Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Fruit update

Since cyclone Yasi, most of the already expensive fruit in supermarkets, has increased in price. Bananas, at some places wiped out by strong Yasi, have doubled in price, from 5 to 10 AUD or even over. I am curious how many of those bananas actually get sold and how many end up being thrown into supermarket bins. Prices have risen up on all fresh produce, especially fruit. Despite all that, there are always some great specials (discounted friendly prices) on fruit.

Grapes are fully in season now, and we have been enjoying their sweet natural powers during the past two months. They are around 3 AUD kg and yummy. Grapes are very rarely sold at local markets, so we are getting our supply from the supermarket.

Pears come to to us the same way. I am not even sure, if they grow locally. Pears were never my favorite fruit, not like i didn't like them, i just didn't desire them. This story changed and i am enjoying pears which have been in season since last month.

Pineapples, bought always at local markets, are in season all year round and we drink them daily, usually for breakfast. We mix them with oranges, bananas, pears, at times kiwi or grapes.

Bananas in our locality survived cyclone Yasi, so we are enjoying very tasty and cheep local produce. We buy most of them on the road, next to the fruit farms.

Passion fruit is a fruit we get for free from our friendly neighbor. She brings them to us regularly since we moved in, one year ago. Soon we are going to harvest passion fruit from our garden.

Oranges have also been very expensive since the beginning of the summer and we are lucky to get them much cheaper from local growers. Oranges are in season all year round, and they are a very important part of our fruitarian life and we almost always have them in our place. The local oranges are the most juicy and yummy and we are glad we can get them freshly picked straight from the growers. The same goes for other available citrus fruit, mostly grapefruit and mandarin.

Durian is one of our favorite fruits, and we are buying five a week at the supermarket. They arriving frozen from Thailand. We used to get them only in a town 30km away from us, but recently Mango ordered a box of five durians a week in our own town. We save on petrol money and environment, and we also save on getting them a bit cheaper. Last year we enjoyed locally grown durians, but this year is a very poor season, so we are not getting any. Once again, we are saving money, because we used to travel once a week 60km one way, and they were also double price 10 AUD for one kg.

Longans are also fruit we love a lot and we buying them at local markets.

Paw paw (papaya) is also almost always on our table, all year round and always from local growers.

Cucumbers come to us partly from local markets, partly from supermarket.

Tomato the same like cucumbers, both fruits are always in our place and soon we are going to buy them straight from J's farm, just like last year, he is growing the best local tomatoes and cucumbers, we know of.

Avocados are fully in season now, we buy them all year round, it is very rare that there is no avocado in our place.

Me and Mango, we are enjoying our only fruit meals, made from raw fresh fruit, juiced, blended, or just as is.

Raw Fresh Fruit satisfies our hunger and sustains our energy and wellbeing.

Raw Fresh Fruit satisfies our soul.

Life is Beautiful

healthy summer tropical fruit

fruity corner in our kithen, oranges, tomatoes, yellow sapote, black sapote, mangosteen, chilli.. healthy tropical sumer fruit

healthy pineapples

sweet and juicy pineapples

pears and grapes

grapes and pears the green power, sweet and juicy as well..

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Our daily fruit

When i read in the holy bible about our daily bread, i always think of our daily fruit instead, it logically makes more sense to me, being fruitarian. I believe that cooked grains, including bread, are on the top of the list of the most deadly highly toxic foods. Yet, especially bread, rice and pasta are very popular staple foods all around the world. Almost no one, especially in the western world, can imagine their life without bread. Bread like all cooked foods, is not only toxic, but also addictive. Most of the earths population is addicted to cooked food. Since i changed my view on food and became an ethical fruitarian, eating only raw fresh fruit, i changed my perception to everything, including words in the holy bible. I found it much easier to understand. I believe that with mighty fruit i have discovered a mighty truth. Truth hidden from humans for ages.

I had been a fruitarian for a good twenty years when i met, on his web page, my fruitarian sweet heart Mango. We share our life and our view on it since may of 2006. To me it is a miracle, considering that there are only a very few only fruit fruitarians around the world. Not only there are only a few fruitarians around, but most of them would eat nuts and greens, taking B12 supplements, etc. and therefore i perceive them as raw foodies, not fruitarians. In my books a fruitarian eats only fruit. It is simple, yet, a lot of people don't get it, in most cases lacking the understanding of what fruit is. Nuts are seeds. Greens are greens. Vegetables are vegetables. Fruit is fruit.

Me and Mango agree on what fruit is, and raw fresh fruit is our daily "bread". Enjoying the local fruit of Far North Queensland, we buy weekly at local markets, and some we get as a gift. Sometimes we buy surprisingly very tasty fruit on special in supermarkets. We are also getting delicious frozen durian from thailand. Yeah, the King of the Fruit.

A pineapple is consumed almost daily, mostly we drink it mixed with oranges, or oranges bananas, or oranges bananas, kiwi, or oranges pears bananas kiwi, or grapes bananas, etc. At times we eat pineapple as is.

Mango is slowing down on avocados, and getting more into bananas. He used to have occasionally one bite on a banana, now he eats a few a day. He used to have up to three avos a day, now it is quarter or half of one.

I have been having spells with and then without bananas for a few years now, before i ate them almost daily, at least 2kg a day. I have also been having a few months long breaks from avocados. I was never a big avocado eater, i got into them after starting to live with Mango.

We both don't eat plums, we just don't desire them.

I have also lately been slowing down on cucumber tomato, lately also with zucchini, salads. At times me and also Mango add chili to it.

During the mango season we ate mainly mangoes, or blended and drank them, yum! Mango season is over now.

We are also sharing almost daily very sweet and tasty pawpaw, mostly we blend them and drink them.

We also almost always drink our watermelon and rock melon. I also drink watermelon skin.

We love eating and drinking grapes.

We also love and are sharing almost daily yellow and white nectarines.

At times we add home made noni juice to our fruit juice fresh

At times we munch on lychees and longans and passion fruit.

We share and enjoy about four or five durians a week. YUM!

We love sharing our daily fruit.

Life is beautiful.

sweet and juicy watermelon

Yummy, sweet and juicy melon water melon :) great refreshment for hot summer days

healthy oranges full of healthy juice

Tasty healthy orange oranges for healthy juices. Who can say no to raw fresh orange juice?

tasty and healthy passion fruit

Delicious passion fruit, marvelous and frequently occurring gift from our friendly neighbour

Kveta and Mango in their kitchen

Mango is having fun with the pumpkin while i am working :))) in our kitchen.