Healthy cooking guru to speak at Hadassah

ot freddi_pakierCertified health coach and author Freddi Pakier will present “It’s the Little Things that Create a Heart Healthy Life­style” at a Hadassah Southern Arizona luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 14.

Pakier, a former Tucsonan, is the author of “52 Weeks of Food for the Soul,” a cookbook that features gluten free recipes, tips and a list of the 52 best foods to include in a healthy diet. The cookbook will be available for sale and signing at the luncheon. A percentage of the proceeds will go Hadassah.

The lunch will be held at the Lodge on the Desert, 306 N. Alvernon Way, with registration at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $25 for members, $27 for nonmembers.To reserve, mail a check, payable to Hadassah, to Marcia Winick, 7284 E. Onda Circle, Tucson, 85715, by Feb. 8. For more information, call Winick at 886-9919.