Whether you want to fully embrace the raw food diet or simply incorporate more raw foods into your meal plans, the following articles and recipes will aid your healthy lifestyle journey.
Here’s My 21-Day Raw Food Diet Transitional Meal Plan!
So you want to transition to the raw food diet? Great! But do you know what to eat? Do you know how to avoid deficiencies? Do you know how to make the diet work for weight loss, detox, better health AND maintain that health long term?
Let me take your hand and guide you though your raw food transition. I’ll show you how to avoid the pitfalls that most people fall for and how to overcome roadblocks that get in the way of changing your diet and health. Read more…
Getting Started With Raw Foods
If you’re new to raw foods, here is some advice and tips for getting started.
There are different versions of the raw food diet but the one I followed is the low fat, fruit-based way of eating (but not necessarily “strict fruitarianism“). Find out more about why I chose low fat over “raw gourmet” and about my experiences on the so-called 80/10/10 diet. (See my 80/10/10 6-month and 2 year updates.)
Is it really that important to be 100% raw or can a mostly-raw diet provide all the health, cleansing and energizing benefits? Find out the advantages and disadvantages to being 100% raw vs high raw. Find out how to balance raw foods with cooked foods and still be super healthy.
Get recipes and inspiration to eat healthy with some easy and delicious raw meals. Browse my raw vegan recipe pages for awesome, fun and delectable foods you can make yourself! There’s lots of green smoothie recipes here too!
Raw Food Nutrition
Don’t fall for these raw deceptions. Raw means different things to different people so find out for sure if what you think is raw is really raw or just “uncooked”.
You might think your diet is the healthiest in the world. But is it really? Find out how the typical raw food diet might be just as bad as the so-called “standard American diet” or SAD. Is your raw food SAD?
Raw Food Controversies
The raw food movement is full of controversies. Get behind-the-scenes information about the movement and its gurus from a 14-year veteran of the raw lifestyle.
Your Raw Vegan Kitchen
Need some tips for setting up your raw food kitchen? Find out all you need to know about blenders, juicers, food processors and all sorts of cool kitchen gadgets to support your raw lifestyle and make your meals more enjoyable.
Learn much more about the best blenders for making green smoothies and other delectable recipes.
My husband and I spent the winter of 2010/2011 in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. We checked out the raw vegan scene in the Riviera Maya – Cancun, Puerto Morelos & Playa del Carmen as well as Merida, Yucatan.
Got a question? Just ask us and I’ll get you an answer to your most burning raw food questions.
Tracy Russell is the creator of the Green Smoothie Weight Loss Program, the 30-Day Whole Foods Challenge and founder of Incredible Smoothies. She is passionate about helping people improve their health with green smoothies and a whole foods lifestyle.