The Food Evolution Cooking Classes

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


Free- Spring Cleansing and Green Smoothies

Date: Saturday April 26, 2014

Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free Event

Available Spaces

Spring is a time of cleansing, renewal and rebirth. If you've thought about incorporating green smoothies into your diet, now's the time to learn what all the buzz is about.  Join Diane at Fire Shaper Yoga Studio in Nyack, NY for a Green Smoothie Demo where she using some of her favorite superfoods while hosting a lively and informative discussion about the power of greens!

This is a free event hosted at Fire Shaper! Please direct any registration inquires to their Nyack location. Information below. Hope to see you there!

Fire Shaper

53 Hudson Ave

Nyack, NY 10960

(845) 535-3339

FREE Class - Medicine Cabinet Makeover

Date: Monday May 5, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free Event

Available Spaces

Have you been interested in learning about the healing powers of essential oils?

Looking for an easy effective way to feel energized, reduce stress, and optimize wellness?

We’re so excited to teach a Medicine Cabinet Makeover class through an essential oils demonstration!

http://thefoodevolution.com/wordpress/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gifLearn easy approaches to a variety of “life’s little emergencies,” using plant-based biochemistry. Decrease the cost of your health care and eliminate side effects of the drug approach to health, using healing essential oils.

Pure, high quality essential oils have been used since Biblical times, and are effective at resolving mood problems, leveling blood sugar, relieving sunburn and rashes, improving libido and energy, decreasing muscle and joint pain, and countless other issues.

Our Medicine Cabinet Makeover classes are for those not yet introduced to the healing power of essential oils. In this popular class, we teach you how to utilize time tested natural solutions in the form of essential oils to resolve problems and replace common over the counter medication with nature’s medicine.  Essential oils support and nurture the body’s systems, rather than suppress symptoms and cause other bigger problems to occur as pharmaceuticals do.

Join us for this FREE, how to class and learn how to be a healer in your own home.  There is nothing better than medicine that is safe, natural and effective!

There is a free gift if you bring along a friend!

Creating a Healthy Breakfast

Date: Thursday May 8, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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:

Omelets
Healthy Breakfast Cookie
Granola Bars
Whole Oat Groats
Fruit Smoothie

Cooking with Diabetes in Mind

Date: Tuesday May 13, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Carbohydrate sensitivity doesn't have to be an overwhelming issue.  Although Type 2 Diabetes is genetically controlled,  many genes come into play.  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!

Sample Menu:

Sauteed Baby Bok Choy with Garlic Sesame Glaze
Spring Vegetable Quinoa Medley
Herb Roasted Chicken with a Caramelized Onion Gravy
Fresh Fruit Dessert

Instructor: Diane Hoch
Hands-On Cooking
Gluten Free/Dairy Free

 

Cooking with the Seasons: Fish

Date: Thursday May 15, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Join us as we add fresh, seasonal flair to the classic fish dish! If you would like to bring some healthy and delicious variety to your dinner menu, come and learn three easy recipes that will work for all venues from your basic weeknight dinners to fancy dinner parties. We'll incorporate the freshest picks of the season! Come Enjoy the chance to broaden your fish recipes - your family and friends will thank you too!

Sample Menu:

Cod Fillet Baked in Lemon Caper White Wine Sauce

Spring Vegetable Saute

Millet Polenta

Strawberry Coconut Sorbet

Ciao Italia!

Date: Friday May 16, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Welcome to an Evening in Italy. If you've always wanted to immerse yourself in the aromas, the sounds and the flavors of rustic Italian cooking with a modern flair this is the class for you! Marcella Guglielmo, one of our most loved chefs who has held true to her Italian roots and culture, warmly invites you to dinner. Ciao Italia!

Sample Menu:

Lemon Herbed Risotto with Asparagus
Garlic & Rosemary Chicken with Mushrooms
Sautéed Swiss Chard with hint of Nutmeg
Creamy Strawberry Sorbet drizzled with a citrus reduction

Instructor: Chef Marcella Guglielmo

Refreshing Spring Salads

Date: Saturday May 17, 2014

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Join us while we teach convenient and fun ways to blend wonderful Super foods and seasonal ingredients together in collaboration for the perfect dish! These salads will be perfect to serve at the upcoming Memorial Day BBQ, where you'll have empty bowls and satisfied appetites! You'll certainly be the most popular guest!

