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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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Recipe: Creamy Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette – Make This Today. by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Make quick dressings, sauces, shakes, tonics, and chia pudding with this great little machine. NUTRiBULLET Creamy Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette During the summer ... Read on »
Recipe: Berry Nourishing Tea (So Good!) by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Dried fruits and herbs for Berry Nourishing Tea #HerbalMedicine I’ve been studying the medicinal powers of herbs this past year (as I detailed in this post on tin ... Read on »
Recipe: Confession Granola (Gluten Free) by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Confession Granola #GlutenFree I have a confession. I made granola. Really good (too good, actually) granola. Why is that a confession? It’s a confession beca ... Read on »
Meditation: Why I Meditate. How I Meditate. Plus Meditation Tips by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Every New Year’s eve my husband and I sit down and write out our lists of goals and intentions for the coming year. I usually divide up the ideas by life segments such as ... Read on »
Review: Food Huggers Get a Thumbs Up For Saving Food by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Food Huggers hugging foods. Food Huggers recently sent me some of their food huggers to try out. I get offers from time to time for product reviews but lately I tu ... Read on »
25 “Real Food Fast Food” Ideas by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I’m not going to lie… Living a life, where Real Food takes center stage, can take effort and time. But. I have good news. It doesn’t always have to. For those of ... Read on »
Recipe Grapefruit-Jicama Salad w Creamy Avocado (Raw Paleo) by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Grapefruit-Jicama Salad w Avocado Dressing #Recipe Summer is one of my favorite times to dive into fresh and bright salads so I can go about my day feeling light. ... Read on »
Recipe “Give Me More” Stuffed Bell Peppers Gluten Free Vegan by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food “Give Me More” Stuffed Bell Peppers #GlutenFree #Vegan Doesn’t that bell pepper look scrumptious? I promise you it is. I am sharing with you another recipe from my ... Read on »
Tincture Making Basics – Part 2 – Herbs n Health Goals by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Medicinal Herbs n Health Chart In my last post I shared how you can easily make your own herbal tinctures and why you want to do that (health, vitality, immune p ... Read on »
Tincture Making Basics – Important, Simple n Good For You – PART 1 by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food My first tinctures with organic herbs. #FirstAid I’ve entered the tincture making world and for good reason. Tinctures offer health, vitality, immune protection, ... Read on »
Recipe Ginger Spice Carrot Cake Gluten Free Paleo Raw by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Ginger Spice Carrot Cake Gluten Free Raw Paleo I’m a sucker for carrot cake, which is why I created this recipe some years ago from my Raw Vegan Transitions book. ... Read on »
Recipe Vibrant Green Chia Pudding (Paleo Gluten Free Raw) by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Vibrant Green Chia Pudding Raw Paleo Gluten Free Here is a refreshing chia pudding recipe for the summer that can be enjoyed as a snack, dessert, or as an easy brea ... Read on »
New York Trip – Bareburger – “Real Food” Friendly by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food   Bareburger (NYC) for “Real Food” friendly burgers. Grass-fed. Organic. Sliders shown here. The last (and best) place I want to share with you about our rece ... Read on »
How to Love Salmon Roe by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Wild Caught Salmon Roe + Organic Lemon Essential Oil I love wild caught salmon roe , but I don’t love it. Make sense? Maybe not. More specifically… I love the nut ... Read on »
New York Trip – Don Antonio’s – Gluten Free + Plus a Kid Pizza Tip by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Don Antonio’s Gluten Free Pizza (NYC). The BEST gluten free pizza. Ever. In the World. One of my favorite restaurants in New York is Don Antonio’s for gluten free ... Read on »
My 3 year old’s food for a day by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Mountain Rose Herbs Organic Tea Blends Here’s how my three year old ate the other day… she’s a foodie rock star who routinely eats wild caught salmon roe, grass f ... Read on »
New York Trip – Blue Dog Kitchen Cafe – “Real Food” Friendly by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Blue Dog (NYC) burger with farm fresh egg on top. On our recent trip to New York I splurged off my routine eating to experience the best sandwich in the city as w ... Read on »
New York Trip – An Authentic Food Experience Off My Diet – Part 2 by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Junior’s Famous No. 1 Pure Cream Cheesecake (right) and Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake (NYC) I’m back today sharing part two of my foodie experience in New York. Afte ... Read on »
New York Trip – An Authentic Food Experience Off My Diet – Part 1 by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Katz Delicatessen (NYC) Pastrami Rueban Sandwich Although I don’t like to think of how I eat as a “diet” …  sometimes that word just works. Today, I’m sharing ... Read on »
Kristen Suzanne’s Food Journal by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Grass Fed Beef Tongue Ratatouille BREAKFAST  Fermented Cod Liver Oil . High Vitamin Butter Oil . – I took a teaspoon of each and chugged them down with fi ... Read on »