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Savoury creamy taste without high fat?

Started Oct 24, 2012 0 Replies

Hey folks,This is my first post here, so sorry if it's in the wrong place!  Wasn't sure if I should put it in recipes or not as it's a question rather than providing a recipe.I've just transitioned…Continue


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I've been vegetarian since the age of 10, vegan since the age of 15 - both of these came very naturally to me. Now at 24 and nearly a year of transitioning I've decided I feel ready to be raw vegan. Unfortunately though I find myself using a lot more of the denser calorie sources found in fattier foods than I'd like to be using, and would love to learn ways to replace these with low fat options. I'm also looking to be part of a community, because whilst my family are coming round to this change, they are still bewildered by it, so I'd absolutely love to interact with others who understand how much I love eating healthy, clean and pure foods! I have struggled (and still struggle to some extent) with body image issues for much of my life, and I am thrilled to be immersing myself in a diet and lifestyle that makes me feel good. It was only a year or so ago that I started exercising, and now I'm in love with it! My mum sees how grumpy I get if I can't exercise :-D So I'd love to be part of the whole lifestyle that 30BaD is about - to be supported as I work out what the heck I'm doing!
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As mentioned, I'm pretty new to this. I'd love to know how to substitute the high fat foods I've been eating more of since becoming fully raw, more recipes so I don't feel limited by this lifestyle, and to feel like I'm not alone in this pursuit I'm keen to join the 30BaD community to chat with like-minded folk. Essentially I'm looking for people I can chat to, both as friends and as a source of information and guidance as I inevitably come up with questions on this lifestyle.
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At 3:43am on October 26, 2012, Stephane said…

Hi, we just had the Raw Fruit Festival in Spain last September. Maybe you'd like to join us next year, check this http://youtu.be/dKtdi5ULp54





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