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

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4 Easy Tips for Staying Raw Vegan During Holiday Travel

4 Easy Tips for Staying Raw Vegan During Holiday Travel: Don’t let holiday travel derail you from your healthy raw food lifestyle! 1. Pack as much raw vegan food as possible in your carry-on...

46 Grams of Protein in a Salad?

This delicious salad has 45 grams of clean raw vegan whole-food protein and meets 80% of the RDA for iron. It packs 21 grams of fiber and 68% of the RDA for calcium. It...

Where do you get your protein?

1 egg contains only 6 grams of protein while packing a whopping 187mg of cholesterol. With one egg you’re eating 62% of the daily allowance for cholesterol. Consumption of animal proteins is also linked...

The ULTIMATE Fast Food Wrap

The ULTIMATE Fast Food Wrap Fast Food Life! That’s how I roll. And wrap. I have no patience. I want things delicious, nutritious, and RIGHT NOW. I bet you can relate. Ever tried a...

Raw Vegan 9 to 5

Raw vegan 9-5! Here’s how I quickly pack for a long day of training, work, or school. I could add more fruit depending on my activity level or accessibility of local markets for any...

Keeping Produce Fresh & Building Good Habits

Raw Food Lifestyle Tips: Part of being successful long-term on a raw food plant-based diet is to develop new habits that support your lifestyle and set you up for success. Preparation helps keep you...

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...

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!...

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...

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...

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