People of Interest
Chef Del Sroufe
Meet Del Sroufe, a plant-based diet celebrity, renowned chef, and author of several popular plant-based cookbooks. Chef Del admits he was a "junk food vegan" and speaks candidly of how easy it was to become morbidly obese since his diet was based on high-fat, high-calorie vegan junk food. Chef Del's weight eventually topped the scales at 475 pounds. Eating a vegan diet was not enough. Without question, those consuming a vegan diet based on high-fat, calorie-concentrated, highly-refined, low-nutrient foods can easily become overweight and increase the risk of developing a serious illness. When Chef Del eliminated his high-fat, high-calorie vegan junk foods and replaced them with calorie-dilute, nutrient-rich, whole plant foods, he lost over 200 pounds!
Chef Del Sroufe's Three Cookbooks
Words that describe Chef Del's recipes would certainly include DELICIOUS, CREATIVE and ENTICING! It has been said that people eat with their eyes, and Chef Del's recipes certainly satisfy on all levels. It is rare that a first-time author makes it onto the New York Times Best Sellers list, let alone stay there for 37 weeks. Yet this is exactly what happened when Chef Del's first cookbook, Forks Over Knives - The Cookbook, catapulted him into the limelight.
In his second cookbook, Chef Del's Better than Vegan, Chef Del shares his personal story about how losing weight and keeping it off was a constant struggle. His explains how he lost over 200 pounds and offers advice and recipes to help others make the transition to a diet that supports optimal health. The book is full of humor, which really helps to keep his audience engaged. The fact that his recipes are so delicious keeps us coming back for more, time and again.
Like the title states, the recipes in his third cookbook, The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook, focuses on being quick and easy! All three cookbooks are available on Chef Del's personal website as a packaged and autographed deal. Consider getting all three as an autographed bundle to hold onto a piece of plant-based nutrition history!
Wellness Forum Health
Del Sroufe is not only a chef of the highest caliber, he is also a successful entrepreneur, having headed up multiple exciting ventures. He is currently co-owner, as well as executive chef, at Wellness Forum Health. We first became acquainted with Wellness Forum Health while my staff and I were serving as the medical team for the Engine 2 Diet Immersions. Fortunately for us, Pamela Popper, PhD, ND, was one of the featured speakers. It was a joy to spend time with Pamela Popper at the first Engine 2 Immersion and to learn about the much-appreciated partnership she has with Chef Del.
Wellness Forum Foods
If you don't have the time to cook, Chef Del Stroufe can also prepare your meals! As part of the Wellness Forum, meals can be picked up or delivered to those living in the Central Ohio area. They can even be shipped nationwide. So if you, like most of our readers, don't live in the Greater Columbus Ohio area--don't worry! Wellness Forum Foods can ship almost all of its menu items anywhere in the continental US. You can enjoy Chef's Del's incredible cuisine no matter where you live!
Additionally, Chef Del uses his diverse repertoire of recipes to teach cooking classes and to cater events. If you'd like to learn more about Chef Del Sroufe, additional information is available at the various Wellness Forum sites.
We are pleased to introduce Chef Del Sroufe to you in hopes that his personal success story and distinctive recipes will inspire you to eliminate any high-fat, refined vegan junk foods that might be preventing you from achieving optimal health and wellness for you and your family.