Kirsten Gum

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Kirsten is a gourmet raw food chef, certified instructor, yogi, cyclist, environmentalist, traveler and a HUGE lover of LIFE! Her goal is to help reconnect you with your food and energy source through raw food recipes & education, new techniques, new skills and new perspectives on what we eat and why.
Kirsten prides herself in "Conscious Living". This means staying present in all aspects of our lives and realizing that we are all connected, all one. As you change your diet, other parts of your life shift too! It's a bold and beautiful realization, one she hopes to share with each and everyone of you!

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Raw Food Recipes for Spring

Raw Food Recipes for Spring

[ 0 ] March 23, 2013 |

Spring makes one think of the color green as plants and produce awaken from their winter slumber. It's a time to lighten up on both flavors and textures -- but not on nutrition. This time of year it's great to think about eating lots of cleansing foods that still satisfy and satiate.
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Rest & Relaxation in Hawaii FINALLY (Video)

Rest & Relaxation in Hawaii FINALLY (Video)

[ 0 ] January 24, 2013 |

With the David Wolfe retreat over, my assistant chef and good friend Casey Greenling and I head to the "sunny" side of the Big Island for a little R&R.
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Health Benefits of the Magical Jackfruit

Health Benefits of the Magical Jackfruit

[ 0 ] January 5, 2013 |

I had no idea I could fall in love with an exotic fruit so quickly. Jackfruit is not only tasty, it's got a slew of health benefits, too!
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Photos: Catering in Hawaii 2013

Photos: Catering in Hawaii 2013

[ 0 ] January 2, 2013 |

Our recent catering trip to Hawaii allowed us to explore and play with so many new fruits and vegetables.
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Rollinia: A Tropical Super-Fruit That Tastes Like Lemon Merinigue

Rollinia: A Tropical Super-Fruit That Tastes Like Lemon Merinigue

[ 0 ] December 29, 2012 |

While catering on the Big Island, Kirsten discovered rollinia, a veritable super-fruit that's as tasty as it is nutritious.
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Behind the Scenes at David Wolfe’s Hawaiian Retreat (Video)

Behind the Scenes at David Wolfe’s Hawaiian Retreat (Video)

[ 0 ] December 27, 2012 |

Hawaii is just one of those places that you must visit in your lifetime. As an Alaskan native, I love rugged landscapes. The islands, on the other hand, allow you to slide into that easy-peasy, no-rush-to-get-anywhere-or-see-anything kind of lifestyle. Unless, of course, you come to the island to feed people gorgeous plant-based creations and there more »
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