Vitamin A and two best foods for beta-carotene

Vitamin A and two best foods for beta-carotene

  The last recipe was a beta-carotene bomb, no exaggeration. More so if you left pumpkin skin on because the absolutely best foods for beta-carotene are pumpkin peels and sweet potatoes. Too bad my pumpkin was not organic. For you, as a vegan, beta-carotene is the major source of Vitamin A.

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No-bake pumpkin pie pudding (preserves your teeth, beautifies your skin)

No-bake pumpkin pie pudding (preserves your teeth, beautifies your skin)

Want to limit phytic acid in your eating? Not that difficult. Start with this vanilla no-bake pumpkin pie pudding! By the way, pumpkin here is not in anticipation of Canadian Halloween. But, yes, that’s the reason these enormous orange things are on every step now. It is a

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What is phytic acid and its threat to raw vegans

What is phytic acid and its threat to raw vegans

  On this blog I mentioned phytic acid more than once already. What is phytic acid and why raw vegans should be cautious around it – a topic of today’s talking.       What is it?   Phytic acid is found in all seed foods. By

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Dehydrated sweet potato chips for junk food nostalgia (with onion)

Dehydrated sweet potato chips for junk food nostalgia (with onion)

No clue why you would miss junk food. But if you do, these dehydrated sweet potato chips may alleviate your nostalgia. Or maybe not, as sweet potato stands far from a regular potato in taste. And the texture is more chewy than crispy. But try them anyways. If I

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Flu-fighting smoothie to enjoy in the fall

Flu-fighting smoothie to enjoy in the fall

  The season of coughs and sneezing has begun. This flu-fighting smoothie is a little step towards avoiding the annoying symptoms. The portions provided make 2 large servings.         You need cranberries apple bananas dates teff cinnamon         Blend everything   Put ¾ cup

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Beat meat habit and cravings without falling off the raw vegan diet (almost)

Beat meat habit and cravings without falling off the raw vegan diet (almost)

  As was told before, I came up with ways to beat meat habit and cravings without falling off the raw vegan diet, with one exception. If you remember, in the preceding article I was talking about the reasons you may want meat as a raw vegan or vegetarian in

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Vegetarian, craving meat. Is it you?

Vegetarian, craving meat. Is it you?

  Sad truth about you: vegetarian, craving meat, don’t know why. Moreover, you are close to being a raw vegan or already one. What’s wrong? When someone is a step away from a raw vegan way of living or already embraced it, usually their passion for meat

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19 tips to make your transition to a raw food diet tear-free

19 tips to make your transition to a raw food diet tear-free

Below I compiled 19 tips to make your transition to a raw food diet easier. You might be familiar with some of them already. That’s what helped and helps me. Because everyone is different, not all will necessary help you. Without sugar-coating, if you are jumping from a regular

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Мake brown rice milk and forget about cow milk (a sweet version)

Мake brown rice milk and forget about cow milk (a sweet version)

  If you are new to plant-based meals, I bet you never tried to make brown rice milk or milk in general. Milk? Isn’t it made by a cow? Or at least sold in stores as almond milk or soy milk? That’s true but you can easily

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Raw mushroom salad, with flax seeds (easy to make)

Raw mushroom salad, with flax seeds (easy to make)

  Time for a quick fix. This raw mushroom salad is quick to make – about 20 minutes. However, you need to soak flax seeds for 24 hours beforehand. The amounts I provide here make 2 servings.         You will need Non-bitter greens (spinach,

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All about shungite water: make, use, buy

All about shungite water: make, use, buy

  Continuing with shungite… Precisely, water that is purified with shungite. I’ve gathered the essential things you need to know about shungite water so that you can make your own and experience its goodness. First, the details on how to infuse or purify water with shungite stones. Let’s pretend you already have shungite

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About shungite (the case when goodness is black)

About shungite (the case when goodness is black)

  In the world of alternative medicine, there is a branch called medical geology. Curious to sneak in and learn about shungite, the magical black rock? The first time I got to see the rock was about three years ago, in a local rock shop.     What is

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What is buffaloberry: its effects on health plus unexpected uses

What is buffaloberry: its effects on health plus unexpected uses

  What is a buffaloberry? Whether you heard about it or not, here I take a close peek at the berries that look so poisonous!   At this time of the year, in Canada and northern US, the brightest season is beginning to show itself through ultra-colored leaves and desire

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How to make a starter culture without salt (use it to ferment veggies)

How to make a starter culture without salt (use it to ferment veggies)

  A couple years ago, while experimenting with fermenting vegetables I came up with a way to make a starter culture without salt. That wasn’t probably the discovery of America but anyways, here is it (as promised earlier).   You will need just two things: cabbage and water. While preparing your

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Brian Clement and Hippocrates Health Institute – fighting the truth

Brian Clement and Hippocrates Health Institute - fighting the truth

  I figured I should write about Brian Clement and Hippocrates Health Institute after noticing that in 2015 the institute grabbed a considerable attention of the mass media. Especially Canadian media.   As I mentioned in the previous post, Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida is the place where people

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Starting a raw vegan life – things that determine how well you do it

Starting a raw vegan life - things that determine how well you do it

  If you ever wondered what determines your success when starting a raw vegan life, then happy reading. In 2004, scientists at Columbia University in New York decided to investigate one’s ability to adhere to a specific diet. For this purpose a raw vegan diet was chosen. Although there are

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How to eat raw vegetables and enjoy them (without making your health worse)

How to eat raw vegetables and enjoy them (without making your health worse)

  Many truly love eating fruits, nuts, and seeds in raw form. Not so much vegetables though. Here I summarized a couple methods how to eat raw vegetables the good way… without spoons of fat and salt and still enjoy them. You should avoid submerging vegetables in loads of fat, whether it is

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