Category: Pleasure

I Get Raw With A Little Help From My Friends

Friends can be the ‘secret sauce’ when it comes to succeeding at something. They’re the ones who encourage you, praise you and sometimes even give you a kick in the ass when you can’t reach around to do it yourself. They can be the glue that keeps you together. Most of my close female friends are far away. Sometimes I…

In Pursuit of the Raw Yogini

When it comes to health. food and fitness are two sides of the same coin. We really do need both to keep our bodies and mind functional and vibrant. A vegan diet high in raw foods is setting the stage for optimum health but combining it with exercise really kicks everything into high gear. Being a country girl and living…

Sleeping in the Raw

Ever since I bought my first apartment in New York City I’ve been sleeping in the raw. It didn’t matter if there was someone sleeping next to me or if I was all by my lonesome,,,, when I was in bed I was, most definitely, naked. Back then it was pure survival. The super had the heat blasting so high…

Eating In : Raw and Ready

For many, adopting a raw vegan diet is scariest because it means that, unless you confine yourself to a salad, there is less opportunity to eat out at restaurants. All of a sudden you represent a minority: meagerly represented and majorly misunderstood by the masses. You would assume that if the celebrities have caught on – and they have –…

Winter in the Raw

There is no sugar coating it: winter is not my favorite time of year. Apart from the occasional awe elicited when my high desert view arbitrarily masquerades as a winter wonderland – usually for all of two hours – I am definitely with the bears on this one and would gladly hibernate if it were at all possible. That not…

More Raw for Better Sex

Sex has always been one of my favorite things. For a moment let’s just put aside all the obvious; the aspect of release, the intimacy… any of those things. What about this? Sex is fun! As far as I’m concerned that’s even worth getting woken up for. Yet there’s 20% of the people out there that are hitting the sack…

Raw Happiness : 8 Mood Boosting Foods

It’s scientifically proven that those who eat plant based diets are happier. Is everyone else just jealous? Is that why they keep pestering us about  our weird diets? Yes, our weird diets. Fruits and vegetables. All Natural. Coming from the earth. Weird. Apparently the raw food diet makes people nervous. It’s not normal. Many of us get really tired of people asking us the…

Why A Plant Based Diet?

The amount of arguing that goes on about whether man was designed to eat plants, is essentially an omnivore or, as I recently heard on a Ted Talks is a coctivore… meaning that we are the species that cooks – makes me laugh at times. Because essentially you might say that all those things are true or were true at any given period.…

Juices or Smoothies? Anyone? Anyone?

   There always seems to be a lot of debate out there over the benefits of juices over smoothies and vice versa. There are definitely designated camps and many are staunch in their convictions Right about now, it looks like smoothies are gaining ground but it wasn’t that long ago that Joe Cross’s “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead’ was converting everyone to…

The High Road To Raw

There’s no sugar coating it. I pretty much went about the Raw thing all wrong. For a few short weeks I dabbled with a Raw Till Four kind of scenario.Then I went whole hog. It was like a shock to my system. I was hungry. For people who are genuinely ill with diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. drastic measures are usually…