Manage Your Microbes with Provident Credit Union

This was the third class in a series of wellness Lunch and Learns. The first class was Farm to Fork with the Seasons. Second class was Taste Your Way Thru the Book (Cool Cuisine) and today is Manage Your Microbes. Did you know your body is made up of 70-90% the genes of another species?… continue reading

2 Mini Cook Classes with GuideSpark

Welcome to Redwood City’s GuideSparkWe did 2 half-hour classes as a part of their wellness week. The first was EZ Seasoning… The second was Snack Attack! – a plant-forward approach to snacking. It’s amazing what you can get done in a 1/2 hour. Kale Almond Butter Rollups Cauli-Tofu Jalapesto Bites. Use raw veggies like cauliflower… continue reading

The Tech and Santa Clara County Wellness Fairs

Welcome to Santa Clara County Wellness Fair! An outside fair with no power means it’s Snack Attack! time. We taught simple snacks to make at home including: Mango Chia Breakfast Pudding Strawberries Get the Blues Kohlrabi Cracker Cauli-Tofu Jalapesto Bite And learned why not to eat sugary drinks as snacks. The next day, The Tech… continue reading

CUESA 2017

Back at the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture’s Saturday chef program. I’m joined by Channy Laux of Angkor Foods. Angkor brings traditional Cambodian products to market.  Channy makes a traditional tofu and lemongrass stirfry with her homemade saute sauce. And Laura uses the same sauce to introduce EZ Seasoning technique. Buon appetito and… 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

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

Holiday Appetizers at Portola Valley Farmers Market

Join us for holidays at the market where we created easy appetizers to serve at your upcoming party. Lettuce cups with seasonal veggies, Old Dog spiced walnuts and Padron Pepper Sauce and a Nut n’ Bean Curry Almond Sauce. Local sausage with Fuyu Persimmon Esther’s German Bakery bread with smoked salmon, cucumber and market Sauerkraut…. continue reading