Our Mission

Plant Based Nutrition Movement (PBNM.org) aims to organize a combined effort of healthcare providers and community members to promote lifestyle changes to improve the health of America fighting the current epidemic of chronic disease with whole food plant based nutrition.


Registration closes June 1, 2019.  To ensure you receive your PBNM apron on June 8th, please sign up by May 17th.

PBNM is pleased to offer this one day training for anyone interested in becoming a certified PBNM Cooking Coach. Once certified, you will be able to teach cooking classes either in your home or in an outside venue to spread the word about the value of a whole food plant-based diet.

Here’s what you need to do:

   ~ Watch the complete Cooking Coach Information Meeting video here before completing any application.

   ~ Complete our online application form

   ~ Submit your $90 class participation fee

   ~ Visit www.statefoodsafety.com to complete a 30 minute online Food Handlers Essentials Course.

   ~ Print your certificate of Food Handler’s course completion and bring it to the training.

Note:  The $90 fee to PBNM does not include $10 fee for Food Handlers Essentials Course, to be paid online at www.statefoodsafety.com.

Complete our Application Form


   ~ Date:  Saturday, June 8, 2019   

   ~ Time:  9:00 am – 3:30 pm 

   ~ Location: Saladmaster (Healthy & Happy Living), 1325 Wiley Road, Suite 139, Schaumburg, IL 60163 (Map)

   ~ Cost: $90 (our PayPal link permits credit card payments)

Pay $90 Registration Fee

Are you passionate about sharing the Plant Based Nutrition message?

We are always looking for volunteers to help advance this powerful and much needed message. From helping with outreach to communities, restaurants, medical professionals, to sharing your whole food plant based knowledge via PBNM Groups or Cooking Classes, to participating at events or helping with social media, including taking videos and photos, we’ll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits your interests, schedule, and talents.

Complete the form below to Contact Us…we’d love to have you on the team!

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What’s on your mind?

We’d love to hear from you.  Whether you have a question, are looking for particular support, have medical expertise and wish to be involved, or want to volunteer, let us know! Together we can make a difference!


When you become a member, you’ll be added to our monthly Newsletter subscribers list. We ask for your city and state to help us determine locations for training, venues, etc., to help  serve you better.

Each month we share what’s going on here at PBNM.org along with Whole Food Plant Based (WFPB) Restaurants, Recommended chefs and coaches, and many other resources we hope you will find Informative and useful. Please feel free to subscribe and share with friends, family, co-workers. We’re on a mission to help!

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“How did we get to a place where the companies that profit from our sickness are the ones telling us how to be healthy; where the companies that profit from our food choices are telling us what to eat!”
~ T Colin Campbell, PhD

“There are two kinds of Cardiologists: Vegans and those who haven’t read the data”
~ Kim Williams, MD, Past President of The American College of Cardiology

Your Donation Makes a Difference!

We are dedicated to improving the lives of those in our area communities and amplifying the message of the healing power of plant based foods. Your tax deductible donation will enable us to meet our goals and expand our reach. Thank you for your support of PBNM!

Thank You!

We couldn’t accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, we are most grateful!