Category Archives: 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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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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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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A Raw Food Riddle: What is Rocket?

Apple fennel pomegranate salad

What is Salad Rocket? It’s the British name for arugula, a delicious, peppery green revered since Roman times, when both leaves and seeds were used in an interesting variety of ways. Arugula is hydrating, and its cooling effect is especially beneficial during the summer months. In fall and winter, arugula is an important source of [...]

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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 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 Recipe for Success: Travel Tips

Tribest Personal Blender

The weather is warming up – family vacations and road trips are on the horizon. Can you take your raw food lifestyle on the road with you? The answer is yes! It’s good to know that maintaining a raw food diet no matter where you are is easy when you learn a few handy tips [...]

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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 Vegan Wraps and Rolls Rock!

Raw Vegan Salad Rolls

Here’s how to make an everyday raw food lunch that turns your office mates GREEN with envy: raw vegan wraps and rolls are easy to make, colorful, tasty, and beautiful—a skeptic might become a raw food enthusiast just because they want a bite! Make a simple lunch or snack into a raw food adventure by [...]

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