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A Living Foods Feasting Weekend

By Ritamarie Loscalzo


Thai Coconut Wrap

This weekend has seemed like an eating and socialization orgy.  What a nice break !  Friday night was date night with my husband, Scott.  It was supposed to be an evening out with out of town friends, Tonya and Cody of http://www.JourneyofHealth.net, but they were delayed in their travel plans, so Scott and I took the opportunity to have an evening out anyway.

We went for dinner at Daily Juice Cafe and had a delicious meal.  Scott had Caesar salad and a coconut barbecue wrap and I had an enchilada and a not egg salad wrap.  We each had a green smoothie, too.  The food was delicious.Not Egg Salad Daily Juice Cafe

When Tonya and Cody arrived on Saturday afternoon, I  took them to Borboletas Living Gourmet for lunch. The food was delicious and they were thoroughly impressed, since they have no living foods restaurants in Calgary. Tonya and Cody’s 8 month old Daughter Abby enjoyed the food as much as we did, and Grandma Jean was excited that Borboleta’s served coffee and chocolate pie.

Since Tonya was on day 62 of a 92 day juice cleanse, we went to Daily Juice Barton Springs afterwards for a green juice then we went to check out a new store called Natural Grocers. There we stocked up on produce at amazing prices.  What an exciting find.

We topped off the day with a living and raw foods potluck at my home.  We had a huge turnout…in the neighborhood of 70 people.  It’s exciting that so many people are discovering Living Foods and desiring to learn more.

The weekend was topped off with another trip to Daily Juice Cafe with Tonya and Cody, where we met our friends the Osborne’s.  Mom Karen and daughter Lauren were celebrating their birthdays and we had another amazing meal.

Below are some photos of our food.


Austin is a great place to live if you enjoy eating treating yourself to gourmet living foods and fresh whole foods that nourish and satisfy!  Here’s a rundown of our wonderful restaurants that have plentiful Raw and Living Foods Selections.  If you have any to add, please comment below.

1- Daily Juice Cafe  – Full menu raw living cuisine with an international flair (mainly Mexican and Thai)

2-Borboleta’s Gourmet Living Foods Cafe – Dine in or take out gourmet living cuisine.  Also serves alcohol and coffee

3- Coming Soon – Beet’s Cafe  – Full service raw and living foods cafe with sit down service

4- Whole Foods Downtown Raw Foods Cafe

5- Cheer-up Charlies Roadside Stand : Serves raw vegan and cooked vegan sandwiches, drinks and desserts

6- Casa De Luz macrobiotic, vegan, gluten free with huge salads and sea vegetable salads

7- Daily Juice Original Juice Bars and Snack Shops – 2 locations : juices, smoothies and take out items from the cafe

8- Fresh Choice Huge salad bar with lots of raw vegetables.  Also serves meat and standard American fare.

Have fun!

Love, Health and Joy,

Dr. Ritamarie

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  1. Blanca Robles on October 20, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    Hi, can someone please tell me what the letters following Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN mean?

  2. Ritamarie Loscalzo on October 24, 2009 at 12:14 am

    Hi Blanca!

    The initials are:

    MS – Master of Science in Human Nutrition

    DC – Doctor of Chiropractic

    CCN – Certified Clinical Nutritionist

    DACBN – Diplomat of American Clinical Nutrition Board

    Thanks for asking!!!

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