Leafy Greens Cafe in St Pete

This weekend I deviated from my usual healthy eating and gave in to chicken verde tacos from the Taco Bus and wood fired cheese pizza.  By Sunday, all I wanted was something green and healthy!  Tucked away on the west side of Central Ave in St. Petersburg is a Raw, Vegan restaurant called Leafy Greens. We started our meal with freshly brewed iced tea.  There are more tea choices than entrees!  I picked the pomegranate because as it said on the menu, it’s a sign of prosperity, fertility, and abundance… of which I’ll take the prosperity and abundance and pass […]

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LindaJoy’s Fricassee of Corn, Asparagus and Shitake over Spinach and Arugula

Raw Fusion Recipe – blending the incredible health benefits of the raw foods lifestyle with the comfort and convenience of mainstream meals in everyday healthy recipes   Over the past few years the raw foods lifestyle has gained quite a following.  Eating primarily raw foods does not necessarily mean that you subsist on a boring diet of carrots and celery; or even that the food is always cold and completely uncooked.  In fact, gourmet raw food recipes are some of the most sophisticated-tasting foods that I have ever experienced.  The premise of this lifestyle is that you eat mainly whole […]

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Introducing Kelapo’s Resident Raw Chef, LindaJoy Rose, PhD

LindaJoy Rose, Ph.D. is an author, therapist and wellness chef.  She is the pioneer of the the Raw Fusion movement, blending the incredible health benefits of raw foods with the comfort and convenience of mainstream meals.  She is the author of 8 books, including including Raw Fusion: Better Living Through Living Foods Volumes 1 and 2 and Your Mind: the owner’s manual.  She is a regular “healthy living expert” on The Daytime Show, syndicated in over 115 US markets and gives classes, workshops and demos around Tampa Bay and across the US.  Rose is also the creative force behind Fairy […]

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