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

Staying on Track: Back to School

Let’s talk about Back-to-School! Are you a parent or student adjusting to the hectic energy of back-to-school? When thrown off your usual schedule and confronted with rapid change, it can be easy to get...

Would you eat a bowl of this for breakfast?

People tend to think they eat a wide variety of foods on the standard American diet, when in reality they’re repeatedly eating the same unhealthy ingredients merely presented in different ways. They worry that...

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

I confess, I have a bias towards the rich flavors in Mexican food. Many of my recipes incorporate them. With raw food recipes, you don’t need deep-fried corn, flour, meat, rice, or dairy to...

Peachy Green Smoothie

Here’s your Green Smoothie recipe of the day! Green smoothies are an excellent and simple source of powerful nutrition. Blend some up every Sunday night or Monday morning for quick grab-n-go meals as you...

Don’t like it raw? Try this! Raw Fusion Recipes

Raw Food Lifestyle Tip: Don’t like a particular vegetable in raw form? Steam it! Then mix it up with raw ingredients and you have yourself a delicious, satisfying raw fusion (raw + cooked) meal!...

Simple, Creamy Vegan Milkshake

Who needs dairy milk when you can start your day with a creamy vegan milkshake? Made with: Frozen banana Frozen mango Fresh raw coconut water Simple and SO delicious! Yours in delicious heath,

Natalie’s Fresh Mango Salsa

Is it fast? Simple? Delicious? Those are key elements of most of my raw food recipes. You can enjoy this fresh salsa with just about anything. Here, I’ve paired it with fresh crunchy lettuce...

Lifestyle Tip: Your Kitchen Counter Tops

Lifestyle tip: I want to see your kitchen counter tops! Surround yourself with fruits and vegetables in full view. PROGRAM your mind. Send it a consistently positive message. If you see chips, bread, cookies,...

Baseball on the 4th of July – How I stay raw vegan at sporting events!

Happy 4th of July! How’s your holiday going? What have you eaten today? Are you attending any social functions? Don’t let that throw you off your path to your best health! I spent my...

Lifestyle Tip: What to do if you’re craving fatty foods

Lifestyle Tip: If you’re transitioning to a plant-based diet and find yourself craving fatty foods involving dairy or oil, try eating a meal with avocado. Avocado is a healthier option that is very satisfying....

Keys to Succeeding: Fresh Herbs!

Let’s talk about one of my favorite raw food ingredients: Herbs! On a standard American diet, we tend to become fixated on the tastes of refined sugar, fried food, and salt. This distorts and...

Fresh Summer Salad with Zucchini and Broccoli

If you’ve been reading my website and posts on social media, such as my Facebook page and Twitter, you’ll know that the vast majority of my recipes MUST be: Fast Easy, and Delicious! I...

Pasta Night at Natalie’s!

Pasta night! Raw vegan style. Naturally gluten-free, packed with fiber, phytonutrients, and tastes divine. Make noodles with a spiral slicer, guilt-free. You can opt to peel your zucchini first, or leave the peel on...

Keep Raw Foods Simple

Fresh & Simple – The Keys to Success on a Raw Food Diet

Lifestyle Tip: The vast majority of your raw food diet should be fresh and simple! Don’t make raw foods complicated. (My dehydrator is gathering dust.) It should not take you hours of prep time...

Why Being Vegetarian Wasn’t Enough to Lose Weight and Get Healthy

Why Being Vegetarian Wasn’t Enough to Lose Weight and Get Healthy

Why Being Vegetarian Wasn’t Enough to Lose Weight and Get Healthy In this photo, you can see me on a cooked vegetarian diet compared to a raw vegan diet. A few years have passed...

Raw Food for a Busy Life

Life’s been extra busy lately. Filled with fast food raw vegan meals, lots of smoothies, salads, fruit as snacks, and my favorite – zucchini noodles with any variety of toppings, especially fresh herbs. Pictured...

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