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Michelle H August 18, 2012 at 5:22 pm

This is by far the most vibrant, inspiring & healthiest website I have ever come across!
I can’t wait to make more of your beautiful recipes!
Thank you so much for sharing your wealth & knowledge and inspiring us all to become healthier & happier :-)

Violet Garvey November 15, 2012 at 8:49 am

Hi girls l have just found your website and I love it the recipes are wonderful, however I am not to good on the computer so I was thinking you might have a telephone contact that I can have I have a few personal questions I would like to ask you .I have been diagnosed with breast cancer and I was really trying to find some way that I can eat healthy I would really appreciate it if you can supply with a phone contact. Thank You so much. Waiting to hear from you real soon.

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Claudina November 30, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Thank you so much for sharing your website is amazing and this sounds so good!!

Claire Cox January 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Do you have these recipes in a cook book? If not, you should definitely consider it. These recipes are awesome!

Cindy L'Esperance January 18, 2013 at 11:39 am

Hi,

My doctor just put me on an alkaline diet, and since I am very new to this, I was pleased to find your site.Thanks, Cindy

Nancy January 19, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Hello I love your website! Made the spanish bean salad today :) delicious! Do the sisters have a recipe book? Thank you

Isabel January 21, 2013 at 7:01 am

Thank you for inspiring me with your amazing recipes!!

julie January 21, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Hi Nancy, Thank you! I’m working on it but won’t be out for over a year:( Thanx for stopping in!

Susie January 30, 2013 at 5:33 am

Hello Julie and Yvonne! I discovered your websit last week while on a search for a Chia breakfast recipe! I was immediately struck by the lovely images, and the colors you have used. I also loved the layout. The photographs are beautiful and the recipes I have tried are delicious (can’t wait to try more)! Your message about health and wellness is inspirational…thank you!

micki schnieder February 3, 2013 at 10:41 am

Wow! Those are the most BEAUTIFUL meals I’ve ever seen! I’m trying to take my health to a new level, having been gluten a dairy free for a few years now, but I don’t love to cook. These recipes make me want to get there. Just gorgeous. Thank you!!

Sandra February 20, 2013 at 8:34 am

Wow! What a beautiful site and a breath of fresh air on this blizzardy day in Ontario! Can’t wait to try some of these fabulous recipes!

Rah March 1, 2013 at 10:38 pm

I am in awe of your magnificent site! Thank you! I can’t wait to try some of these out :)

karen March 3, 2013 at 8:44 am

Hi,
I just started eating this way, started with juicing went vegan and now eat raw alkaline and I love it…feel so much better…no more aches and pains…anyways, I find that I get really hungry with just juicing so I started doing smoothies, and I was wondering if it is ok to put bananas and dates into the smoothies because I find that the taste is really veggie and when I add these ingredients and even apples it tastes much better and I am not as hungry…I also eat a raw salad with apple cider vinegar and 2 tbsp of sunflower seeds or almonds per day…can you let me know what you think,
thanks,
Karen:)

millerrupp April 12, 2013 at 10:21 am

Would love to pin this! There is an audience within Pinterest that could really appreciate your site!

julie April 12, 2013 at 11:18 am

Millerupp, thx for asking, please…pin away! I have started a pin board as well here http://pinterest.com/alkalinesister/
Please ensure the the correct link is attached to all images. Thx kindly for sharing:)

julie April 12, 2013 at 11:33 am

Karen, it’s a matter of balance. Consuming a smoothie for a meal that is mostly fruit isn’t really finding balance. Ideally each meal is 80% alkaline, 20% acidic. We strive for this at each meal but are not perfect of course. Our morning is always started with juiced veggies, then a smoothie with some fruit (and veg) is fine. But to indulge in sweet fruit every morning out of balance is asking the yeasties to move right on in. My suggestion is to slowly allow your taste buds to appreciate veggies but trimming back on the sweet or to use milder greens like spinach & cucumber. Dates are super sweet and so are bananas thus using less is best and slowly moving over to stevia for your sweetener is more ideal Choose alchohol free liquid stevia for no aftertaste and use moderately, 2-3 drops per smoothie. Use it to sweeten more and use 1/2 the fruit initially. I’m not against having some fruit but best to use it as a treat, or a small snack in the afternoon on it’s own. As for vinegar it is fermented and harbours yeast, fungus and mold so I don’t suggest it. Lemon is a perfect replacement and far superior for your alkaline well being no matter what the word is that’s out for apple cider vinegar. Thx for your questions:)

Margo July 13, 2013 at 9:01 am

Hello,
Can you please tell me what is the PH of tomatoes and chickpea? I didn’t find it in your chart which I believe is the most reliable one. These products are quite popular in my country, so their presence in my diet would make it easier for me as I know many recipes using them :)
Thanks in advance for your quick reply.
Regards, Margo

admin August 24, 2013 at 3:11 pm

Margo, tomatoes are very alkalizing, eat them freely! And chickpeas are alkaline too but have less water content so have them with high water content veggies as a good combination.

