Dr. Theresa Nicassio, psychologist and author of YUM

Dr Theresa Nicassio is a Registered Psychologist* and the author of the forthcoming book "YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet." In addition to seeing clients in her private practice and writing, Theresa is also a Certified Gourmet Raw Food Chef and Instructor, an Advanced Raw Food Nutrition Educator, and the mother of two. The thread through all of Theresa's work is empowerment and joyful living. She is committed to helping others fully step into life and embrace pleasure, while simultaneously honouring the self, the planet, and all others whose lives can't help but be touched as the interrelated beings that we intrinsically are. A free 50-page promotional book sampler ("YUM Mini") of the complete book of YUM is available on the YUM website at: www.yumfoodforliving.com. *R. Psych #1541 “...Theresa represents love in action. Many talk the talk, but she’s the real deal—her recipes are full of her generosity and spirit as well as deliciousness!” — Sharon Hanna, author of The Book of Kale and The Book of Kale & Friends "Nicassio...manages to infuse her sunny perspective on life into the soul of this book, thus inspiring the reader – no matter their dietary restriction – to press on and find joy in food again." —Jules Shepard, author, Free for All Cooking; The First Year: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten Free; and Nearly Normal Cooking for Gluten Free Eating and founder, gfJules™ Gluten Free Flour and Baking Mixes