Gaining Maximum Nutrients & Freshness from Flaxseeds

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Gaining Maximum Nutrients & Freshness from Flaxseeds

This subscriber-aimed post is something of a belated addendum to my last entry, which I felt was worthy of a full entry status (and submission to LORAX Community‘s Vegan DIY & related Kitchen blogs) since the subject of flaxseed meal seems to have generated a great deal of interest and several readers took the time to write via various mediums. Thanks to Alena for having commented directly to the original post, and to everyone who submitted comments via social media as well as the site’s contact...

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Buckwheat Preparation & Benefits

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Buckwheat Preparation & Benefits

All About Buckwheat   Buckwheat has been something of a staple in my diet for quite a few years, as it is a tasty, high-energy, gluten free food which is so easy to incorporate into many exceptionally satisfying raw vegan recipes for any occasion. Despite the rather deceptive name, buckwheat is neither related to wheat nor grain — it is actually a highly nutritious fruit seed related to rhubarb and sorrel!   I recently noticed a great deal of feedback from readers, students, and attendees of Lorax...

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For Love of Lemons (& Limes)

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For Love of Lemons (& Limes)

With my Glass Dharma drinking straw giveaway nearly at its end and Summer Solstice a mere six days away, this last week of Spring seems like an appropriate time for me to exalt citrus. Yes, it’s true that I love citrus all of the time. However, it has been some time since I have taken a moment to focus exclusively on the simplicity of lemons and limes – both of which I adore immensely. For those who may not be so well versed in the differences between these two blissfully bright sunshine citrus...

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Benefits of Water Therapy

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Benefits of Water Therapy

Water is a precious resource!   Thus it  should be used with gratitude, respect, and overall mindfulness of usage. I can think of no better way to use this valuable gift from nature than for maintaining one’s health. For excellent health benefits, it does one well to drink between 1.5 and 2 litres of purified or spring water (I use spring water, from artesian wells) upon awakening each morning.   This water should be consumed alone, on an empty stomach (preferably all in one go). Drinking through...

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