Faux Recipes For A Healthy Diet

On today’s show we talk about faux recipes. In other words, raw food recipes that look and taste like their cooked counterparts. Find out more at our Healthy Diet Web Site.

Show notes:

  • Thanks for listening in to our podcast.
  • Ice cream recipe – frozen fruit – that’s it, really!
  • Faux pasta noodles & raw marinara sauce.
  • Kitchen equipment we use to prepare the faux pasta.
  • Faux tuna – it even gave me tuna breath it’s so real.
  • Faux mayo recipe
  • Faux carrot cake from www.beautifulonraw.com
  • Next week: The China Study in depth

Alan LeStourgeon

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Sprouting For Your Healthy Diet

This week we talk about sprouting, what it is, how we do it and the benefits. Find out more on our sprouting page at our healthy diet web site.

Show notes:

  • What is sprouting? A great way to get the most nutrition from your food.
  • Did the Little Rascals sprout? Their names suggest they might have.
  • Sprouting is like micro farming. Planting to harvest is about 4 days.
  • What do we sprout? What kinds of seeds do we use?
  • The process of sprouting and the equipment used.
  • Soak, rinse, drain. Sprouts MUST be rinsed 3 times per day.
  • What do we put sprouts on and in?
  • Where do we get our seeds? More info on our sprouting page.
  • Grand opening of Abundant Life Café and Market in Palm Bay Florida.
  • Next week: faux recipes.

Alan LeStourgeon

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Juicing And Your Healthy Diet

Juicing is this week’s topic and we talk about the benefits, juicers and how we almost destroyed our Champion Juicer.

Show notes:

  • We’ve been juicing on and off for 10 years
  • Benefits of juicing and what kinds of juicers are the best. Masticating juicers are much better than centrifugal juicers.
  • What should you put in your juice? California organic carrots are the best tasting.
  • How much juice to make? How long does it stay fresh?
  • Quote from Edward Stanley, former Prime Minister of Britain
  • We dropped our Champion Juicer and it survived!
  • Next week’s podcast – Sprouting?

Alan LeStourgeon

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Weight Loss And A Healthy Diet

Weight loss is the topic for today’s podcast. We offer some great tips for losing weight at the end.

Show Notes:

  • $30 Billion weight loss industry, problems and obesity
  • Obesity contributes to many diseases
  • Food marketing, Fruit Roll-Ups next to produce in the store
  • Weight loss programs and the industry
  • Eat to live, not live to eat
  • Calorie counting – How important is it?
  • Healthy weight loss tips – Avocado, banana pudding
  • Try the banana pudding and let us know if you like it.
  • Next week – juicing

Alan LeStourgeon

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Setting Up Your Healthy Diet Kitchen

This week we talk about food prep and what kind of food equipment and food staples we have on hand.

Show Notes:

  • The key is to make your food prep and set up your kitchen to be as convenient as possible.
  • Trip to Maine in 1996. We lost it, so make sure you prepare.
  • The equipment we use in our kitchen. How to speak Maineiac.
  • Favorite Champion Juicer recipe.
  • Other staples in our kitchen and pantry. Having what you need is top priority to make things as easy as possible.
  • Check out our healthy recipe section.
  • Making spinach pesto.
  • Next week – Weight loss.

Alan LeStourgeon

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