Jill Nussinow

The Veggie Queen


Jill Nussinow (the “Veggie Queen”) is a registered dietitian and culinary educator who has been teaching plant-based, whole foods cooking for almost 30 years at Santa Rosa Junior College and elsewhere throughout the United States and beyond. She is the author of four cookbooks: Vegan Under Pressure, The New Fast Food: The Veggie Queen Pressure Cooks Whole Food Meals in Less Than 30 Minutes, Nutrition CHAMPS: The Veggie Queen’s Guide to Eating and Cooking for Optimum Health, Happiness, Energy and Vitality and The Veggie Queen: Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment. She also stars in the DVDs Pressure Cooking, a Fresh Look: Delicious Dishes in Minutes and Creative Low-fat Vegan Cuisine. Nussinow is a fellow of The Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy. She frequents local farmers markets, mushroom hunting and teaching fermentation classes. She has taught thousands of people how to successfully pressure cook during the past 20 years. Her goal is to see everyone leading a healthy, happy life through better eating and cooking. She loves to share the passion and joy of eating plants that will help save the planet. Books by this Speaker: The New Fast Food

Jill will be speaking at the North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania Fairs


Check It Out!

The Straight Dope on Cannabis for Your Health

This talk is geared to those just stepping into using cannabis, or even considering it, for health-related conditions such as stress, insomnia, joint pain, and more. Jill Nussinow covers effective ways to use cannabis and the many forms in which you will see it. Learn about the plant, its basic components, and why it might work, so that you can use marijuana in a healthy way for what ails you.
Natural Health

Available In:

North Carolina, Sunday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Sustainability Stage presented by Prestige Subaru
Maryland, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
Pennsylvania, Saturday 5:00-6:00 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage

Sustainable Eating with a Pressure Cooker for Personal and Planetary Health

Jill Nussinow shows how quickly and easily you can cook food with the modern pressure cooker. You save time, money, and energy (both yours and the planet's). Only solar cooking saves more energy than pressure cooking. Learn what you can cook and get some tasty samples, too.
Real Foods

Available In:

North Carolina, Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m., Real Food Stage
Maryland, Sunday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Real Food Stage
Pennsylvania, Sunday 10:00-11:00 a.m., Real Food Stage

Nutritious Whole Food Pressure Cooked Meals Bookstore Demonstration

Registered dietitian and culinary educator Jill Nussinow (the "Veggie Queen") cooks up and serves healthy and delicious meals, straight from the pressure cooker! Easy and tasty meals are easier than ever to make for your family.
Real Foods Natural Health

Available In:

North Carolina, Sunday 2:30-3:30 p.m., Bookstore Demonstrations

Fearless Pressure Cooking

Learn how to cook more than one item in the pressure cooker at a time. Find out how the electric pressure cooker works and use it to make some simple staples. Discover how to easily steam vegetables. A limited amount of attendees will be able to assist in fearlessly preparing these pressure cooked meals!
Real Foods Natural Health

Available In:

Maryland, Saturday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Homestead Hustle Stage