Happy New Year my beautiful Wellness Kings and Queens!
I am on the biggest, greatest, funkiest, craziest, natural high right now, I really feel like I will pop any moment!! The 2012 buzz has just kicked in and WOW wow WOW am I over the moon to start it off with Raw Food 101 Virtual Launch going LIVE!!!
I have a special message for you in this video I made during the last moments of 2011, tell me what you think in the comments below...
Now meet the gorgeous people from all over the world, who are celebrating the release of Raw Food 101 with me as we enter a brand new year with a BANG!...
“Seriously great value, with the detail and quality I have come to expect from Tanya. I highly recommend this DVD to anyone who has any interest in their wellbeing. It has something for everyone (including people who know a lot). The best way to start 2012 is to play this DVD!”- Elliot Maher, UK
"Tanya is one of the world's foremost experts on how to make the most of a vibrant raw lifestyle and diet. Her DVD will show you how to breathe new life into your raw food routine and create magic in your kitchen! She's also the patron saint of raw chocolate. ;) Her beautiful food really is 'Better Raw'"! –Amber Shea, Almost Vegan Chef, Kansan City, USA
“This is me and my sister.. I bought the DVD for her as an early Christmas pressie...We both enjoyed the DVD very much indeed. I loved the chatty informal style and your passion really shines through.” – Tracey Fox and Lynne Fox, UK
“I have been interested in the raw foods lifestyle for a few year now but I have to say that I have still learnt much from your DVD i.e. Fermenting, practical hints & tips etc, and I also LOVE the recipe's. This is just what we need! I hope you bring MORE DVD's to us because I will be one of the first to purchase!” -Linda Patterson, Raw Blue Bells, UK
"I'm loving my DVD. Loads of great tips!" - Neville Kenwright, Duo Fitness, UK
"We could not be more proud of our daughter's accomplishment! The finished product is absolutely wonderful, but we also witnessed all of the 'behind-the-scenes' and the amount of love and work she put into each moment of preparing, producing and editing Raw Food 101. She does not cease to surprise us, as even some of the tips like how to pick a ripe pineapple was completely new to us. Well done honey, love mum and dad"- Elena and Vladimir Alekseev, Reiki Masters, Vilcabamba Ecuador
“Tanya, your DVD has been very inspirational so much so I am now carrying out a much more raw lifestyle. Thank you for making this DVD.” – Anna Felton, UK
"We found Tanya very informative and inspirational. As complete novices to raw, we are now looking to begin a much healthier path and start the new year with yummy recipes from Raw Food 101. The DVD has answered many questions we had and clarified a whole lot in a very easy to comprehend way. Very well done"- Nikki Blandford and Tyler Scott, New Zealand
"This is what all those curious about, or new to, raw food have been waiting for. Tanya has a clear, easy to follow and engaging style of presentation and this delightful DVD answers all those important questions on how to get started with raw and living food. Most importantly, the recipes are fantastic - you'll never be stuck for what to prepare for dinner again!" – Max Tuck, Optimised Living, UK
“I loved watching your DVD for the first time! Having been through a week long Raw Food detox earlier this year - and finding myself smashing, crashing and splashing ingredients all around the kitchen - I got some really good practical examples of how to do things simply and easily. Admittedly I am no whiz in the kitchen - in fact I used to spend lots of time with a fiddly knife cutting the skin off kiwifruit. I saw you chop one in half and scoop it out with a spoon in 2 seconds! Duh :) It was great having the DVD in clear, defined sections - we were able to jump straight to the smoothie section and the whole family was very eager to get a glimpse of Kale - a somewhat elusive ingredient here in NZ!" – Riki Plester, with sister Maxine Finlay, New Zealand
“This is very cool. The DVD will be received very well” – Matt Monarch, The Raw Food World, USA
"Tanya's DVD is truly brilliant. I love that all the sections are organised in chapters, I could go from Smoothies vs Juices right to Sprouting and come back to Superfoods or Fermenting at different times. This way also made it easy to show certain sections to my family that I especially loved and knew would be ideal for the to watch. Everyone just loved it in my family, even those who knew nothing about this lifestyle."- Nikki, Nutri Centre, UK
“Thank you so much for putting this DVD together. My search for a simple beginners guide to raw food is now over, Rawfood 101 is easy to follow and is packed with lots of great tips for beginners. I am now putting them all into practice, safe in the knowledge that I on the path to a healthier lifestyle.”- Rachael Hunter
“My necklace on the photo is entirely raw – made from goji berries, sunflower seeds, apples and pieces of celery! Celebrating RAW in a funky way :) I must say your DVD is inspiring and very useful resource on the raw food diet, especially for beginners!! It is indeed an ideal introduction of raw food cuisine, explained with absolute simplicity! I am already looking forward to see many upcoming DVDs from your side ;) You were amazingly brilliant in past year 2011, achieving many I believe empowering goals, so I wish you at least double success in upcoming year 2012, which I hope will bring you only joy and never-ending pleasure!!!” –Kristina Jatiova, Raw Treasure, UK
