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A Few Raw Food Thanksgiving-Type Recipes

A Few Raw Food Thanksgiving-Type Recipes

Here are a few recipes to get you started thinking about ways you can add raw foods to your holiday meal and increase the health factor of your experience instead of choosing unhealthy, cooked versions. *Note – many of these are not my own recipes. […]

Some Healthier (though not raw) Options for Your Holiday Meal

Some Healthier (though not raw) Options for Your Holiday Meal

Here are some ideas I came up with which, while not being “Raw”, will really help to improve the over-all nutritional value and reduce the harm from holiday foods: Pies – Try replacing traditional white flour & shortening or butter-based crusts with crusts made from ground […]

Tracy’s Almond Apple Spice Bar

Tracy’s Almond Apple Spice Bar

2 cups Tracy’s Basic Bar Mix (recipe HERE) 1 cup date base – (cover 3/4 c. pitted dates with very warm water – just enough to cover – & soak 30 minutes. Put all in food processor & blend till smooth and creamy) 1 cup […]

Tracy’s Carrot Pineapple Spice Bars

Tracy’s Carrot Pineapple Spice Bars

2 cups Tracy’s Basic Bar Mix (recipe follows) 1 cup pecans – ground 1 cup date base (cover 3/4 c. pitted dates with very warm water – just enough to cover – & soak 30 minutes. Put all in food processor & blend till smooth […]

Tracy’s Sweet Maple Almond Cream

Tracy’s Sweet Maple Almond Cream

(All measurements are approximates. Adjust to your own taste.) 1 cup raw almonds (soaked several hours or overnight – reserve soak liquid) 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 2 Tbl. agave nectar 1 Tbl. pure maple syrup 3 packets vanilla flavored stevia Drain soak water from […]

Have a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving

Have a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving

For many people Thanksgiving dinner is the single biggest family feast of the year. It represents a time of gathering together, rebuilding bonds of love and friendship, sharing thoughts and feelings of gratitude for blessings received, and the centerpiece is always the meal. Food is […]

I am really damn frustrated!

I am really damn frustrated!

Ok, so, I haven’t been writing much lately and the honest truth is that I am frustrated as hell with diet and my weight. Ugh! So, I guess I”m just going to have to tell the story. By February 2009 I reached an all-time high […]

My Experience Following A One Hundred Percent Raw Diet

My Experience Following A One Hundred Percent Raw Diet

I feel it’s important that I tell you about my own introduction to the raw foods lifestyle and why I ended up developing the Eighty Percent Raw Plan. The process started on September 6th, 2001. My husband and I were on a business trip to […]

Raw Foods and Healthcare Reform

Raw Foods and Healthcare Reform

So, I got this email today that motivated me to write about health care reform because there is so much controversy going on about it and, believe it or not, this topic IS related to living a Raw Foods Lifestyle. How so, you might ask? […]

Dinner: The Most Challenging Raw Food Meal

Dinner: The Most Challenging Raw Food Meal

I know, I know! I haven’t posted for a while now but I DO have a good excuse. I’ve been working hard to get the initial edition of Eighty Percent Raw online magazine ready to launch on March 1st. (woo hoo!)  This is a very […]