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The Rawvolution Continues

The Living Foods Movement in 150 Natural and Delicious Recipes

About The Book

World renowned raw food chefs Matt and Janabai Amsden have been at the centre of the health food community in L.A. for the last decade. In 2006, Matt published his first cookbook, RAWvolution, and in 2011, they opened the RAWvolution Cafe in New York City's East Village. Their food is wildly popular among celebrities; Orlando Bloom, Pamela Anderson, Susan Sarandon, Alicia Silverstone, and Cher are among the many who swear by RAWvolution.

Representing ELR's unique aesthetic with a cool, hippy chic design, The RAWvolutiuon Continues is the perfect guide for raw foodies or anyone who wants to incorporate aspects of the pure food diet into their lives. It includes an introduction outlining Matt and Janabai's philosophy, an explanation of the raw food movement, and tips on how to stock your raw food pantry. From recipes for breakfasts, smoothies, and soups, to appetizers, entrees, desserts, and kids' meals, you'll also find sample menus, tips on how to travel and eat raw, a comprehensive glossary of terms, and Matt and Janabai's hopes for the future of the raw food movement.

With benefits including greater energy and focus, weight loss, increased vitamin intake, and improvement in overall health, The RAWvolution Continues is the perfect kitchen companion for vegetarians, vegans, and raw foodies everywhere.

About The Authors

Matt Amsden has established himself as one of the world’s premier raw food chefs. He founded his raw food delivery business, the first of its kind, to supply prepared raw meals throughout the United States. Matt lives with his wife, Janabai, and their twin sons, Cochise and Guthrie, in Topanga, California.

Janabai Amsden has been coaching people throughout Asia and North America in cleansing and raw food preparation since 2001. In 2004, she founded the Euphoria Company, L.A.’s first raw food lifestyle store. She is a leader in green business and socially conscious entrepreneurship. Find out more at and

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (August 1, 2013)
  • Length: 288 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781451687002

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Raves and Reviews

“In addition to helping readers who want to take a more radical step beyond veganism, this book may prove useful for any avant-garde chef seeking to explore novel taste and textural experiences.”

– Booklist

“What I love the most about this book is that it is a one-stop-shop. It has 270 pages that include 150 recipes AND the authors share great advice on how to incorporate raw vegan foods into your life. It feels like an encyclopedia of wisdom and delicousness!”


“This book is perfect for vegetarians, vegans, raw foodies, and everyone looking to improve their overall health.”

– Whole Foods Magazine

“More than just a cookbook, The Rawvolution Continues delves into the philosophy and health benefits of eating uncooked foods and offers readers advice on which spices, seeds, and condiments they will need to stock their raw kitchen.”

– Huffington Post Taste

“Matt has a true gift for making raw food accessible.”

– Susan Sarandon

“I love raw food but sometimes find the dishes overpowering.... Matt's food is subtly delicious and the variety is simply wonderful.”

– Cher

“...plant based food that's healthy for both people and the planet. Matt puts so much love into his work and is truly an inspiration.”

– Alicia Silverstone

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