Category Archives: 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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A Refreshing Raw Food Treat!

Fresh Banana Ice Cream with Mint Leaf

Mint and Chocolate – Chocolate and Mint…it’s a classic combination that many people enjoy. Who knew that a classic chocolate mint flavor was available in one beautiful plant? It’s a plant that grows quickly and easily with an underground root system that can take over your garden if you don’t help contain its enthusiasm, and […]

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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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How to Choose and Store Raw Foods in Pantry and Fridge

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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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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 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 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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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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Ready to Detox? Cleanse or Fast with Raw Food!

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What kinds of toxins do we have in our bodies, and where do they come from?Here are just a few of the ways we are exposed to toxins every day:Air pollutionImpure waterFood additivesHousehold chemicalsBeauty products – a big one!AlcoholPharmaceuticalsPoor digestionSince toxins are stored in fat tissue, it can be hard to eliminate them from the […]

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