Category Archives: Food

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Warm Winter Fare - Red Lentil Miso Soup

Miso is a Japanese fermented paste made from soybeans, salt and grain – most commonly rice or barley – and a living culture that is used to initiate the fermentation process. The nutrient-rich soybeans are made more digestible by fermentation. Miso can be used to flavour many different dishes such as gravies, dressings, dips and

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Living Light at the Oregon Eclipse Festival

We attended The Oregon Eclipse Festival this year with 40,000 like-minded souls to witness that extraordinary phenomenon. It was a powerful experience in many ways and we had the opportunity to share the profound health and planetary benefits of a plant-based diet. Omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans gathered at our demonstrations at the Nourishment Lab and

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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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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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Release by Cherie Soria

My husband Dan and I are so excited our new book Raw Food For Dummies, which was  released on December 12th . When Wiley Publishing first approached us about doing a book, I admit I was hesitant.  I wasn’t familiar with the “Dummies” books and didn’t like the connotation of the word, “dummies.” But once

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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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