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Final Class in Series: CSA Box

Final Class in Series: CSA Box

What is a CSA box?  Community supported agriculture (CSA) is a new idea in farming, one that has been gaining momentum since its introduction to the United States from Europe in the mid-1980s. The CSA concept originated in the 1960s in Switzerland and Japan, where consumers interested in safe food and farmers seeking stable markets […]

Last Sunday’s “Got Spice?” cooking class

Last Sunday’s “Got Spice?” cooking class

In the 8/12 Got Spice? cooking class I taught how to make: Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Dip Red Lentil Tagine Thai Vegetable Soup And more from when I was setting up and waiting for all the participants to arrive…                     We have one more class in […]

Got Spice?

Want more balance in your life? Tired of having cravings? Want to know how to enhance to flavor of your food, naturally? Come find out this Sunday the importance of flavor in your food in “Got Spice?”                 This coming Sunday is the “Got Spice?” cooking class! [FULL […]

Dip In: Soirees and Picnics

Way back in the 70′s (yep, the 70′s!), my very talented mom used to grow her own alfalfa sprouts in the pantry in her bell jars. Summer meant hot days by the lake; my sister’s and me getting tuna sandwiches with these amazing homemade sprouts. I still love pita sandwiches, but these days I often […]

Adventures in grocery shopping with Wonder Woman

Earlier this morning, I went to my favorite health food store to purchase all the necessary ingredients for my cooking class, Refreshing Summer Dishes.  One of the items on my list was polenta, and so I browsed the bulk section in search of it.  I go to the bulk section first because I can find […]

Refreshing Summer Dishes: Cooking Class

Recipes shared in the next class (7/29) will be: Napa Cabbage with Sweet Mustard Dressing Polenta with Grilled Mushrooms Potato & Green Bean Salad with Lemon, Miso, Walnut Dressing Purple Cabbage & Herb Pickles Watermelon Cooler For more information go to [click here]…                

Workshop – Food Futures

Workshop – Food Futures Hawaii Food Policy Council takes a seriously fun look at the future of our food. What role can policy play to influence our food system? The Hawaii Food Policy Council is excited to team up with the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies to develop an immersive tour of Hawaii’s possible […]

Group Coaching Class This Sunday

This Sunday (7/22) is my group coaching class from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. We’ll be looking at: Common limiting belief systems “I’m don’t have enough time.” “It’s too expensive.” “It’s too hard.” Weight loss strategies Pantry basics Menu planning Dealing with cravings What to do when others don’t want to eat the same way PLUS […]

Recent cooking classes

Here are some examples of the favorite dishes from the past few cooking classes:   One of the greatest resources available in the health food store is the friendly produce guys. When I went in the day before the “Fruity” cooking class, I inquired with the produce guy “What is especially good right now?”  He […]