These are my thoughts. Bananas this bananas that. Did anyone notice...that we eat ...alooot...of BANANAS?
7 Large Bananas
6 Large Bananas - Banana Smoothie
Green smoothie (4 medium bananas, 1 cup froz fruit, 2 handfuls collard greens)
About 7 Large Strawberrys
Added by Ellen Maria on May 17, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Aloha, Today is day four 100% raw and Im doing pretty well.
Improvments: Skin clearing up nicely, not feeling great but no longer feeling "bad"
Challenges: Struggling to get enough food in me and Im very dehydrated..(barely drinking any water most days..working on that)
Day Four 100% Raw -
18 ounces water
6 fuji apples
10 Large Bananas
Green Smoothie( 5 bananas,2 cups froz fruit, 2…Continue
Added by Ellen Maria on May 16, 2010 at 11:42am — No Comments
12 Large Bananas
2 Cups Smoothie ( 2 Large bananas, 2 cups frozen fruit)
3 Fugi Apples
Added by Ellen Maria on May 15, 2010 at 10:56pm — No Comments
11-12 bananas (I lost track)
4 Fiji Apples
Added by Ellen Maria on May 15, 2010 at 8:48am — No Comments
It happens now. No more waiting, I know what I want and I am going for it. I am going RAW for life and Im taking back my life. I want LIFE. I want health,vibrance,energy,joy,peace,love,SIMPLICITY,nature, and balance. I want to live life like there's no tomorow without anything holding me back. And I want to surround myself with life and living positive things that nuture who I want to be an where I am trying to take my life.…Continue
Breakfast - half a glass of water, 1 orange, 3 large bananas
Snack - 1 banana, glass and a half of water, 2 oranges
Lunch - 2 bananas, brown rice(150 cals), 1 orange, half a glass of water
1 banana,1 orange
Dinner - (5ish) - Fruit salad(3 fuji apples,2 bananas, 1 orange)
Snack - 1 Banana, 1 orange
Before bed- 1 banana
Added by Ellen Maria on May 13, 2010 at 2:11am — No Comments
8:30 - 1 large(not so ripe) banana
11:00 am - 2 small-medium organic bananas, Banana smoothie(6 organic bananas and a little bit of water)
12:00 - Small salad(about a handful of greens), 1/3 avacado, little bit of sea salt.
1:15 - 2 naval orange
5:00 - Orange/Banana Fruit Salad(1 orange, 3 bananas)
5:30 - 1 yellow squash(steamed) ..about 12 ounces
7:30 - 3 /bananas
9:00 - 1 orange
10:45 - 1 banana
I have all ideas that I just haven't given it enough time...but am I maybe doing something wrong? I really haven't seen anything happening from eating this way..maybe it just needs more time.
Breakfast- (2 bananas , 3 extrasmall red apples)
Lunch - 2 bananas, Half of a Green smoothie ( 1.2 pounds frozen fruit(thats what the scale said anyways..., 1-2 handfuls greens, 1 cup water in the whole…
Breakfast - 4 small- medium bananas
11:00 - 2 small apples(red delicious)
Lunch - 16ounces of Green Smoothie (In the whole batch - 2 large bananas, 5 cups frozen fruit, water, 3 handfuls collard greens - Proabaly made about 5 -6 cups)
2:00 - Strawberry banana "cereal" - (4 small bananas total and a few strawberrys)
4:00 - 12 ounces green smoothie(same batch as above)
5:00 - brown rice (150 cal)
6:30 - 5 small-ish bananas
10:00 - 2…Continue
Added by Ellen Maria on May 9, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments
Breakfast - 2 D'anjou pears
1 small cantaloupe melon
Mid-Morning - 3 bananas
Lunch - - 4 small-medium bananas, 4 strawberrys,2 small-medium red delicious apples (peeled)
Snack(3ish) - Strawberry/Banana "Cereal" (1blended banana with water, 1large banana and 2-3 big strawberrys)
Dinner - 1 banana, brown rice(200 cals), 2 small apples
Snack - 1 large banana
Added by Ellen Maria on May 9, 2010 at 2:10am — No Comments
Breakfast 1 Pear - 3 bananas
1 small cantaloupe melon
11:00 - 3 Bananas
12:00 - Brown Rice
1:30 - 2 bananas and 8 ounces of green smoothie(collard greens,frozen fruit,half a banana)
8 ounces of green smoothie(same kind as above)
7:00 - Half small cantaloupe
1/2 tablespoon flax seed
8:00 - 1 pear
Day 7 is here. This is becoming more and more natural as the time passes. And not to mention it was no where near as difficult as I suspected it would be :D
Im starting to have some new doubts. But they aren't about raw....they are about some of the cooked foods I chose to include in my diet... I stated before that I thought beans,brown rice, and steamed vegetables were healthy..and benifitial to have in my diet...but the last few days the beans…Continue
Breakfast - Two large oranges
Mid-Morning - 2 pears
11:00 - Strawberry-Banana "cereal"(1 banana,2 large strawberrys..and one more banana blended with water to make "milk") Yum! Though it did taste a little strange..maybe the strawberrys weren't ripe enough?
1:00 - 2 medium fugi apples, 3 small-medium bananas - I. Am. Stuffed....
2:30 - 2 D'anjou…Continue
Added by Ellen Maria on May 5, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments
Ya know..I never thought I would feel "deprived"...because I only had 7 bananas in my kitchen! Haha...this is progress right?
Throughout the morning - 4 1/2 bananas,1 pear
11:00 - 2/3 cup beans (....didn't make me feel very good this time..normally I have no problem with them.....may be an area for more research) and 2 bananas
4:00 - two HUGE oranges.
5:00 - Green smoothie - About 5 cups worth(greens-…Continue
Added by Ellen Maria on May 4, 2010 at 11:51am — No Comments
Today is going pretty well, though I have had some doubts popping up in my head..Like, how on earth am I going to have any time to do anything else but eat, how am I going to eat this way at other peoples homes, at college( Im in college now...but not living on campus), how am I going to eat this way when I am living on campus. I feel like I am stuffing myself silly.
Of course none of these things are earth-shattering...I guess the doubts are just part of the process right? Oh…Continue
Is fatigue normal at this stage? Im not like...wiped out or anything..but I just feel kinda blah. I don't have any energy to do anything...Is it just detox? Maybe...my body getting used to digesting all this fruit???
Day three of 7 months 90% raw, vegan lifestyle.
Breakfast - 2 medium oranges, 3 bananas.
Snack - 4 bananas
Lunch- 3 medium oranges
Okay, day two.... Had a little difficulty finding food to pack to be out of the house all day...but I made smoothies and packed them in a cooler...It worked out fine.
I went roller blading today. Love it.
Breakfast - 16 ounce fruit smoothie(3 bananas and about 2 cups frozen fruit)
Snack -4 small green apples
Lunch - 16 ounce fruit smoothie(4 bananas and almost 3 cups of…Continue
Added by Ellen Maria on May 1, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
I have taken on a 7 month 90% raw challenge. The other 5-10 % will be brown rice or steamed vegetables all natural.
90% Raw for 7 months is a huge step in the right direction for me and I am soo excited!
Day One -
Breakfast - 2 bananas chopped up with 1 cup strawberrys
During class - 20 ounce smoothie ( greens,water,frozen fruit, 1banana)
Lunch - 4…Continue