Fiber—The What?!

Another major nutrient that is missing from processed foods is fiber.   What is fiber? Fiber is part of the cellular wall of  plant-based foods—specifically fruits, vegetables grains, nuts, and beans. According to the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences in 2002, the recommended dietary for men aged fourteen to fifty is 38 grams of fiberContinue reading “Fiber—The What?!”

Avocado—The What?!

The first word that you probably think of whenever you hear the word “avocado” is most likely “guacamole”… And if you’re like me, you rarely saw avocados when you were growing up in any other location than the local Mexican restaurant.   Since avocados and Mexican food always seem to go hand in hand, thenContinue reading “Avocado—The What?!”

Is Cooking A Sin?

So is cooking a sin? Should I never step foot in my kitchen again and turn on the oven or a stove burner? Can I turn my kitchen into a sewing room or home office?   Probably not…as much as I wish that were true quite often… But thoughts and opinions as to what shouldContinue reading “Is Cooking A Sin?”

But Can We Still Eat Bacon…and Eggs?!

When I first told my spouse that I was going to pursue this “Raw Foods Diet” thing, his first question was… “Will we still eat bacon?” Where I’m from bacon reigns supreme…and men are hunters with Silverado pickups who buy their wives guns for each birthday and anniversary that rolls around. Don’t worry, honey…we’ll stillContinue reading “But Can We Still Eat Bacon…and Eggs?!”