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Vegan Southwestern Green Bean Bowl Recipe

Here’s a simple veggie-filled dinner recipe I like to make as part of my mostly raw vegan diet. Enjoy and please share some of your favorite healthy vegan dinner recipes in the comments! Your Favorite Healthy Dinner Recipes? Please share in the comments below! Go raw and be fit, Swayze P.S. Despite what you’ve been […]

October 8, 2013   9 Comments

Smelly Gas from Beans? It’s Not a Food Combining Issue

As I mentioned in my recent video about incorporating cooked foods like beans into my diet, one of the downsides to this has been stinky farts. Many of you commented that it’s likely due to improper food combining. I’m pretty confident that you’re wrong and here’s why. Your Thoughts? Please share in the comments below! […]

September 6, 2013   7 Comments

Why I Don’t Eat Starches Like Beans and Rice Raw

Many of you have wondered why I don’t just sprout foods like beans and rice instead of cooking them. Here’s why I think sprouting AND cooking is the best way to prepare complex carbs. Your Thoughts? Please share in the comments below! Go raw and be fit, Swayze P.S. A diet predominated by fresh fruits and vegetables can be […]

September 4, 2013   4 Comments

Do Starches Really Cause Weight Gain?

After mentioning that I’ve had trouble with weight gain since including cooked foods in my low fat fruit-filled raw food diet, many have suggested that it’s because of the starches. But is this really true? Are starches like rice and beans really to blame for my weight gain? Your Thoughts on Starches and Weight Gain? […]

September 2, 2013   10 Comments

Raw Peanuts: Avoid or Enjoy?

If you read this article of mine, then you know that legumes really shouldn’t be eaten raw. Kidney beans, chickpeas and the like are hard on digestion, full of lectins and other toxins, and unappetizing (and in many cases, indigestible) when raw. But what about raw peanuts? Since these wannabe nuts are really legumes, should we […]

June 7, 2011   3 Comments