It’s Garlic Harvest Time!

When I went outside last November and planted small cloves of garlic in the garden I had only visions of harvest time. But, watching it grow from small sprouts to huge heavy topped plants is always fascinating. And now, here it is mid-July and the garlic was ready for harvesting.  I’ve reserved enough to re-plant […]

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“The Academy of Delicious Plant Based Cooking” Re-opens for Classes In April!

With the return of Spring, “The Academy of Plant Based Cooking” re-opens for classes in April. These classes are perfect for you if you: Want to learn how to prepare delicious plant based meals but don’t know where to start. Have moved to a plant based diet but need variety. You know you should be […]

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December Holiday Cooking Class! Delicious and Healthy Desserts, Sides and Snacks!

Join us for an afternoon of sipping spiced teas and mulled wine while learning ways to prepare quick and easy to make desserts, sides and snacks that are elegant enough to serve at any dinner party or buffet, yet healthy enough to enjoy without worry that you are sabotaging your health. Classes at “Love that […]

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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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Cooking Demo – Ancient Spices and Fall’s Bounty – September 30th at Love That Spice in Highland Park!

Summer salads are no longer as appealing and the bounty of fall appears in every market that we visit.  This class shows you how to prepare delicious healthful squashes, root vegetables and soups in ways you may have never thought possible.  Learn how to prepare common fall vegetables (and in some cases not so common […]

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Learning, Enjoying and Meeting New Friends at The Academy Cooking Class Yesterday

Classes at “The Academy” are a special time and I continue to be honored by the people that grace my door – always a wonderful group of amazing students. Our recipes yesterday included Moroccan style quinoa, fava bean salad, black bean and mango wraps, berry tart and almond and orange snacks – all naturally gluten […]

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The Culinary and Medicinal Benefits of Spice

Teaching last Saturday’s Class at Love That Spice was enjoyable and inspirational for both me and the group.  The group was definitely interested and I loved feeling their enthusiasm. The use of ancient spices has definitely been lost and unfortunately the benefits as well.  I want my clients to get as many antioxidants in their […]

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