s easy! Not all salads are healthy… It’s important to understand that not all salads are healthy.  What you put in them and how you make them, plays a major role on whether or not the … Read More

How to Choose the Best Juicer: Juicer Buying Guide

Sandra CampilloWell Being6 Comments

The more you find yourself learning what living a healthful lifestyle truly entails, you become more inclined to make positive, healthful changes in your life that will improve your overall health and wellness dramatically. A part of these changes begins in your kitchen.  For starters, it includes removing old kitchen appliances and making room for the new.  Because juicing is one of the most common ways to begin detoxing and nourishing your body, buying the right juicer is important in your progress. One … Read More

The Power of Beets: Raw & Alive Beet Juice Recipe

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If you are welcoming the New Year with a hangover or the holidays have left you feeling all kinds of yuckiness, then rehydrating and detoxing your body are a must. Beginning with this powerful Raw & Alive beet juice recipe that will leave your body feeling nourished, re-energized, and ready to take on the New Year fresh and clean! Powerful Raw & Alive Beet Juice Makes 2-12oz servings (may have an extra 4-6oz left over) Ingredients: ½ head of romaine … Read More

10 Essential Raw Vegan Protein Foods

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The question vegans are commonly asked is, “Where do you get your protein from?”  Since protein has become such an obsession in today’s world, it is of great concern among most people. How could it not be when clever marketing campaigns have been implemented by the meat, dairy, and egg industries to convince the public that protein is vital to your “health”. On the contrary, the body’s primary need is for calories, not protein. Protein is essentially found in almost … Read More

Why eat raw?

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How important is it really, to eat raw foods? Hmmm… It is a question most ponder on.  Well I will break it down for you and explain why I strongly encourage a lifestyle of plant-based, vegan, raw foods.  I will say that the transition into eating raw foods is not for everyone.  You have to be ready to make a lifestyle change commitment and you have to truly want it. You have to want to live a life of optimal … Read More