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

Is Cooked Food Poison?

Guess what? Cooked food is not all “poison,” as some purists would argue. Lightly steamed or blanched vegetables can be delightful and easy to prepare. I’m not talking about frying in oil or grilling...

Tips for Traveling: Overcoming Jetlag

After you’ve been traveling, you might find yourself feeling bloated, fatigued, and as though your immune system has been somewhat depressed. Once you get home, JUICE if you can. I have more than one...

Can you copy your way to success?

Role modeling: If someone else is doing what you want to do, getting the results you want to get, COPY THEM to get the same result. This is so important when transitioning to a...

Creamy Southwestern Pesto Raw Food Vegan Pasta Zoodles

Here is another fast and easy pasta recipe. No flour-based noodles are ever necessary in your diet again, this I promise you. If you enjoy pasta as much as I do, you will be...

Valentine’s Day Recipe for Laura Theodore Listeners!

Join me with legendary vegan pioneer and jazz singer extraordinaire, Laura Theodore, on The Jazzy Vegetarian Radio Show this Wednesday, February 12 at 1:10 Eastern Standard Time (10:10 Pacific Time) http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-jazzy-vegetarian/2014/02/12/vegan-sweets-for-valentines-day As a big...

Hazelnut Brownie Bites

Hazelnut Brownie Bites Delicious and EASY! For all you chocolate brownie and Nutella lovers out there, this all-raw, vegan, no-bake, gluten-free, super simple recipe will give you FAST, delicious and decadently healthy results. This...

Creamy Basil Pesto Couscous

Fresh basil, juicy tomato, and rich avocado help make this Italian-inspired dish both delicious and satisfying. Please note: Salt is almost always optional in my recipes! I rarely consume salt but understand it is...

Manicotti con Pesto di Broccolo Romanesco

I love recipes that transform ingredients in new ways. I recently picked up a gorgeous Broccolo Romanesco from my local farm stand. Ever since then I’ve been churning away at ideas for how to...

“I’m Always Hungry” Go Bananas!

If you’re always hungry, eat! Just eat the foods your body needs, not the ones that trip you up and sneak on excess pounds or lead to other health issues. It kills me when...

Spicy Thai Cauliflower Spread with Coconut and Ginger

Spicy Thai Cauliflower Spread with Coconut and Ginger You know I love a delicious, easy-to-make spread, pate, or dip! These types of raw food recipes are so versatile because you can use them in...

Fresh Herbed Couscous Atop Mache

Fresh Herbed Couscous Atop Mache Deliciously filling, this grain-free recipe is also incredibly nutritious. The couscous is made with parsnips, which are loaded with Vitamin C and folate! The full recipe is below. Please...

Chocolate Pie with Macadamia Nut Cookie Crust

Need a quick and deliciously sinful-tasting dessert to whip together for guests? Or perhaps you’re in the mood for a little chocolate yourself? Now you don’t need to feel guilty for indulging because this...

Quick Chop Salad with Rosemary Dressing

You know I’m not going to lecture you about making healthy choices without giving you practical recipes to follow! This is a “whatever’s left in the fridge salad.” Sometimes you just have to work...

Stuffed Butter Lettuce Cups with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Perfect for Meatless Monday! This deliciously hearty, nutrient-dense meal will have you filled up and satisfied. Fresh herbs combine with a rich creamy, smokey sauce for a mouth-watering dish. The brazil nuts supply selenium,...

Have You Tried Pomegranates?

    The health-packed power of pomegranates! Prettier than rubies, too. xo Yours in delicious heath!

Go Green in 2014!

This delicious green smoothie is a classic Natalie-style recipe. That means it’s super creamy, cold, and sweet like a milkshake. I have a pretty decadent palate so you know if I drink it, it’s...

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