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New List of Dirty/Clean veggies & fruit to eat

The  Environmental Working Group (EWG) each year comes out with lists that tests the amounts of pesticides that remain on fruit and vegetables after they have been picked, power washed and stocked onto grocery store shelves.  The EWG uses this information to compile  lists for consumers to reference while they shop. This year they have the Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen For more info see:  http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/ Stephanie

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HALVAH’S NUTZ – for that sweet mood

HALVAH’S NUTZ 1 Cup Sesame Seeds (Can substitute 1 cup Tahini – Sesame Butter) 1/2 Cup of LIVING NUTZ ‘Banana bread walnutz or Cina-pecans 2 Tbsp Raw Agave cactus nectar 1 Tsp Vanilla (Optional) 1 Tbsp Raw Carob Powder (Optional) Grind sesame seeds and nutz past meal stage into a nut butter. Scrape out into a bowl and dribble in the agave. Mix well until you get one sticky mass. For a “chocolate” halvah, mix in raw carob powder – […]

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Is Organic Food Healthier ?

Is Organic Food Healthier ?

Recent studies suggest there are major differences between organic and conventional food with respect to taste, nutrition and  health. For example, in 1 study, organic foods were rated nutritionally superior in 61% the cases tested. They were higher in polyphenols (a type of antioxidant), antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.   The reason given for organic foods being more nutrient dense has to do with: * The dilution effect ( dilution effect occurs when higher levels of fertilizer is used, thereby having […]

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How Living Nutz Sprouted into Business: Part 1

  In the year 2000, my brother Dave and I went to see a lecture about the raw food diet with a guy named David Wolfe.  We were both into organic health foods and we were always looking for ways to better optimize our health. We had heard about this talk through friends who said that they were absolutely blown away by what this guy had to say. Naturally, we were interested in hearing more, so we registered for the […]

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The Truth About Almond Pasteurization Methods

While there are four main methods of pasteurizing almonds, steam processing, high heat treatment (roasting), blanching and highly toxic fumigation treatment with propylene oxide (PPO), two of them are the primary methods that are used most often.. These two are steam processing and PPO fumigation. Steam processing is the method delineated to the organic sector of the almond industry. While this is probably the cleanest method of pasteurizing almonds it is still an option reserved for those who have the […]

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Almond Pasteurization Update

We at Living Nutz would like to thank the almost 30,000 people who have signed the “Mandatory Pasteurization of Almonds is Wrong Petition”.  Since this petition was created in 2007 a lot has happened (thanks to the Cornucopia Institute) in the progress of winning an appeal against the USDA’s ruling that has made all almonds grown in the USA illegal by implementing extreme forms of pasteurization including methods that revert to high heat, carcinogenic chemical fumigation and steam pasteurization. The […]

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Zesty Cabbage Salad

Zesty Cabbage Salad 5-6 cups thinly sliced red and green cabbage (1 small green, red cabbage) 1 large onion, sliced very thinly 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 package Living Nutz Zesty Almonds 1 tablespoon sesame, poppy or caraway seeds) 2 teaspoons Nama Shoyu (or additional salt -sea salt) Place vegetables in bowl. Sprinkle the sea salt, choice of seeds, and Nama Shoyu evenly over vegetables. With your hands, toss and knead the salad, thoroughly in your hands for several minutes. […]

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MUESLI- Breakfast of Champions

MUESLI 7 medium apples 1 cup of rolled oats 1/4 cup of raisins 1/4 cup of LIVING NUTZ ‘Cina-pecans’ 1/4 cup of LIVING NUTZ ‘Banana Bread Walnutz 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Cut the apples into wedges and remove the core. Juice the apple wedges and reserve 2 1/4 cups of the juice and 1/2 cup of the pulp. In a medium size bowl, combine the apple juice and pulp with the oats, raisins, pecans, walnutz and cinnamon; mix well. Cover the […]

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Welcome!

Welcome!

Howdy. Thanks for stopping by! At Living Nutz , we are committed to helping you  achieve  optimal health and wellness. Organic raw healthy foods are key! Living Nutz  strives to inspire people and corporations to be cognizant of their practices, to ensure a healthy and sustainable future for themselves & their families, as well as the planet. We hope you stick around, share your story, offer advice, or just say hello. Be well, Dave & the folks at Living Nutz

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