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Simple Raw Breakfast Idea

Raw or Raw Fusion – Vegan, Gluten-Free + Morning Routine Idea We just started another 21 Day Raw Foods Challenge with a group of 120 people on Facebook.  We host these periodically and it’s free to join, just request at this link. I have to admit that my biggest challenge to staying high raw is […]

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How I Keep My Kids Eating Healthy During the Holidays

by Jamie Hernandez, M.A. – Co-Educator, Natural Wellness Academy If your family is like mine, the holidays can sometimes mean falling into unhealthy eating habits and sugar overload!  While some traditions include sugary treats and can be fun and memorable, you also don’t want kids who are bounding off the walls when school is out […]

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30 Facts Everyone Should Know About Pesticides

Contributed by Amor Santovena, a candidate for Holistic Health and Life Coaching certification by the Natural Wellness Academy.  You can sign up for her program to make simple changes to eliminated toxicity from your household. here. The term pesticides covers a range of different synthetic chemicals.  There are different types of pesticides, mainly insecticides, herbicides, […]

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Natural Wellness Academy Welcomes New Faculty Member!

The Natural Wellness Academy has a new faculty member!  Jamie Patterson Hernandez, a graduate of the Holistic Health and Life Coaching Certification and currently a student in the Clinical Hypnotherapy Certification is joining our faculty as a mentor and instructor for the coaching program.  A busy and enlightened mother of 4, Jamie has dual Masters […]

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Pass the Paté , Pretty Please

Nut spreads and patés are foundational to sustaining a high raw and/or vegan lifestyle.  Prounouced “pah-tay”, they are loaded with protein, good fats and have the unctuousness of something very rich and satisfying.  They are also very filling — if you are trying to eat more raw and living foods, but find yourself getting hungry […]

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21 Day Challenge – What’s For Breakfast?

Tomorrow (Monday, July 11th) we begin our 21 days of eating mainly raw foods.  Does that feel intimidating?  Well, any time you change the way you eat dramatically, it IS a challenge.  But there’s no pressure – just follow along at your own pace. Even if you use these 21 days to add a Green […]

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What Does One Eat in the Raw Food Lifestyle?

As we prepare to start our 21 Day Raw Food Challenge on Monday, July 11th, you may be wondering: So what can I eat?  Today’s blog will address those concerns.  We already have over 100 people marked as “Going” or “Interested” on our Facebook Event Page.  I know that we have many others who are […]

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Getting Ready for the 21 Day Challenge

Answering the Questions: How should I prepare? What equipment do I need? We already have almost 80 people signed up on the Facebook page for our free guided 21 Day Challenge!  If you have a Facebook account, you might want to follow the event there as we can easily post photos and have discussions.  The […]

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Truffled Jicama “Fries” with Garlic Catsup

Raw & Vegan In preparation of our upcoming 21 Day Raw Food Challenge I am starting to experiment with novel ideas to conquer cravings that may arise during this 3-week mainly raw event.  Make sure to check out our Facebook Event Page and blog to learn more.  It’s completely free and we will keep you […]

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21-Day Raw Food Challenge!

Free Event – Follow at Your Own Pace July 11th to July 31st You know when you are having a hard time breaking a pattern of less-than-perfect eating? Or when your best intentions are taking a nosedive?  Well, the best way to handle this, from my experience, is to commit to a 2-3 week time […]

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