About the Author

Theresa Nicassio, PhD 

Psychologist | Host | Chef | Author


Welcome to YUM, a community for anyone and everyone who loves food, life, and love. If you’ve ever longed for more joy and deliciousness in your life, this site is for you! I’m Theresa Nicassio, the author of YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet. It’s wonderful to have you join the tribe!

My life’s journey forever changed when my personal health crisis began in 1997. Since then, I’ve been on a mission to live more vibrantly, mindfully, and healthfully in every way possible and offer my insanely delicious recipes and health discoveries with others.  On this site. I’m here to share what I’ve learned with you so that your quest to live a yummier and more fulfilling life can be easier and way more fun, regardless of your health conditions, food sensitivities, and dietary restrictions.

So, if you’re game to open up your world in amazing and delectable ways that you never thought imaginable, put on your seatbelt and get ready for an amazing ride. We’re going to have lots of fun and try new things together. Just be forewarned…once you start to bring more life-giving deliciousness into your world, there’s no turning back.

It’s time to enter the rabbit hole of YUM—the land of defiantly delicious living!

Welcome aboard!