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Chef AJ

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Chef AJ has been devoted to a plant-exclusive diet for over 41 years. She is the host of the television series Healthy Living with CHEF AJ and author of the popular book Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and Your Ideal Weight. Her bestselling book The Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss: A Revolutionary Approach to Conquer Cravings, Overcome Food Addiction and Lose Weight without Going Hungry has received glowing endorsement by many luminaries in the plant-based movement.

She is the creator of the Ultimate Weight Loss Program, which has helped hundreds of people achieve the health and body that they deserve. Chef AJ was the Executive Pastry Chef at Santé Restaurant in Los Angeles and became famous for her sugar, oil, salt and gluten-free desserts. She holds a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell University and is proud to say that her IQ is higher than her cholesterol.

Classes and Workshops for the 2019 Cruise

Lecture: The Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss
Chef AJ was first called fat at age 5, and by 11 she weighed 160 pounds, and that’s obese. She struggled with her weight for over 50 years, until 8 years ago when she learned the secrets to ultimate weight loss and was able to easily lose 50 pounds without exercising or going hungry and effortlessly keep it off for over 7 years. No matter how long you have struggled with your weight, once you learn these secrets, you can actually lose weight eating large portions of delicious, healthy food without going hungry! Eat up, slim down and get healthy!

Cooking Class: Eat Your Damn Veggies! Everyone knows we should eat our veggies, but few folks actually do! Americans get over 92% of their calories from animal products and processed food and less than 10% from fruits and veggies! Vegetables are not only the food that is lowest in caloric density, but also highest in nutrient density and most linked to health and longevity. Enter Chef AJ. She will show you how to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet in ways that are easy, delicious and fun, with recipes from her new book. Learn how to make these nutritional powerhouses taste absolutely amazing!!!

Cooking Class: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth without Using Sugar
Americans eat over 150 pounds of sugar per person per year. That’s over 900 calories per day from something that isn’t even food, is linked to every disease known to man and has been found to be more addictive than cocaine. But who wants to desert dessert? Enter Chef AJ. The former Executive Pastry Chef at Santé, she will show you how to satisfy your sweet tooth using the fruit, the whole fruit and nothing but the whole fruit! Enjoy decadent yet healthy treats from her new dessert cookbook, A Date with Dessert. Chef AJ truly makes healthy taste delicious!

Ultimate Weight Loss Bootcamp - $150/person, 2 hrs. 30 min.
The Ultimate Weight Loss Program has helped thousands of people attain both the health and the body they so richly deserve. In this intimate workshop, Chef AJ will delve deeper into food addiction and how to manage it, sharing her Ten Commandments for overcoming your weight loss obstacles. Tips on eating healthfully outside the home and navigating difficult social situations will be discussed. Attending her “Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss” lecture isn’t mandatory, but is useful. Each attendee will be given an intensive questionnaire to fill out that Chef AJ will respond to in an e-mail after the cruise to keep you on track.

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