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Neven

San Antonio, Texas
My blog chronicles my journey from a standard American diet to a high raw diet. My family eats cooked foods so I have to find a way to make both our diets work.
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I've Moved by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food My new blog is located at http://exfoodie.com Please join me there! Read on »
A good Thanksgiving by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Thanksgiving turned out so much better than I thought. I had so much fun spending time and sharing meals with family and friends. My husband did all the cooking and I did al ... Read on »
I'm thankful for my family...but a little nervous for dinner tomorrow by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food My Dad is visiting for the Thanksgiving Holiday and we have been having a fantastic time. I have been preparing all the delicious salads and green juices I would normally eat ... Read on »
Feeling foggy today by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I feel like hell today! Yesterday I felt so great all day, I was so happy and I ate my usual raw meals all day. Then in the evening my son told me that he wanted pizza fo ... Read on »
Reflecting on my juice feast. by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Well I haven't posted in a while, I've been trying to process all that I went through with the juice feast. I had a lot of trouble drinking the recommended 16 cups of juice. I ... Read on »
My fast continues by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I am the type of person who forgets to eat, if I'm really happy or really sad I don't eat. This is OK on a diet with solid foods but it is dangerous on a juice fast. First t ... Read on »
Getting to know myself better by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Today is day number 6 of my juice feast I woke up feeling good. Last night was difficult I was not feeling very well, but after a good nights rest things are better. I have t ... Read on »
Day 5 of my juice feast,I'm half way there! by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Well today I'm feeling some detox symptoms. I'm nauseous , my skin is breaking out and I have a rash. I'm feeling pretty cranky! Plus my new juicer is really taking a long ti ... Read on »
Day 4 of my juice feast by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Things are going really well today, I've finally settled into a routine. Juicing is feeling more natural to me now. I have juiced in the past but never for every meal. I have ... Read on »
My juice feast progress by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food So far so good! Day 1 was a lot easier than I thought it would be. I had a dentist appointment that morning so I packed up my juice and my large jar of water and headed out. M ... Read on »
It's time for a juice feast! by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Photo taken by color line I have decided to go on a juice feast! Starting tomorrow morning I will drink nothing but freshly juiced fruits or vegetables for 10 day ... Read on »
Eating out is no longer a pleasure by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I must say I love being on this high raw diet, I love all the foods that I eat. What I don't love anymore is eating at restaurants. You would think it would be easy to order a ... Read on »
Dear Dad I've gone raw... by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Photo taken by bryan champ The hardest thing about going raw was not giving up my favorite foods. It was telling my Dad! I grew up in a typical Egyptia ... Read on »
Eat your greens... and your children will too by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Photo taken by wsilver Lately I've been noticing that my son is eating more vegetables. I think it's because he sees me eat giant salads for lunch and dinner. He ... Read on »
Getting organized by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food So far my week has been super busy, so I decided to get organized. When I went shopping yesterday I made sure I had enough fruits and vegetables for five days, to avoid going ... Read on »
It finally broke and I don't want to fix it! by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I was happily making a green smoothie for myself this morning until I noticed spinach juice running out from the bottom of my blender. I've been telling my husband that we nee ... Read on »
Get me out of the kitchen by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Cooking dinner for my family on the weeknights is NOT my favorite activity. I never know what to make. I always feel like I recycle the same recipes week after week and n ... Read on »
My high raw life by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Photo taken by sweetbeetandgreenbean Transitioning to a raw diet was easy in some ways and more difficult in others. After being raw until dinner for just two days I n ... Read on »
I'm not a good vegetarian by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I tried to go that route and it just did not work for me. I loved eating fruits and vegetables, but I did not like traditional vegetarian sources of protein. I tried m ... Read on »
Please don't pass the steak by Neven Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Photo taken by EssjayNZ There was a time in my life that I loved red meat, I craved it and really enjoyed eating it. My husband knew how to cook it really well, and we ... Read on »