Garden of Life RAW Organic Meal

Shop all Garden of Life SKU# CFG-GOLRAWMEAL

Availability: In stock, Ships Free Next Business Day

Earn 42 reward points. (Details)

Ask a question
• 20g of Clean Organic Plant Protein per Scoop Loaded with 44 Superfoods
• 6g of Organic Fiber and Less Than 1g of Sugar
• 21 Whole Food Vitamins and Minerals

* Required Fields

Have a question about this product? 800-266-2323
- +

In store purchase or call (800) 266-2323 to place an order

  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Non-GMO
  • Organic
  • Soy Free
  • Vegan

You may also be interested in the following product(s)



RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Spiced Chai is a delicious organic MEAL-ON-THE-GO packed with incredible nutrition to help you satisfy hunger, manage weight and feel great! RAW Organic Meal uniquely combines the goodness of multiple Garden of Life products in one complete raw organic meal replacement. Basically, it has the nutrition of seven products in one container! RAW Meal delivers 20 grams of clean protein per scoop from 13 raw sprouted ingredients, along with greens, healthy fat, 5g fiber, probiotics, enzymes, plus 21 vitamins and minerals, and with less than 1g of sugar.

Why RAW Organic Meal Real RAW Vanilla Spiced Chai
You have a busy, on-the-go life and lifestyle, but you still want to eat healthy, so fast food is just not an option for you. That’s why there’s RAW Organic Meal Real RAW Vanilla Spiced Chai—a convenient, organic shake and meal replacement in yummy vanilla spiced chai flavor that’s packed with 45 superfoods that not only satisfies your hunger, but also is naturally filling and boosts energy, while providing you with the protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals you would find in a healthy shake or meal of raw foods. A one-scoop serving delivers 20 grams of clean Certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified protein, while two scoops pack a whopping 40 grams of clean organic protein—all from 13 organic sprouted grains and seeds. RAW Organic Meal also includes fruits and vegetables, greens juices, has live probiotics and enzymes as well as 21 whole food vitamins and minerals. Just as important is what’s not in RAW Organic Meal. It has no gluten, soy, dairy, tree nuts, added sugars, filler ingredients, artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives. And it’s RAW—since heat and processing can denature proteins.

RAW Organic Meal Real RAW Vanilla Spiced Chai Benefits

  • Convenient organic, RAW vanilla spiced chai shake and meal replacement
  • Boosts energy and builds lean muscle
  • Helps you stay full and can help support a healthy weight
  • 1.5 Billion live probiotics plus enzymes to support digestive health
  • Great for almost everyone, including those on a vegetarian or vegan diet or those looking for an alternative to dairy and soy proteins
  • Certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, Certified Vegan, NSF Gluten Free, Star-K Kosher, Informed Choice (Trusted by Sport), Dairy Free, Soy Free

RAW Organic Meal Real RAW Vanilla Spiced Chai—a delicious organic meal-on-the-go packed with incredible nutrition to help you satisfy hunger, manage weight and feel great, all with a yummy vanilla chai taste!

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.




Love it





Reviewed by 22 customers
By Bman66

Pros: Good value, Easy on Stomach

CONS: Tastes Bad

Bottom Line: I like it for the vegetarian protein. It's not that greatest tasting, but if you drink it down and chase it with some water not bad.

By Bea

Pros: Effective

Bottom Line: Great value, product, and protein. I feel great and energized after taking.

By Amazing product

Pros: Easy on Stomach, Tastes Good

By Tiffany

Pros: Tastes Good

By JP Clark

Pros: Easy on Stomach, Easy To Use, Effective, Tastes Good, Smells great

Bottom Line: My morning shake consists of my wife's left over coffee, oatmeal, sometimes a banana and previously was using Muscle Milk - ditched MM in favor of something without fillers / chemicals... tried Raw Protein first but WAY too gritty. This stuff is thick, but tastes good and keeps me full. I like the flavor and the smell; goes down smooth and I have had zero stomach issues from this. Great Product - will definitely be buying again!

By JP Clark

Pros: Easy on Stomach, Easy To Use, Effective, Tastes Good, No after taste, Smells great

Bottom Line: The chocolate and the vanilla spiced chai are my favorite - thick, but tastes good and I look forward to my morning shake!


