Plant Based Nutrition Cooking and Nutrition Classes – May 17th

For anyone in the Chicago area this is a way to get personal guidance, support and training on plant based cooking.  Weather permitting we will cook in the outdoor kitchen and at the end of class will enjoy lunch under the pergola at “Villa D’Anca” – my home.  The link to the brochure for further […]

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The Group in Italy is Seeing First Hand Why People Are So Long Lived

Everyone at Hotel San Francesco in Maiori has been most gracious to us. As an added bonus we were invited to a chef’s family home to see the “garden” which doesn’t begin to describe the beauty of acres of lemon tress terraced along the mountain side and the fields of organically grown fruits, vegetables and […]

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Cooking Classes In Maiori Italy

Cooking classes in Italy are an amazing experience for cooks at all levels. Our chefs are most gracious and we are learning so much! Here’s a shot of part of the group today taken in the Chef’s kitchen.  

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Artichokes, the stunning bud of a plant in the thistle family, are in season March through May. Italians have a deep attachment to this vegetable, which is native to the Mediterranean and first appeared in modern records in Naples around 1400. The globe artichoke frequently shows up on lists of top 10 detox foods — […]

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Book just Published! Food not Meds!

Food not Meds A Journey to Cardiac Health   Now Available in hard copy and in ebook formats! Read the compelling story of healing, nutrition and community and what you can to do prevent and possibly reverse heart disease. John’s first clue that his life was about to change was the warning from a Tarot […]

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