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

Lacinato Kale Pineapple Smoothie

Sweet Pineapple Smoothie with Tuscan “Lacinato” Kale

Happy Friday! Have you rewarded your body for all the hard work you did this week? Are you energized, hydrated and nourished for the weekend’s activities? Whether your plans are to rest and read a...

Butter lettuce salad with curry basil dressing

Butter Lettuce Salad with Curry Basil Dressing

The key to getting your greens in each day is to find delicious ways to do so. This recipe uses my super yummy curry basil dressing, which you can make and store for a...

curry basil dressing

Curry Basil Dressing

This light, playful dressing blends sweet citrus with yellow curry and fresh savory basil. Notice that it is both oil and salt-free! I want you to play with dressings like these and develop some...

Lemon Basil Juice

Lemon Basil Mediterranean-Style Juice

WOW. This light, playful juice recipe balances the delicate flavor of basil with the tangy blend of lemon, tomato, and just a touch of sweetness from the apple. You won’t be able to drink...

What Your Grocery Carts Should Look Like

Grocery cart time! How’s your body feeling and looking today? How’s your mindset? Have you filled up yet another grocery cart with fresh raw fruits and vegetables? Preparation is key. I want you to...

Easy Mac Nut Nacho Cheeze

Easy Mac Nut Nacho Cheeze

Easy Mac Nut Nacho Cheeze This recipe is so quick, no soaking of the macadamia nuts beforehand is required! If you can’t find raw macadamia nuts in your local market, the good news is...

Coconut Chocolate Truffles

CANDY. Yes, you can eat sweets when following the raw foods lifestyle. And here’s the biggest secret—-they taste BETTER than processed junk or flour-filled recipes. Not only will you be taking better care of...

Raw Vegan Mayonnaise, Dip, and Dressing Base

Raw Vegan Mayonnaise, Dip, and Dressing Base This super simple vegan mayonnaise recipe can be used on its own or modified to form the basis of salad dressings and dips including garlic aioli, ranch,...

Tomato Pepper Celery Juice

Juice cleanses can be too-much-too-soon for people starting out in the raw foods lifestyle. Try giving yourself a MINI juice cleanse on your day off for just half the day. For example, you could...

Pineapple Banana Protein Boost Smoothie

This is a great recipe to make on a Sunday as you prepare for the coming week. SUNDAY = Set Yourself Up for SUCCESS day! The great thing about green smoothies is that when...

Curry Vegetable Chop Salad

This simple recipe is bold, crunchy, and delicious. Plus, it’s made with inexpensive ingredients that are easy to find in any market. Enjoy! Yours in delicious heath!

Natalie Norman

Vegan Diet No Longer Fringe; Backed by American Dietetic Association

(Some hippie, right?) I can remember when following a vegan diet was considered weird. It was something those funky hippies did. (Nothing wrong with funky hippies, but you know how some people think.) And...

Where Are Your Energy and Efforts Focused?

What if we all spent as much time, money, and mental energy on making green juice as we do pursuing the perfect cup of coffee? I used to be a huge coffee addict but...

incan berry poha

Incan Berries, Cape-Gooseberries, or “Poha”

I was thrilled to pick up a basket of Poha at the local market today. Also known as groundcherries, Incan berries, or cape-gooseberries, their flavor is out of this world. The flavor is like...

Tree Kale

Grow Your Own Leafy Greens – It’s Easy!

I’m no green thumb, but I try to grow as many fruits and vegetables as possible. The best food you can eat is what you grow yourself – fresh, organic, delicious, and nutritious. A...

Hot-n-Spicy Southwestern Guacamole

Hot-n-Spicy Southwestern Guacamole

Guacamole isn’t just for dipping chips; it’s a versatile addition to many raw food dishes and can be used as a delicious spread in lettuce wraps, thinned for salad dressing, or used as dip...

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