"Hi Terrie, I'm in NE Minnesota (Duluth area). I've been raw vegan 14 mos. now. It's snowing here right now, albeit lightly, but winter is coming! To me, this means that it's going to be a little more difficult with regard to the…"
The few.The (often) rural.The Midwest vegans. I've often felt alone in my fruity adventure out here in the very middle of the Midwest. Thought it might be nice for us middle of the country peeps to network :)See More
"Hi everyone! I've been raw vegan for 14 months now. In a nutshell: I have been able to go off or 4 prescription medications. My asthma disappeared. My gastroparesis was healed. My RA is in remission. My hypothyroid medication was cut in half.…"
"I eat about 30 khadrawy dates per day, or 15 medjools. I also get my dates from 7hotdates. In my opnion, they are amazingly delish! I make sure to drink plenty of water every day. At least one of my date meals are in a smoothie: 7 or 8 bananas, 15…"
"Hi! Here is a good salad dressing recipe - make this in a blender, preferably a Vitamix: Blend the following (in this order):
Juice of 1 lemon
Small bunch of Cilantro
1 Red pepper
10 Halawy Dates (or whatever kind you can get)
"In my experience, the best way is to "just do it." You should join the BG diet challenge. The link to the challenge is on Freelee's facebook page. It is an ongoing 30 day challenge to eat 100% raw vegan. There are tons of ladies…"
"Hi Peachy, I have also been feeling sick the past couple of days, live in a cold climate, and I'm not getting in enough calories. I'm falling 300 to 500 short, and I think we just need to eat more fruit. Are bananas and dates your only…"
"How is everyone doing? I have a bug or something for the last couple of days, haven't been feeling too good: headache, lethargy, just not feeling "right." If it's not a bug, I wonder if it's the detoxifying, even tho…"
"I am so glad I found this discussion. When I eat a meal get super full and bloated and this is very uncomfortable. I think it's a form of melon belly. I will definitely take your suggestions & also the information from Don Bennett. Thanks a…"
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