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Quote Of The Month
One of the signs of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.


Dinner On The Patio with Raw Chef Dan

Sept 24th 6:30pm

OK so here is the scoop.
My Raw Gourmet dinners have moved out doors for my Dinners On The Patio raw feast.
Come join me and friends for top quality, fresh made raw delights like you have never had before.
All dishes are created exclusively for this event by chef dan and served as it is prepared

There is very limiters availability for these events and my dinners go for $100.00pp.

LTD time only

Raw Ice Cream Party

Sept 18th 7pm - 9pm

Come enjoy many flavors and many topping in
a raw cone or in a bowl. I will be at my vitamix cranking out creation after creation; a flavor parade with maca, cacao, strawberry, goji, caramel, vanilla bean... Put your own ice Cream creation in my raw almond flax cone or just in a bowl selecting from toppings like coconut, cacao nibs, chocolate syrup, berries, caramelized nuts and more.


Sing up today and come pig out for just $25.
Bring a friend and pay only $40 for both of you.

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All events will be held at 261 E10th Str. Buzzer #1C NYC
Questions or inquiries contact me at chef dan@rawchefdan.com
Next door to Quintessence Restaurant and just behind Live Live and Organic.


Raw Chef
Certification Training
Coming Up This Oct.

Chef Training Info

If you are interested in getting into this very exclusive and intense training to take place early this October please give me your name and email so I can send you information.

Recipe Of The Month

Mexican Rice

In your food processor, using the "S" blade "pulse" chop yellow squash to a rice like consistency. Set aside.

Now make the Mexican coconut rice mix.

In a mixing bowl, mix:
3 X sun dried tomato chopped
3 tbsp coco butter
3 tbsp bell pepper chopped
3 tbsp onion chopped
2 tbsp cilantro
½ tsp black pepper
½ tsp chili
¼ tsp cumin
1/8 tsp cinnamon
Yield = ¼ cup
Serve 1 oz Mexican coconut rice mix to 2 oz yellow squash rice

Raw Chef Dan's Tip Of The Month

YouTube It
YouTube has become one of the greatest resources for information and knowledge available in the world. Whatever you need to know about or how to do, someone, somewhere has posted a video about it.
Last week I got an email asking if I will be giving classes in Oct and will I be teaching how to grow sprouts and grasses.  Well I will be teaching in Oct though I haven’t set dates or even chosen topics yet, I teach food prep not indoor farming. BUT I am sure there is plenty on-line, so I went to YouTube and searched growing my own sprouts. I ended up watching for about 2 hrs and learned about growing sprouts, growing wheatgrass, indoor farming, vertical farming and more.
If you want to know, just go to YouTube and have fun.

as seen on raw food CNN

Help Yourself Or Help A Friend.

Are You or someone You Know struggling with a weight problem?
Well I'm sure you have heard that sales plug before but has there ever
really been a true answerer on the other side?

Well now there is and it's not a pill or a diet.

Take it from Angela Stoke who lost over 200 lbs without dieting, "you can do it too!"
I find her story and method is absolutely amazing and
I want to share it with you right now!
raw food CNN Go ahead and Click Here to hear her story and find out how
you can do the same !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
News On The Forefront

Bad News of the Month
Wants Genetic Engineering Allowed in Organic

"In reality, the divide between organics and biotechnology is an artificial construction maintained by ideology rather than science. A governmental decision to change organic regulations to permit the use of biotechnology could have far-reaching policy implications for global agriculture. Allowing producers to gain organic certification for biotech crops could encourage the development of a new type of environmentally sustainable agricultural production with greater benefits for the consumer." - USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, "The Unexplored Potential of Organic-Biotech Production," May 26, 2009

From Organic Consumers Association

Read More and Learn Why GE Can't Be Organic

Scary News of the Month

Factory Pig Farms & Big Pharma Vaccines - Protect Your Family & Know Your Rights

The propaganda machine of the U.S. government and Big Pharma are busy force-feeding Americans a dubious, in fact dangerous message: don't worry about filthy, disease-ridden factory farms and drugged-out farm animals incubating infectious diseases like the Swine Flu, because Big Pharma will protect us, starting with quasi-mandatory mass vaccinations of schoolchildren this fall. Not only is the Obama Administration ignoring

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warnings by the world's scientists that factory farms are the source and direct cause of the Swine Flu and Bird Flu epidemics, but they are preparing to allow greedy drug companies to inject you and your children with basically ineffective Swine Flu vaccines that contain hazardous viruses and chemicals. As organic consumers know, there are practical alternatives to factory farms (organic farms and ranches). And as millions of alternative medical consumers and practitioners understand, there are clear alternatives to hazardous Swine Flu vaccines: strengthening our body and immune systems with healthy organic diets, medicinal herbs, and homeopathy.

