The Food Evolution Cooking Classes

We teach students the general knowledge and skills necessary to shop for, prepare, and serve healthy and beautiful meals.


Decadent Chocolate Desserts

Date: Monday February 2, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Raw Cacao, the food source of chocolate, is a super food bursting with antioxidants, minerals and 'happy brain' chemicals. Chocolate in its natural state is guilt-free, nourishing, an aphrodisiac and anti-depressant. Come and learn to create tempting gluten and dairy free desserts that are amazing and nutritious!

Menu:

Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Coconut Cookies                                                                            Frosty Peppermint Patty Cups                                                                                                       Dark Chocolate Brownie Hearts with a tart cherry and walnut syrup

The World of Raw Desserts

Date: Tuesday February 3, 2015

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Join us as we enter into the world of raw desserts! Raw desserts are surprisingly sweet and amazingly awesome. Raw Cacao, the food source of chocolate, is a super food bursting with antioxidants, minerals and 'happy brain' chemicals. Chocolate in its natural state is guilt-free, nourishing, an aphrodisiac and anti-depressant. Learn how to utilize those "superfood" powders like Goji and Maca too!  Join us to create gluten and dairy free desserts that are amazing and nutritious, no guilt associated!

PCRM Diabetes Initiative Week 1: How Foods Fight Diabetes

Date: Wednesday February 11, 2015

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $199.00

Available Spaces

Diabetes is a major public health problem of epidemic proportions. The Food Evolution is excited to host this 8-week event intended to reach audiences including individuals with diabetes, pre-diabetes, a family history or risk factors for developing diabetes, and their adult family members. Additionally, this program is designed for health care professionals to introduce the basics of plant-based nutrition for preventing and treating diabetes. Come and discover ways to take a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis into your own hands and get on the road to feeling better than ever!  Let thy food be thy medicine!

This 90-minute program will be hosted for the next eight weeks on Wednesday evenings and it will be broken up into a two-series program, sold in packages of four classes. To support you in your commitment to turning your life around and if you pay in full by January 1st, we'll give you $50 off your total expense for the eight classes! In order to do so, please find last day of the program in March and register there with the promo code DiabetesWinter !

However, you are welcome to purchase each package separately at a rate of $200 each. Series 1 will include:

2/11/15: How Foods Fight Diabetes

2/18/15: The Power of Your Plate (and Grocery Cart)

2/25/15: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes and Recognizing and Treating Low Blood Sugar

3/4/15: Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

Please feel free to contact us if you have any concerns or questions.

Instructor: Diane Hoch

Hands-On Cooking
Gluten Free/Dairy Free

 

Seasonal Salad Supper

Date: Monday February 16, 2015

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Salads have evolved in recent years, from plain lettuce topped with a store bought dressing to delightful combinations of greens, roasted vegetables, grains, and sprouts tossed with beautiful homemade dressings. Salads are wonderful to incorporate into your menu routine, as they are a refreshing meal, and full of phytonutrients, anti-oxidants, vitamins and more! Not only will we be preparing some beautiful seasonal salads you can serve as a meal, but we will also be demonstrating how to whip up a variety of dressings in minutes!

Fish 3 Ways

Date: Tuesday February 17, 2015

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $75.00

Available Spaces

Intimidated by cooking fish? Fear no more, fish are one of the quickest and most versatile meals to prepare, they are also a top contender on the nutritious food list! Join us to expand your seafood repertoire and let us show you basic techniques for preparing and cooking some delicious fish dishes.

Kids Cooking with The Seasons

Date: Wednesday February 18, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

In this class we will be creating a delicious meal that you can recreate at home for yourself and your family! If you have an interest in learning about nutritious food and how to prepare it, this is the class for you.  Using only the most health supportive ingredients, we will prepare a delicious meal that you will want to make over and over again!
 
Menu:
Turkey Burgers
Homemade Ketchup
Golden Sweet Potato Fries
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Creating a Healthy Breakfast

Date: Saturday February 21, 2015

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Yes, it is called the most important meal of the day, and with good reason. Studies prove that eating breakfast increases your stamina, concentration and can control weight gain. Explore the possibilities of turning some of your old favorites into a morning packed with energizing nutrition. We’ll be using a rainbow of colors to create delicious breakfast menus fit for your lifestyle. We will explore omelets, muffins, and smoothies - to name a few! What a great way to start your day! Yum!

Sample Menu:

Colorful Vegetable and Quinoa Frittata
Protein Packed Apple Almond Muffins
Sweet Cinnamon Scented Millet Porridge

Cooking with the Seasons - Vegetarian

Date: Monday February 23, 2015

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

 

Menu:
Pinto Bean Veggie Burgers
Citrus Zested Collard Green Saute
Thyme Scented Yam Chips

Vegetarian Delights

Date: Thursday February 26, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Whether you are a vegetarian or not, this class offers dishes that will WOW the crowd!Let's face it, a plant-based diet supports your health, so fill up that plate with new recipes that will make you feel great! Remember, it's all about "adding in" nutritious, health supportive foods into your daily diet - and of course having a great time too!

Basic Knife Skills

Date: Monday March 2, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Healthy cooking requires a basic knowledge of the knife! Learning to use a sharp knife properly and safely is imperative for ease in the kitchen. You will cut your prep time in half once you master knife techniques for chopping, dicing, slicing and mincing. We will not bore you with the basics as we put the skills to work using a variety of beautiful local and organic produce (when available in season). We'll turn these whole veggies into delicious dishes that you can show off in your own kitchen along with your new skills!

A Night in Tuscany: Couple's Cooking

Date: Saturday March 7, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $175.00

Available Spaces

Come join us for an evening of culinary delight as our taste buds travel to Tuscany where the refined yet simple flavors are world-famous. Learn some of the classic recipes that have won applause for centuries!

Menu for a Meatless Monday

Date: Monday March 9, 2015

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

 

Menu:

Garlicky Chickpea Burgers
Carrot and Daikon Slaw with Sweet and Sour Asian Dressing
Mixed Green Salad with Sweet Balsamic & Herb Dressing

PCRM Diabetes Initiative Week 5: The Glycemic Index

Date: Wednesday March 11, 2015

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $199.00

Available Spaces

Diabetes is a major public health problem of epidemic proportions. The Food Evolution is excited to host this PCRM Food for Life Program.  This 8-week program is intended to reach audiences including individuals with diabetes, pre-diabetes, a family history or risk factors for developing diabetes, and their adult family members. Additionally, this program is designed for health care professionals to introduce the basics of plant-based nutrition for preventing and treating diabetes. Come and discover ways to take a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis into your own hands and get on the road to feeling better than ever!  Let thy food be thy medicine!

Series 2 will include:

3/11/15: The Glycemic Index

3/18/15: Keeping A Healthy Heart

3/25/15: Diabetes Care from Head to Toe

4/1/15: Making it Work for You

Please feel free to contact us if you have any concerns or questions.

Instructor: Diane Hoch

Hands-On Cooking
Gluten Free/Dairy Free

 

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