Nutrition lecture (20)
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 the timeline for a previous group: 2:30 – 3pm: Arrival. 3:00: Do scavenger hunt in teams of 2 or 3 people. 3:20: Make 3 dishes, in teams of [...]
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 [...]
“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 have a Italian lunch, a Thai lunch and breakfast for lunch. After designing each lunch I see that [...]
============================== Kaiser Permanente, in San Jose, has invited me to present the topic of … “Menu planning and Recipe Modification” ….to their 30-week Weight Management group. Speaking dates are: Thursday, October 18 Wednesday, October 31 Wednesday, November 28 We’ll talk about their favorite recipes and how to modify them, make’m healthier (healthy fats, higher fiber, nutrient dense [...]
24 February, Friday
Recap of Raw dinner for 44 people, with photos and links to recipes.
22 September, Thursday
This chopped salad looks like, smells like and pretty much tastes like a salsa or chutney. I chose to make it this way to show that Bok Choy is a great replacement for those who’d rather avoid raw onions. The Bok Choy offers the look and the crunch, but not the sharp taste that comes (and lingers) from onions.