Category Archives: Culinary Tips

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A Refreshing Raw Food Treat!

Fresh Banana Ice Cream with Mint Leaf

Mint and Chocolate – Chocolate and Mint…it’s a classic combination that many people enjoy. Who knew that a classic chocolate mint flavor was available in one beautiful plant? It’s a plant that grows quickly and easily with an underground root system that can take over your garden if you don’t help contain its enthusiasm, and […]

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A Raw Food Riddle: What is Rocket?

Apple fennel pomegranate salad

What is Salad Rocket? It’s the British name for arugula, a delicious, peppery green revered since Roman times, when both leaves and seeds were used in an interesting variety of ways. Arugula is hydrating, and its cooling effect is especially beneficial during the summer months. In fall and winter, arugula is an important source of […]

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How to Choose and Store Raw Foods in Pantry and Fridge

ripe bananas

In the last several blog posts, we’ve been offering tips to help you maintain the raw food lifestyle. We know that most of us lead very busy lives, and it is so easy to backslide into old habits unless we understand how to set up and manage a raw food kitchen, including choosing foods that […]

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6 Important Tips for Maintaining a Raw Food Lifestyle

Vitamix Blenders

One of the questions we often get from students at Living Light Culinary Institute, is “how do I maintain a raw food lifestyle when I go home?” Among the many skills we teach our students is a basic raw food kitchen checklist: Learn how to organize your raw food kitchen Learn how to choose equipment […]

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Raw Food Storage Tips – Ideas to Save Time and Money

fresh produce

Here are just a few of Cherie’s most popular tips for saving time and money while maintaining a raw vegan diet. Remember: keep raw foods fresh and full of nutrition by following Raw Food Tip Number One: Always choose fresh, ripe raw fruits and vegetables in season!Refrigerator Storage• Fluctuations in temperatures speed spoilage. Even a […]

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2014 Raw Living Summit: March 26th – April 4th

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Dan and Cherie are thrilled to participate in an exciting new educational event, the first ever Raw Living Summit, with up-to-date information from experts in the field of health and healing, raw food, cleansing and radiation protection, to name just a few of the important topics on the agenda. The Raw Living Summit shares powerful […]

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Raw Vegan Wraps and Rolls Rock!

Raw Vegan Salad Rolls

Here’s how to make an everyday raw food lunch that turns your office mates GREEN with envy: raw vegan wraps and rolls are easy to make, colorful, tasty, and beautiful—a skeptic might become a raw food enthusiast just because they want a bite! Make a simple lunch or snack into a raw food adventure by […]

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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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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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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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