Bindi September 17, 2013 at 12:36 am

Hi There, I am always for more tastier healthier vegetarian options – this is the best recipes I’ve seen. Keep up the great work. Bx

Jennifer merheb September 17, 2013 at 5:56 pm

Hi there Yvonne and Julie, I Just stumbled across your beautiful website when searching for alkaline recipes, My eldest Daughter who is 5 has been having a few little cold sores here and there, and after much searching I have discover that the virus causing it, can not survive in an alkaline body, Would your recipes be suitable for my children, they are all under 5, she is taking a magnesium supplement now. Thanks Again.
x jen

Vivian O. September 22, 2013 at 9:36 am

I just found your site today and I have to say – I can’t wait to look at every single page! What a delightfully beautiful site! So thoughtfully put together, it makes me want to drink it all in! Kudo’s to you both for such a great endeavor! And the yummy looking recipes, it all makes me excited to get started on this life changing course for my health. I look forward to enjoying it all. Thank you :)

Vivian O. September 22, 2013 at 9:38 am

What a delightfully beautiful site! It makes me want to drink in every page right now! I am excited to begin my new way of eating and changing my lifestyle. Thank you for making it such a pleasure and I can’t wait to try all the beautiful recipes! Warmest regards, Vivian

Julie September 24, 2013 at 11:22 am

Do you have any good veggie burger recipes?

admin September 24, 2013 at 11:28 am

Try the quinoa croquettes recipe. it has sweet potato and black beans. It would wirk nicely. Sorry I can’t furnish link at this time.

Julie September 27, 2013 at 8:17 am

Do you have any good chili recipes, and what about pizza? I realize I can’t use real cheese.

Julie October 2, 2013 at 11:20 am

What about green and herbal teas?

admin October 2, 2013 at 10:01 pm

Julie, herbal tea is great but read the label and avoid additives like natural flavours etc. Buy high quality teas to avoid this. As for green tea it has caffeine and it is a stimulant so leave it be. Many would disagree but this is what I have learned. You can get antioxidants from healthier foods! If you are to have green tea is would be in extreme moderation as an occasional drink.

admin October 2, 2013 at 10:12 pm

Julie, just a good simple vegan veggie chilli you can google as I don’t have one. For Pizza, I use a sprouted wheat tortilla and add pesto and veggies and bake:)

monica huber October 25, 2013 at 5:14 pm

What a beautiful selection of natural and colorful recipes………amazingly beautiful!

monica Huber October 25, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Most amazingly beautiful recipes, full of color and health……..amazingly beautiful!

Melissa November 3, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Thanks so much for your website! I have had lupus for many years and been finding it hard to get on board and sticking with an alkaline lifestyle especially when eating out. I shall start cooking recipes. Cheers

admin November 3, 2013 at 4:25 pm

Jennifer, yes indeed, kids and adults alike can live this lifestyle. If if is a big shift, go gradually so as not to flush too many toxins to quickly especially for your kids.
good luck.

marika January 30, 2014 at 3:28 am

Hi! Im confused youre using low alkakine foods for cooking???
Could you please explain a bit more to me because im still confused also a typical meal plan for a day example?

Julie February 27, 2014 at 12:08 am

Marika, you can cook with any foods but warming them just thru is most ideal or if you make a soup and they are cooked then have a salad with it to get some raw in too. Breakfast: Green Juice & chia porridge or perhaps a green smoothie or spelt pancakes for a treat. Lunch, soup and salad. Dinner steamed veggies or a steam fry with 20% other which can include legumes or a protein source either vegan or well sourced animal protein or fish. Sometimes I’ll have a asian rice bowl with steamed or steam fried veg over 30% brown rice:) Hope this helps. I need to add a menu page.

Raine Hynes April 7, 2014 at 11:13 am

I also find raw collard greens to be very sweet even though they get bitter with cooking. They make a great smoothie green. And also cut up in one’s salad….

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