Welcome and Thank You for your Interest!

We are getting our feet on the ground and encourage your input.  I look forward to this site blooming into a useful tool – Both to the new comer to a chosen or health related food lifestyle, or one who is adept, but has run in to a challenge and also those interested in what [...]


EVENT – RAW FOOD! On a budget? Need the basics? – Presented by Jim Naus

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Join us tomorrow… May 8 – RAW FOOD!   On a budget?   Need the basics? – Jim Naus Not sure what to do with Chia seeds or Coconut oil? You will be tested and prizes will be given!  J Bring containers to take home a favorite of the night. A workshop atmosphere with tasks for everyone. [...]


EVENT – speaker – LOCAL FOOD, urban gardening and much more

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March 13th 2012 6-7:30 pm Marshall professional building 1301 Rice Lake Road. Main entrance left of sylvan – Meeting room across from Veritae Wellness Our Speaker KRISTIN STUCHIS Learn about urban gardening, permaculture, hillside public orchard, Duluth Community Gardening Program and “One Vegetable, One Community”. Need not be a gardener or have a food sensitivity [...]


Gluten Free Girl Scout Cookies!

I thought I would post this…  I was just having multiple conversations with people asking me if the girl scouts have stepped up and are selling GF cookies. With all good timing, this link came to my attention. Gluten Free Girl Scout Cookie Recipes. http://networkedblogs.com/uAcbD I have not tried any of them so I can’t [...]


Community Wellnes Day 2012 Duluth MN – Key Note Speaker Joel Salatin

On Saturday, April 28th, the third Duluth Community Wellness day will be held in Romano Gym at the University of Minnesota Duluth from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. We are privileged to have Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms as the key note speaker.   He is featured in The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michal Pollan, the [...]


Upcoming Public Event Topics Jan – March 2012

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Hi All! I don’t have my calendar up and running yet, but here is what is coming up for events.   Jan 10 – Exploring Metabolism An account of Cathy Nelson’s 30  day experiment with food, exercise, stress management and timing that was  designed to decrease burnout, brain fog, belly fat and blood  sugar fluctuations.  [...]


Upcoming Event – Dec. 13 – Kombucha Tea Demo – Probiotics, prebiotics, fermented foods

Join us! Tuesday December 13th 6pm 1301 Rice Lake Road, Duluth MN 55805 In the meeting room across the hall from Varitae Wellness. Lori Pasley Teaches how to make KombuchaTea and a discussion on probiotics and prebiotics by Jocelyn Zentz N.D. of Veritae Wellness. If you would like to take home a starter/scoby/Mother, please bring [...]


FOOD, INC. Director Robert Kenner speaking in Duluth Oct 20th Free event

I have had the pleasure of being hugely involved with bringing Robert Kenner to Duluth later this month.  It has been a great ride and I’m really excited for the event in just 2 weeks!! Below is information about Mr. Kenner, FOOD, Inc. and the event. If you haven’t seen it, check it out. It’s [...]


Funk ‘n Waffles in Syracuse, New York.

I couldn’t help but be drawn to a place whose logo combines food and a phonographic turntable.   I have to admit however that I didn’t actually take in the logo till I was there waiting for my order.  The name was the initial intrigue.   I was traveling in Syracuse NY for a conference and in [...]


Do North Pizza. Gluten Free in Hermantown, MN

OK, so you can tell by my last post, and this, that this has NOT been my most stellar “healthy” food week. Do North Pizza, a little place at 5094 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown, MN, served my traveling companion and I a very nice treat.  Not only were they AMAZINGLY wonderful when we came [...]


It’s always a treat when GF snacks are available at public events… AND an upcoming event(s)

I went to a class put on by Veritae Wellness to introduce Dr. Kevin Conners (http://www.upperroomwellness.com/), a new Doctor working with Dr. Zents out of Veritae Wellness.  It was a pleasant surprise to have snacks provided by Duluth Grill at the intro class he taught in the meeting room in Marshall Professional Building where they [...]