Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Raw Vegan Mint Chip Mylkshake Recipe


Hi everyone!

I have another recipe post and video for you all.

This is a recipe I've been absolutely LOVING lately which means I've been eating it quite frequently!

This recipe reminds me so much of my favorite ice cream and milkshake...
MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP!

Anytime I got ice cream as a child (and adult) it was ALWAYS mint chocolate chip!!

For all of you mint chocolate chip loving people out there...
here's a 100% healthy recipe dupe for you!

I hope you enjoy!



As delicious as it looks! (;




INGREDIENTS/APPLIANCES
5 Large Bananas, frozen overnight
4 Dates, pitted
3 Fresh Mint Leaves
2 Cups Water

Blender







RECIPE
Blend all ingredients together for approximately one minute or until desired consistency.
Add less water for more of an ice cream consistency.



Check out my live YouTube video here for this recipe.


Lots of love!
Liz

Friday, June 10, 2011

Benefits from High Carb Low Fat Raw Vegan Diet/Lifestyle


Hi everyone!

Today I want to talk about some of the many benefits I´ve experienced since eating a high carbohydrate, low fat raw vegan diet and applying the lifestyle 100%.


enough calories+enough water+enough sleep+sunshine+exercise=
THE LIFESTYLE


This post could be miles long but since I know you don´t have that much time on your hands, I´ve narrowed down my benefits into eight points.


Click here to view my video on this subject.


If you are interested in learning more about this lifestyle, I recommend reading 80/10/10 by Dr. Douglas Graham.

I would also recommend that you check out 30bananasaday, join and add me as a friend!

BENEFITS


* IMPROVED APPEARANCE *
-- Clear, white eyes 100% of the time.. used to ALWAYS need eye drops for clear eyes - no more!
-- Younger more youthful appearance/face
-- Clear skin, even skin tone.. rarely get a breakout, no more rosacea
-- Strong nails.. good indication of bone strength
-- Love my body more daily.. more definition especially in legs (where I would gain fat first)
-- Generally feel prettier overall


* MENTAL STATE *
-- Ability to deal with emotions
-- Ability to focus
-- Feel more in control of my thoughts
-- Emotionally stable
-- At peace with myself and others
-- Rarely get angry.. lack of aggression
-- More intuitive
-- Better memory


* ACCEPTANCE OF SELF/OTHERS *
-- This lifestyle teaches you to love yourself for exactly who you are at whatever stage you are currently in, flaws and strengths
-- My natural talents and life purpose have become more apparent
-- Ability to focus on what´s truly important in life and see through the BS



 * LOVE MY FOOD *
-- Enjoy more food more than ever.. look forward to EVERY meal/snack
-- Simply eat what my tastebuds love, what my body loves and what loves my body/mind
-- Most abundant way of eating there is
-- Can eat as much as I want, whenever I want, as frequent as I want :D



 * HOW I FEEL *
-- Amazing digestion
-- Uplifted mood, normally always happy
-- Physically feel the best ever
-- Knowing that I´m taking the best care ever of myself on all levels
-- More energy.. used to be tired A LOT
-- More at peace.. zero to little anxiety
-- Feel more compassion for animals.. more connected to my own
-- More connected to nature
-- Feel more balanced inside my body/mind



 * PERFORMANCE *
-- Able to exercise harder, better, longer than ever.. been exercising 5-7 days a week for seven years
-- Training to run a half marathon.. used to be a struggle to run a 5k
-- On the bike, I can beat my marathon running husband up hills :D



 * MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE *
-- Helping to save innocent animals from a life of pain, abuse and murder
-- Creating less pollution
-- Sharing my knowledge/experience with others
-- I´ve changed for the better and therefore I impact and inspire others in a more positive way
-- Everyone I am around daily now eats more fruit, vegetables and less animals products



 * HEALTH *
-- Health is better than ever based on my current blood test results
-- Have not gotten sick AT ALL since I started this diet/lifetsyle



After hearing all of my benefits isn't there a small part of you that wants to try this diet/lifestyle?
It will be one of the best decisions you ever make!!



Lots of love!
Liz