Marinated Flank Steak Crostini w/balsamic caramelized onions and red bell pepper, and blue cheese. Marinated Thyme Crimini Mushrooms for vegetarian alternative. Topped with fresh Lemon Thyme.
Here’s a quick overview of cutting boards that I like, and don’t like, what works, what doesn’t …
With menu planning you actually make the meal twice: 1st time is when you make it in your mind while you are planning. The 2nd time you make the meal is when you actually do it. And the 2nd time is alway easier than the first. Menu planning strategies and tools equals success with home-cooked meals.
Kaiser Permanente, San Jose “Menu planning and Recipe Modification” for their 30-week Weight Management group. We’ll talk about their favorite recipes and how to modify them, make’m healthier (healthy fats, higher fiber, nutrient-dense foods, healthy cooking methods, etc). We will discuss: menu planning quality fats how to minimize the salt how to cut the sugar, better choices […]
This recipe took 15 minutes, start to finish and has just 3 ingredients. Oven-baked Pistachio-breaded chicken Chicken cutlets Dijon mustard, about 2 teaspoons per cutlet Pistachios, ground to a fine meal, 1 tablespoon per cutlet 1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. 2. Put parchment paper on a baking sheet. (I use parchment paper for an […]
Blueberries and almonds go really well together. This stove-top method of making a cobbler is easy enough for pre-teens to make, and healthy enough to serve as a snack.
This is a team building session with a scavenger hunt (see below), staged in the kitchen. Getting to know the kitchen and ingredients from a chef’s point of view. Here’s a timeline for a previous group: 2:30 – 3pm: Arrival, introductions. 3:00: Do scavenger hunt in teams of 2 or 3 people. 3:20: Make 3 dishes, in teams […]
“Lunch and learns” are for employees who want to bring home the ease and grace of cooking healthfully. Eating for Health is by far the best health insurance one can buy, do, have. In this version, I offer 3 classes: Italian, Thai and a healthy breakfast. Check it out, perhaps you will want to do […]
Homemade protein bars. At the end of this demo employees will know: Why protein bars are a good snack How and why to choose nuts, dried fruits, protein powders The health benefits of nuts, fruit, powders, flavors How to make protein-rich bars and avoid making a fruit bar How to sustain energy Healthy symptoms of sustained […]
This is a cooking-show style demo, will be suited for a site with limited space, and for those who have an hour lunch break. Themes to choose from, can choose three: Eating for health Cooking with greens Budgeting food, time, space The fastest way to cook just about anything How to store produce Bulk/batch cooking […]