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Theresa Nicassio

Dr. Theresa Nicassio ("The Inclusive Chef") is a Registered Psychologist, bestselling author, gourmet raw food chef, and nutrition educator—an integrative mind-body wellness expert who has been educating and empowering clients, students, and the public since 1987. Theresa also contributes to public awareness through her blog, media interviews, and as a frequent speaker for groups and at health and lifestyle events. Her bestselling book, YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet has won the 2015 GOURMAND WORLD COOKBOOK AWARD as the BEST DIET BOOK, for the public in Canada and has received a prestigious “STARRED REVIEW” from Publishers Weekly. YUM has now been short-listed as one of 2016’s BEST DIET BOOKS IN THE WORLD by GOURMAND INTERNATIONAL, competing for the world title in May. More information and a free 50-page sampler of Dr. Nicassio's award-winning book YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet can be found on her website.

Cheesy Bean & Kale Quesadillas: healthy but yummy!

Here’s a glimpse of one of the delicious recipes in Theresa Nicassio’s book YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet. But before we look at the actual recipe, Theresa Nicassio tells us the principles behind YUM’s recipe book? Written by Theresa Nicassio YUM Living general principles 1. inclusion and community: Because …

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Nori Rice Paper Wraps: a truly yummy YUM recipe

Much more than a cookbook, YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet is a guidebook for entering into a world of delicious, passionate, mindful and sensual living in all its forms, even if you have dietary restrictions or other health challenges. This invaluable resource has 180+ delectable dishes, inspired techniques and a guide to …

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