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EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
After feeling sick and tired of, well, feeling sick and tired, I decided to try another route. In The Raw is the incredibly true (mis)adventures of one gal's transition into the land of raw foods. Funny thing...when you eat fresh, living food, you begin to feel more alive. Chronic health... Full Bio
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A Fond Farewell by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I've had what you might call a challenging month here. First, I had to wrap my head around the shocking news that a dear friend chose to take his own life. Then I had ... Read on »
Change Of Season, Change Of Diet by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Wow, page views for my Harvest-Inspired Autumn Recipes have been off the charts this week. It makes me happy to know that they're being shared with folks on Twitter and Face ... Read on »
Belly Cravings: It's Soup Weather! by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food The air is crisp and cool. The glorious fall colors have arrived. A kaleidoscope of beauty is everywhere you look, making even mundane daily errands a thing of joy. This is ... Read on »
Staying Raw In A Cooked Food Family by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Are you one of those lucky ones whose family went raw with you? Yeah, me neither. Listen, I grew up with a dad who wouldn't eat salad because, well, "it tastes ... Read on »
Review: Rawmazing Desserts by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I love curling up with a good book and I've read many that have left me hungry for more. But this was a first: from page one, I was drooling. And I mean that in all seriou ... Read on »
Let's Get Pickled: Fermented Heirlooms by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Here in the States, Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer. As if on cue, the temperature plummeted 20 degrees overnight. Buh-lieve me, after enduring 3+ months of ... Read on »
Flying Free From Compulsive Eating by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I've shared before that despite having been morbidly obese, my initial journey into the land of raw and living foods had little to do with dieting or weight loss. I knew t ... Read on »
Harvesting Purple: Beans + Eggplant by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food The kids are back to school and summer's winding down, although you wouldn't know it here. Temperatures have climbed back into the 90s and I've got a garden that just won' ... Read on »
Elderberry: The People's Medicine Chest by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Those dark purple jewels are elderberries (sambucus nigra) that I recently foraged along with a bevy of blackberries . I often get emails from folks asking how I fin ... Read on »
Enjoying A Purely Delicious Summer by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Guess what I'm looking at? The Summer issue of Purely Delicious magazine! And it's a doozy, jam-packed with plenty of eye candy, good eats + good reads. In addit ... Read on »
Nourished By Mother Nature by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food That lovely sunset is compliments of Mother Nature and Aruba. Betchya didn't even know I had snuck away, did ya? Yes, my Hungarian clan descended upon this tropical paradi ... Read on »
Cool Off With These Sweet Treats by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Raise your hand if you made your own popsicles as a kid. I sure did. If it was liquid, it went into a paper Dixie® cup and was stuck in the freezer – fruit juice from conc ... Read on »
Fruit Till Noon, Raw Till Dinner by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I must sound like a broken record, droning on about the heat, but it's just been relentless. The Dog Days of Summer arrived early this year and haven't left us. Two s ... Read on »
How To Make Icebox Pickles by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food This goes out to the darling (and very pregnant) Lauren , and anyone else who's swimming in garden cucumbers at the moment. No garden? No worries. Hit up your local farmer ... Read on »
A Refreshing Way To Beat The Heat by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food This is most definitely one of the hottest summers I can remember in a very long time. You know, the kind of heat and humidity where you just stand still and perspire...at ... Read on »
Calling All Veg Heads by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food It's Raw Health Expo time!  Sonoma County, California – about an hour north of San Francisco – will play host to the Second Annual Raw Health Expo on July 31 & A ... Read on »
When Is A Fruit Not A Fruit? When It's A Fig! by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Daddy had a green thumb. Stick a twig in some dirt and he'd make it grow, like magic. That's exactly what he did when I was about seven years old — put a branch in the gro ... Read on »
Juicing The Garden by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Last year was my first venture into gardening. I found so much enjoyment in harvesting groceries from my own backyard and juicing my garden each morning that I went hog ... Read on »
Wheatgrass: The King Of Alkaline Foods by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Whether or not you've ever held the title of Fast Food Queen as I once did, you've likely ingested your fair share of highly processed and chemical laden foods. Let's face ... Read on »
Sipping On Summer by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Summertime, and the living is easy. Baseball. Flip flops. Ripe, juicy melons. Just-picked veggies from the garden. Wildflowers. Blue skies. Sunshine. Sitting poolsid ... Read on »