My mission is to teach you to succeed on your raw food journey, helping you live your happiest, healthiest life! -Natalie

Natalie Norman

My Growth as a Raw Foodist & Teacher

My Growth as a Raw Foodist & Teacher Let’s really go raw, in both diet and conversation. There’s enough fancy fluffy marketing talk out there. I would rather get real. So here we go....

Mini Mocha Milkshakes

Mini Mexican Chocolate Mocha Milkshakes

Mini Mexican Chocolate Mocha Milkshakes Ok, say that recipe title five times fast. That’s a lot of M’s! All combined in one scrumptious, nutritious dessert-style vegan milkshake. Read on for the story behind my...

Grapefruit Kale Green Smoothie

Grapefruit Green Smoothie

Grapefruit Green Smoothie Before I went raw, you couldn’t pay me to eat grapefruit or kale. How funny, considering I went vegan way back at age 14! What kind of vegan or vegetarian hates...

Green Smoothie by Natalie Norman Raw Vegan Expert

Simple Green Smoothie for Summer Weight Loss

Simple Green Smoothie for Summer Weight Loss Summertime is perfect for making simple, healthy green smoothies. Green smoothies provide a fast and easy way to get in ample servings of fresh fruits and vegetables....

Grow Your Own Food with Natalie Norman

Growing Your Own Food is Easy!

I am not a farmer. I don’t have a green thumb. The only color on my thumb is hot pink nail polish. See? But even I, the sometimes fussy glamour-puss, can grow food. Here’s...

Raw Vegan Coconut Milk Chocolate Mousse with Whipped Cream Topping

Coconut Milk Chocolate Mousse with Whipped Cream Topping

I keep putting off posting this recipe because, truth be told, I have a bit of writer’s block about it. Why? Because every time I start to craft something sophisticated to say about the...

Easy Raw Vegan Chocolate Cherry Maca Ice Cream

Easy Raw Vegan Chocolate Cherry Maca Ice Cream

Summer is a time for simplicity. As the weather warms up, we don’t want to spend a lot of time cooking in the kitchen. And we really don’t want to eat foods that leave...

Natalie Norman

What’s a Superfood?

What’s a superfood, anyway? Do you have to spend tons of money in order to enjoy your best health? Are all those boring, everyday vegetables and fruits in the store going to fail you?...

Easy Raw Food Vegan Meals

Fast and Easy Raw Food Meals: Zucchini Rolls with Creamy Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Fast and Easy Raw Food Meals: Zucchini Rolls with Creamy Chipotle Dipping Sauce Highlights: Raw vegan fast food Perfect for busy parents, professionals, and students Easy beginner’s raw food recipe Simple ingredients The importance...

Quick Vegan Chocolate Treat. Keep Your Raw Food Diet Simple!

Quick Vegan Chocolate Treat. Keep Your Raw Food Diet Simple! I almost didn’t post this as an actual recipe, but I’d be remiss not to. The raw food diet is often surprisingly simple. When...

Easy Raw Vegan Meals

Easy Raw Vegan Meal Ideas for 1-2 People: Butter Lettuce Hearts

Easy Raw Vegan Meal Ideas for 1-2 People: Butter Lettuce Hearts This simple raw food recipe has no wrong way of doing it. Ahhh, exhale. No complicated directions. Raw foods should be fun, not...

Raw Vegan Mini White Chocolate Lemon Cheesecakes

Raw Vegan Dessert: Mini White Chocolate Lemon Cheesecakes

Raw Vegan Dessert: Mini White Chocolate Lemon Cheesecakes Life’s short. Eat dessert! Oh, and, don’t feel guilty about it. In fact, you can feel great that you’re putting wholesome plant-based ingredients into your body!...

Jill Milan

Compassion is Fashion: Vegan Lifestyle Spotlight on the Jill Milan Company

Compassion is Fashion: Vegan Lifestyle Spotlight on the Jill Milan Company Plant-based living: It goes far beyond food. In addition to keeping your precious body fueled with fresh, delicious raw food meals, I believe...

Raw Vegan Noodles Smothered in Rich Mushroom Sauce

Raw Vegan Noodles Smothered in Rich Mushroom Sauce

Raw Vegan Noodles Smothered in Rich Mushroom Sauce If you’re a pasta lover, you never have to worry about giving up noodle dishes on a raw food diet. I love raw food recipes that use...

Taking care of YOU: Easy Green Smoothie Recipe for Beginners

Taking care of YOU: Easy Green Smoothie Recipe for Beginners

Taking care of YOU: Easy Green Smoothie Recipe for Beginners Here’s some food for thought and a green smoothie recipe to follow. Do you do YOU every day? You are of no use to anyone...

Tomatoes and Lycopene: To Cook, or Not to Cook?

Tomatoes and Lycopene: To Cook, or Not to Cook?

Tomatoes and Lycopene: To Cook, or Not to Cook? There have been countless articles floating around the Internet discussing how lycopene, a powerful antioxidant found in tomatoes, is somehow more available in cooked tomatoes...

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