Category: Cooking & Recipes

African Yam Stew recipe from Vegan Yum Yum

African Yam Stew recipe from Vegan Yum Yum

This delicious, exotic and healthy recipe is from Vegan Yum Yum by Lauren Ulm. Ingredients: ½ t cumin seeds ½ t peppercorns ½ t coriander seeds ½ t red pepper flakes ½ t mustard seeds 2 whole cloves 1-2 T olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 yam peeled and cut into ½ inch chunks 1 bunch of kale thinly shredded […]

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Win Prizes: Vote for the Next Hot Raw Chef

Win Prizes: Vote for the Next Hot Raw Chef

Voting is open through February 2 for Living Light Culinary Institute’s Sweet Valentine Video Recipe Contest. Everyone who registers to vote will receive an eBook of the gourmet raw vegan Hot Raw Chef Sweet Valentine recipes and a chance to win a Green Star Elite 5000 Juicer, valued at $539, or a Tribest Personal Blender 300 XL, valued at $99. […]

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Living Light Culinary Institute Teaches Weight Loss Made Easy

Living Light Culinary Institute Teaches Weight Loss Made Easy

Living Light Culinary Institute, a gourmet raw food school on the northern coast of California, is taking its flagship introductory class, FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods on the road. The one-day intensive course, slated for January 21 in Santa Monica, CA, and January 28 in San Diego, offers a wide variety of easy-to-prepare raw vegan recipes. More than a dozen […]

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Raw Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake from WeLikeItRaw.com

Raw Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake from WeLikeItRaw.com

Chocolate Crust 1 1/2 cups almonds 1/4 cup cacao powder 1/2 cup dates, chopped 1/4 cup date sugar  1/8 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vanilla Directions: Put everything in a processor. Process until crumbly and sticks together when you press it between your fingers. Press into pan. Place in fridge while you make the filling. Pumpkin Chocolate Filling 3 cups soaked […]

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Vegan Recipe: Raw Orange Smoothie from TheRawtarian.com

Vegan Recipe: Raw Orange Smoothie from TheRawtarian.com

A creamy orange smoothie!  Enjoy this raw orange smoothie recipe when you’re craving a creamsicle! This recipe makes one serving — perfect for a snack or dessert. It’s very easy to make, and the consistency is super creamy and orangy. Note: This is best made with a high-speed blender since oranges can be difficult to get to a smooth consistency in a […]

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Raw Chocolate Tart Recipe from the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Raw Chocolate Tart Recipe from the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

    The Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa serves this raw chocolate tart to its guests, and they’ve kindly shared the recipe with us. Served with a citrus salad and crushed hazlenuts, it’s vegan, gluten-free and heart healthy. Ingredients: For the Tart Dough: 6 oz. Medjool dates, pitted 4 oz. almond flour 1 oz. […]

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Living Light Culinary Institute Announces New Courses

Living Light Culinary Institute Announces New Courses

Living Light Culinary Institute, a gourmet raw food “uncooking” school on the Mendocino coast of northern California announces its 2012 line-up of courses, with new packages and bonuses for each training segment. Students who sign up and pay in full for classes by the end of the year can save up to $3,500, depending on which culinary or nutrition package […]

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Chef Wins Vegan Recipe Of The Year Award For 2011

Chef Wins Vegan Recipe Of The Year Award For 2011

Mark Reinfeld was awarded the 2011 Recipe of the Year from Vegan.com for a magnificent and mouthwatering gourmet dish entitled, “Mediterranean Pistachio Crusted Tofu with Saffron Quinoa Pilaf.” This is a remarkable gourmet dish that can be prepared in a wide assortment of variations. It’s also simply one of the most delicious vegan entrees you’ll ever taste. Reinfeld is partner […]

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San Francisco Organic Foods Offers Fall Cooking Classes

San Francisco Organic Foods Offers Fall Cooking Classes

San Francisco’s organic foods, Real Food Company, is offering a number of cooking classes in the fall. The class offerings cover a wide range of topics including raw foods, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free cooking, and holiday appetizers. Each of the eight classes is taught by local food experts including chefs, cooking instructors and nutritionists. In class, students will make use of […]

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25 Gourmet Raw Vegan Holiday Recipes from Living Light Culinary Institute

25 Gourmet Raw Vegan Holiday Recipes from Living Light Culinary Institute

Since 1998 Living Light Culinary Institute has taught students from more than 50 countries how to prepare gourmet raw vegan recipes that taste like traditional cooked favorites. Best of New Holiday Traditions is a 2-disc video DVD course that offers more than 25 step-by-step demos, with tips and professional techniques from Living Light director Cherie Soria and a host of […]

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