Category Archives: Culinary Tips

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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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Categories:Associate Raw Food Chef, Celebrity Raw Food Chefs, Cherie Soria, Culinary School, Culinary Tips, gluten free recipes, Gourmet Raw Food Chef, Jennifer Cornbleet, Living Light Culinary Institute
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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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3 Healthful Tips from California’s Best Raw Food Chef School

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Since 1998, Living Light Culinary Institute has educated and inspired people to create delicious, health-promoting raw food for themselves and their families. In today’s climate, with health care costs on the rise, baby boomers reaching retirement age, a childhood obesity epidemic, and an increase in degenerative diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, it is [...]

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Fun at Au Lac and Yummy Culinary Class

Traffic is something we just don't have in Fort Bragg, so I wasn't prepared for the congestion on the LA freeways!  But it is all worth it when we have the opportunity to meet great people like the ones at Au Lac in Fountain Valley on Friday night.  Many of them told us they have [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria Favorite Products, Culinary Tips, Food, Raw Food For Dummies, Science of Raw Food Nutrition, Spirit, Travel
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Raw Chef on the Road

Our fifteen city tour of California has begun!  We spent Saturday night camping in our solar-powered RV, Gracie ( we travel in grace), at Refugio State Park, a beach park north of Santa Barbara.  I  used to visit this park with my family when I was a kid.  This has so many wonderful memories of [...]

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Avocado Love

I grew up surrounded by avocado trees.  There were seventy-five of them on our heavenly acre of orchard in Santa Barbara, California.  I’m told avocados were my first solid food – and believe me, it was love at first bite!  These friendly fat fruits are a mainstay of my diet and belong on the top [...]

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Touring in the Raw

I’m so excited about the way this year is shaping up for Dan and me.  Our new book Raw Food for Dummies has been so well received by the raw community, not to mention a curious public.  I’m so proud of this accomplishment!  So now, of course, I want to share it with everyone - [...]

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Perfect Dressings and Sauces Every Time!

There is no limit to the variety of exciting salad dressings, sauces, and soups you can make once you understand the principles involved. A good dressing or sauce can enable you to be totally satisfied with your salad every day, even if you do not consider yourself a "good" cook. Salads never have to be boring-you [...]

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