Summer Vietnamese Cooking Class

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Yesterday I had an amazing time with this intelligent, beautiful group of women who love cooking healthy foods as much as I do! We had a blast chopping and preparing a gorgeous platter of vegan summer rolls. We also made a delicious Vietnamese Turmeric Ginger Fish, a Lemongrass Ginger Clam Soup and Lemongrass Sorbet. Does that … Continued

Ethnic Cooking, Simple and Beautiful

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This was another amazing cooking class with beautiful ethnic cuisines on the menu! I realize I eat like this more often, not only because I love the various flavors, but because it breaks up the monotony of weeknight cooking! This group of ladies was so much fun. We had a great time making all these … Continued

Celebrating Love with the Ladies

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Good times in the kitchen this past weekend with these beautiful ladies. It was a great way to spend a very, very wet Sunday. Unfortunately, the weather prevented us from our regular garden tour where we would normally gather our celery and parsley for the soup on the menu. Luckily, I harvested these earlier in … Continued

Couples Who Cook Together…

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The Valentine’s couples class is one of my favorite classes all year! This is my 4th couples class and it’s great watching the teams work together to create healthy meals. You get to understand everyone’s role in the kitchen and if I’ve done my job right, the partner who doesn’t naturally do the cooking participates … Continued

Paella and Spanish Tapas

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Had a blast in yesterday’s cooking class. Lots of happy faces as we spent our Sunday afternoon cooking delicious paellas and delectable Spanish tapas recipes. It’s hard to fully explain how cooking together in a group with a shared love and interest in healthy and delicious food makes me feel during the class. Just look … Continued

The Perfect Holiday Menu

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This evening’s class was just the best end to the year🙌👩🏾‍🍳. The festive menu was delicious, healthy and all things chestnuts: velvety chestnut soup, chestnut salad and savory wild rice with chestnuts, chanterelle mushrooms, and fennel.  The main protein was citrus herbed Cornish hens, brined and seasoned and roasted to perfection-the best. Thank you to … Continued

Healthy, Happy Thanksgiving

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This was one BIG and AHHMAZING class. I had so much fun with this boisterous and lovely crowd. We cooked together, laughed together and drank together! We enjoyed an early Thanksgiving preparing five delicious recipes including a vegan cauliflower and parsnip mash, Moroccan spiced turkey leg quarters, dairy-free maple pumpkin custards, baba ganoush and a … Continued

October Pumpkin Madness

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October is one of my favorite months, not only because it’s fall but because of all the fun fall foods! This month’s class theme was pumpkins and squash. We made a delicious pumpkin-apple ginger soup using bright orange sugar-pie pumpkins;  we roasted and seasoned acorn squash and used them as bowls for the soup; and I taught … Continued