Is a vegan diet extreme?

Is a vegan diet extreme?

  For you, is a vegan diet extreme? Would you consider it an extreme lifestyle change? I was going through my old papers yesterday and came across this picture. I got it in 2014. When attending the University of Calgary lecture given by Brian Clement. Brian is

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Another raw buckwheat recipe. With the “meaty” shiitake

Another raw buckwheat recipe. With the "meaty" shiitake

  This raw buckwheat recipe is just an example of what you can do with the fermentation starter. Eating raw is so much easier with the fermentation starter. Because the meals are quick to prepare. So tasty (or maybe I’m obsessed with sour foods). Highly absorbable and

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Why you need a rye sourdough starter

Why you need a rye sourdough starter

  Moments ago I published a post on how to make a rye sourdough starter. If you read my recipes and posts, you know  that I’m a big fan of fermentation. Especially when it comes to grains and pseudograins.   They keep you full   The major

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Making sourdough starter from scratch (use it to ferment raw grains)

Making sourdough starter from scratch (use it to ferment raw grains)

If you are trying to adopt raw veganism making sourdough starter is a must-have skill. Read the reasons here. The most exciting reason is fermentation starter allows you to add brown rice or virtually any other grain to your menu. It’s super easy to do. A sourdough

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Where to buy Green Pasture Butter Oil / Fermented Cod Liver oil blend in Canada

Where to buy Green Pasture Butter Oil / Fermented Cod Liver oil blend in Canada

  In the last video I was saying that one of the animal products that I take is fermented cod liver oil & butter oil blend. I take the one made by Green Pastures. It’s an American company. However, it’s challenging to find their products in Canada.

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This vegan ultramarathon runner is considered one of the greatest of all time

This vegan ultramarathon runner is considered one of the greatest of all time

  Scott Jurek. Doesn’t give up, a vegan, an ultaramarathon runner, and a cook! Since around 2000s Scott has been the boss of the wold’s most punishing races. Like the Badwater Ultramarathon and the Spartathlon. By boss, I mean he was first. Many races he won multiple

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Watch replays from The Real Truth About Health conference

Watch replays from The Real Truth About Health conference

  If you still would like to watch some presentations from The Real Truth About Health conference, you can do it here. Just type in your name and email. It’s worth watching at least one of them. For how long will the replays be around? For a

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Am I 100% raw? 100% vegan? (video)

Am I 100% raw? 100% vegan? (video)

  In this video I tell how raw and vegan I’m (took it after a long day, so I’m slightly tired). You can actually guess this from my last post on raw food staples.     It’s a bit tedious, so below I’m summarizing the important points.

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Staple raw vegan foods, herbs & other (what works for me, now)

Staple raw vegan foods, herbs & other (what works for me, now)

  In this post I list raw vegan foods and herbs which you can use as staples. Plus those that I think beneficial to have frequently. Yes, you don’t need to have a rainforest in front of you to be able to sustain yourself on on this

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More celery root benefits (aka celeriac) for raw foodists

More celery root benefits (aka celeriac) for raw foodists

  Last week I went through a couple celery root benefits. There are a few more that I’d like to go through. All these benefits make celeriac a good staple veggie. Especially if you like your food wholesome and simple.     Electrolytes   In addition to

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Celeriac salad: for teeth and to prevent anemia

Celeriac salad: for teeth and to prevent anemia

  This celeriac salad was invented by my mom. It owes its abundance of minerals to celeriac. What is it? It’s a root of a celery. But not the regular green type of celery you are used to. A different species. Quite ancient actually. Its cultivation goes

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Article got published in a Canadian magazine

Article got published in a Canadian magazine

  My article got published in Alberta/BC magazine 🙂 There I talk about 3 raw vegan foods which can do a fantastic job at keeping you full. Who knows, maybe one of them will become your staple. Check it out here.            

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The Real Truth About Health conference starts this Friday

The Real Truth About Health conference starts this Friday

  While reading through the Hippocrates Health Institute magazine my mom came across an info about a big conference in New York. The Real Truth About Health it’s called. I think it’s a good opportunity to see the modern life from a bird’s eye view. Expect to

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Raw, fermented buckwheat porridge (good after exercise)

Raw, fermented buckwheat porridge (good after exercise)

  This highly bioavailable, invigorating fermented buckwheat porridge is good as a post-workout meal. Or, if you are an endurance athlete like Fab that I recently chatted with you can make it more liquidy and drink while on a move. As a matter of fact, Fab mentioned

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Raw vegan energy bites recipe (with my favourite teff)

Raw vegan energy bites recipe (with my favourite teff)

  This raw energy bites recipe is great if you are looking for an energetic beautiful fix. These delightful bites will walk your tastebuds through the pleasantries of the winter season: crunching of the snow, refreshing cold, the richness of tastes in front of the fireplace. What’s

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Interview with Fab, a vegan long-distance runner (and she is thinking about being more raw)

Interview with Fab, a vegan long-distance runner (and she is thinking about being more raw)

  Recently I’ve met with Fabienne, a vegan long-distance runner. We got to know each other about 5 months ago. Fab tackled a 100-km race this September, in Lethbridge. She did exceptionally well. And she has been in a ultramarathon running for only 1.5 years! My guess

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Tonya Zavasta – an inspirational raw vegan you may wish to follow

Tonya Zavasta - an inspirational raw vegan you may wish to follow

  In spring of 2012 after seeing Tonya Zavasta’s videos I decided to give a raw food lifestyle a try as soon as I finish writing the exams. Although a month or so prior that when I came across the concept of raw veganism I thought it

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