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Living Dynamically LLC Succeeds With Advice From SCORE Mentor

Lisa Montgomery’s small business success came about shortly after she made drastic changes to her diet. Living with food allergies and candida led Lisa on the search for answers. While working as a packaging sales representative, she became certified as a holistic health care practitioner and an associate raw chef/instructor. Lisa is now the owner of Living Dynamically LLC and hosts monthly ‘Raw Potlucks’ and workshops, speaks and presents at wellness expos, and is the author of four books promoting healthy living. Lisa says her SCORE mentor, Dick Powell, supported and guided her every step of the way. (www.livingdynamically.com)

Owner/Founder
Lisa Montgomery
My Location
Royersford PA 19468
United States
My Successes

Lisa Montgomery started her journey to living a raw food lifestyle over 15 years ago and is now referred to as the ‘guru to the gurus of raw food’.  This summer Ms. Montgomery released two new books to accompany her already released bestseller, Raw Inspiration. “What you put in your mouth and how you live your life are so important,” says Lisa. “A raw food diet cleanses the body and nurtures the soul.”

Lisa’s book Raw Inspiration: Living Dynamically with Raw Food is an inspiring and informative raw foods lifestyle book featuring personal stories of healing through raw foods. Raw Inspiration explains the basics of nutrition and meal planning with raw foods, as well as providing a guide to equipping a raw foods kitchen.

Released on June 28, 2011 Raw Garden is the perfect resource to help create dishes based on ingredients found in one’s own garden. This book includes tips on planning a garden, benefits of growing and eating raw food, how to garden in small living spaces and a guide to the art of bee- and chicken-keeping. Raw Garden also contains over 100 delicious recipes. 

Liquid Raw, released July 26, 2011 provides the perfect transition for those beginning a raw diet. For those experienced in the raw foods lifestyle, this book offers inspiration and a new twist on many staples. Liquid Raw includes: a guide to the health benefits of a raw diet, an introduction to juicing and tips for finding the perfect juicer and blender along with over 125 refreshing and creative recipes.

Ms. Montgomery will be releasing a fourth book in her The Complete Book of Raw Foods series in late November 2011 currently titled Raw Potluck.

All books are available where books are sold and on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.

 

What's Great About My Mentor?

Lisa has this to say about her SCORE Mentor: “Dick Powell supported me, guided me and held my hand as I put together my first wellness expo with Carol Alt.  It was unchartered territory for me but he was there for me every step of the way along with his lovely wife, Lucille.  You can never have enough people supporting you along your journey.  I was blessed to have Dick and Lucille.”
 

How SCORE Helped

“My SCORE Mentor, Dick Powell, helped me advertise and promote my first wellness expo featuring super model, author and actress Carol Alt” says Lisa. “People were blown away by the amount of publicity we got for this event whether it was print, radio or television.  I could not have had the coverage we had if it were not for Dick Powell and SCORE.  In fact Carol Alt, who has traveled the world was blown away by the publicity we received in little Royersford, PA.”

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