For anyone in the Chicago area, join us live on Sunday afternoon, June 1st at the Takiff Center in Glencoe, IL for this unique opportunity. Learn cutting edge nutritional strategies for heart health from preventive cardiologist, Dr. Stephen Devries, learn the benefits of Tai Chi and QiGong while practicing some simple moves with an instructor; […]
Although the cattle and dairy industry have powerful lobbyists in Washington, the consumption of beef has been dropping for about 20 years and the drop in chicken consumption is even more dramatic. The Department of agriculture (May 9, 2014) projected that our meat and poultry consumption in 2010 fell by 12.2% when compared to 2007. […]
Joan Levin, Legislative Director, does a perfectly wonderful job of explaining all the details about GMO’s. This is a Must Watch. The March Against Monsanto will take place today (May 24) at 1:00 PM at Federal Plaza in Chicago. The public is now informed and active! Click here to view the video: If the […]
We covered a lot of information today at “The Academy” – the basics of kitchen organization, the “skinny” on fats and essentials of cooking equipment. After a tour of the nutritionist’s kitchen (mine) we prepared an elegant and delicious plant based meal. As always, we ended with a great buffet, lots of laughs, good wine […]
After an 8 year battle to label genetically modified foods, the state of Vermont has become the first to sign into law the bill requiring that consumers in that state will know if a food is genetically modified. http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/08/health/vermont-gmo-labeling/ to Watch this 2 minute video for breaking news details! If the link isn’t working copy and past […]
For anyone in the Chicago area, join us live on Sunday afternoon, June 1st for a unique opportunity. Learn cutting edge nutritional strategies for heart health from a preventive cardiologist, learn the benefits of Tai Chi and QiGong while practicing some simple moves with an instructor; and see and taste at a plant based cooking […]
For anyone in the Chicago area this is a way to get personal guidance, support and training on plant based cooking. Weather permitting we will cook in the outdoor kitchen and at the end of class will enjoy lunch under the pergola at “Villa D’Anca” – my home. The link to the brochure for further […]
I love how the people of Campagnia and how they celebrate life. Every lesson we have ends with a toast to the “chefs”, including us. This one is proseco wine with fresh apple juice and topped with mint!