Gwen Marzano holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Erikson Institute and a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from Illinois State University. She taught for ten years primarily working with special needs children and their parents. During this time, Gwen observed the direct positive correlation between healthy diet and behavioral advancements in her students. This realization began her journey toward becoming a certified raw foods chef, starting her own company and becoming a healthy eating educator and presenter. Gwen’s gift and passion for healthy foods inspired her development of hundreds of recipes for people with special diets and special needs. She has shown audiences that making healthy food is fun, easy, affordable and delicious. Gwen has worked as a Healthy Eating Specialist for Whole Foods Market. She has appeared on several local and national television segments as a strong advocate for healthy eating education. Her motto is “good food=good mood!” Currently, she is a regional educator for Garden of Life, a premier raw, whole food nutrition company.