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Chef AJ has been devoted to a plant-based diet for almost 40 years. She is the host of the television series Healthy Living with CHEF AJ which airs on Foody TV. With her comedy background, she has made appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman and more. A chef, culinary instructor and professional speaker, she is author of the popular book Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and Your Ideal Weight, which chronicles her journey from a junk-food vegan faced with a diagnosis of pre-cancerous polyps, to learning how to create foods that nourish and heal the body Based in Los Angeles, Chef AJ teaches a monthly sold-out seminar featuring cooking instruction, nutritional science and song parodies, all delivered with comedic panache. Never content to leave her audience with mere “just do it” advice, she teaches how to create meals to transform their health, how to deal with cravings and food addiction and addresses the emotional side of eating. She is the creator of the Ultimate Weight Loss Program, which has helped hundreds of people achieve the health and the body that they deserve. Chef AJ was the Executive Pastry Chef at Santé Restaurant in Los Angeles where she was famous for her sugar, oil, salt and gluten free desserts which use the fruit, the whole fruit and nothing but the whole fruit. Chef AJ is also creator of Healthy Taste of LA and the YouTube cooking show The Chef and the Dietitian, and is proud to say that her IQ is higher than her cholesterol. Chef AJ holds a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell University and is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

Blog Entries by Chef AJ

T. Colin Campbell needs your help

Chef AJ | March 24, 10 at 01:03 PM | Health

T. Colin Campbell has often been asked his opinion about the Atkins 'movement' and finally has written a brief commentary as a critique of the new Atkins book, now in stores and on-line at Amazon.com. The book is titled...

Dinner with the King and Queen of Plant Based Royalty

Chef AJ | March 7, 10 at 06:54 PM | Food

Read More: China Study, colin campbell

As I watch the Academy Awards, I feel like I got to particpate in a Plant Based version of the Oscars.  Today, I was privledged to make dinner for Dr. T. Colin Campbell and his lovely wife Karen at the...

Vegan & Raw Chocolate Mousse Torte

Chef AJ | March 5, 10 at 09:11 AM | Food

Read More: YouTube

Check out the video -- Raw Chocolate Mousse Torte!    ...

New Chef on The Blog

Chef AJ | February 27, 10 at 09:07 PM | Food, Health

Hi Everyone,   I'm Chef AJ and I have followed a plant based diet for over 32 years.  In the last 7 years I kicked it up a notch by following a WHOLE FOOD/PLANT BASED diet, free of all PROCESSED...