Maiori Italy – The Italian Experience

The culinary and lifestyle trips that I host in Italy are unique because it’s a real Italian experience where the group is immersed in the way of life for Italians.  We stay at a family owned hotel where the staff is extremely gracious.  Pictured here is the owner, Luigi Ferrara (all the way to the […]

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Meet The Professionals at Hotel San Francesco: Maiori Italy

I can’t describe the feeling of being in the kitchen at Hotel San Francesco. The place is spotlessly clean, the staff is professional and graciously sharing of their expertise. The group is not only enjoying the Neapolitan way of life but they get to live it as well!

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A Culinary Experience in Italy

Have you ever seen fresh chestnuts that have fallen from their trees?  The outer shell looks something like a porcupine with a “spikey” outer shell.  Take a look in the photo.  The chestnut is inside under what we normally see – a brown outer shell. They are being sold everywhere and roasted as a delicacy. […]

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My Response to the Article in the Tribune;  “Meat Lovers, you’re winning the war”

Last week (October 13th) an article was published in the Chicago Tribune written by S.E. Cupp, a Washington based CNN contributor applauding our government administration for declining to urge Americans to eat less meat and to not upset the meat and dairy industries.  It’s this type of article that confuses the public and plays right […]

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You are Invited to An Evening at The Infinity Foundation – A Short Course on Plant Based Nutrition

You Are Invited to An Evening at The Infinity Foundation A Short Course With Big Benefits! “Clean Eating” and a Plant Based Diet Wednesday, November 11th 7:00 – 9:00 PM 1282 Old Skokie Road, Highland Park IL This course explores the details of how our diet has changed over the last 100 years and the […]

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Soon To Be Released; Plant Based Cookbook and Resource Guide – Great Recipes from “The Academy” and A Resource Guide for Getting Started and Staying on Track!

It’s been a journey, that’s for sure, but my book, “Real Food for Healthy People; a resource guide,” will soon become a reality.  I’ve just heard from the publisher and it will go to print soon!  The goal is to have it available by early December; 182 pages of beautifully presented, delicious, healthful plant based […]

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