seedless fruit

Recommended Alkaline Diet Foods - Dr. Sebi
  • Amaranth greens – same as Callaloo, a variety of Spinach
  • Avocado
  • Bell Peppers
  • Chayote (Mexican Squash)
  • Cucumber
  • Dandelion greens
  • Garbanzo beans
  • Green banana
  • Izote – cactus flower/ cactus leaf – grows naturally in California
  • Kale
  • Lettuce (all, except Iceberg)
  • Mushrooms (all, except Shitake)
  • Nopales – Mexican Cactus
  • Okra
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Poke salad – greens
  • Sea Vegetables (wakame/dulse/arame/hijiki/nori)
  • Squash
  • Tomato – cherry and plum only
  • Tomatillo
  • Turnip greens
  • Zucchini
  • Watercress
  • Purslane (Verdolaga)

Fruits

Dr. Sebi says, “No canned or seedless fruits.”

  • Apples
  • Bananas – the smallest one or the Burro/mid-size (original banana)
  • Berries – all varieties- Elderberries in any form – no cranberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries
  • Currants
  • Dates
  • Figs
  • Grapes- seeded
  • Limes (key limes preferred with seeds)
  • Mango
  • Melons- seeded
  • Orange (Seville or sour preferred, difficult to find)
  • Papayas
  • Peaches
  • Pear
  • Plums
  • Prickly Pear (Cactus Fruit)
  • Prunes
  • Raisins –seeded
  • Soft Jelly Coconuts
  • Soursops – (Latin or West Indian markets)
  • Tamarind

Herbal Teas

  • Allspice
  • Anise
  • Burdock
  • Chamomile
  • Elderberry
  • Fennel
  • Ginger
  • Raspberry
  • Tila

Spices and Seasonings Mild Flavors

  • Basil
  • Bay leaf
  • Cloves
  • Dill
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Savory
  • Sweet Basil

Pungent and Spicy Flavors

  • Achiote
  • Cayenne/ African Bird Pepper
  • Coriander (Cilantro)
  • Onion Powder
  • Habanero
  • Sage

Salty Flavors

  • Pure Sea Salt
  • Powdered Granulated Seaweed (Kelp/Dulce/Nori – has “sea taste”)

Sweet Flavors

  • 100% Pure Agave Syrup – (from cactus)
  • Date Sugar

Grains

  • Amaranth
  • Fonio
  • Kamut
  • Quinoa
  • Rye
  • Spelt
  • Tef
  • Wild Rice

Nuts and Seeds – (includes Nut and Seed Butters)

  • Hemp Seed
  • Raw Sesame Seeds
  • Raw Sesame Tahini Butter
  • Walnuts
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Pine Nuts

Oils

  • Olive Oil (Do not cook)
  • Coconut Oil (Do not cook)
  • Grapeseed Oil
  • Sesame Oil
  • Hempseed Oil
  • Avocado Oil
20 questions

I was tagged by the amazing @strungout0nconfusion

Rules: Answer 20 questions and tag 10 followers you’d like to get to know better

Name: Federica

Nicknames: Fred, Fed, Fedie. (I’m not picky when it comes to nicknames, you can even call me fuckface and I’d be cool with it)

Zodiac sign: Libra

Height: 170 cm (I’m too tired to convert it to feet sorry)

Orientation: I’m just a gay little asexual who’s very tired and lonely

Nationality: Dutch

Favourite fruit: Seedless red grapes

Favourite season: Fall Out Boy

Favourite book: I have a lot of faves but The Catcher in the Rye, Plague Dogs and the entire Series of Unfortunate Events are at the top

Favourite flower: Narcissus

Favourite scent: dunno

Favourite colour: Green

Favourite animal: Rhinoceros

Coffe, tea or hot chocolate: Hot chocolate all the way

Cat or dog: cats

Favourite fictional character: my sanity is fictional, does that count Probably Annie Leonhart

Number of blankets you sleep with: 2 or 3

Blog created: Late 2015 I think

Number of followers: 224 peeps

I tag: @howfantastic@jeans-faith-in-humanity@touka-leonhardt@shitpost-no-kyojin@joshnodunintended@tanzanitetactician@dirtylevi@mwahahahahahhahahahahaha​  @smol-snek-is-best-snek@shingeki-no-dead-otp and all other cool kiddos who want to do this

