Recipes from Mujeres de Maiz: Ancestors Comidas & Healthy Food Ways Workshops

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As part of their month of events, Mujeres de Maiz along with the South Central Farm Community Center and Decolonial Food for Thought presented: “Re-membering Our Ancestors Comidas & Ways of Healing The Brown Body,” a 2 day presentation, discussion, ceremony and food preparation workshop led by Claudia Serrato of “Decolonial food for Thought.”     Pix by Joel Garcia & Felicia Montes I contributed and offered my knowledge of plant based diets and superfoods; shared my recipes ; and spoke about the exploitation of …

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Vegan a la…. RAW?

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Raw Cacao Drink   So a few weeks ago I took on the “challenge” to go completely Raw. A raw/living-foods vegan is someone who strictly eats foods that have not been cooked above 115 degrees Fahrenheit. These foods include fresh fruits & vegetables, fruit & vegetable juices, dehydrated fruits & vegetables, nuts, seeds, sea vegetables, grains, legumes, sprouts and plant oils.  It wasn’t as difficult as I had expected, although, I must I admit I really missed my Rice & Beans. I felt very cleansed & full of …

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