From Organic Consumers Association
Learn more and take action!

Climate Change News of the Month

Washington Post Reports Meat Eating is 'Huge Contributor' to Climate Change

Last week, the Washington Post summarized a number of recent reports indicating that one of the best things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint or greenhouse gas pollution is to reduce your meat consumption. Here are some quick highlights:

-A Carnegie Melon study found that the average American would benefit the planet more by being vegetarian one day per week than by switching to a totally local diet (heck, why not do both?).

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-A University of Chicago study found that switching to a vegan diet would have a bigger impact than trading your gas guzzler for a Prius.

-The head of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, recommended that people give up meat one day a week to take pressure off the atmosphere.

-According to a 2006 United Nations report, livestock accounts for 18 percent of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.

Although we've reported similar studies in Organic Bytes over the years, it's refreshing to see a mainstream media outlet finally bring attention to the topic. Americans seem okay being told they should recycle, drive less, and weatherize their homes, but something short-circuits when you ask them to reduce their meat consumption.

From Organic Consumers Association

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Toxins From your Cookware.

Every cookware has its questionable health and safety characteristics. Then challenge for years has been to find a cookware that dose not inherently poison your food and house hold air. Dr Mercola just made me aware of this new technology and it is awesome. If you have to use heat then this is the only choice for safe non toxic food preparation.



Bass Pro Shop



Source: http://cookware.mercola.com/Cookware.aspx

Sustainability of the Week

Urine Luck! Pee May Be the Fuel of the Future

Scientists at Ohio University have stumbled on a major break-through that could be the key to bringing hydrogen fuel cells into wide-spread use. Scientists discovered that placing a nickel-based electrode in a pool of urine and applying a small electrical current produces hydrogen gas. "One cow can provide enough energy to supply hot water for 19 houses," Ohio University professor Gerardine Botte said of the discovery. The scientists are hoping to make commercial version of the technology available by next year. raw food chef

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Legal Immunity Set for Swine Flu Vaccine Makers

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius has not only given immunity to the makers of Tamiflu and Relenza for injuries stemming from their use against swine flu, she has granted immunity to future swine flu vaccines and “any associated adjuvants”.

The last time the government embarked on a major vaccine campaign against a new swine flu, thousands filed claims contending they suffered side effects from the shots. This time around, they will have no recourse.

The 2006 Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (the PREP Act) allows the DHHS Secretary to invoke almost complete immunity from liability for manufacturers of vaccines and drugs used to combat a declared public health emergency.

The PREP Act removes the right to a trial jury unless a plaintiff can provide clear evidence of willful misconduct that resulted in death or serious physical injury -- and gets permission to sue from the DHHS Secretary.

But once the PREP Act is invoked to shield manufacturers from liability, the pharmaceutical firms have no financial incentive to make the safest product, and have a negative incentive to test it for safety. As long as they do not deliberately harm consumers of the product, they will not be liable for damages.

Meanwhile, while the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hoping to have 120 million doses of H1N1 swine flu virus vaccine ready before flu season this fall, some are raising concerns over what they see as an effort to rush the drug through safety trials.

The source of many of these concerns is the probability that the mercury-containing preservative thimerosal will be an ingredient in some of the doses of the new vaccine.

Groups opposed to current vaccination practices condemn thimerosal as a toxin responsible for the development of autism and related ailments in children. Additionally, the possibility that the swine flu vaccine could also contain an adjuvant, an ingredient that would allow more doses to be created from existing supplies of the vaccine, has also worried these groups.

Source: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/08/20/Legal-Immunity-Set-for-Swine-Flu-Vaccine-Makers.aspx

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RCD's VIDEO pic of the month

In his documentary film Vaccine Nation, award-winning investigative film director Dr. Gary Null challenges the basic health claims by government health agencies and pharmaceutical firms that vaccines are perfectly safe. This is one of the most critical questions facing today's children and future generations to come. If inoculation with a large regimen of vaccines is safe, what can account for the rapid increase in autism and other mental disabilities that are now at epidemic proportions? And why isn't the sudden onset of neurological illnesses in children being treated as an urgent crisis by our government and medical industries?

Weaving together interviews with many of the nations most expert medical researchers, private physicians specializing in autism, parents of children victimized by immunization, congressmen, vaccination activists, legal authorities and more, Vaccine Nation will awaken viewers to one of the continual perils to the health and future of children.

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