Fonio with Gatom Foods

Gatom Foods is a superfood company that empowers sub Saharan African smallholder farmers to rid their communities of poverty and malnutrition and to become leading suppliers of healthy foods to world consumers. Gatom Foods owner Gnakouri Tohouri talks to a Stanford entrepreneurial engineering class about fonio. Fonio is gluten free nutrient-dense grain packed with protein,… continue reading

Cooking at the Market: April 2017 – Sept 2017

Cooking at the Market, a project of Portola Valley Farmers Market, inspires shoppers to try new ways of preparing and enjoying, seasonal local foods. With the help of market sponsors; businesses interested in supporting this tasty, educational effort, we make great meals, and a great difference! See the posts for September 2016 – March 2017 here…. continue reading

Spring into Spring Produce at Harker School Wellness Faire

“Thank you so much Laura! You were amazing as always.” – Filice Insurance.   Back to Harker School in San Jose for their wellness faire – Spring into Wellness. We did three recipes using produce in, or coming into season. Watermelon Radish Rollups 1 watermelon radish 1 container hummus Black olives 1 head frisee lettuce… continue reading

Breakfast Wellness Faire with Cost Plus World Market

“A huge THANK YOU for making Cost Plus’ Healthy Heart, Happy You Event so interesting, informative and savor-ishly aromatic yesterday! Your presence played important role in making the event a success! We heard lots of positive comments from employees who enjoyed your charisma and kitchen tips. We look forward to working with you again in… continue reading

Higher Flavor, Lower Salt, Better Fat with PHI

Two 30 minute classes today with the Public Health Institute in Oakland – EZ Seasoning and Higher Flavor, Lower Salt, Better Fat. Among the recipes we did was Sriracha Glazed Beef and Tofu (adapted for a lower sodium result). We also did a Mushroom Powder Taste Test ( an umami punch with no added sodium)…. continue reading

Eat More Vegetables

Eat More Vegetables teaches how to quick cook veggies with an EZ Seasoning system which encourages creativity while freeing the cook from recipes. EZ Seasonings are combinations that go together quickly. Call it salt and pepper with a college education! Use any seasoning with any vegetable you have on hand, or whatever you just bought… continue reading