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

Don’t Throw Away Those Broccoli Stems!

Budget-friendly, delicious tip: Never toss out raw broccoli stems. Using a high-quality, sharp chef knife, trim off the outside then cut up the inner stem into little batonettes (pictured) or thin squares. They are sweet,...

Healthy Holiday Guide: Tips for Staying on Track

My gift to you: Please download this PDF and print it out, then tape up a copy wherever you need a reminder. Thank you for being part of my community. I am proud of...

How to conduct yourself as a raw vegan in a mainstream restaurant? My example.

What do you do when you go out to eat? That’s a common question I receive. Truth is, I rarely feel restricted when joining friends and family for a social outing at just about...

Forget extreme couponing! (Well, mostly.)

Fresh produce tastes best & provides the most nutrition. If you have any farm stands or a farmer’s market nearby, become a regular customer! In terms of nutrition per dollar, THAT’S where you’ll score...

Banana Coconut Green Smoothie

Another super fast & simple green smoothie recipe for you today! I can’t stress enough how well green smoothies will help you incorporate fresh vegetables into your diet. Eating enough vegetables is critical to...

Dairy-Free, Raw Vegan Coconut Mango Milkshake

Dairy-Free Coconut Mango Milkshake? Yes, please! Quintessential fast food on a raw vegan diet. Fresh is best but I live in the real world and want you to succeed there, too. Keeping frozen fruit...

Super Chard Smoothie

Kale gets all the attention these days, but don’t forget to alternate your leafy greens in order to maximize and diversify your phytonutrients. I love chard for smoothies. Try this easy & delicious chard...

The Complete Book of Raw Food, Volume 2

I’m proud to be a contributor to The Complete Book of Raw Food, Volume 2. Inside you’ll find my recipes and photos along with many other entries by top raw food chefs. It was...

Should You Be Eating Kale Chips?

Packaged raw vegan foods can be an EXCELLENT option in a pinch, especially when you’re first transitioning to raw foods. Imagine a world where instead of Doritos, we only had packaged flax crackers on...

Natalie’s Favorite Lacinato Kale Green Juice Recipe

Lacinato or “Tuscan” kale is delicately delicious. Great in salads and smoothies, this kale is also perfect for green juice. This recipe is one of the most balanced and tastiest green juice recipes I’ve...

Lemon Apple Cucumber Juice

Another quick and easy green juice recipe to hydrate, nourish, and beat bloat! I love using my Breville juicer for these kinds of recipes because it’s very fast and easy to clean up. Yours...

Kid-Friendly Raw Food for Summer! Coconut Cream Pie Milkshake

Just like my super quick and easy strawberry ice cream recipe, this milkshake recipe is great for children and adults alike. It is so creamy, smooth, cold and sweet! You will never miss the...

Italian-Style Heirloom Tomato Crisps

Italian-Style Heirloom Tomato Crisps                       These crisps burst with tomato flavor and satisfy any desire to snack. They are also incredibly easy to make....

Are Antibiotics Making You Fat?

We need to talk. About antibiotics. Right now. Did you know that livestock are fed antibiotics such as Tetracycline in order to cause weight gain? Yes, you read that right. Antibiotics fatten them up....

Cold, Thick & Creamy Dairy-Free Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream

Dairy-based ice cream was always one of my downfalls. Something about eating bite after bite of cold creamy sweetness just got me hooked and I couldn’t stop. Afterward, I would always feel guilty, lethargic, and...

Grow Your Own!

Garden munchies! Strawberries grow like weeds. I’ve already got a steady stream of them. So easy. And these baby lettuces grew on their own, leftover from last year. They just sprung right up! Awesome!...

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