Going Raw – Day 11

I’m happy to say that both sprouted buckwheat and sprouted quinoa agree with me. I had really counted on and spent a lot of money on the raw nuts for this month and I am sorry I can’t use them. Many of the recipes I come across use nuts or lemon. Usually I can substitute sunflower seeds and I have been using balsamic vinegar in the salad dressings. I am about 1/3 of the way through the month now. Today my energy level was quite good. I saw patients this morning, then went to Science Rendezvous and the library this afternoon with my daughter, then to see a movie this evening. Typically, I would have taken a nap in the afternoon and then done one thing with her, not three! Digestion was great today, and aches anywhere else hardly noticeable. I was around ice cream and popcorn today, but did not really feel tempted. I haven’t had any cravings for some time now. I am thinking quite happily about canned sardines and sweet potatoes though, and will be glad to eat them in June! Here’s what I ate today:


Buckwheat pancakes – sprouted buckwheat, apple, cinammon with a sprinkle of agave


Leftover vegan sushi with carrot sticks
Salad of spinach, apple, date, pumpkin seeds


Pancake from breakfast


Sprouted quinoa salad with lettuce, cucumber and dressing made of balsamic vinegar, olive oil, fresh dill, garlic, agave and ginger
Flax crackers spread with coconut oil


Balls made from dates, sunflower seeds, coconut, cocoa, vanilla extract

About naturopathathome

I recently made the change from naturopathic doctor to health consultant/coach and certified functional medicine practitioner who returned to her roots recently in beautiful Guelph, Ontario. My focus is on enjoying life and creating space for family, community and personal interests. I have a keen interest in nutrition, natural medicine and writing.

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