Medical Shcools Need Nutrition Training

As this article suggests, unless we are living in a cave and don’t read the news, we are in the midst of a global obesity epidemic.  I’ll also add the epidemic of diabetes and heart disease as well. This well written article from Pharma and Healthcare is well worth reading and points to the fact […]

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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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Fabulous Whole Food Snacks You Can Make Right at Your Desk!

I was recently wrote an article on whole food healthful snacks for Cafe Quill, a website for office workers. I thought I would share the link with my readers and members because easy to make healthful snacks are important whether you are working at your desk, at a picnic or just want to curb your […]

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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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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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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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Summer Cooking Classes at The Academy for Plant Based Cooking!

The test kitchen is buzzing with the development of new recipes for summer cooking at “The Academy of Plant Based Nutrition and Cooking.”  Learning how to cook with new and exciting ingredients, meeting new friends, learning ways for improving your health and enjoying laughter and lunch after class in a beautiful setting are just a […]

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Quinoa-Apricot Raisin and Nut Muffins

Makes about 2 dozen small muffins Ingredients: ½ c. apricot paste (make in food processor by blending dried apricots to a paste) ¾ c. quinoa, cooked well – make sure there is no water left in the pan 1 ½ c. oatmeal ½ c ground nuts – I used pecans but walnuts are even more […]

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