Pros: Good value, Easy on Stomach, Easy To Use, Effective, Tastes Good

Bottom Line: I've been using the chocolate shake as a breakfast replacement for the past 2 months. I mix it with unsweetened almond milk and sometimes add a banana. I am having a sandwich for lunch, a complete meal for dinner, fruit for dessert and have lost 15 pounds so far. This is by far the best way that I have ever lost weight and don't feel like I am depriving myself of food. I have also suffered with IBS for years which is now non-existent.


Pros: Good value, Easy on Stomach, Easy To Use, Effective, Tastes Good

Bottom Line: This product has helped me lose 17 pounds over the past two months. It has eliminated my digestive issues including IBS which is no longer existent.

By Anonymous

Pros: Easy To Use, Effective, Tastes Good, Smells great

By Willow

Pros: Good value, Easy on Stomach, Easy To Use, Effective, Tastes Good, No after taste

Bottom Line: Very filling. I only use 1 scoop with about 10 0z of almond/rice/coconut milk. It tastes great, kinda like a healthy cake batter. I love the texture, it's very gritty and grainy. So if you like smooth textured shakes, you may not like this shake. Since I can't have gluten or dairy, it's great to have around when I don't have any other options. Especially great for breakfast. I drink it at 8, and it keeps me full until at least 3pm. And that's only with 1 scoop. I've never tried 2 scoops because 1 is so filling. So for the SALE price of 31.98, I'd say this is a great overall deal.

1-10 of 29

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Add Your Rating






Nick Name


Bottom Line


Health Notes

Disclaimer: The following content is provided by Aisle7 and is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies, clinical experience, or usage as cited in each article. Hi-Health provides this information as a service but does not endorse it. In addition, Aisle7 does not recommend or endorse any specific products.

Going Raw? Here’s What You Need to Know

Going Raw? Here’s What You Need to Know
Going Raw? Here’s What You Need to Know: Main Image
Raw foods are those that have not been heated above 108°F to 118°F
“Raw” is all the rage these days, but what does it mean to eat raw? And is it possible to get enough protein and other nutrients while following a raw diet?

Raw, defined

Most raw foodists eat only plant-based (vegan) foods, including vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, legumes, and seaweed. Raw foods are those that have not been heated above 108°F to 118°F, depending on who you talk to. The logic behind this is that many of the nutrients in foods are extremely sensitive to heat. This is especially true of the water-soluble vitamins, like the B-vitamins, folate, and vitamin C. As Katie McDonald, a raw food chef and certified Holistic Health Coach in Rhode Island puts it, “The more you do to a food, the less it does for you.”

Raw food advocates also look to the enzyme content of raw foods, saying that cooking destroys delicate enzymes that could otherwise go toward improving the digestion of the foods you’re eating.

Health benefits of a raw food diet

Raw food advocates say that people suffering from any kind of inflammatory condition (heart disease, diabetes, ulcerative colitis, or arthritis, for example) and people looking to lose weight, increase their energy, and reduce their risk of chronic disease, including cancer, may benefit from eating a raw food diet. While most of these claims have yet to be well demonstrated through research, some less-than-desirable effects of cooking on health are known:

  • Cooking foods can lead to toxic by-products. Compounds called HCAs (heterocyclic amines) and PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) form when animal protein is cooked at high temperatures, like on the grill. These substances can cause cancer in laboratory animals.
  • Animal foods high in fat and protein (like meats, butter, and cheese) also contain advanced glycation end products (AGEs). The level of AGEs in these foods may increase during the cooking process. AGEs can also be found in baked goods, such as breads and cookies. These compounds promote oxidative damage and inflammation in the body, increasing the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
  • Foods heated above 120°F can also contain acrylamide, a substance that may increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Potato chips and French fries are particularly high in acrylamide.

Can I get enough protein eating raw?

The World Health Organization says that 0.83 grams of protein per kg of body weight per day is a safe amount for most adults. For a 150-pound person, that would be about 57 grams of protein per day, which translates to about 11% of the total calories in a 2,000-calorie daily diet.

“We really don’t need as much protein as we’re taught that we do,” says McDonald. “If you’re eating a variety of whole plant foods, it’s easy to fulfill your protein requirements.”

According to McDonald, plant protein is easier to digest than animal-based protein because it takes longer for animal protein to pass through the gastrointestinal system. “When the body is busy digesting, it has less time to do its other functions, like keeping the immune system healthy,” McDonald says.

