The Kids’ Favorite Raw Meal

Oaky, so spring-roll wrappers are not technically raw. But unless someone is  following a 100 percent raw diet, many raw foodist still consume them. A high-raw diet is 50-99 percent raw. Personally, I’m about 95 percent raw. These wraps can be found in the Asian section of most larger grocery stores. Wet them with warm... Continue Reading →

Have You Met Barney?

No I don't mean Barney Fife, although I love the Addy Griffith show. This is Barney our Barn Owl. I know...the name is quite original. He lives farther back in top of the barn, but at sundown he sits at the door or flys to the walnut tree and sits there to look for something... Continue Reading →

Basic Nice Cream

Do you like ice cream on a hot summer day? Or any day? Try nice cream instead! Slice bananas and freeze them. Then blend them with just a little water. Add frozen berries too if you want. Enjoy!

My First Introductions to Raw

Before I had kids, I taught middle school. And I always had allergies, sinus infections, and gut problems. I had bronchitis a few times. I caught every cold or flu that went around. And I was often on heavy antibiotics. Then, I had a ruptured ovarian cyst and symptoms of endometriosis (based on gynecologist evaluation.)... Continue Reading →

What Is My Husband Doing Now?

My husband doesn’t make car payments , which is awesome! But his fearless ingenuity used to cause me to raise my eyebrows, now I roll with it...literally because I drive the cars he provides for me. Here’s what he brought home this morning. He got it for $300 as a parts van off Craigslist in... Continue Reading →

Raw Pad Thai

During my last pregnancy, I craved Pad Thai, and now it’s fun to try raw versions. There are actually tons of different recipes for raw Pad Thai, and all are slightly different. This is our current favorite. It’s a slightly modified version of Kristina’s recipe on FullyRaw. Too much tamarind was a bit too sour... Continue Reading →

Fully Raw Snack

We don’t eat grains very often, but eating raw doesn’t mean all grains must be off the menu! Here’s what I gave the kids for a snack after they played at the park. First,  I put some chia seeds (about 1/2 cup) water (about 3/4 cup), a little raw honey (about 1 teaspoon), and raw... Continue Reading →

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