Online Learning



Learn Raw Food from Home!

We know you're a busy person. Now you can enjoy the same incredible education we've provided to our students who have come to study at Living Light Culinary Institute from more than 60 countries around the world. Experience our world-renowned culinary and nutrition classes no matter where you live! Let us help you create a healthier lifestyle and learn how to make incredible raw vegan recipes you can easily prepare at home. Whether you're a complete beginner, a seasoned chef, or are simply curious about how to add more healthy plant-based recipes to your repertoire, we've got the experience, integrity, and time-tested raw food curriculum you've been looking for – ONLINE.

If you want to take the first step to vibrant health,
don't hesitate!

Our online culinary classes are taught by Cherie Soria, founder and director of Living Light Culinary Institute. Cherie is a meticulous, caring, and talented teacher who has inspired thousands of students from more than 65 countries around the world. She'll guide you every step of the way and you'll finish each course with newfound confidence in your skills!

FUNdamentals Online and Sharpen Up Your Knife Skills are two of our most popular online classes, and are absolutely guaranteed to inspire you, no matter where you are on your path to better health.

All of our raw vegan recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free and packed with nutrients. And the best part is - they taste delicious. Learn to create recipes that are comforting, familiar, and satisfy not only the taste buds but the heart and soul. Learn plant-based versions of the favorite foods you grew up with. Who knew that raw vegan recipes like pasta, burgers, and enchiladas could actually taste better than cooked!


FUNdamentals Online

All demos and talks are personally taught by Living Light Culinary Institute Founder and Director Cherie Soria, known as the “Mother of Gourmet Raw Vegan Cuisine.” Cherie developed this course and has taught it to thousands of enthusiastic students since 1998. Many celebrated raw food chefs and authors from around the world have studied personally with Cherie—now YOU have the same opportunity, and you’ll enjoy 90 days (3 full months) to study, practice, and review the material as many times as you like. Before you know it, you'll be sprouting, juicing, dehydrating, making salad dressings, pâtés and nut cheeses, fermented foods, crackers, and even delicious desserts at home in your own kitchen!



Sharpen Up Your Knife Skills! Online

Good knife skills are the foundation of culinary art. This exciting online course takes a progressive approach to the development of knife skills so that you can easily learn how to create beautiful, consistently shaped, professional looking cuts that will make your food look and taste amazing. Learning how to work safely and efficiently with knives is critical in any kitchen and especially important when preparing raw food. Now you’ll be able to learn knife skills from Cherie Soria in the comfort of home!



Essentials of Raw Culinary Arts Online

You’ll master a myriad of new techniques, learn practical tips, new tricks, and enjoy expert instruction with extensive hands-on practice in this exciting course. Cherie knows which techniques are challenging, which habits are difficult to overcome, and how to nurture you along the way as you learn to develop full confidence preparing a wide variety of gourmet raw vegan recipes. Learn useful culinary terms, how to read and follow a recipe correctly, mise en place, U.S. and metric measurements, basic culinary math, and gastronomy, the art and science of taste. Plus, sprouting, dehydrating, recipe development, flavor balancing, and more!





Hot Chefs, Cool Kitchen

You’ll love to learn from an incredible line-up of gourmet plant-based chefs who teach you the culinary techniques you’ll need to create amazing raw vegan recipes. Wouldn’t you love to know how to make some of the best-tasting gourmet raw vegan dishes anywhere on the planet? Learn how to make:
• Red Bell Pepper Chipotle Soup with Cashew Sour Cream and Cornbread
• Triple Berry Shortcake with Black Pepper Tarragon Syrup
• Lavender Blueberry Ice Cream with a Pistacho Crown and Ancho Chocolate Filling
• Frankincense Spiced Granola and Mac Nut Citrus Coconut Milk
• Plus 20 more - Bonus recipes available, too!



Best of New Holiday Traditions

Learn how to make incredibly delicious versions of all of your favorite holiday recipes. Now you can make traditional recipes that are emotionally satisfying, yet healthy and nourishing, using the best plant-based ingredients to create the familiar flavors, textures, and appearance that bring so much joy every year. This is the perfect gift for you and your loved ones. Make incredible holiday meals that are healthful and delicious—you’ll enjoy dozens of recipe demos so that you can create your very own New Holiday Traditions!


To learn more about our current online courses and the new ones we have coming up, contact an enrollment advisor today: call (800) 816-2319 or (707) 964-2420, Skype:, or Email...they would love to help you! Or click here to schedule a personalized phone or Skype consultation at your convenience.