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Kristen S. Patient Expert

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hi, I'm Kristen Suzanne, owner of Kristen's Raw. I'm a Raw vegan chef, author and teacher with a passion for helping people get started and succeed with the Raw vegan diet. As a former competitive bodybuilder, I have been studying nutrition, fitness, and food preparation for over ten years. To... Full Bio
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“It’s BEER Soup!” My Husband Exclaimed. by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Beer Soup. Yup. My husband, Greg, is a fan of beer. So, when he came across a recipe for a soup that contained beer in his Beer Advocate magazine, he proudly ... Read on »
A Salad to Brighten A Dreary Winter: Juicy Refreshing Fennel Orange Salad Recipe by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Juicy Refreshing Fennel Orange Salad – Ready to dive in. I wrote recently that mom’s backyard is turning into an organic citrus orchard. I also mentioned that one ... Read on »
Do Yourself A Favor. Sharpen Your Knives With This To Be A Kitchen Ninja by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Great knife sharpener and my favorite knives. Get a good knife! Having a sharp knife in the kitchen makes a world of difference with your food prep and cooking ex ... Read on »
Delicious Almond Butter Dip for Lunch – Kid Friendly by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Quick Kid Friendly Lunch – Kamea was dying to get in the picture. I have a very special place in my heart for lunches that are quickly put together. If I don’t ge ... Read on »
Need Help With Email Marketing? Take My Husband’s Killer Course On It. by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Take this Email Marketing online course to learn from the best. I’m happy to announce that Greg launched an online course to help people and companies with email ... Read on »
A Peek Into My Makeup Bag by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Peek into my makeup bag. I was in mom’s bathroom a moment ago, and I dumped out my makeup bag so I could access it all. Goodness, I love makeup. It’s small an ... Read on »
OMG EASY Slow Cooker Granola – Yes! SLOW COOKER GRANOLA! by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Slow Cooker Granola. I kid you not. You all KNOW I love me a slow cooker , and I recently learned that I could make granola in it. Wait. Hold the phone. ... Read on »
I Didn’t Expect This From Yoga by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food My yoga mat… ready to help me get flexible. Ommm. Unexpectedly, yoga has given me confidence… in the way I move. Some backstory: As I have gotten a little bit ... Read on »
My Favorite Way to Roast Brussel Sprouts (with carrots. Oh, and onions) by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Roasted brussels sprouts, carrots, and purple onion in ghee. Finally. I have found a way to roast brussels sprouts (and many other dense veggies) that works easil ... Read on »
“In A Minute” Comes Out Of My Mouth To My Daughter Too Often by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food My sweet daughter patiently waiting for me to play with her. After a morning of running around to get Kamea fed early enough to get out the door… to fight tra ... Read on »
My Best Chicken Soup – Inspired By My Daughter’s Distaste for Carrots by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food My Best Chicken Soup I just made my best soup ever. It’s chicken soup, but I added an extra step and an extra ingredient that took it to new levels of comfort and ... Read on »
One of the Best Things I’ve Done – A Journal to (and for) Kamea, My Daughter by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Kamea having fun outside of True Food Kitchen. A great memory for us. I started a practice at the end of 2013 that I’m so glad I started. It goes on the list of t ... Read on »
EYE of the Round (again)…A Cheap (and delicious) Way to Eat Grass-fed Beef by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Grass-fed Eye of the Round all sliced up to serve. I have blogged about grass-fed eye of the round beef in the past . I decided to chat about it again because I m ... Read on »
Rosemary Infused Purple Cauliflower Mash – It’s Purrrrrty by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Rosemary Infused Purple Cauliflower Mash. Family style. I was at the market and saw organic purple cauliflower. Cauliflower isn’t my favorite by any stretch, but ... Read on »
A Starbucks Date With My Husband by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Greg & Kristen. Valentine’s Day 2015. Madly in love. Right now I’m in Starbucks, on a date, with my husband, Greg. It’s Valentine’s Day and we carved out some “al ... Read on »
This Is How We Do (Gluten-Free) Pasta Night At Our House. Hint: Lots of Grass-fed Butter. by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Gluten-Free pasta, Kristen Suzanne style – loaded with veggies and butter. For much of my upbringing, I was raised in an Italian household (I’m part Italian and p ... Read on »
Look At All The Ways I Use Medicinal Mushrooms n Why – Four Sigma Foods Review by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Pumpkin Chili with Four Sigma Foods Instant Medicinal Mushrooms added I’m drawn to things that have been used by people for hundreds of years, and thousands in so ... Read on »
How to Make: Kiddo Card Holder for Playing Cards with Kids by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Kamea playing with her kiddo card holder. My daughter is about 4.5 years old and she’s getting to the age where we play cards. Yay! I have so many memories of pla ... Read on »
How I Use Cayenne Tincture – It’s Hot and Makes Me Dance! by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Cayenne Tinctures: Christopher’s and HerbPharm I have been using cayenne tincture quite a bit this year. I find it more interesting than just ground cayenne peppe ... Read on »
Three Ommms to Start the Day (and two deep breaths) – Highly Recommend. by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Kamea depicts how I feel many mornings. Do you have mornings like me where it’s all go-go-go? I think Kamea’s face shows you perfectly how I am many mornings. ... Read on »