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TriciaEastman

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Restaurant Review: LifeFood Organic

Restaurant Review: LifeFood Organic

From the menu to the art to the market offerings, the things you find at Lifefood are curated with the utmost health in mind. The café style dining offers many to-go options, along with smoothies and Chinese herbal tonics. The market section offers high-vibe supplements, personal care products, and ingredients to make your own healthy vegan food at home. Life Food Organic Santa Monica is the 2nd location of one…

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Restaurant Review: eLOVate Kitchen

eLOVate Kitchen is the newest vegan creation in Santa Monica, California, just one block south of the Santa Monica Pier serving lunch, brunch, and dinner, as well as some of the tastiest juice and juice concoctions on the West Side. The evening menu offers appetizers, entrees, desserts, cocktails, smoothies, cold-pressed juices and elixirs prepared from seasonally fresh ingredients by Chef Roberto Martin. The décor has a fresh farm-to-table vibe with…

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Cooking/ Raw/ Recipes

Master The Art Of Raw Vegan Sushi (Part 2)

raw vegan sushi

  Raw Spicy Vegan Tuna Sushi Roll *Gluten-Free, Raw, Vegan, Nut-Free* Recipe By: Chef Mallori Simko, Los Angeles Based Living Foods Chef Makes 1 Roll 10 Minutes Preparation Time Tools: Kyocera Knife, Cutting Board, Blender, Spoon Spicy Tuna Mixture: Dry ingredients 1/4 Cup Raw Dehydrated Sprouted Seeds (‘Go Raw’ Simple Seed Mix) 2 Tbsp Hemp Seeds 1 Tbsp Dulse Flakes 1 tsp Salt *Blend Together and set aside Wet Ingredients 1…

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Events

Report From 7th Annual Bhakti Fest: Vegetarian Oasis In The Desert

BHAKTI FEST

Once a year 2000 people gather in Joshua Tree, CA for Bhakti Fest (known as “The Spiritual Woodstock of The New Millennium”). Festival goers are provided with Kirtan, yoga, and consciousness-raising workshops in a vegetarian, family-friendly environment free of alcohol and drugs. I wanted to share my personal experience as it was my first time attending this event. I am huge fan in the idea of festivals that provide this…

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How To Master The Art Of Raw Vegan Sushi

How To Master The Art Of Raw Vegan Sushi

Sushi masters spend a lifetime mastering this culinary art. Become a raw vegan sushi ninja with these hacks that will have you making your own tasty, healthy rolls at home in no time. Raw vegan sushi does not use rice. Instead, you can use cauliflower rice or spicy avocado spread. Cauliflower Hemp Rice 1 large cauliflower, leaves removed 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced 2 cloves of garlic 2 cups hulled…

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Restaurant Review: Au Lac

Auc Lac is a legend amongst the vegan scene. The owner Mai Nguyen pioneered the concept in 1997 in Fountain Valley after getting news from her doctor that she had a life threatening brain tumor. She completely healed herself by switching to a raw vegan diet. In 2001, she met chef Ito. They shared a dream to serve and nourish people through a raw and cooked vegan diet. Together they…

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