Category Archives: raw food blog

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12 FUN Facts about Figs + Raw Food Recipe!

Apricot and Nut Cheese Stuffed Figs with Red Wine Glaze

Figs have an interesting history. They thrive in California, and many Californians (and some people in other states) are lucky to have backyard fig trees. Figs are also very popular with raw food enthusiasts and at Farmer’s Markets, because shipping the delicate fruits can be difficult, but they can be easily be picked in the [...]

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Raw Food Focus: GMOs and The Right to Know

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GMOs are in the news again, and all of us interested in raw food and organics need to protect our right to know. On Thursday, June 12, the European Union environmental council voted to allow decisions about GMO crops to be made by individual EU members. The Ecologist calls this a “messy compromise” that will [...]

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

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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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2014 Raw Living Summit: March 26th - April 4th

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Dan and Cherie are thrilled to participate in an exciting new educational event, the first ever Raw Living Summit, with up-to-date information from experts in the field of health and healing, raw food, cleansing and radiation protection, to name just a few of the important topics on the agenda. The Raw Living Summit shares powerful [...]

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Raw Food Diet: Healthy Fats that Don’t Make You Fat

Cherie Soria Raw Food Chef

A plant-based raw vegan diet is naturally lower in calories and higher in nutrient dense foods than a typical “sad” American diet, a traditional vegetarian diet, or even a cooked vegan diet, which is great news since most people worry about the calories they consume and whether or not the fats they choose are healthy [...]

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Categories:Associate Raw Food Chef, Cherie Soria, Culinary Tips, Gourmet Raw Food Chef, Living Light Culinary Institute, raw food blog, Recipe Development
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Easy Raw Food Menu Planning

Raw Food Burger

An easy way to get started with raw food menu planning is to create and rotate a dozen or so raw vegan menus, based on family preferences. These core raw food recipes and menus can vary—for example, seasonal ingredients can be replaced by ingredients readily available all year. Most families enjoy the same ten or [...]

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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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Sleep Well by mary elizabeth

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I know I've talked about the tarot cards Terilynn and I are making before.  Each week we draw a card from the deck and recreate it on an artist card - or re-purposed playing card.  We've got a lot done and are really liking where this project is taking us and where the cards are [...]

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Raw, Raw, Raw by mary elizabeth

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Have you ever won anything?  I’m trying to think if I have, and I’m not coming up with anything.  I’d like to say I won the Living Light employee valentine haiku contest last year but I didn’t.  Kate did.  Anyhow, guess what?  Living Light won “Best Culinary Arts Training” in the Best of Raw Awards [...]

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