Are You Peeling Away Your Health?

Come here. I’ve got something for you.

Come here, I got something for you. (Annoying Gif I made with a FREE Gif app and Amazon Prime. Clip is from the hit movie: The Firm.)

Have you ever gotten citric acid on a cut near your fingernail?

It’s a ferocious drop of agony, isn’t it? There are worst agonies to be endured from citrus abuse. (See: Amazing Orange Facts Below.)

Most orange peelers use a knife to cut towards the thumb, like a stupid mafia boss in a bad gangster movie. The result? A sliced thumb and a long strip or two of orange-peel. Worst of all the orange meat is covered with thick white coat of rind, which steals flavor from the juicy meat.

Add this method to your arsenal of orange peeling knowledge.

How to Peel and Orange efficiently.

I love the simplicity of this peel. It makes even easier to toss orange segments into smoothies; thereby, increasing recovery time from REPEATING GIF ANIMATION INDUCED SEIZURES.

Amazing Orange Facts

  • Pectin,a key component of orange fiber, protects the mucous membrane of the colon by reducing exposure to toxic substances; it also binds to and evacuates cancer-causing chemicals in the colon.
    eating oranges also reduces bad blood cholesterol levels.
  • The spray of orange zest from the orange peel is highly flammable. Ernest Hemingway
    used to entertain himself with citrus peel fireworks as he chomped on roasted chestnuts in front of a warm Parisian fire.
  • Oranges are full of phyto-nutrients such as caringenin, a powerful antioxidant, free radical assasin, anti-inflammatory agent, and immune system booster.
  • Spanariads used oranges to punish criminals and the like. The term, anaranjear, means, literally, to “orangicate” – to pelt something with oranges. Oranges are heavy and soft. Ouch! WTF? Spaniards like to throw fruit, first oranges and to this day tomatoes.

May you be happy. May you be healthy. May you escape being pelted with oranges and just enjoy their delicious flavor instead and also live with ease.

Fruitarian 7 Day Challenge: Day 3


GOD I WISH YOUTUBE WOULD ALLOW ME TO CREATE MY OWN THUMBNAILS. THEY ALWAYS CHOOSE WEIRD FRAMES. At any rate, Fruitarians do experience elevated moods. Oh, yes speaking of bananas:
Here are 3 fascinating banana tricks

  1. Rub Inside Banana peel on teeth to whiten them. Results in a few days.
  2. Use the inside of the peel as a salve for insect stings.
  3. Place banana peel on floor to get rid of clowns.
Is Nature’s Yellow wrapper too difficult to open?

Hypermnesia is a heighten exact or vivid MEMORY. I totally misused that term!!!!! OOPS.

I said there were two drawbacks, but mentioned three. The last one wasn’t really a drawback, it was not eating enough bananas. But I still called it “the second one.”

 

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Fruitarian 7 Day Challenge: Day 2

BTW, when I say, “vegetables,” I’m referring to culinary vegetables. Many culinary vegetables are botanically fruits. For example, cucumbers, tomatoes, and bell peppers are referred to as vegetables, but they’re botanically fruits. I’m eating botanical fruits & some seeds/nuts only. And I’m ONLY EATING RAW.

Why not beans too? I tried RAW, SPROUTED BEANS, they tastes like freeze dried rubber bands and they gave me a wicked stomach ache; so, I’m NOT eating them.

The Delicious fruitarian food combo I mention in the first part of the video is raw almonds (technically not 100% fruitarian, but come on, in small amounts, they aren’t unhealthy) & dates. They taste spectacular together. The almonds add a luscious texture to the sweet dates. I have switched to eating “raw caramel apples” Dates & apple wedges–delicious!

Oh, yes, here is a link to the wonderful Black Bean Extravaganza Dish:

 Engine 2 Black Bean Extravaganza

BTW, I skipped the onions and garlic. I would NOT eat those raw–if I had a cold, maybe garlic. Garlic is good natural medicine & it keeps away vampires, most reptilian humanoids, and fellow human beings within breathing range .

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5 Easy Chia Recipes for Stamina & Vigor

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  1. SUPER EASY CHIA GEL
    Ingredients

    (Less water, makes a thicker “gel”. You can also replace the water with apple juice, orange juice, or other sweet juices for a flavorful treat.)
    Directions
    Mix the chia seeds and water with a spoon or electric mixer.
    Wait about 15 minutes , then give the mixture another stir.
    Uses for the SIMPLE CHIA GEL:
    The Gel can be eaten raw; it has NO flavor whatsoever.
    It can be used as a thickener in raw soups, fruit smoothies and fresh jams.

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    EASY Ancient CHIA ISKIATE (Traditional Chia Energy Drink)
    Ingredients

    Directions
    Stir the chia seeds into the water; let them sit for about five minutes.  Stir again to bring out more gel.  The longer, it sits, the more the seeds release the gel.  Add the lime or lemon juice. Then pour in the agave nectar to taste.
    (Did you know that Agave is also used to make Tequila?!)
    Uses for THE ANCIENT CHIA ISKIATE:
    Drink before a run or before mutually consensual activities that require high levels of friskiness.

  3. Chiller Chia
    Ingredients

    Directions
    Mix the gel, fruit juice and pulp together and place in freezer for 1 hour and serve.

  4. Chia Lemonade
    Ingredients:

    • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
    • 1 cup natural apple juice
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • Some Ice (4 to 5 ice cubes)

    Directions:
    Combine chia seeds and apple juice and let soak 30 minutes until it thickens. Add the lemon and ice.
    To turn it into a refreshing slushy, blend everything together in a Good Blender(Buy a Good Blender at Amazon)

  5. Chia-colate Nut Energy Bars
    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups pitted dates. (Make sure there are no seeds. Date seeds kill weak blenders and make terrifying sounds in good ones.)
    • 1/3 cup raw cocoa powder
    • 1/3 cup whole chia seeds
    • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
    • 1 cup raw walnut pieces or your favorite nuts. Almonds are a nice substitute.

    Directions
    Place dates in bowl of food processor; puree until thick paste forms.
    Add cocoa powder, chia seeds, vanilla. blend until everything is well mixed.
    Add nuts, blend until nuts are finely chopped and well distributed through the mixture.
    Transfer date mixture to wax paper, and press / roll mixture into 1/2 inch thick rectangle. Wrap tightly with the waxed paper, and then with foil. Refrigerate overnight for solid bars or eat warm. Make sure you store them in the fridge, they’ll spoil of they’re left out too long.

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