hosts several events that are great opportunities to find out more
about maintaining a healthier lifestyle while having some fun.
either April or May, Val's Spring Fling
is a mini health fair that includes not only Val's delicious food
but also lectures on various health topics, unique products like
all natural soap and handmade jewelry, and practitioners of reflexology,
reiki, and more.
August, Val hosts her annual Picnic In
The Park. This event is held in Hines Park and includes a water
balloon toss with squirt guns added for fun! A volley ball net is
set up and guests are encouraged to bring frisbees or other outdoor
activities. And of course, there is plenty of delicious food on
hand. Val prepares several dishes and desserts, guests are encouraged
to bring a dish to share (meat free, dairy free, wheat free please).
November, Val offers a Healthy Thanksgiving Diner. You can
enjoy healthy versions of traditional dishes like Millet Mashed
Potatoes with Onion Gravy, homemade Cranberry Sauce, guilt-free
Pumpkin Pie, and Tofu Turkey*. More info on Val's
December, join in the spirit of the season at Macro Val's Annual
Potluck Christmas Party. Every year for the last 10 years Val has
held her Christmas Potluck Party. It is a fun filled evening with
delicious wonderful food. Enjoy Val's outrageously delicious desserts
made with brown rice syrup instead of sugar. Bring a vegan, macrobiotic
main course dish to share (please make it vegan (no animal products),
and healthy (no refined white flour or white rice). Also no tomatoes,
peppers or white potatoes).
*"Val's Tofu Turkey is wonderful. I have
heard horror stories from vegetarians about tofu turkey but Val's
students have told me hers is different, it actually tastes good!
I am not a vegan or macrobiotic yet I enjoy eating this healthy
alternative to traditional turkey." -- Val's sister, Laura