Articles on the raw vegan lifestyle

Vegan Deficiencies, Health Risks, and How to Combat Them

Some people turn to a vegan diet for animal life, the earth’s sustainability, and/or certain health reasons like allergies. People that have been tested and found out they have animal-based product allergies often go vegan to combat their reactions. And, some choose to go vegan, then find that they were unaware of their allergies all along!

Are you a flavour addict? Or one of the reasons I stopped being a raw vegan chef

Perfecting the “bliss-point” in raw food Have you ever heard of the "bliss-point"? It's a term used in the food industry. Companies or chefs who make food try to create the perfect balance between sweet and salty to leave the customer wanting more and more of the product. This is the reason you're addicted to

What I learnt from doing things I said I’d “NEVER” do

The following is a list of “I will never…” phrases that I actually said out loud. Not only that, I truly believed them to the core of my being. Life has a funny way of throwing things your way that challenge your way of thinking. I began to notice a pattern over the last few

7 easy ways to incorporate healthy, living food into your diet

If you're new to the idea of living food, have a look at my beginner's guide. When you tell people that raw food is good for you, many get scared and think they must switch to an all-raw diet immediately, which puts them off. It’s absolutely not necessary to go 100% raw, you can slowly start

How to stay raw vegan during the Christmas holidays

Been invited to a party this Christmas? Need to make dinner for your entire family? Can you really stay raw during the festive season? Yes you can - with a few helpful tips below :) Bring food with you to a party It does’t matter if you’re going to a party with lots of

What is the best raw vegan food processor?

I don't know about you, but when I found myself searching to replace my old food processor, I kind of hit a wall. It's so easy searching for the best blender compared to this, all sources unanimously point to the Vitamix, with the occasional JTC OmniBlend mention (or a Nutribullet for a cheaper and

Raw Food Myths Debunked – The Good and The Bad

There are many rumours and opinions going around regarding raw food. One week alfalfa sprouts are good for you, the next week they're bad, so-and-so says the 80-10-10 raw food diet is the best, some recommend "raw till 4" and other's are fully fruitarian. What's going on?? If you are new to raw food, all

Where to eat raw food in Krabi’s Ao Nang, Thailand

  This is the only picture I actually took in Krabi itself, the surrounding islands were much more beautiful After 4 days of feasting at Rasayana raw restaurant in Bangkok, I had high hopes for Krabi, thinking they must at least have good fruit. I do apologise that I don't have good news for

Where to eat raw food at Gili Air island, Lombok

Tiny islands in the middle of nowhere are never an easy place to find raw food. This has always surprised me as they are often abundant in fruit and coconuts, yet they fail to see the concept of a standard fruit salad. Life has once again brought me to the Gili islands in Indonesia, and

How to cut jackfruit and what are the health benefits

If you are in Asia, Australia or South America, you will not want to miss this amazing fruit! It is full of goodness and its soooo yummy :) There's a video of how to cut jackfruit below! Thats me with 2 jackfruits...thats as much as I could lift them! :) For those unfamiliar

Where to eat raw food in Bangkok, Thailand

When I used to eat cooked food, I used to love Thai food, so I was a little worried I would slip up going to Thailand after becoming raw. I was in for quite a surprise, as in the middle of all the fried foods on the streets and the general craziness of Bangkok, I

Where to eat raw food in Cambodia

This is a post for all you raw foodies out there who are thinking of travelling to Cambodia to see the beautiful Angkor Wat temple. I only spent a handful of days in Cambodia, but I hope you will find this information useful and it will help you during your stay. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Jasmuheen’s pranic living retreat, France

Dates: 11-14 October 2013 UPDATE: Jasmuheen has confirmed dates for the next workshop in Marbella, Spain for June 2015 - please see details here. In October 2013 I had the pleasure of taking part in a retreat in France hosted by Jasmuheen. If you are unfamiliar with her work, Jasmuheen is an Ambassador of Peace

How to eat raw whilst travelling

This is a question that a lot of people ask when starting on their raw food journey - what on earth do I eat on a plane/train/road trip? Is it possible to stick to my diet or shall I just give up for the duration of the journey? It's really up to you, depending

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