I’m posting this becasue I wish to thank the “In Her Shoes Foundation” for this recognition. I feel fortunate to touch the lives of others if even in a small but positive way. You can learn more about the great work the non-profit “In Her Shoes Foundation” is doing here.
Now that Plant Based Foods are Becoming mainstream the meat industry is fighting back and wanting to limit the word “meat” by owning it. How crazy intimidated can they be? Read the article in the NY times from this week. Increasingly, people have begun realizing the dangers of eating saturated fat in dead animals. Now […]
The culinary benefit of making this recipe is learning how to make “risotto” using short grain brown rice which tastes just as delicious as conventional risotto but delivers the nutritional benefit of a whole grain with a much lower glycemic index. Prep Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients: I onion finely diced 1 T good […]
The National Vegetarian Museum has traveled to the Northbrook library! Join us for a tour and learn about the history of Vegetarianism in Chicago – who would have thought! Learn about the benefits of plant based nutrition for your personal health and also for sustaining the environment. Health Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition | Carol D’Anca […]
“The Academy for Delicious Plant-Based Cooking” has some amazing classes coming up next month. “Students” at classes will be making not only delicious, but craveable dishes with seasonal ingredients that are scrumptious, easy to make and absolutely healthful! Class sizes are kept small (around 12 people) and are personalized with hands on instruction. Recipes are […]
Increasingly, we are seeing articles published about the benefit of plant based diets. Seems since the beginning of 2019 a new major study is published every day – all with the same mantra that plant based diets have huge benefits. Below is publication just released today with conclusion that substituting healthy plant proteins for red […]
Speaking to middle school kids about nutrition was a new experience. The school was large, over 1000 kids, and I spoke with 250 of them last Friday – 5 classes each with 50 students. They were engaged and attentive. I was impressed with their questions and I loved interacting with them. I took this assignment […]
Bloomberg has just published it’s annual report on the world’s healthiest nations. Spain has surpassed Italy as the healthiest nation but only by a “hair.” Take a look at the top 20 healthiest nations. Where did the U.S. end up? Worst than last year at number 35. You can read the entire article here.
The magnificence of Italy’s beauty is undisputed in the world. We are fortunate when we are able to visit while on vacation, or through photos – many of them posted on Facebook and Instagram. And yet, I wonder, of all travelers that visit Italy how many get to experience, if even at a minimum, a […]
Winter nights can bring on cravings for “comfort” foods that aren’t so comforting for our health in the long run. With just a little planning and a few new tips learned in the January class will help you sail through the rest of the season. We’ll move on in February, the month I call the […]