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 December 1, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 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 Cashew Ganache with Pecans
Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Raisin Cookies                                                                         Frosty Peppermint Patty Cups                                                                                                       Dark Chocolate Coconut Fondue with fresh fruits

Vegetarian Delights

Date: Wednesday December 3, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Menu:

Velvety Butternut Squash & Pear Soup with Chickpeas
Creamy Vegan Mac & Cheese
Citrus Kale Salad with toasted hazelnuts                                              Crisp Apple Cups with a Vanilla Coconut Date Cream

 

Wonderful Winter Soups & Broths

Date: Saturday December 6, 2014

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Menu:

Velvety Mushroom & Onion Soup with Crispy Sage Leaves
Spicy Squash and Split Pea Soup                                                                                                Colorful Mung Bean and Mixed Vegetable Soup

Squash Extravaganza

Date: Monday December 8, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Menu:

Butternut Squash and Kale Saute with toasted Pecans                                                                   Quinoa Stuffed Delicata Squash with fresh herbs
Roasted Spaghetti Squash and Black Bean Sauté                                                                Pumpkin Spiced Truffles

Basic Knife Skills

Date: Thursday December 11, 2014

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!

Sample Menu:

Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Fries
Maple Glazed Carrots with Parsley
Quinoa with Sautéed Onions
Broccoli and Onion Stir Fry
Sautéed Cabbage with Coriander and Caraway Seeds

Instructor: Diane Hoch

Hands-On Cooking Class
Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Vegetarian

Cooking with the Seasons

Date: Monday December 15, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Join us as we add fresh, seasonal flair to the classic chicken dish! If you would like to bring some healthy and delicious variety to your dinner menu, come and learn four 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 favorite recipes - your family and friends will thank you too!

Sample Menu:

Sweet Citrus Glazed Chicken with a roasted apple coulis                        Orange and Cranberry Speckled Brown Rice with Pecans           Garlicky Kale and Shitake Sauté

 

 

 

Happy Hanukkah!

Date: Wednesday December 17, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Free Event

Available Spaces

Happy Hanukkah!

Merry Christmas!

Date: Thursday December 25, 2014

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free Event

Available Spaces

Merry Christmas!

Couple's Cooking Class

Date: Saturday December 27, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $149.00

Available Spaces

Come join us for a fantastic evening of culinary delight and fun!  Great date night with that special someone!  We will create a meal using all organic, health supportive ingredients you are sure to enjoy!

Menu:

Apple and Herb Roasted Chicken with a Sweet Onion Gravy                                                   Roasted Garlic and Root Vegetable Mash                                                                                       Coconut Kale and Broccoli Saute                                                                                                Baked Apple Crisp Tartlettes

 

Kids Creative Cooking Class

Date: Monday December 29, 2014

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

If you have an interest in learning about nutritious food and how to prepare it, this is the class for you. You will learn the fundamentals of making healthier food choices and how they are essential to feeling your best. We will prepare a delicious meal that you will want to re-create for your family too.

Vegetarian Delights

Date: Monday January 5, 2015

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

 

Menu:

Raw Kale Salad with Coconut and Herb Roasted Beets                                                        Collard Rolls Ups with Coconut Curry Kale                                                                                Lime and Mint Dressed Fresh Fruit Salad

PCRM Diabetes Initiative Week 1: How Foods Fight Diabetes

Date: Wednesday January 7, 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 3rd, 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 February 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:

1/7/15: How Foods Fight Diabetes

1/14/15: The Power of Your Plate (and Grocery Cart)

1/21/15: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes and Recognizing and Treating Low Blood Sugar

1/28/15: 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

 

Let Your Light Shine: Group Counseling Program

Date: Monday January 12, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Price: $149.00

Available Spaces

Ever notice someone walk into a room whose inner light was shining? Have you been looking for that little bit of extra help to find your on-switch? We have developed just the program for you!

Creating a Healthy Breakfast

Date: Saturday January 17, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 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:

Spinach and Mushroom Frittata
Healthy Breakfast Muffins
Whole Oat Groats
Fruit Smoothie

Cooking with the Seasons: Vegetarian

Date: Monday January 19, 2015

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

 

Menu:
Zucchini and Arugula Salad
Mediterranean Lentil Burger
Seasonal Kale Sauté
Dark Chocolate Dusted Cherry Truffles

PCRM Diabetes Initiative Week 5: The Glycemic Index

Date: Wednesday February 4, 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!

Series 2 will include:

2/4/15: The Glycemic Index

2/11/15: Keeping A Healthy Heart

2/18/15: Diabetes Care from Head to Toe

2/25/15: 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

 

PCRM Diabetes Initiative Week 8: Making it Work for You

Date: Wednesday February 25, 2015

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, 1/7: How Foods Fight Diabetes

Week 2, 1/14: The Power of Your Plate (and Grocery Cart)

Week 3, 1/21: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes and Recognizing and Treating Low Blood Sugar

Week 4, 1/28: Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

Week 5, 2/14: The Glycemic Index

Week 6, 2/11: Keeping a Healthy Heart

Week 7, 2/18: Diabetes Care from Head to Toe

Week 8, 2/25: Making it Work for You

Remember to enter the promo code DiabetesWinter 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

 

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