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Raw Food Victory: Living Light Grads Win Best of Raw!

Living Light Eco Raw Award

The 6th Annual Raw Living Expo was another extraordinary event this year, with time to learn, time to connect, time to experience creative ideas and creative people and eat delicious raw vegan food. One of the highlights this year was the Best of Raw Gala Awards Dinner, sponsored by Living Light International. What a thrilling evening [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria, Cherie Soria Recipes, Living Light Culinary Institute, Raw Food Chef, Recipes
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Raw Vegan Valentine’s Day : Gluten Free, Low Glycemic Too!

Cherry Rose Ice Cream

The importance of the glycemic index in determining which foods to choose for a healthful diet has been  brought into public awareness, and with Valentine’s Day coming up, we’d like to inspire you with a recipe for a delicious low glycemic, gluten free raw vegan dessert to celebrate this sweet occasion— Cherry Rose Cashew Coconut [...]

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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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Raw Food: How to avoid 7 Dangerous Food Addictions

Delicious fresh fruits

Good News! When we choose more healthful raw vegan foods, we’re far less likely to choose addictive foods that are at the root of our nationwide obesity epidemic. Eating to supply the body with healthy, vital nutrition from raw plant foods will help you cut back on foods that keep you hooked! Here are seven [...]

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15 Keys for Healthy Living in 2014

Living Light raw food chef

We know from personal experience that a raw food diet helps each of us get in touch with our spiritual center—we feel more connected to the earth and all of her creatures when we eat fresh, ripe, organic raw food. Our body, mind, and spirit definitely respond to a plant based diet and healthier lifestyle [...]

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3 Healthful Tips from California’s Best Raw Food Chef School

Living Light Center

Since 1998, Living Light Culinary Institute has educated and inspired people to create delicious, health-promoting raw food for themselves and their families. In today’s climate, with health care costs on the rise, baby boomers reaching retirement age, a childhood obesity epidemic, and an increase in degenerative diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, it is [...]

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Categories:Cherie Soria, Gourmet Raw Food Chef, Living Light Culinary Institute, Raw Food For Dummies
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Vote Best of Raw

Best of Raw Vote

It's that time again - Best of Raw Voting is NOW OPEN, and we know you'll want to vote for your favorite raw food business,  raw vegan cuisine educator, and gourmet raw food chef, as well as your favorite raw food book! Living Light is nominated in four categories this year, and here they are: [...]

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Winner and Still Champion

2nd Annual Soup and Chili Cook Off

We won! Yes, it's true...for the second year in a row Living Light's organic, vegan Creamy Corn and Sweet Potato Chowder (recipe created by Cherie Soria and made by our rawkin cafe staff) took first place among eight other professional entries at the Soup and Chili Cook-off to benefit the Fort Bragg Food Bank. Once [...]

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Raw Food and Flavor Balancing

strawberry salad

One thing we love to teach at Living Light Culinary Institute is flavor balancing. We start teaching it almost immediately - in our first hands-on class, Essentials of Raw Culinary Arts.™ Raw Food Recipes: Balance Five Tastes Flavor balancing is so important - no matter what kind of raw food recipe you create, from something [...]

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Gearing up for Gourmet by kristin

living light gourmet students

We’re getting ready to begin our Gourmet Raw Food Chef™ certification series on June 22, which includes our five-day advanced training available just three times a year. The advanced courses include Ethnic Flavors in Recipe Development, Raw Fusion Gourmet Spa Cuisine, and Raw Event Catering and Elegant Entertaining, and now we’ve added a day six: [...]

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