Category: stuff

80/10/10(crazy)rv?

I’m back on the crazy train! Two weeks after my new year’s blog about seriously getting back into raw foods based on my new-found wisdom re. how be successfully achieve goals, and my second raw vegan meal plan (my attempt at being ‘organized’), I’m…

shit omnivores say: meat = man??

“So how was the weekend” asks my new manager at work on Monday morning. Me: “Great! We went skiing in Vermont and there was actually some decent snow…” “Did you go out on Saturday night” “Yes, we found this cute little restaurant that had…

shit omnivores say: the P word

Ill-informed omnivore: “Ooooh! Being a vegan is so unhealthy, you won’t get enough protein. Where do you get your protein from?” Well-read vegan: “Do you know what protein actually is? Do you know why we need it? Do you know how much you really…

raw resolutions

I started my crazy raw vegan adventures in March 2010. I was super-motivated when I started and managed 100% high raw vegan for the first six months… I felt great, I lost 13lb without trying, my troublesome skin started to clear up (a little),…

from cheese addict to raw vegan – a true story

A little notice popped up on my personal Facebook page yesterday reminding me that on this day in 2009 my status read: “Sara loves eating brie without a biscuit!”* And it’s true, I did. I ate that stuff by the round. Brie, and rich…

forget joe, i love oscar the juicer

Oscar the Living Juicer is my best friend ever… or at least up there with BlendTec the Blender, Kyocera the Ceramic Knife and Squeezy the Lemon Squeezer! After a week away on vacation (which I will blog about in a foodie context soon), my…

what the hell is a vitamin regimen??

I have a SAD friend, he eats the Standard American Diet and he’s my friend. He is also my sad friend because he thinks he’s ‘squishy’. He actually goes the the gym a lot and if the arms that are exposed in his t-shirt…

meat, economics, whole foods and veganism

Oooh, my first challenge! It went down on Facebook something (exactly) like this… TJU: “Still shop at Whole Foods? WF sponsors “top butcher” competition across America! Time to go elsewhere.” {link to Clash of the Cleavers} crazyrawvegan: “I’m not weighing in on the Whole Foods…

vitamin B12 deficiency

I’ve said before that I really want to stay away from too much ‘health education’ stuff in relation to being a raw vegan and I will, but found a loophole when I figured that a little ditty about my B12 deficiency is more experiential…

whole foods plant-based diet good, but not as good as raw…

I haven’t been a very good raw foodie since I saw Forks over Knives the weekend before last… A combination of feeling good about the health benefits of a whole food plant based diet and the eight straight days of Boston rain resulted in me…

raw vegan vs. whole food plant based diets

I finally saw Forks Over Knives this afternoon and it was as good as I expected it / wanted it to be! It provides a good balance of scientific research and clinical evidence, statistics and human experience, fact and practical advice that illustrate the…

ode to my ceramic knife

Well truthfully, I’m not in the mood to write an ode… I am utterly devastated! I just took a big ugly chip out of my beautiful white Kyocera Santoku ceramic knife by smashing it against the rim of my Blendtec blender. Battle of the…