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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You are Invited to the “Not to Miss” North Shore VegFest

Join us and learn more about whole food plant based nutrition in a very short time than you thought possible at NorthShore VegFest ! AND, have the opportunity to hear Dr. Terry Mason, COO of Cook County Public Health speak about the benefits of plant based nutrition. Bring the children as we will have cooking […]

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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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Valentines, Hearts—and Vegetables?

If you are new to plant based eating (and maybe even if you aren’t so new) and still wondering how to handle special occasion dinners, read on for an inspiring story from Joan Davis. She shares her insights on how she and her husband are enjoying the benefits of their new way of eating. Thank […]

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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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Maiori Italy – The Italian Experience

The culinary and lifestyle trips that I host in Italy are unique because it’s a real Italian experience where the group is immersed in the way of life for Italians.  We stay at a family owned hotel where the staff is extremely gracious.  Pictured here is the owner, Luigi Ferrara (all the way to the […]

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Meet The Professionals at Hotel San Francesco: Maiori Italy

I can’t describe the feeling of being in the kitchen at Hotel San Francesco. The place is spotlessly clean, the staff is professional and graciously sharing of their expertise. The group is not only enjoying the Neapolitan way of life but they get to live it as well!

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A Culinary Experience in Italy

Have you ever seen fresh chestnuts that have fallen from their trees?  The outer shell looks something like a porcupine with a “spikey” outer shell.  Take a look in the photo.  The chestnut is inside under what we normally see – a brown outer shell. They are being sold everywhere and roasted as a delicacy. […]

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You are Invited to An Evening at The Infinity Foundation – A Short Course on Plant Based Nutrition

You Are Invited to An Evening at The Infinity Foundation A Short Course With Big Benefits! “Clean Eating” and a Plant Based Diet Wednesday, November 11th 7:00 – 9:00 PM 1282 Old Skokie Road, Highland Park IL This course explores the details of how our diet has changed over the last 100 years and the […]

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