Sample Menu:

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Toasted Quinoa
Kale and Avocado Salads with Sprouts
Sweet and Colorful Swiss Chard Salad

Simple Dinner Menus for Busy Families

Date: Monday May 19, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Learn how to cook quick, health supportive meals for you and your family.  For those of you who want to eat healthy, but don't necessarily have as much time as you would like to make it happen.  Join us and we can teach you how to make it possible!

Menu:

Roasted Butternut Squash & Red Lentil Soup
Almond Coconut Crusted Chicken Bake
Brown Rice Primavera with Broccoli
Dark Chocolate Mousse Tartlettes

Amazon Herb : 14 Day Detox Program

Date: Tuesday May 20, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $99.00

Available Spaces

The rapid build-up of environmental toxins in today’s world requires a means of boosting detoxification and intestinal regularity as never before. That’s in addition to the need to clear the waste products of normal metabolism. This fantastic Detox Program helps optimize the elimination of accumulated toxins and wastes. Back by popular demand we are excited to be offering this again at The Food Evolution!

$99 Program Cost to Include 3 Sessions:

Session 1:  May 20th, 6:00-8:00 PM  Initial Group Meeting, Program Review, and Cooking Class.

We will explore becoming more mindful of food and embrace the  beginning of this detox journey reviewing all supplements and directions.  Using seasonal ingredients to enjoy with balance in mind, this menu will introduce you to the array of foods we will be eating on our program for your meals.

Session 2:  TBD by Group at Initial Meeting - Group Support

Session 3:  TBD by Group at Initial Meeting - Group Support

Optional:  TBD - Detox Celebratory Dinner!  ($65 additional cooking class cost)

You will need to order the "Cleanse and Detox Pack Plus Booster" supplements directly from TriVita.  Upon your registration, we will provide you with all necessary information.  Cost of supplements needed for program are $224.

Instructor: Diane Hoch

PCRM Diabetes Initiative Week 5: The Glycemic Index

Date: Wednesday May 21, 2014

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!

Series 2 will include:

5/21/14: The Glycemic Index

5/28/14: Keeping A Healthy Heart

6/4/14: Diabetes Care from Head to Toe

6/11/14: 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

 

Cooking with Lentils

Date: Thursday May 22, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Lentils are the basis to many healthy and satisfying meals. Come and let us teach you a variety of simple recipes using these protein packed powerhouses. We will leave you feeling energized and empowered. Come explore and sample a variety of lentils for texture and flavor while pairing them with foods that make for a complete meal.

Sample Menu:

Seasoned Lentil and Arugula Salad with Walnut

Lentil Pate

Mediterranean Lentil Burger

PCRM Diabetes Initiative Week 8: Making it Work for You

Date: Wednesday June 11, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $399.00

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!

Registering through Week 8 will allow you to attend all 8 weeks of the program, including:

Week 1, 4/23: How Foods Fight Diabetes

Week 2, 4/30: The Power of Your Plate (and Grocery Cart)

Week 3, 5/7: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes and Recognizing and Treating Low Blood Sugar

Week 4, 5/14: Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

Week 5, 5/21: The Glycemic Index

Week 6, 5/28: Keeping a Healthy Heart

Week 7, 6/4: Diabetes Care from Head to Toe

Week 8, 6/11: Making it Work for You

Remember to enter the promo code DiabetesSpring for your $50 discount!

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

Instructor: Diane Hoch

Hands-On Cooking
Gluten Free/Dairy Free

 

Ciao Italia!

Date: Friday June 13, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Welcome to an Evening in Italy. If you've always wanted to immerse yourself in the aromas, the sounds and the flavors of rustic Italian cooking with a modern flair this is the class for you! Marcella Guglielmo, one of our most loved chefs who has held true to her Italian roots and culture, warmly invites you to dinner. Ciao Italia!

Sample Menu:

Lemon Herbed Risotto with Asparagus
Garlic & Rosemary Chicken with Mushrooms
Sautéed Swiss Chard with hint of Nutmeg
Creamy Strawberry Sorbet drizzled with a citrus reduction

Instructor: Chef Marcella Guglielmo

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