Fresh Greens

How to keep salad greens fresh longer outside of refrigerator, save on electricity bill, and cut down carbon footprint all at the same time:
1. Cut thin slice off bottom of head of celery, lettuce, etc.
2. Find a dish the right size to hold greens upright.
3. Place greens upright in dish.
4. Add water to cover the bottom by about 1″.
5. Check water level and recut new sliver if needed.

I think of greens as like fresh cut flowers and treat them the same way.

Btw, I eat fruit, veggies, nuts/seeds, grains and legumes that all do not require refrigeration so I only use a small dorm style refrigerator. This is one of the many ways I stay healthy, save money, and lower my carbon footprint.

Here are photos of fresh Boston lettuce.

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United

UNITED Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing Common Good by U. S. Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker is an amazing inspiring true story of abundance, challenges, tragedies, solutions, successes, togetherness, earth, justice, grace, decency, kindness, and love.

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Bunny

A super cute wild rabbit loves to eat clover and other wild greens in my yard. Wild rabbit is very fast and timid (so far) which makes me nervous and a bit shaky like a (part-)Quaker who shakes at the sight of God(ess), but I’ll keep trying to get closer photos and update when time permits.

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Stop Hay-fever

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I love spring and summer! But I used to suffer from seasonal allergies and many of my family members and friends still do. I read that people (especially men) don’t like unsolicited expert advice and it takes humans hearing something new three times to absorb; but having studied nutrition and natural wellness since 1972, I’ll share the following information and hope it helps alleviate suffering.

I got rid of my chronic seasonal allergy symptoms in three steps.

Step 1: I eliminated or replaced all cow dairy (milk, cheese, butter, ice cream, etc) with plant-based dairy. Plant-based foods are fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, grains, and legumes. Casein cow milk protein is difficult to digest, the #1 secondary food allergen, highly mucous forming, and breaks down into casomorphin opioids. Incompletely digested proteins adsorbed into the blood stream cause the histamine (allergy) immune response. Enzymes are key to all biochemical bodily processes including digestion. It takes ten metabolic enzymes to make one digestive enzyme because digestion is the most difficult bodily task so “self-digesting” live enzyme containingย raw fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds give digestive and immune systems a break.

Step 2: To acclimate my body to pollen protein I eat raw wild flowers with their pollen inside.

Step 3. I daily drink 100 ounces of blended fresh raw fruit, leafy greens, seeds, and water to stay hydrated, cleansed, and nourished with fuel (carbs), essential fatty acids, essential amino acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants (anti cancer), phytonutrients, etc.

I’ve been seasonal allergy symptom free for many years. This blog post is my response to my son’s complaint aboutย his seasonal allergies on Facebook, but my strategy to end seasonal allergy symptoms should work for anyone.

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Repro Wellness

It is a woman’s right and power to control her own body and a personal decision whether or not to give birth especially given that rape and sexual assault are often not reported for personal reasons.

The easiest way to be in control of ones body is with nutrition. Eat fruits, vegetables, and seeds for wellness of mind and body, strength, balanced hormones, and a healthy planet.

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High dose Vitamin C or fruits and veggies high in Vitamin C every hour for the first 24-48 hours can prevent implantation of fertilized egg into the uterus.

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Some activities can put a pregnancy at risk such as vigorous exercise, water skiing, jacuzzi, or use of a water slide.

It’s estimated that half of pregnancies end in natural spontaneous abortion when thebody determines that the embryo is not viable due to timing of fertilization and deterioration of egg or sperm. If menstruation is late and flow is heavy it may be a natural spontaneous abortion.ย 

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A service dog can help with stress and bring protection, joy, and love. Yoga and self defense classes can help too.

Practice self care, be strong and well, stand for the human right to healthcare, and know that you have super power.

Earth Day Cleanse 2019

Happy Earth Day!

Here’s what I ate:

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blueberry banana smoothie 50oz

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green smoothie 50oz

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crocus flowers – food for the eyes and mind (spirit) while sunbathing and breathing fresh air

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raw vegan cucumber pasta & tomato sauce

2020 Poll

CO2e per Serving

When asked in a survey from Senator Cory Booker, “What issues are most important to you when picking a 2020 political candidate?”; I chose, “Climate Change”, and also wrote in the little box under “Other”,

“Vegan food choices, clean renewable energy (solar, wind), orchards, gardens and composting at all schools, military bases, public lands, prisons, hospitals, etc to stop climate change, feed needy, lead by example, and teach how food impacts climate footprint. Also grow hemp for oil, seeds, textiles, $. And end war.”

https://act.corybooker.com/page/s/supporter-survey

(https://vegnews.com/2019/2/cory-booker-on-animal-rights-veganism-and-how-to-change-the-world)

I replied to Senator Elizabeth Warren’s survey, “Go vegan for climate, health, economy, sustainability, hunger, peace, animals.”

https://my.elizabethwarren.com/page/s/ew-issuessurvey

Please sign petition to the president:
Plant-based USA
Please share. Thank you.

*Photo credit: http://css.umich.edu/factsheets/carbon-footprint-factsheet

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Free Healthcare

Wellness with lifestyle and nutrition is basically free to many people because healthy lifestyle and plant-based nutrition creates wellness and prevents or reverses health challenges. However unhealthy nutrition and lifestyle creates chronic health challenges. The current popular expensive high fat animal protein fad diet is linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and kidney disease. Human beings are designed to live on fruits, vegetables, seeds, sprouted grains and legumes. Also Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and liability is available on most auto insurance and most homes and public places have liability insurance in case of accidental injury and there are crowd-source funding and personal injury litigation options.

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Garden

I planted tulip, daffodil, hyacinth, marigold, pansy, petunia, impatiens, and gazania flowers.

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I started organic tomato, cucumber, marigold, and watermelon seeds inside house in April to replant outside after Memorial Day.

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I also planted grass where a gravel driveway was.

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