Betsy DiJulio

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Betsy DiJulio is a full-time art teacher at Princess Ann High School in the Virginia Beach (VA) City Public Schools, where she was chosen as the 2010 Citywide Teacher of the Year.

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Betsy DiJulio is a vegan blogger at The Blooming Platter, freelance writer, and food stylist. She is the author of  “The Veggie Table” column for Norfolk, VA’s Virginian-Pilot newspaper.


A lifetime cooking enthusiast, Betsy has worked as a caterer, taught private cooking classes, and has also won national recipe competitions. As a writer, she focuses on topics of vegan and organic food, art, home and garden design, and green initiatives.


This longtime vegetarian-turned-vegan is an animal rights supporter and Virginia Beach SPCA volunteer. DiJulio and her husband, Joe, share their home with a pack of beloved canines.


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Farmstand Fruit Muffins Added on Nov 9, 2011
Fresh Strawberry Pancakes Added on Nov 9, 2011
Kung Pao Broccoli and Tofu Added on Nov 3, 2011

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