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

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

Holiday Appy Hour with Provident Credit Union

“Appy” Hour is a hands-on (1.25 – 1.5 hour) class that can happen in any corporate board room, with enough space for 3-4 stations where participants assemble their own easy-to-make-at-home appetizers. We begin with some tips and tricks on how to make your party a more stress-free and fun affair, for you and your guests…. 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