Tag Archives: City of Fort Bragg

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Last Chance to Learn from Cherie in Person!

Cherie with Associate Chef Grads

Cherie Soria, founder and director of Living Light Culinary Institute, has been teaching vegetarian, vegan, and gourmet raw cuisine for over 40 years now. Vital and creative at 68, Cherie is turning her attention to running marathons, writing new books, and other projects (which we will reveal in due time!)She has made an important life […]

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It’s Heirloom Tomato Season!

organic ripe tomatoes

 Fresh, vine-ripened tomatoes are starting to appear everywhere, even here in Fort Bragg at our local farmer’s market. It’s a season many of us long for – when the taste of the “real” tomato, grown outdoors in the sunshine, is once again at hand.Of course we want organic tomatoes – it’s important to avoid the […]

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Raw Food Runners Race to Win Again!

the Living Light team

On March 21, the Living Light running team of Dan Ladermann, Cherie Soria, Corey Epperson, Gina Hudson and Living Light student Frank Kresz turned out for the 31st Annual Whale Run and Walk to benefit the Fort Bragg branch of Soroptimist International. It was a lovely day for a race! Cherie sped ahead of Dan […]

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Stalking the Wild Mushroom on the Mendocino Coast

Candytuft Mushrooms

After the December rains, part of the local bounty this year has been a bumper crop of edibles from our forests. Led by local mycologist Adrienne Long, a small group of Living Light staffers became mushroom hunters (with the requisite permits) in Jackson State Forest. Their harvest included Candy Caps, Hedgehogs, Shaggy Manes, Chanterelles, Yellow […]

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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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Categories:Cherie Soria, Living Light Culinary Institute, Organic Gardening, Raw Food Chef
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Love Fresh Food? Love Your Farmer’s Market!

Sakina Bush Fort Bragg CA

The Farmer’s Market here in Fort Bragg has grown in popularity in the last few years. It is heartening to see more and more vendors (including Living Light Cafe, sampling things like fresh almond milk and Kale Salad!). It is wonderful to stroll along the street and see neighbors and friends picking out beautiful, fresh […]

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Categories:Cherie Soria Recipes, gluten free recipes, Living Light Culinary Institute, Recipes
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7 Benefits of a Raw Superfood: The Mighty Chia Seed

Coconut Chia Pudding

Revered in Aztec, Mayan, and certain Native American cultures, chia is celebrated in the modern age as a superfood that can contribute to health in a variety of ways. Calorie for calorie, the tiny chia seed is a mighty powerhouse of nutrition – no wonder the name chia comes from the Mayan word for strength!Here […]

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Categories:Cherie Soria, Cherie Soria Recipes, Fort Bragg CA, gluten free recipes, Living Light Culinary Institute, raw food blog, Raw Food Recipes, Science of Raw Food Nutrition
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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 Chefs in the Making!

Living Light raw food chef

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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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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