Posts Tagged ‘raw food

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse, Day 4: Raw

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 12, 2011

Tweet this!Congratulations! You’ve made it through 3 whole days of focus and commitment to your health! In my opinion, the tough part is over, and the next two days are a piece of cake (a healthy, vegan cake that is…) Day 1: Juice Day 2: Smoothies Day 3: Apples Day 4: Raw… uncooked fruits, vegetables [...]

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse, Day 3: Apples

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 11, 2011

Tweet this!Day 1: Juice Day 2: Smoothies Day 3: Apples Day 4: Raw… uncooked fruits, vegetables and raw nuts and seeds Day 5: Vegan… no animal products (meat, fish, eggs or dairy) So today, we start chewing again after 2 days of giving our jaws and teeth a break… and we also start adding back [...]

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse, Day 2: Smoothies

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 10, 2011

Tweet this! Alright yumyogis… congratulations for making it through Day 1, Juice! On Day 2, we start to add some fiber back into our diet, by keeping the natural fiber that is in fruits and vegetables rather than throwing it away when we juice. Using the blender to break up the fiber, we make it [...]

Smoothies 101

Posted by: Rita in: ● March 2, 2011

Tweet this!I’m a huge advocate of smoothies and start my day off with one for breakfast, 99% of the time. First of all, they are easy and fun to make. Second, smoothies are an awesome way to start your day off by getting anywhere from 20-50% of your 8-9 recommended daily servings of fruits and [...]

One of my Top 3 Smoothies: The Almonocolate Incident

Posted by: Rita in: ● January 23, 2011

Tweet this!I really don’t like picking favorites. So I don’t. I think Top 10 or Top Whatever is as much as I want to commit myself to choosing anything. I love making smoothies and the options really are endless. so… here goes… I’ve been saving this one… this smoothie is my Ultimate Guiltless Treat that [...]

Flax Crackers

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!Now that you’re tuned in, I’ll hit you with the statement – these crackers are considered RAW! Don’t stop reading… they taste great, it just means they were made using a dehydrator, which did not get hotter than 110 degrees F, the highest temperature a raw food can encounter without starting to loose its [...]

Raw Zucchini Hummus

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!2 chopped zucchini ½ cup lemon juice 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 ½ tsp cumin 1 cup tahini (raw if you can get it)… See More 4 tbsp olive oil ½ cup raw sesame seeds 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds in or out 1 big handful of fresh cilantro 1 large garlic clove or 1 [...]

Nothing does a body good like Green Juice in the morning!

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!New Year’s resolutions are great… in theory. If you’ve had trouble keeping your resolutions the last few years, try to change just ONE small thing. If it involves your diet, you may want to give juicing a shot… FORGET MILK! Besides the clinical data that milk & dairy actually have the opposite effect on [...]

Rita’s Famous Guacamole

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!Honestly, I don’t know how it became “famous,” but every time I have a party or get-together my friends check to make sure I’m making my guac (like they wouldn’t come over if I wasn’t!)… every potluck at work, before I know it, someone’s SIGNED ME UP to bring guacamole… so here it is [...]


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