Category Archives: Living Light Culinary Institute

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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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More Raw Food Storage Tips – Save Time in the Kitchen!

fresh lettuce

In our most recent blog post, we talked about managing your raw food kitchen and how to organize your refrigerator and pantry to make sure that food stays fresh and to minimize spoilage. Today we’ll share some tips on daily and weekly routines you can establish to streamline your time in the kitchen and make [...]

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Raw Food Storage Tips – Ideas to Save Time and Money

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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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Enhance Your Raw Food Diet with Home Grown Produce!

Lettuce Garden with Spinach

By Dr. Karin Dina, D.C.Spring is in the air and gardening season has begun in our home! Some of the many joys a raw food enthusiast experiences in Springtime are: preparing soil in raised beds to grow favorite garden vegetables, choosing the perfect vegetable starts, then planting them and watching them grow throughout the season. [...]

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Raw Food and Plant Based Prebiotics for Health

Dr. Karin Dina D.C.

By Dr. Karin Dina, D.C. There has been a lot of talk about the importance of probiotics for health in the media recently. As a result, there are now numerous products on the market that are supplemented with probiotics. It’s important to understand not only the health benefits of probiotics, but how to keep them [...]

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Raw Food, Organic Farming and GMOs

Seeds of Deception

Organic Raw Vegan Lifestyle Those of us interested in supporting organic agriculture and a raw vegan lifestyle are a step ahead of the game when it comes to avoiding GMOs. Still, no one is totally exempt from danger, since big agribusiness, chemical and biotech industries, and seed companies like Monsanto are spending millions of dollars [...]

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Cherie’s Raw Food Recipe for Life

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Chronic illness and a family history of heart disease and cancer motivated me at an early age to study about health and the cause of disease. I saw family members who had been slender as youngsters become obese and develop diabetes, heart problems, and other diet-related, life-threatening conditions. I was determined to escape what was [...]

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Raw Foods— Natural Sweetness without Sugar!

fresh fruit

We’re always happy when the general public discovers the benefits of eating raw vegan foods and adopting a plant-based diet. One of the great disadvantages of following the Standard American Diet (S.A.D. Diet) is the preponderance of unhealthy sugars in the daily diet, many of them hidden in foods the unsuspecting public would not consider [...]

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Raw Food Recipes for Perfect Salad Dressings Every Time!

Pineapple Dijon Dressing

There is no limit to the variety of enticing salad dressings you can make once you understand the basic principles involved. A good salad dressing can help you feel totally satisfied with a fresh salad every day, even if you do not consider yourself a "good" raw food chef yet. Salads never need to be [...]

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