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Monmouth Area Vegetarian Society

MAVS Hosts Free Vegan Potluck and Presentation by Award-Winning Nutrition Author

The Monmouth Area Vegetarian Society (MAVS) is hosting a free vegan potluck and presentation by Karen Ranzi, M.A., an award-winning author, motivational speaker, holistic health coach, and raw food chef. The event will take place at Monmouth University’s Magill Commons Club Dining Room on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

In her presentation, “Nourishing Ourselves, Nourishing Our Families with Living Foods,” Ranzi will share her expertise on plant-based nutrition, explaining ways to maximize health through better food choices. She will discuss the maximum nutrient density in living foods, providing tips on how to prepare easy and nutritious meals. She will also discuss the role of raw food nutrition in preventing and treating disease and enabling healthy, vibrant living.

Ranzi is the author of Creating Healthy Children: Through Attachment Parenting and Raw Foods and Raw Vegan Recipe Fun for Families: 115 Easy Recipes and Health Tips for Energetic Living. She has spoken at several major health conventions, including the Health Congress “Flowers of Life” in Russia and the London Vegfest 2013 and 2014. Ranzi also writes about healthy living in a variety of magazines, such as Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine and Super Raw Life Magazine, and she has been featured as a guest on The Living Healthy Show.  

Those interested in attending the presentation and vegan potluck should RSVP to Mary Harris at Visitors are encouraged to contribute a vegan dish to the potluck. For more information about MAVS, please visit

The Monmouth Area Vegetarian Society (MAVS) is a non-profit, non-secretarial educational organization. MAVS promotes healthy lifestyle and diet options and compassionate living. The organization also provides numerous educational resources to inform the public about the advantages of vegetarian diets. The organization features nutrition experts, health-care professionals, animal rights advocates, discussions on ethical and environmental issues, book reviews and film screenings to promote the organization’s educational mission and goals.