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What We Offer

  • Information Packed Courses taught by plant based nutritionist and founder of The Academy of Plant Based Cooking.

  • The benefit of years of experience from a whole food plant based nutritionist but with the added benefit of Mediterranean inspired flavors!

  • Not only education but inspiration to re-set your relatonship with the joy of food!


Carolina Amendola-D'Anca

Carol D’Anca, MS, CNS, LDN, became aware of the vast differences in dietary choices within the U.S. early in life, igniting a life-long pursuit of the study of nutrition as it relates to the prevention and reversal of chronic illness. Her presentations have helped raise awareness and inspire dietary and lifestyle modification as essential elements for living long and living well. Mrs. D’Anca is a licensed practitioner, author, founder of her cooking school, "The Academy of Plant Based Cooking and Nutrition and a much sought-after speaker. She received the Women in Leadership Award in 2019 from the In Her Shoes Foundation and was recently designated as one of the top nutritionists in the Chicago area by Expertise.com. The unique combination of her professional training combined with her Mediterranean background and culinary skills offers students a wonderful perspecitve about diet, cooking and lifestyle.

Social proof: testimonials

“Thank you so much for your interesting class yesterday which 94 people watched and learned so much!”

Kay S.

“How fortunate we are to have such talent come into our living rooms. What an amazing opportunity to learn from you.”

Carol E.

“Thank you for hosting such a lovely and informative event for our team. We look forward to more of them! We ordered your book for all attendees”

Travis T.

“I have learned so much from you and admire your gentle thoughtful manner.”

Barbara D.

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