In our interview with Kristen today we talk about her life growing up, her body building experiences, the development of her career and the high raw tips she has for those just getting started on their journey.
From Body Building to Whole Foods
Joining the gym to overcome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Body building and exploring the world of diets: Cabbage Soup Diet and the Atkins Diet
How Kristen discovered the vegan diet via John Robin's Diet For a New America
Vegan to Raw Foods
The improvements Kristen got and didn't get from the vegan diet
How Kristen discovered the power raw foods via Juliano's Raw book
The influence the web had on Kristen's journey
How Kristen turned a passion into the starts of a career
Taking raw chef certification classes at Living Light
Taking action by teaching her first class at Whole Foods
Getting clear on what she enjoys the most
How has Kristen's workout routine changed since going raw?
Does Kristen's body recover differently from workouts since going raw?
What is "high raw" and does Kristen recommend people start their raw food journey this way?
When Kristen is "high raw" what are the cooked foods that she eats?
One of Kristen's favorites quotes: "What works for me, might not work for you!"
Kristen's thoughts on digestive enzymes
Creating a Raw Foods "Base"
Having "Plant Blood" as a base to her diet and enjoying the power of juice to quickly deliver nutrients into the system
Kristen's favorite type of green juice aka "Plant Blood"
Varying things on a weekly basis vs a daily basis
Kristen's Raw Food Easy book series
Why all her books have the theme "easy" behind them
Kristen's favorite raw salad & dressing recipes
Kristen's favorite raw soup recipe
Kristen's favorite raw snack recipe
The Power of Community
What roll has community played in Kristen's health journey?
Kristen's Next Projects
A new book on raw food and weight loss
Kristen talks about working on getting pregnant and sharing all the information she can on this subject