raw food


One World Love Cafe

by Leisa on June 29, 2009

There is a great little cafe that has opened at Coolangatta, QLD where William and I enjoyed a fantastic meal at this week. It is called One World Love Cafe and serves healthy organic 100% vegan food.  They do have cooked food as well as a comprehensive raw menu, and offer lots of gluten free meals all
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O is for Olives

by Leisa on June 18, 2009

Four Benefits from Adding Raw Olives into Your Diet Written by Matt Monarch (NaturalNews) Truly raw olives can be a little hard to come by, though the processed and heated kind are found everywhere. This doesn`t help those of us on a raw food diet very much, as the heated kind can wreak havoc on
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The Delightful Dr. Fred

by Leisa on May 26, 2009

This past week I was fortunate enough to have hosted Dr. Fred Bisci and his friend and promoter Rory, on the Gold Coast leg of their national tour.  And what a privilege it has been! For the first couple of days though, the Gold Coast turned on the worst weather imaginable – with South East QLD
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N is for Nuts!

by Leisa on May 20, 2009

No, I’m not talking about myself, although many people would describe me that way! I’m talking about natural, nourishing nuts that are an essential part of any genuine whole food / raw food diet. There is even a website dedicated just to nuts!  See www.nutsforlife.com.au – they are totally nutty about nuts! Ok, down to the  serious side of
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Raw Food Retreats

by Leisa on May 17, 2009

I’m just back from another of the awesome Embracing Life! Six Day Detox, Healing and Raw Food Retreat’s, and I cannot tell you how excited I am that the vision I had for these retreats has come to fruition in the most beautiful of ways. I think I’ve written a little bit about this before –
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Dr. Fred Bisci Movie Night

by Leisa on May 2, 2009

Calling all health conscious people local to the Gold Coast! If you live within driving distance of the Gold Coast, I would like to invite you to a screening of Dr. Fred Bisci’s brand new DVD “Your Journey to a Healthy Lifestyle” this Thursday evening 7th of May at 7pm. It is being hosted by
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Raw For 900 Days!

by Leisa on April 10, 2009

While I was over in Perth last weekend, I caught up with some friends of mine, John Wood and his wife Ronnie.  They were generous enough to have me over for a flying visit for dinner, and they made me the most fantastic four course raw gourmet meal! John is a real inspiration.  Three years
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L is for Lemons

by Leisa on April 6, 2009

I love lemons! The humble lemon is such a powerful healing tool in a our “food as medicine” tool-kit, and they make a wonderful addition to our diet. Lemons are thought to be acidic but due to their high mineral content they are actually alkalising upon digestion.  Lemons are a natural antiseptic inside and out and stimulate the digestive
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Buckwheat Porridge

by Leisa on March 14, 2009

Following on from the post “Three Reasons To Eat Buckwheat” I would like to add my own porridge recipe to the one in that post. Breakfast poses a problem for quite a few raw food eaters if the questions I receive are anything to go by – so I have a few suggestions.  If you
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Aussies Hit By Obesity Epidemic

by Leisa on March 12, 2009

From ninemsn:  “Australians may pride themselves on their sporting prowess, but moves to supersize toilets, coffins and ambulances are signs the country is grappling with record levels of obesity. “Australia has an illusion of being a nation of sportsmen and women,” said Deakin University obesity expert Boyd Swinburn. “But our engagement in sport is usually
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