Inflammation Be Gone

“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

Corporate Taste Tests

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

Past Events: guest chef, cooking classes, lectures

A partial list of organizations where I was the guest chef, taught cooking classes at, or given presentations & lectures to, since 2006. Aero PrecisionAetnaA10 NetworksAlpha and OmegaApple, Inc.American Association of University WomanAnthemAny Event LLCBB & TBrentwood Agricultural Land TrustBlackberry, IncCalifornia Academy of SciencesCalifornia Dietetic Association – Trends in Nutrition 2010California Farmer’s Market AssociationCA Representative… continue reading

Building Blocks of Delicious, Healthy Cooking

Building Blocks of Delicious, Healthy Cooking is a 3-class series featuring vegetables, whole grains and clean protein. Each class builds on the other, and at the end of the series you’ve gained the knowledge to put quickly prepare tasty, healthful meals with foods you already have on hand. Eat More Vegetables – Class #1 Eat… continue reading

Salad Making Class at Diablo Farmers Market

We’re back at Diablo Market with the California Farmers Market Association for a DIY cook class. In 20 minutes, shoppers learned the basics of a good dressing, and how to enhance the classic vinaigrette of lemon and olive oil into dressings of many types. People got into it. We taught why oil and vinegar don’t… continue reading