The Perfect Nutrient Dense Wrap

This is my favorite wrap recipe. It’s satisfying as a lunch and sometimes dinner with addition of a side of salad or fruit. It is very “nutrient dense” and you can vary it with your favorite fillings or to reflect the vegetables you have at the time. Experiment a little. You might be surprised at […]

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Delicious Lentils and Greens

Ingredients: 1 cup green lentils (sometimes called French Lentils) 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes Very large bunch of spinach (can also use Arugula or other green in place of spinach) Chopped fresh oregano to taste Black or Kalamata olives cut in half Salt and Pepper to taste Balsamic Vinegar, ¼ cup or to taste– […]

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Foresighted CEOs Rein in Healthcare Costs with Plant-Based Nutrition Education

Recent reports by RAND Corp and the University of California show that traditional worksite wellness programs have little impact—with no sustainable outcomes in lowering blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, weight loss or healthcare costs. Plant-based nutrition wellness programs that address the core cause of chronic disease—the Standard American Diet—are producing significant ROI and gaining the […]

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Yep, you are looking at the mayor of Chicago who advocates a plant based diet AND the economic savings that we can achieve as a nation when we get healthier.  This short clip is amazing. America_#8217;s fittest mayor (Chicago) goes PLANT-STRONG! _ J. Morris Hicks, author

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Jam Dot Cookies

This is a favorite cookie of  ours and a favorite of my meet up group. I made them yesterday and brought them to the group and everyone asked for the recipe. It’s and adaption of a recipe from Amanda Skrip and has also been featured in my dessert cooking classes.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup almond […]

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A lovely fall dinner that highlights some of the season’s best produce. From BuzzFeed Food; Christine Byrne PREP TIME : 10 Mins COOK TIME : 30 Mins 1/2 lb chanterelle mushrooms (or mushrooms of choice) finely chopped 1 bunch of kale, touch stems removed and finely chopped 1 yellow onion, diced 3 cloves of garlic, […]

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Pizza Really Can Be Nutritious

My strong Italian background always included pizza made at home. When I was growing up it was made with the typical white flour but the tomatoes were always home grown and the pizza was topped with fresh basil.  Our real pizza never had cheese or meat on it.  I’ve taken our pizza to a whole […]

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