Adding This to My Grocery List—Avocados

I have three reasons that I am especially interested in adding these “good” fats to my daily diet… First of all, a diet that includes these “good” fats helps you to keep your cardiovascular system healthy–decreasing glucose and insuin concentrations, promoting healthy blood lipid profiles, mediating blood pressure, improving insulin sensitivity, controlling cholesterol levels, and regulatingContinue reading “Adding This to My Grocery List—Avocados”

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?”

Join Me for the Journey

Because there isn’t necessarily one single type of “raw food diet” that must be strictly adhered to…but several different variations of a “raw foods diet” out there, all with different advice and degrees to which foods can be cooked…I have given myself permission to pick and choose exactly what I myself want to eat onContinue reading “Join Me for the Journey”

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?!”

Why Next?!…Raw Foods Diet

So why am I willing to set our Southern style of eating on hold for a while and pursue this raw foods thing in the first place? Wouldn’t anybody in their right mind be content to eat fried bacon, fried eggs, and gravy every single morning from now to eternity? Actually, yes, I am “inContinue reading “Why Next?!…Raw Foods Diet”

Now What?!…Raw Foods Diet

The next series of posts will be what I consider my breakfast posts. However, instead of talking about breakfast and the foods that you would most likely expect me to devote my time to right now, I plan on writing about my feeble attempts to adopt some sort of a “raw food diet.” Mainly IContinue reading “Now What?!…Raw Foods Diet”