Raw Foods Info Archive

Essential Herbs and Spices – Cilantro

It has been a while but today we continue  our series on herbs and spices with cilantro.  This is a powerful herb with a taste that most either love
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Transitioning to a Raw Food Lifestyle

Many people who want to lose weight, improve their health and have more energy are turning to a raw food diet these days.  There is so much information out
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Essential Herbs and Spices Series – Cinnamon

This is the second installment of our series on herbs and spices and today we will talk about the health benefits and medicinal properties of cinnamon.  The dried tubular
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Urban Gardening in Costa Rica

I have recently become involved with a friend on an urban gardening project in Costa Rica.  I should begin by saying that I know almost nothing about plants and
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Spirulina – A True Super Food

I’ve been skeptical of the term “super food” ever since I began a raw foods diet, but spirulina is definitely the exception!  Spirulina is blue green algae, a simple
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Essential Herbs and Spices Series – Turmeric

I have been eating a whole food plant based diet for almost a year and a half, cutting out almost all processed food and following a mostly raw vegan
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Tips for Starting a Raw Foods Diet – Raw Until Dinner

I actually started my raw foods adventure by eating raw until dinner, although I wasn’t trying to live raw at the time.  For purposes of discussion, when I refer
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Coconut Water in Costa Rica

There is nothing like sitting in the shade by a beach, sipping on fresh coconut water in warm, tropical Costa Rica.  And you definitely won’t have a hard time
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Raw Foods Basics – Why a Raw Foods Diet?

What exactly is a raw food diet and who can benefit from it?  Raw foodists consider a food to be raw if it has not been heated above 118
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Welcome to Raw Tropical Living – Raw Foods

Raw Tropical Living has been in the works for some time now and I am happy to finally have the blog up and running.  The intention I have set
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