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Last week during my raw regimen I developed a recipe for raw pasta. I've experimented with zucchini as "pasta" before in my no pasta, pasta recipe which uses zucchini, marinara and tofu ricotta, but unlike my previous recipe, this raw recipe is 100% raw.

It's also low in calories, full of vitamins and nutrients, really filling and tastes remarkably like pasta. I used my spirooli to make the "pasta" but a cheese grater or tireless knife can do ...

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Have I ever mentioned that I love your emails? Because I do. Especially emails like this one from Olivia. I thought her question was such a good one that I decided to share it here, just in case someone else is curious about adopting a vegan diet. If you are a vegan, or a vegetarian, and have advice -- please leave it in the comments for future readers (and Olivia!). Thanks!

From Oliva:

"Hi Lindsay. I was always weary of going ...

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As soon as I posted a picture of this chili on twitter, requests started to pour in for the recipe. Not that I blame anyone, it's so good -- and innovative! I wish I could take credit for the idea, but I can't. This raw chili recipe is based off a recipe in Everyday Raw by Matthew Kenney.

The original recipe uses nuts, oil, sun-dried tomatos, water (a lot of water!), and some different spincing that what I've done ...

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Have you heard about the Healthy School Lunch Initiave? It's fantastic. The Physcian's Commitee for Responsible Medicine has created a petition to help push Congress into giving kids healthier school lunches -- and vegetarian options. Even if you or your child is not a vegetarian (or vegan) but you're tired of the deep-fried, overly processed and unhealthy muck schools are serving these days, sign the petition!

Tell Congress that students deserve healthy foods—more vegetables, fruits, vegetarian foods, and ...

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A huge part of my motivation for doing raw week was curiosity. Despite my struggles this week, I feel it was still a successful experiment because I learned quite a bit and have answers to all my lingering questions...

* Is a low fat raw vegan diet possible? Yes, absolutely. I'm not the first to try it. There are plenty of low fat raw foodies out there (such as Steve PavlinaFrederic Patenaude and this guy). There's also ...

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