Gourmand Award winning author, intuitive health & wellness coach, teacher, intuitive chef and Founder of Greekalicious.
Maria Benardis is a Gourmand Award winning author, intuitive health & wellness coach, teacher, intuitive chef and Founder of Greekalicious.
Maria published her first book titled “My Greek Family Table” (Penguin), which won the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Awards – Best Mediterranean Cuisine Book in Australia 2009 and this was followed by her ebook, “A Greekalicious Feast”. She also recently published “Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health” (Balboa Press) – How the Wisdom of Ancient Greece can lead to a longer Life.
Maria currently lives in New York City and she teaches at the Natural Gourmet Institute, Haven's Kitchen and the Brooklyn kitchen.
Maria is a slow food advocate and regularly appears on radio, television and the print media to enthusiastically share the Greek heritage, its food and healing wisdoms that create vibrant health, and a balanced and peaceful life.
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