Category Archives: Living Light Culinary Institute

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Cherie's Post-Ultra Marathon Journal

Cherie and Dan

When Dan registered for a Mendocino 50K Ultra Marathon trail race three months ago, I though he was crazy! We had started running together a few years ago and did very well in local races, but had never run further than 13 miles at a time. The Ultra Marathon is produced by a vegan friend [...]

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Next Stop the Mendocino Ultra Marathon!

Cherie Soria Whale Run

Dan and Cherie ran 27 miles this past Saturday, their longest run ever in preparation for the Mendocino Ultra Marathon (31+ miles), which will take place on Saturday, April 23. Saturday was their last really long run until the BIG RACE – only 25 days away! Until then, all of their daily training runs in [...]

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Categories:Associate Chef and Instructor, Cherie Soria, Gourmet Raw Food Chef, Living Light Culinary Institute, Living Light in the Media, Living Light students, Living Light students abroad
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Raw Food Chef Felix Schoener at Fivelements Puri Ahimsa

Felix food

Living Light graduate and internationally known raw vegan chef Felix Schoener told his mother he wanted to become a chef at age seven. His lifelong passion for food was strongly influenced by his mother, a 30 year vegetarian. He grew up with simple, healthy meals and the family had a huge garden with fresh vegetables, [...]

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Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Focuses on Health AND Sustainability

James sant with fruits and veg

By Dr.Karin Dina, D.C.The USDA and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services publish updated dietary guidelines every five years based on recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is responsible for providing the Federal government with current research-based evidence on diet, health, and nutrition in a document titled [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria Recipes, Fort Bragg CA, Living Light Culinary Institute, raw holidays
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Living Light Annual Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck!

Every year we enjoy hosting a Thanksgiving Potluck here at Living Light Center. It is a festive affair - just imagine 30-40 people bringing vegan and raw vegan dishes to feed 10 people. There is a bounteous amount of food and a convivial group of like-minded vegetarians who gather together from far and near. This [...]

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Categories:Celebrity Raw Food Chefs, Cherie Soria, Cherie Soria Recipes, Hot Raw Chef, HotRawChef Video Recipe Contest, Living Light Culinary Institute
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Hot Raw Chef Voting Ends Tomorrow!

Vote Hot Raw Chef

Don't Forget, Do it Now! Every voter will receive the Hot Raw Chef 5 in 5 Holiday Recipe eBook with all of the contestants recipes PLUS a chance to win a Vitamix 7500 Blender The time has come to watch the videos and VOTE NOW for YOUR favorite Hot Raw Chef! It's lots of fun, [...]

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The Hot Raw Chef 5 in 5 Holiday Video Recipe Contest

Callie England

When you enter the Living Light Culinary Institute Hot Raw Chef 5 in 5 Holiday Video Recipe Contest, you could earn a place among a very exclusive and talented group of chefs who have won the past four Hot Raw Chef contests. Show the world how delicious raw food can be in 5 minutes or [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria Recipes, gluten free recipes, Living Light Culinary Institute, Recipes
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7 Benefits of a Raw Superfood: The Mighty Chia Seed

Coconut Chia Pudding

Revered in Aztec, Mayan, and certain Native American cultures, chia is celebrated in the modern age as a superfood that can contribute to health in a variety of ways. Calorie for calorie, the tiny chia seed is a mighty powerhouse of nutrition – no wonder the name chia comes from the Mayan word for strength!Here [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria Recipes, Culinary Tips, Food Love, gluten free recipes, Living Light Culinary Institute, raw vegan recipes
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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 Food: How to avoid 7 Dangerous Food Addictions

Delicious fresh fruits

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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