Macro (large) biotics (life) is a holistic practice that guides choices in nutrition and lifestyle, promoting health as individual responsibility. Originating in Japan, macrobiotics combines the “super foods” of Japanese cuisine such as tamari, miso, umeboshi, sea vegetables, pickles and dashi, with seasonal and local whole grains, beans, fruits and vegetables. Dairy-free with little if… continue reading
Take a break! Whether it’s with alcohol or not, the complexity of taste in drinks needs to be built on, because that is one of the important attributes that commands our attention. An easy solution is bitters and soda over ice for a nonalcoholic option. Here’s a few other drink ideas….
A partial list of organizations where I was guest chef, taught cooking classes, or given presentations & lectures to, since 2006. Aero PrecisionAetnaA10 NetworksAlpha and OmegaApple, Inc.American Association of University WomanAnthemAny Event LLCBB & TBrentwood Agricultural Land TrustBlackberry, Inc California Academy of SciencesCalifornia Dietetic Association – Trends in Nutrition 2010California Farmer’s Market AssociationCA Representative Wilma… continue reading
Here’s a few dishes we made during our 2020 holiday classes
Here’s some dishes we made during the Thanksgiving season.
Enjoy a cook-along session with kid-approved recipes that make dinner a group effort. Here’s some dishes we have done.
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“How many of you suffer from inflammation?” This is the first question asked to students of the class, Inflammation be Gone. There are over 100 different types of inflammation, including the most common inflammatory arthritis. Since we all have different reactions to outside influences such as food, and different triggers to pain, it’s hard for… continue reading
Snack Attack! started as a volunteer presentation given to students in local schools (ask me to come to your school). It’s popularity transferred into an adult class, focusing on vegetables as snack. Here’s some of the snacks we make in class…
For on-the-go offices where employees have a shorter amount of time to learn, a themed taste test works well. This was the best structure for the 8 X 8 offices that housed many sales people. We did a number of themes throughout 2019 including… Veggie Burger Taste Test New Sugars Taste Test Decorate Your Own… continue reading