20 Questions

Rules: Answer 20 questions, tag 20 people you want to know better

Tagged by: @vonseal (hi, ily) <3

Nicknames: Corn Tea Lady (my fave nickname tbh)

Zodiac sign: Sagittarius 

Height: 5″

Birthday: December 20th

Favorite fruit: (seedless) g r a p e s

Favorite season:Spring/autumn idek

Favorite book: thats a hard one bc I love the icemark bc it introduced me to a lot but I also love Alice through the looking glass bc that was my first book I remember buying myself

Favorite flowers: Aster

Favorite scent: freshly cut grass or the cold smell of winter

Favorite animals: lions, tigers

Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate: y e s (chococofftea)

Average amount of sleep: oml okay so… 4-10 hours, it kinda varies

Cat or Dog: none i dont think? i like both but im scared of animals

Favorite fictional character: merlin….and arthur….and gwaine..they deserved better

Number of blankets you sleep with: 1 duvet, even in the summer

Dream trip: fling me into the sun please, hmm i’d love to go back to Iraq again i miss my fam

Blog created:  oh jeez…2014 i think, but i only started properly using it last year

Favorite colors: light purple, just light colours??

Name: Lanna

Orientation: Pansexual af

Nationality: British

Number of followers: 766

tagging: @puppycat-eyes @literal-ktrash @ohkaypopthis @mybinnie

slices of heaven

The best way to get to heaven is to take it with you.
- Henry Drummond

lips
dipped 
in strawberries and cream
mixed with strong 
coffee
- the kind I knew you hated
but loved 
because a permanent
coffee stain lived 
on my tongue.

coconut-flavoured skin 
sliding 
under tongue 
and into hungry eyes
on late nights
or too early mornings

honey of
dishevelled hairstyles
and mocha moans 
in the dark
dripping 
into the goblet
of you 

these are the
slices of heaven
we fed each other;
seedless fruits of
paradises that can never be lost.

Growing bananas in colder climates

If you, like me, live in a place where bananas are not grown widely because it’s to cold outside, i strongly advise you to buy one for inside. Dwarf cavendish is a good choice, but they do grow quite large. There is a super dwarf cavendish variety which will only reach 1.40 meters. If you like something different than the yellow fruit from the supermarket, you could also try Musa rubra/dwarf red which has red fruit and green-red leaves. If you live in banana country, you could also grow these of course, but i’d personally choose a higher growing variety.

I think it’s important that as many people in colder climates as possible start growing bananas, since tropical plantations are threatened by a fusarium fungus (Panama disease), which isn’t curable (yet, maybe GMO could change the game). By growing your own bananas, inside, in (very large) pots (or old bath or wheelie bin), you don’t risk loosing your plant. 

Since all seedless bananas (which the three mentioned above are) are clones of one plant (via the suckers) you won’t help banana cultivation by introducing more gene-diversity. For that you’ll have to sow banana seeds and hope and pray and hope more that one of the resulting plants produces seedless fruits. But do you have space for that? No you don’t. Unless you try Musa velutina, which also is very small (and can be grown inside in not such a big pot). And decorative too, with pink flowers and fruits. Musa sikkimensis (darjeeling banana) is an option too, because it can handle temps as low as -20 C (since Himalayas). It does grow very large though, up to 5 meters in optimum conditions. Above ground part dies from frost if not protected, but roots and rhizomes stay alive. Fruits are full of seeds too, but supposedly taste a bit like watermelon. Experiments like those won’t likely produce triploid or more-ploid plants with seedless fruits I think. But by all means try of course, you never know. The darjeeling one is very decorative for your garden too, and who wouldn’t like to spend summer evenings, days and morning under a banana tree?

On a personal note, i’d love to build a house one day. On the south side i would have a glass wall and roof. There will only be a ground floor in that part of the house, and no flooring whatsoever, only dirt. In this high, very bright and warm spot, i could grow a banana tree full size. Building a tropical greenhouse is also possible of course, but it will be more expensive. And who wouldn’t love to spend winter evenings, days and mornings under a very large, productive banana tree?

If the planting hole is large enough, i could also grow papaya there, and monstera, coffee, tea, strawberry guava, tomato, cinnamon, pepper… And i’m sure cats will love it too.