Thursday, January 25, 2007
Healthy Living Tours with Suzanne and David Monroe
A cooking school and travel experience that will change yourperspective on what it means to eat and live healthy. Experience the Italian way of life and you will be forever changed.
Healthy Living Tours incorporates all the beauty of Velia's Cooking Style with an emphasis on organic, sustainable farming, healthy foods,walking tours, and the relaxation and ease of the Italian lifestyle.
Cook with Velia as she teaches you simple, healthy Italian dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. Her incredible meals will make you sing!
Tour the fresh open air markets and choose locally grown produce for your evening's meal.
Take culinary excursions to an olive oil mill, an organic winery and a local, sustainable farm where you will taste organically raisedmeats and artisanal cheeses.
Be guided on walking tours of Orvieto and the countryside outside your villa.
Dine slow in some of the best Umbrian restaurants– where the Slow Food Movement truly originated.
Be pampered in an Italian spa...Take a coffee and tea class in a local cafe-Simply wander the winding cobblestone streets and learn how the Italians have a knack for enjoying life.
Your tour guides, David and Suzanne Monroe, will delight you withtheir love for Italian life and culture. While at home in the US,Suzanne is a Holistic Health & Nutrition Counselor.
She looks to theMediterranean diet as a great example of healthy eating.
Her specialty is helping busy people maintain healthy lifestyles whilethey pursue their life's passion. She inspires her clients to gentlyelevate their food choices to nourish the body and increase theirenergy.
David shares his love for Italy through his Italian café, the JavaHouse, located in historic Cedarburg, WI.
After living in Italy, he was inspired to bring the experience of the Italian café to the UnitedStates. He roasts organic, micro-roasted coffees and each cup iscrafted with perfection in mind.
When they are not leading a Healthy Living Tour, the couple resides intheir own rendition of an Italian home in Wisconsin