Trust Us, You Can Use the Liquid From a Can of Beans to Make Dessert and Many Other Things

If you are on a plant based diet or moving toward one, you are undoubetedly wondering what to use in place of eggs. Look no further becasue the liquid from a  box, can or from cooking your own garbanzo beans (chick peas) or great northern beans works just as well.  Here’s an article that shows […]

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Gaining a Perspective on Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners have become a staple since the discovery of saccharin in the 1800s and the rise of aspartame in the 1980s. There was a time when the general public believed artificial sweeteners were better than real sugar, hence the popularity of diet sodas. But more research has revealed that artificial sweeteners might not be […]

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A Natural Masterpiece Was Created on Earth – Immerse Yourself For Two Minutes – Then Make it a Reality!

What if I were to tell you a natural masterpiece was created on earth where colors, flavors, people and history all connect with beauty that almost defies description? What if I told you that this amazing place could be experienced by you next spring? This magical place is Naples Italy and the Magnificent Amalfi Coast, […]

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Fresh Picked From the Garden and Quickly Preserved; Here’s How It’s Done

Although we still have a lot of great weather ahead of us it’s getting to the end of the season for some things in the garden. Last month I harvested garlic which doesn’t require much work at all to preserve. It’s in a cool dark place (our basement) and we will enjoy it’s great taste […]

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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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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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Join Us for a Presentation and Discussion: The Epidemic of Chronic Disease and The Role of Diet in Preventing and Reversing this Trend

Wednesday night, July 13th at 6:00; Grab a drink, a snack or dinner and enjoy meeting others with similar interests. Learn more about the changes in our diet over the last 100 years, the resulting epidemic of chronic illnesses including heart disease, diabetes and hypertension and how the power of nutrition can reverse this trend! […]

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