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Aimee Batuski

Aimee Batuski on Ashley GildayNYC based food enthusiast and socialite. Aimee Batuski is driven by her passion for healthy, plant-based living and supporting others in achieving what’s most important to them in life. She has worked in the natural food industry for a number of years and is currently working for Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit, Co. Aimee exudes positive energy, loves to share herself fully and loves to eat! She has a very popular Instagram account where you can follow some of her favorite nutritious and delicious indulgences from around the US. Find Aimee’s articles here.

Jaclyn Levy

Jaclyn Levy on Ashley GildayJaclyn Levy is a mom of a toddler and baby in the Chicago burbs filling her days with cars, Legos, cartoons and outdoor play in her attempt to raise 2 awesome human beings. However, “mom” isn’t her only title. Jaclyn has a fierce grasp on maintaining her individuality and is an avid reader, amateur gardener, deep thinker and kitchen experimenter. Last year she launched a resume writing and job search coaching business based on her previous HR experience and has her own blog, Rebellious Mom. Find Jaclyn’s articles here.

Jacqueline Kravette

Jacqueline Kravette

A Native of New Jersey and a graduate of the University of Virginia, Jacqueline Kravette has been in and around the restaurant business for the better part of the last 13 years.  Her wide and varied background has led her down unique paths both personally and professionally.  As an activist in the field of women’s health – particularly breast and ovarian cancers – she has appeared on CNN, been a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and has been a speaker and volunteer for various cancer support organizations including weSPARK and Gilda’s Club.

During the early part of her professional life, Jacqueline was the Director of Development for Michael Bolton’s Silverleaf Productions, and worked in political fundraising for New Jersey Governor James McGreevy and U.S. Representative Steve Rothman.  More recently, she spent a number of years in restaurant financing and consulting and is currently a Senior Account Executive for Opentable based in Beverly Hills, CA.  She is in the process of completing her first book with her brother, a nonfiction work meant to educate people about the truths and myths regarding a Vegan lifestyle. Find Jacqueline’s articles here.

Samantha Turner

Samantha TurnerSamantha Turner is a Chicago based Certified Health Coach working with clients to achieve individual wellness goals by creating and implementing healthy habits that transform lives. Samantha is passionate about healthy cooking, nutrition, enjoying the outdoors and music. She has her own wellness blog where you can learn more about Samantha and her custom coaching services. Find Samantha’s articles here.

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