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Delicious Raw Oatmeal

I found this recipe in the LiveFresh recipe binder that came with my Vitamix. It’s by Cherie Soria:

  • 1 cup oat groats
  • 1/2 apple, cored, chopped
  • 2 T purified water
  • 1/2 t ground cinnamon
  • 3 T raisins
  • pinch of salt

Soak the oat groats for 8 hours in 3 cups of water. Drain them, rinse, then cover again with fresh water and soak another 8 hours. Drain & rinse again. Put the ingredients in a blender in the order listed above, pulsing on and off at medium speed and using a tamper to push ingredients into blades, until desired texture is reached. The recipe recommends you serve with warmed almond milk and apricots or bananas. I thought it was great as-is.  Continue reading


Book Overview: Green For Life

Green For Life by Victoria Boutenko (c) 2005 Raw Family Publishing

I recommend you check out this quick read for a couple of reasons:

  1. you will learn about plant life and the fruits they bear – the why’s and how’s of it, which is fascinating
  2. you will come to understand vegetables and greens classifications correctly
  3. you will discover the relationship between chimpanzee and human diets (and why we should start leaning more towards their way of eating and away from our processed foods)
  4. you will see the proof for yourself in her experiment results on people she asked to drink green smoothies every day for a certain time period – all of those people discovered health benefits and even went on to continue green drinks even after the trial period was over. Many of them lost weight and curbed major sugar and other bad cravings.

Here are some interesting points I gathered: Continue reading