Category Archives: Living Light students

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Raw Food Chef Felix Schoener at Fivelements Puri Ahimsa

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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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Eating Weeds and Saving Money

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Guest blog by Sergei BoutenkoWhen the sun is shining and the weather is warm I rely on wild edibles for nourishment and save mega dollars on food in the process. Wild food is plentiful, healthful, free, and available everywhere and for everyone. On a typical summer day I’m likely to kick-start my morning with a […]

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5 Great Reasons to Add More Raw Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet

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By Dr. Karin Dina, D.C.Raw fruits and vegetables are well-known for their health promoting benefits. In fact, the current USDA MyPlate suggests that half of our diet be composed of fruits and vegetables! Here are many of the reasons why:VitaminsFruits and vegetables contain many important and synergistic vitamins. Good examples include vitamins C and E. […]

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Dinas’ Science of Raw Food Nutrition Classes Rock!

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What is the best way to describe the Science of Raw Food Nutrition series of classes Drs. Rick and Karin Dina developed and teach at here at Living Light?I recently perused some of the testimonials on their website, Raw Food Education and was not surprised to notice the respect students have for both Dr. Rick […]

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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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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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Raw Food Chefs in the Making!

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When Living Light students begin their culinary training at our school, many of them are new to gourmet raw food cuisine. Fortunately, from the first day of demos to completion of our gourmet classes, students are guided by our team of amazing raw food chefs and instructors.Rule number one is to accept everyone, wherever they […]

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Categories:Cherie Soria, Culinary Tips, Fort Bragg CA, gluten free recipes, Gourmet Raw Food Chef, Living Light Culinary Institute, Living Light students, raw food blog, Raw Food Chef, Raw Food Education, Raw Food Recipes, Raw Food Tips, raw vegan recipes
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Health and Vitality in 2014! Top 10 Raw Food Categories

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New Year’s ResolutionIn the New Year, many of us feel a strong desire to revitalize our health, beauty, and fitness regimes. With that in mind, we’d like to share our Top 10 raw food categories—the raw vegan foods that help us maintain our resolution to improve dietary choices through raw food nutrition and feel fit […]

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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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Raw Food and Flavor Balancing

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One thing we love to teach at Living Light Culinary Institute is flavor balancing. We start teaching it almost immediately – in our first hands-on class, Essentials of Raw Culinary Arts.™ Raw Food Recipes: Balance Five Tastes Flavor balancing is so important – no matter what kind of raw food recipe you create, from something […]

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