Do You Know What’s in That Bottle of Olive Oil?

The topic of olive oil and the pros and cons of its health benefits have become extremely controversial over the past decade by authorities and self-prescribed authorities alike.  What we hear from the media and even the American Heart Association, provide differing and conflicting information with a wide range from “olive oil is the worst […]

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Pot Luck Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner – Saturday, November 19th Chicago!

We will be hosting a Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck Dinner with Special Guest Speakers for the community on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm. Located at Tabor Lutheran Church 3542 W. Sunnyside Ave Chicago, IL  60625. Bring a whole food plant based dish to pass, enjoy the presentations and a wonderful pot luck dinner. There is […]

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Join Me This Weekend at the Culinary Stage at Little Italy Festa in Addison Il

I’ll be demonstrating plant based cooking Southern Italian Style at Ron Onesit’s Little Italy Festa this weekend. It will be a fun event and a great way to learn Italian cooking at it’s most healthful best! See schedule below.

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Radio Interview This Morning About the Upcoming Veg Fest!

Photo Credit: Giovanni D’Anca I had the pleasure of being interviewed this morning on the Mike Nowak radio show to discuss the upcoming Veg Fest on April 16th.  Joan Levin (co-organizer of Plant Based Nutrition for Life) also joined the conversation. If you are interested in learning more about plant based nutrition and it’s benefits, […]

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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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Sweet Potato and Chocolate Brownies – These healthful vegan brownies will delight your senses!

Who says you need sugar and eggs to make brownies? These took a few trials in my test kitchen but I’m sure you will enjoy their dense texture, flavor and the healthful benefits of them as well. Prep Time: 1 – 1/2 hour, includes first baking the sweet potatoes in the oven and then baking […]

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Attendees at class at United Health Systems this past week experienced the taste and the beauty of whole plant based foods. The group was deliciously surprised! Pictured here is Sally Berzinsky, Director of Dietetics, with a pan of slow roasted peppers, kalamata olives and capers, just out of the oven.

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Who Says You Can’t Travel and Still Eat Plant Based Food? These Beauties Will Tell You Otherwise!

If you haven’t visited “The Traveling Gals” website you might want to take a look. It’s about 3 generations of women (mom, daughter and granddaughter) who have traveled the world together. They write about their travels and one of the best things of all is that all three are plant based in their dietary choices! […]

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Eating Plant Based on the Holiday’s – An Excellent Article from Joan Davis, New Plant Based Advocate

I first met Joan and her husband at our meet up in Grayslake IL  last summer.  It was a lovely outdoor pot luck dinner and Joan brought the fruit basket that she is pictured with here.   She and her husband had recently returned from Dr. Esselstyn’s workshop and are following the dietary guidelines for […]

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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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