“A really practical and wonderful introduction to the mechanics of Raw Food making.” –Susie Creighton Miller, Human Design, Ireland
“I really loved the DVD, thank you so much! I think you are very natural, knowledgeable and enjoyable to watch.”- Ruth Tradrea, Sun Chlorella, UK
“Tanya has made a really concise, informative DVD I would recommend to anyone who is either at the beginning of their raw food journey, or needing to steer back on track with some very easy and delicious recipes as well as some fantastic anecdotes from her own journey with raw food. Not to mention she is living proof that raw food gives you your glow and she looks amazing!” –Robyn Law, Girl on Raw, Saudi Arabia
“Not just for grown-ups, WE are the new generation for this information” – Mummies of Atreya and Gayatri, Vilcabamba Ecuador
“Raw Food 101 is AMAZING! It's perfect for absolute beginners to seasoned people like me who've been eating raw for over 15 years. What I find so helpful is the simplicity of the recipes. All too often raw food chefs dream up the most complex recipes with far too many ingredients, most of which are hard to find, or they are at the novice end of the scale with utterly bland combinations. For instance, I literally gave up trying to make a tasty hummus after trying practically every recipe out there but on this DVD, Tanya gave me the magic key - dates! No other recipe included this and it is that vital ingredient which transforms it into a heavenly hummus and hard to believe it's raw! I also love the FASS rule to ensure every recipe is balanced - pure genius!”- Holly Helt, Texas USA
“I am '101 percent green and raw'. Fab DVD for those new to raw.” – Beverley Bird, Botanical Detox, UK
“If you think that raw food is weird, then think again! In Raw Food 101, Tanya clearly and eloquently explains why raw living food is essential for optimum health and wellbeing and gives clear and concise instructions on how to eat more raw food. Packed with all the info you need to get started and delicious recipes to nourish you from head to toe, Raw Food 101 is a fantastic starter kit to get you on the path to health!”- Polly Noble, The Cancer Journey, UK
“Congrats on getting your DVD made - looks beautiful." – Angela Stokes-Monarch, Raw Reform, Ecuador
“Tanya Alekseeva put together a very professional and exciting DVD, which is not only easy to follow but has some practical and interesting tips all the way through. Having everything in chapters is great. It is really the only DVD of its kind and I’ve learned so much watching it. Recommended to anyone new to Raw Foods or in need of a refresher or inspiration” –Felicity Noonan, UK
“We loved being able to see you working with incredible foods, talk us through them and explain the reasons for the things you do. It is so powerful to see someone who is passionate about something share it with others. The DVD is professional, clear and easy to follow but most importantly captures your personality, energy and love - which is why it will be hugely successful for anyone who wants to take those first steps into the world of raw food!”- Irina and Josh, Vilcabamba Ecuador
“Love the DVD because of its lay out ... Can get to each category without any fuss which is brilliant if u have limited time! Tanya looks amazing as usual ... Making it inspiring for those new to this lifestyle and for those who need a kick into gear! :) can't wait for the next one!” –Rowena Black, UK
“I love the recipes - they are so simple and easy to prepare, which proves that anyone can incorporate beautiful raw foods into their lives, no matter how busy or tired or budgeted they might be. Thank you for putting together such a wonderful and informative DVD!” – Molly Robson, Particular Nutrition, UK
"For some reason, I always thought that because Tanya is my sister, I automatically just know everything she knows. So when I sat down to watch the DVD I was surprised over and over again! She talked about the body in a way I’ve never thought of before, I was literally on the edge of my seat thinking ‘Wow! I can’t believe there is so much about me that I didn’t know’. This video gives you crucial information that somehow slipped our school system about the way your body works, what it needs and how to develop a healthy relationship with it. I’m only responsible for my own body, I make its decisions, it’s about time I asked it what it wants! Thanks Tan for leading me to this realisation!" –Alissa Alekseeva, Flight of Color, USA
“Your program is the first I've seen of it's kind - teaching all about raw foods and how to best prepare them! It's a true godsend for those new to raw foods or simply wishing to incorporate more raw food into their diet” - Rachael Harris, Passing Daisies, USA
“Tanya Alekseeva’s new program is not like any other DVD. You feel like you are in an actual live class with her and just as you think of questions to ask, she answers them for you in her informative speaking style. Absolutely fantastic recipes for anyone on a Health Journey.”- Bridgette Schrader, Hudson’s mummy, California