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Raw Food Diet: Healthy Fats that Don’t Make You Fat

Cherie Soria Raw Food Chef

A plant-based raw vegan diet is naturally lower in calories and higher in nutrient dense foods than a typical “sad” American diet, a traditional vegetarian diet, or even a cooked vegan diet, which is great news since most people worry about the calories they consume and whether or not the fats they choose are healthy [...]

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How to Create Raw Food Recipes that Sizzle!

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One of the exciting things our students discover when they come to Living Light Culinary Institute is that they are only limited by their own imaginations. There is literally almost no beloved dish from their family or heritage that can’t be created in an absolutely delicious raw vegan variation. Creativity is sparked when students realize [...]

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Chocolate Raw Food Valentine for Lovers

Chocolate Almond Bark

We’d like to share a raw food recipe designed especially for chocolate lovers this Valentine’s Day. Chocolate Almond Bark is made with raw vegan ingredients just perfect for our favorite love-filled occasion.February is the month to celebrate with hearts, flowers, and romance, and it just happens to be the wedding anniversary of two of our [...]

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Raw Vegan Valentine’s Day : Gluten Free, Low Glycemic Too!

Cherry Rose Ice Cream

The importance of the glycemic index in determining which foods to choose for a healthful diet has been  brought into public awareness, and with Valentine’s Day coming up, we’d like to inspire you with a recipe for a delicious low glycemic, gluten free raw vegan dessert to celebrate this sweet occasion— Cherry Rose Cashew Coconut [...]

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Easy Raw Food Menu Planning

Raw Food Burger

An easy way to get started with raw food menu planning is to create and rotate a dozen or so raw vegan menus, based on family preferences. These core raw food recipes and menus can vary—for example, seasonal ingredients can be replaced by ingredients readily available all year. Most families enjoy the same ten or [...]

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Ready to Detox? Cleanse or Fast with Raw Food!

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What kinds of toxins do we have in our bodies, and where do they come from?Here are just a few of the ways we are exposed to toxins every day:Air pollutionImpure waterFood additivesHousehold chemicalsBeauty products – a big one!AlcoholPharmaceuticalsPoor digestionSince toxins are stored in fat tissue, it can be hard to eliminate them from the [...]

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Health and Vitality in 2014! Top 10 Raw Food Categories

Chilled Mango Soup

New Year's ResolutionIn the New Year, many of us feel a strong desire to revitalize our health, beauty, and fitness regimes. With that in mind, we’d like to share our Top 10 raw food categories—the raw vegan foods that help us maintain our resolution to improve dietary choices through raw food nutrition and feel fit [...]

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Raw Food: How to avoid 7 Dangerous Food Addictions

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Good News! When we choose more healthful raw vegan foods, we’re far less likely to choose addictive foods that are at the root of our nationwide obesity epidemic. Eating to supply the body with healthy, vital nutrition from raw plant foods will help you cut back on foods that keep you hooked! Here are seven [...]

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15 Keys for Healthy Living in 2014

Living Light raw food chef

We know from personal experience that a raw food diet helps each of us get in touch with our spiritual center—we feel more connected to the earth and all of her creatures when we eat fresh, ripe, organic raw food. Our body, mind, and spirit definitely respond to a plant based diet and healthier lifestyle [...]

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Top 8 Raw Food Careers

Chad Sarno Cherie Soria

Living Light Culinary Institute has a wonderful chef referral program available to all of our raw food chef graduates. We’re pleased that so many raw food, vegan, and vegetarian businesses seek the services of our graduates, but we’re not surprised. Our raw chef training program is considered the best in the world, and with good [...]

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