Adopting Raw Foods

A Day in the Life of Dan and Melissa – what we eat and how to transition to more and more raw superfoods


Daily Superfood Diet

If you like a schedule to follow, here’s one we recommend for adding superfoods into your daily lifestyle.  This is a great way to get started with 3 key superfoods: Chocolate Bliss, Chia Seeds and Primal Digest Enzymes. Morning: Chocolate Bliss! Drink 8 ounces of water, then 8 ounces of Chocolate Bliss, then 8 ounces of water Chia Porridge! Eat at least a ½ Cup of Chia Porridge (either right after the Chocolate Bliss or as a mid-morning snack when you are hungry next)   Lunch: Greens! Eat something green as part of your lunch (salad, green smoothie, or cooked […]

Superfood Challenge

Raw Chocolate Recipes Rich In Superfoods eBook Now Available

At long last, my friend Courtney Clay and I have published our first raw food recipe eBook. Of course we started with Raw Chocolate! 🙂 The Raw Chocolate Recipes Rich In Superfoods book gives you our top-favorite easy, homemade and healthy raw chocolate recipes, and also teaches you the keys for customizing and formulating your own decadent and delicious raw superfood treats. Following a trusted recipe: Always Delicious. Knowing how to create delicious chocolates every time with what superfoods you have on hand: Priceless! We’ve also included a “glossary” of 24 powerful raw superfoods reviewed in detail for flavor, health […]

Raw Chocolate Recipes Rich In Superfoods

Easy-To-Use Superfoods To Start With

There are so many Raw Superfoods to choose from, where do you start?  Here are 5 that are among the easiest to adopt into your current lifestyle: 1. Chocolate Bliss, sweetened with Vanilla Agave Nectar It tastes like chocolate milk, it’s packed full of nutrients, and it gently detoxifies you while supporting your body’s renewal. Contains no dairy, soy or gluten. Can be customized to your flavor tastes – more dark or milk chocolatey by how much sweetener/bliss you put in. (Or fruity if you add the mix to a fruit smoothie). The chocolate taste hides flavors of any other […]

Chocolate Bliss

Staying Warm Eating Raw Foods in the Winter

As the winter season approaches, a raw food diet becomes a bit more daunting.  Fresh produce is more accessible and plentiful during the summer months, so eating a raw diet can be more manageable.  Here are some tips to help you feel warmer while eating raw uncooked and superfoods in a colder climate:   Eat more warming foods.  Adding some spicy foods that have a warming effect not only provides a flavorful variation to your meals, but it also speeds up your metabolism and gives you that warming, satiated feeling.  Some examples of warming foods would be cinnamon, onions, cayenne, […]

Eating Raw in Winter

Traveling With Superfoods

A common hurdle when introducing raw superfoods into your life is how to take your show on the road. And especially when you have the Chocolate Bliss drink as a staple, how do manage getting that through airports!? Since Dan is a nature photographer and both of our extended families live on either coast, we have tried many kinds of travel, by car and by plane and even some camping, all with our raw superfoods in tow. Here are our favorite tips for you to try out: By Car Traveling by car is of course easier than by plane since […]

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A Day In The Life Part 4: What Tools of the Trade Do You Start With? 1

This is a continuation of our Day in the Life Story of what we eat … this time talking about the kitchen tools we use to make especially yummy raw foods. What Tools of the Trade Do You Start With? Blend, Blend, BLEND!  So much of the raw food diet is facilitated by blending.  It breaks down the cell walls of foods so it’s easier to digest, enhances flavors, enables you to eat more fruits and veggies in less time, and is all-around an awesome way of eating/drinking/slurping food. When we found raw foods, we already had a Vitamix in the […]

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