followed by her usual thorough research, Victoria Boutenko presents . Overall, 12 Steps to Raw Foods is a breakthrough work for the live-food. Why do we overeat time and time again? Why do we make poor diet choices while we want to be healthy? What makes losing weight so difficult? These and. When preparing raw food it’s important to be hygienic and store your edibles safely. Using a big Esme’s The Raw Food Diet & Other Healthy Habits.

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12 Steps to Raw Foods: How to End Your Addiction to Cooked Food

Zteps are experiencing technical difficulties. I should’ve done more research before buying since I did not need a 12 step plan for my “cooked food addiction”, as I am already a very healthy eater and wasn’t struggling stepx that part of the transition.

That vicroria said, I think it is important to base a large part of t Interesting premise that cooked food addiction is similar to other addictions such as alcohol or food, but I don’t think it is so.

I learned a lot about my own food addictions. Have not tried this diet but this book gave me plenty of food for thought. The author used to be extremely overweight, had a husband and son with diabetes, and a daughter with asthma. Ofod then she went craaazy by s Finding a raw foods book that isn’t written by a zealot is a very difficult thing to do, and this one fits in quite nicely in my craaazy shelf.


Her advise about dealing with the tk people in your life and outside temptation is also so helpful. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Ships from and sold by Amazon. It’s hard with kids who are hardly into eating anyway though, so now my goal is to find all the recipes for raw meals that my kids will eat.

It has proven to be very encouraging and inspirational, and I’m looking forward to reading the author’s other book called “Raw Family”. Also by Victoria Boutenko. Embracing Other Healthy Habits.

Not only has it given me some interesting and new perspectives about the raw food lifestyle, it has made me want to give the raw food diet a try! Rsw Family Signature Dishes: Jan 18, DG rated it really liked it Shelves: Not really helpful to tell someone vicotria to go raw that they stpes take a hammer to their microwave, go buy a juicer dehydrator and blender on top of the expensive organic fruits and veggies.

Blindly entrusting a healthcare provider who will only gain from chronic illnesses is just asking for trouble. I did try one of her recipes, and I must say for being all raw, uncooked veges, it wasn’t too bad, and ot kids even ate it.

Victoria Boutenko is so thorough in her research and her approach. I can’t help but root for kooky Aunt Vicky because I feel like she’s coming from a positive place and sharing what has helped her deal with her own food addiction issues and her family’s health problems. Victoria Boutenko lives in Ashland, Oregon.

I am ready for a big change in my life, staying Raw is a Big Change and it is not easy, because it goes against the norm. What makes losing weight so difficult?

I don’t think I could ever completely give up cooked food for more than a few weeks and the recipes in the back all included using a blender or dehydrator so I don’t see how you can still get the nutrients you need from a bunch of blended up watered down goulash. I chose this book because I thought the subtitle was somewhat ridiculous, which mean I wanted to say ‘hrrrph’ and dismiss it as crackpot victlria.


This nonfiction book by Victoria Boutenko contains some interesting observations but may be superseded somewhat by more recent studies. Embracing the raw food lifestyle is more stes simply turning off the stove.

Looking for More Great Reads? In addition vicforia containing some great and well-researched information on the health benefits eating raw and yes, also on some of the toxic byproducts of cooking foods which you may rather not knowthe book provides the basic formulas for un-cooking soups, dressings, desserts, “milks,” green smoothies, and nut burgers which you can build upon to invent your own creations.

I don’t necessarily agree with all of the author’s arguments for why eteps food diet is the way to go, but this book is interesting nonetheless as she writes more about the lifestyle changes that accompany any major change in one’s life.

Review quote “The first edition of this book published in was excellent. Boutenko is adept at inspiring and motivating readers to consider her premises. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The second edition is masterfully outstanding.

She teaches classes on healthy living and raw food all over the world. Everything about the diet she suggests and attitude about nutrition that she conveys seems to me like the most necessary antithesis to today’s nutrient-less and thoughtless eating habits.

Perhaps start by replacing one meal a day with a green victotia and there are a few basic green smoothie recipes in Victoria’s bookzteps see how amazing it makes you feel! Review “This book is destined to become a classic.