Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Body Transformation Books

"Eat to Live" by Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

"Raw Food Life Force Energy", by Natalie Rose

"The Raw Food Detox Diet", by Natalie Rose

"The Truth about Beauty" by Kat James

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Breakfast Ideas

1. Slice or Dice a favorite Fruit...add Shredded Coconut, chopped nuts, and sweetener.
2. Dancing Berry Cereal soaked overnight, drain, add a little raw milk and sweetener.
3. Life Extensions Vanilla Protein Powder, Raw Milk, Frozen Fruit, Udos Oil, Raw Egg, Sweetener.
4. Omelets with Organic Eggs, mushrooms, onions, red/yellow/green peppers. Salsa on Top.
5. Cheese Omelet
6. Potatoes/White Onion Cube and saute in Coconut Oil - Add Real Salt...kids love!
7. Raw Milk with Maple Syrup. (Only with Raw)
9. Ezekiel Sprouted Corn Tortilla's with vegetables sauted in coconut oil.
10. In a hurry... Gluten-Free Oatmeal with Cinnamon and Maple Syrup...more time we soak overnight and add coconut, sliced almonds, and raisins.
11. Quinoa soaked overnight and cooked add cinnamon, raw milk and maple syrup - has a nutty flavor that is an acquired taste. My kids eat it, but others probably wouldn't at first.
12. Steamed Veggies with a little raw butter.
13. Super Vital Foods Smoothie blends.  They are delicious and powerful in giving you energy for the day.

What's In Our Kitchen...

1. Agave, Maple Syrup (Grade B), Stevia, Rapadura, Raw Honey
2. Coconut Oil, Olive Oil (cold-pressed and in dark bottle), Macadamia Oil
3. Sprouted Grain Cereals (Ezekiel Brand and Agi's Raw Brand "Dancing Berry Cereal")
4. Fermented Pickles and Sauerkraut - Bubbies Brand, Kimchi and Gingered Carrots - I make
5. Garden of Life Products - Founder wrote the "Makers Diet".
6. Raw Milk - Replaced Pasteurized, Homogenized Milk
7. Raw Cheese, Cottage Cheese/Yogurt/Sour Cream/Butter from Organic Sources
8. Raw Corn Chips (Agi's Brand) - Replaces Standard Chips
9. Organic Meat and Fish - We use very sparingly and mostly in winter.
10. Fresh Hummus, Fresh Salsa, Guacamole
11. Sea Weed Nori Sheets, Sea Weed kids love!
12. Sea Salt (no iodized salt)
13. Fresh Vegetables - Organic as much as possible.
14. Fresh Fruit - Organic as much as possible.
15. Raw Nuts of all kinds
16. Seeds to snack on like Pumpkin Seeds, Sesame (to add to salads), Sunflower Seeds etc.
17. Occasionally Raw Goat Milk, Raw Goat Cheese, Yogurt etc. (a treat because of cost)
18. Hummus (from Real Foods Market), Guacamole,
19. I love Bragg's Salad Dressings (Ginger/Sesame Brand)
20. Bragg's Apple Cider Vinegar, and Liquid Amino Acids (this is a gluten-free soy sauce)
21. Condiments from Real Foods Market
22. Dried Fruit and Nut Mixtures from Real Foods Market
23. Red Raspberry Tea Leaves - Spearmint, All sorts of Herbal Tea Leaves.
24. Lots of Dr. Christopher Herbal Combinations.
25. Udos 3.6.9 Oils - Life Extensions Protein Powder (Vanilla)
26. Eggs from Heritage Farms - From Pasture Fed Chickens
27. We like Kombucha (an acquired taste) friends say it tastes like red wine with a kick.
28. Coconut Juice (when on sale)
29. Fish and Polish Sausages from Real Foods Market
30. Chicken from Real Foods Market - It is delicious cooked with Real Salt and Coconut Oil.
31. Flax seeds (makes crackers), buckwheat, quinoa (healthy substitute for white rice) etc.
32. Real Foods Market sells both sprouted breads as well as bread from freshly ground wheat that we buy occasionally. Kids love their rolls with honey and butter.
33. Fresh Sprouts - I find my sprouts last longer and taste better than the store sprouts.
34. Brown Rice, Various types of canned beans (kidney, pinto, black, garbanzo)
35. Snacks like Fruit Leather, Figs, Dates, Prunes etc.