I grew up on a tea plantation in Darjeeling, India. I was surrounded by fresh air and farm-to-table ingredients before it was a thing! As a young woman, I seriously considered going into medical research. I wanted to come up with cures for diseases and be of service. However, I wasn’t impressed by the pharmaceutical industry.
Fast forward to Sunita, a mother of two (our third would come later), eating the standard American diet and suffering from low energy, poor vision, brain-fog, thinning hair and baby weight that wouldn’t go away with an expanding waistline. I was living in California running a web-design firm.
My first client, a dear friend, introduced me to raw food through a group of 80-year-old men she worked with. They were more active and energized than men half their age! They had the brightest and whitest eyes I had seen in a long time, they were nimble and joyous – all due to eating a raw food lifestyle. I thought, If I could have a quarter of their energy, imagine what I could do!
After that, I was hooked and experienced near-immediate results: my vision improved, I no longer needed my thick glasses to see and my hair got thicker, my energy went up, I lost the baby weight and I experienced mental clarity!
That was 20 years ago. Since then, my family and I have made a 180-degree change. Our energies are consistently high, and we hardly ever get sick. I realized if my family could experience such amazing benefits, probably everyone could. It was then that I understood that raw food was the way I could impact people’s lives for the better.
As a chef and an educator, I have a passion for getting you comfortable in the kitchen. I also have a passion for sharing recipes and knowledge I’ve gained from a lifetime of learning and experimenting with foods.
As a mother, I take my inspiration from my children. Just as I guided them when they needed my knowledge and support, I will guide and give you information on how to plan and prepare healthy food for yourself and your family.
As a global traveller and a woman of Indian heritage, I offer you the world in terms of cuisine, flavors, spices, preparations, and techniques.
As a healer, I approach food with respect and embrace raw (or nearly-raw), living, plant-based foods and methods that result in increased energy, enhanced immunity and disease prevention, effective weight management, clearer eyesight, glowing skin, thicker hair, better sleep, improved metabolism and fertility, deceleration of the aging process, and relief from depression.
"Raw food has changed my life! I experience its undeniable benefits every day. It grounds me, inspires me and gives me the energy and clarity to pursue my dreams! I want the same for you and can’t wait for you to experience the benefits firsthand. Just imagine what is possible when you feel amazing!