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- Victoria Boutenko, author of 12 Steps to Raw Foods: How to End Your Addiction to Cooked Food
About the Author
Gabrielle Fackre Chavez began her professional healing journey in the 1970's through a study of the connections between nutrition and health. A degree in biology and religion at Yale University provided the foundation for a career in practical healing arts and spirituality. She is an accomplished herbalist, gardener, flower essence practitioner, Reiki master, and founding pastor of Christ the Healer United Church of Christ, an interfaith spiritual community in Portland, Oregon. In 2001, after embracing a raw and living foods diet for its spiritual value as well as increased vitality, she trained as a raw food chef, hosted a weekly gourmet raw potluck, and founded Share the Love Catering to feed a growing network of persons searching for food that nourishes the soul as well as the body.