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Heart Disease Month

By |2020-04-01T11:21:30-05:00February 8th, 2020|blog, Health, Heart Disease, Lifestyle|

Heart Disease Month

Have you been diagnosed with heart disease? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Heart Association, 116.4 million, or 46% of adults, are estimated to have hypertension and someone dies of cardiovascular disease every 38 seconds. February is American Heart Month, and each year we are reminded to focus on […]

Chicagoland – Connect with us on Meetup & Choose Notifications

By |2020-02-17T17:08:49-06:00February 2nd, 2020|blog, Events, Jumpstarts, Lectures, Lifestyle, PBNM News|

Hey, Chicagoland! We invite you to join our Meetup – https://www.meetup.com/Chicagoland-Plant-Based-Nutrition-Movement/ and feel free to join in on any events that are of interest to you! The events on our Meetup Calendar are very assorted and include such things as:

  • Educational/support type groups (most are “voluntary potlucks” where participants are encouraged […]

Your Super-Power is Your “WHY?”

By |2020-02-17T17:08:49-06:00January 31st, 2020|blog, Health|


Your Super-Power is Your “Why?”

It’s February, and just about the time of year when all those new year’s resolutions you were so convinced you could make a solid commitment to in December and the first couple weeks of January are being to fade… your tenacity to falter…

I will eat better, or less, or stop […]

Creamy Mushroom Bisque

By |2020-03-12T15:17:37-05:00January 19th, 2020|Recipes, Side dishes, Soups & smoothies|

Creamy Mushroom Bisque

From Dr Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes.

A food processor turns this soup into a rich, creamy treat with a delightful mushroom flavor

  • 1 ea onion, small (finely chopped)
  • 12 oz mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2/3 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 tsp thyme, dried
  • 1 ea bay leaf
  • 5 cups mushroom broth, low sodium
  • 2 tbsp dry sherry
  • 2 tsp soy sauce, reduced […]

Lose Weight Without Resolutions or “Diets”

By |2020-02-17T17:27:34-06:00January 19th, 2020|blog, Cooking, Health|

Lose Weight Without Resolutions or “Diets”

I stopped making new year’s resolutions a while ago. Like weight loss diets, which have a start date, an end date, and an energy of holding your breath until the torture is over, new years’ resolutions are rarely successful. Neither are most “diets”.

According to some estimates, diets fail 95% of […]

Family Cooking Class Debuts

By |2020-02-17T17:08:49-06:00January 13th, 2020|blog, Cooking|

Family Cooking Class Debuts

PBNM Cooking Coach Maureen Hartwig is a shining example of how to raise children on a plant-based diet. Realizing that childhood obesity and diabetes are affecting kids at alarming rates and at ever younger ages, resulting in life-long health issues, Maureen has embarked on a mission to educate families about […]

When It’s Your Life, Choices Matter

By |2020-02-17T17:08:49-06:00December 16th, 2019|blog, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

When It’s Your Life – Choices Matter

Danny and his wife Debbie are good friends of mine.  When I got the news that he had suffered a serious heart attack earlier this year, my heart broke for him.  Danny is a great guy and an even better friend.  He loves to golf, works hard at his […]

Plant-based Substitutions That Keep Your Holidays Sweet

By |2020-02-17T17:08:49-06:00December 14th, 2019|blog, Health, Holidays, Treats|

Plant-based Substitutions That Keep Your Holidays Sweet

My childhood holidays are filled of sweet memories. My mother, Bunny, made sure we were indulged in every way.

Bunny was an only child of Irish descent who grew up in a Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn. Born to parents of the Greatest Generation who never forgot the lessons of the […]