McDonald suggests soaking nuts, seeds, and legumes to improve their digestibility and enhance their nutrition. These foods contain enzyme inhibitors and other substances in their outer layers that can interfere with digestion if eaten prior to soaking. When they are soaked and/or sprouted, the toxic substances are removed and their nutritional content rises dramatically. Some of her favorite high-protein foods include sprouted alfalfa, lentils, aduki (aka adzuki) beans, and chickpeas. High-protein grains like buckwheat and quinoa are also tasty when sprouted. Katie makes her own almond milk by combining soaked almonds, dates, vanilla, and water in the blender.

Kids going raw

It’s certainly easier to feed the whole family the same thing, but getting kids on board with the raw lifestyle can sometimes be a challenge. Since chocolate seems to be a universal hit, here’s a recipe from Katie McDonald that highlights super-nutritious cacao nibs in a delicious treat that no one can resist.

Cacao nibs are the fruit from the pods of the cacao (cocoa) tree. They are a terrific source of magnesium and they’re also high in protein: 1 ounce of raw cacao nibs contains 4 grams of protein.

Gogi Cacao Energy Bars


  • 1 cup soaked almonds
  • 1 cup date paste or 12 dates
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 3 Tbs goji berries
  • 2 Tbs cacao nibs
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Line a brownie pan with parchment paper.
  • Grind raw almonds into a powder in food processor.
  • If using individual dates, mash them into a paste.
  • Mix almonds, dates, and salt together.
  • Add goji berries, cacao nibs, and vanilla.
  • Press dough evenly to desired thickness and cut into bars.

What the critics are saying

With all of the purported benefits of eating raw, the diet also has its opponents.

“When the food is consumed raw, plant enzymes do not aid in their own digestion inside the human body,” says Dr. Joel Fuhrman, author of the book, Eat to Live. “It is not true that eating raw food demands less enzyme production by your body, and steaming vegetables and making vegetable soups breaks down cellulose and alters the plants’ cell structures so that fewer of your own enzymes are needed to digest the food, not more.”

While many foods are indeed healthier eaten in their raw state, others, especially those containing fat-soluble vitamins, appear to be more nutritious after cooking. Lutein and lycopene are examples of potent anti-cancer compounds that are better absorbed after cooking and when eaten with some fat.

Concerning the vitamin C content of foods, Dr. Fuhrman explains that vitamin C contributes less than 1% of the antioxidant activity of fruits and vegetables. “For example, the main antioxidant activity in apples is provided by classes of chemicals called phenolics and flavonoids, both of which are made more available by cooking.”

Cooking also destroys many potentially harmful microorganisms that can hitch a ride on your food.

What works for you?

Eating more raw foods is a great way to improve your overall health and vitality. Some people may choose to go raw for a short time as part of cleanse, while others may find that this is a way of life they’d like to continue. “If people really enjoy eating meat, I advise them to cut back, even a little bit, and to replace those calories with ones from fresh, raw foods,” says McDonald.

The bottom line is that everyone needs to find a healthful diet that works for him or her. Whenever you increase the amount of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds in your diet, it’s a bonus for your body.

Kimberly Beauchamp, ND, received her doctoral degree from Bastyr University, the nation’s premier academic institution for science-based natural medicine. She co-founded South County Naturopaths in Wakefield, RI, where she practiced whole family care with an emphasis on nutritional counseling, herbal medicine, detoxification, and food allergy identification and treatment. Her blog, Eat Happy, helps take the drama out of healthy eating with real food recipes and nutrition news that you can use. Dr. Beauchamp is a regular contributor to Healthnotes Newswire

Copyright © 2018 Healthnotes, Inc. All rights reserved.

Learn more about Healthnotes, the company.

Supplemental Facts


Additional Information

Additional Info

Mix 1 level scoop (scoop included) with 8 oz of water. Delicious with unsweetened almond milk.

Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children.


Product Questions

No Questions

Optim Rewards Program

With Optim Rewards, you start earning points on every item you purchase! Every time you collect 100 points, you’ll receive a reward.

It’s easy to start earning points! Here’s how it works:

  • You become a member of the rewards program with your first purchase.
  • Earn 1 point for every dollar you spend!
  • Earn double points on Hi-Health products!

Our new 3-in-1 program allows you to earn and spend rewards three ways — shop in stores, online or by phone.