About the Author
Helga Hughes is a successful physical educator, teacher, pilot, chef, and author. She was educated at the Marienheim College in Forchheim, Bavaria, where she first experienced the joys of traditional spelt cooking. After moving to the United States in 1961, Helga taught at health spas and was the activities director at a major Arizona retirement community. She was the founder of the popular Watercise program of prenatal exercise, and author of "The Complete Prenatal Water Workout Book." In addition, Helga's cooking articles have appeared in numerous national newspapers and magazines. She is also the author of several cookbooks.