Category Archives: Living Light Culinary Institute

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Four Living Light Runners Score Again!

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On Sunday November 9, Cherie Soria, Dan Ladermann, and Cory Epperson scored again in the Salmon Spawning 5K, bettering the records they achieved in last month’s Gualala River Run 10K.Sponsored by the Salmon Restoration Association, proceeds from the 5K run are donated to restore and protect local wild salmon habitat. Cherie was thrilled to win [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria, Cherie Soria Recipes, Hot Raw Chef, HotRawChef Video Recipe Contest, Living Light Culinary Institute, Living Light in the Media, Raw Food Chefs
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Vote for the next Hot Raw Chef!

Vote Hot Raw Chef

Who will be YOUR choice for the next Hot Raw Chef?We’re excited about our 31 Hot Raw Chef contestants, including 19 from around the United States: Texas, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Oregon, California, Kentucky, Florida, and New Jersey. We also have two contestants from England, two from Indonesia (Bali), and contestants from Spain, [...]

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Categories:Celebrity Raw Food Chefs, Hot Raw Chef, Living Light Culinary Institute, Living Light in the Media, Raw Food Chef, Raw Food Recipes, raw vegan holiday treats
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Hot Raw Chef Celebrity Judges are Ready!

Dara Dubinet

Our Celebrity Judges are ready to view all of the exciting entries in the Hot Raw Chef 5 in 5 Holiday Video Recipe Contest! Voting Opens November 5 – Submissions must be in by Midnight, November 4!Cherie Soria founder and director of Living Light Culinary Institute, has taught gourmet raw vegan cuisine to students from [...]

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Categories:Essentials of Raw Culinary Arts, Living Light Culinary Institute, Living Light students, Raw Food Chefs, Raw Food Education
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Where do Raw Food Chefs Come From?

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At Living Light Culinary Institute, our students come from literally all over the world. In fact, our international students often outnumber those from within the United States. This session, the formula is reversed – our United States students outnumber foreign students for a change! In fact, we have more from California than we’ve had in [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria, Gourmet Raw Food Chef, Living Light Culinary Institute, Living Light students, Raw Food Chefs
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Healing Retreat with Alkalizing Raw Food

Harbin Hot Springs Retreats

Back in the Harbin Hot Springs days, when Living Light Culinary Institute traveled to various retreat centers (before we built our permanent facility here in Fort Bragg), two amazing students, Alaya and Rainah, both celebrated bodyworkers and dancers, studied with Cherie and the Living Light team. They’ve continued through the years, offering workshops at Harbin [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria Favorite Products, gluten free recipes, Gourmet Raw Food Chef, Living Light Culinary Institute, Raw Food Tips
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Raw Food Recipe: Gazpacho!

Fresh Gazpacho

On a warm September day, nothing is more refreshing than a cool bowl of gazpacho. Traditionally served either chilled or at room temperature, gazpacho makes great use of the  perfectly ripe tomatoes and other fresh produce from your summer garden. This simple soup, from The Raw Food Revolution Diet, by Cherie Soria, Brenda Davis, RD, [...]

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Love Fresh Food? Love Your Farmer’s Market!

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The Farmer’s Market here in Fort Bragg has grown in popularity in the last few years. It is heartening to see more and more vendors (including Living Light Cafe, sampling things like fresh almond milk and Kale Salad!). It is wonderful to stroll along the street and see neighbors and friends picking out beautiful, fresh [...]

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Categories:Associate Chef and Instructor, Celebrity Raw Food Chefs, Living Light Culinary Institute, Living Light Instructors, Living Light students abroad
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Raw Food Grad Linas Kesminas Spreads the Light!

Linas Kesminas at Living Light

Living Light graduate Linas Kesminas hails from the birthplace of raw food pioneer, Dr. Ann Wigmore. He met raw food chef Matt Samuelson on a movie set in Lithuania where he was introduced to raw food for the first time. He quickly became inspired with the innovative cuisine, and has been lucky enough to travel [...]

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Living Light Raw Vegan Events

Cherie and Dan's Dogs

Nurturing Healthy, Happy Pets August 20!At this free teleconference, Dan and Cherie will share recipes for making delicious dog-friendly raw vegan meals and snacks, and provide “tips and tricks” for how to take care of your beloved pets and keep them healthy and happy year round, including Cherie’s list of 10 Foods You Should Never [...]

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Raw Food Favorites: August is Sunflower Month!

Sunflower in all it's glory

There is a reason why raw food pioneer Dr. Ann Wigmore chose the sunflower plant long ago as the living symbol of her raw food business. Sunflowers are amazing plants that grow strong and tall in one season, and provide valuable seeds and sprouts—while still in shell, the seeds can be grown in soil for [...]

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