Scalpel or spatula? Medical students have new required cooking course!

The booming field of culinary medicine is taking place and Tulane University is leading the way with a mandatory course in cooking for medical students. We are at the beginning of an exciting change where doctors will be as versed in preventing and reversing disease with diet as they are with prescribing medications. Dr. Stephen […]

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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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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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The Academy of Plant Based Nutrition Cooking Class – The Fall Harvest

This special class focuses on preparing delicious fall vegetables; squashes, root vegetables and soups in ways you may have never thought possible. Learn how to prepare common fall vegetables (and in some cases not so common) in unique ways, while also delighting your taste buds with the addition of healing ancient spices.   Class includes demo, […]

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Cooking Demo – Ancient Spices and Fall’s Bounty – September 30th at Love That Spice in Highland Park!

Summer salads are no longer as appealing and the bounty of fall appears in every market that we visit.  This class shows you how to prepare delicious healthful squashes, root vegetables and soups in ways you may have never thought possible.  Learn how to prepare common fall vegetables (and in some cases not so common […]

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The Myth of the High Protein Diet

One of the most asked questions posed to vegans is “where do you get your protein?”  When I get asked this question I like to ask back, “where do you get your fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals?” because these nutrients are missing in animal products.  I’ve come to just accept that we are fixated on […]

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