PPEP Dinner


Beautiful raw cruciferous salad

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the second Practitioners Promoting Eating Plants dinner in Bloomfield Hills. This is a group of health professionals, students, and people interested in their own health who, you guessed it, promote or follow a plant-based (vegan) diet. It was held in the beautiful home of a registered nurse, raw foods chef, and Food for Life Instructor, Sue. Around 35-40 people attended and it was so wonderful to be around so many like-minded people! I met doctors, nurses, registered dietitians, fellow students, cooking instructors, a documentary filmmaker, a local bulk-foods business owner, a psychologist, cancer survivors, and more.

Sue made us the most delicious, mostly raw, dinner I have ever had! Luckily, I borrowed my boyfriend’s camera and was able to take some shots.


Raw beet and apple salad


A creamy, cashew dill dip


Raw kale salad


My beautiful, colorful plate


A raw, apple spice bar. So delicious!


Fruit kabobs

Not pictured: Butternut squash soup shooters, fresh spring rolls that we rolled ourselves, a roasted tomato and quinoa salad, french lentil and wild rice salad, and a roasted vegetable platter. There was an abundance of amazing food! Even though I stuffed myself (and went for seconds) I still felt energetic and good.

I definitely hope to be able to make as many future meetings as possible. I feel so inspired after meeting so many great people doing wonderful things to promote health! This dinner was mostly a networking opportunity, but I wonder if future events might involve some sort of health topic presentation or other activity? Not that it wasn’t perfect to just talk and eat!



Filed under food, health, nutrition topics

2 responses to “PPEP Dinner

  1. Adam

    Wow… south east Michigan has some great minds, and chefs, at work. Thanks for reporting the hidden treasures happening in our own back yard; the foods pictured look AMAZING!

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