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: Wednesday September 17, 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!

Sample Menu:
Spiced Pecan Chocolate Truffles
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties with Coconut Whipped Cream
Chocolate Almond Butter Brownies
Coconut Cacao Fondue with Fresh Bananas

Simple Dinner Menus for Busy Families

Date: Monday September 29, 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:

Cod Teriyaki with Mixed Vegetables
Ginger and Tamari Boy Choy Sauté
Brown Rice Pad Thai
Creamy Almond Cupcakes
 

Week 1: Gluten & Dairy Free Living - Private Group

Date: Wednesday October 1, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Price: $170.00

Available Spaces

Join us for our 3-part series introducing a Gluten and Dairy free Lifestyle!  Each class we will hold a "Hands On" cooking class to create a meal, and enjoy that meal together.  To follow will be an educational group discussion to answer all questions  and offer support.  We will also be creating a private group Facebook page for all participants to share both photos, questions, and ongoing stories!  Menu's to follow.   This is going to be a game changing series and we look forward to having you a part of it!!  Register below - price is inclusive of all three classes!

Day 1: 10/1

Day 2: 10/8

Day 3: 10/15

Instructor: Diane Hoch

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

Superfood Kale

Date: Monday October 6, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $65.00

Available Spaces

Learn how to make our FAMOUS Collard Roll Ups with Coconut Curry Kale!  We received Gwyneth Paltrow's approval...come see what the rave is about!

Dark leafy greens, like Kale, are chock full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients.  They are energizing and keep our bodies functioning at their best! Join us if you are looking to find new and fun ways to prepare Kale.

 

Sample Menu:

Our FAMOUS Collard Roll Ups with Coconut Curry Kale

Trio of Kale Chips from sweet to spicy

Creamy White Bean and Kale Bisque

Citrus Massaged Kale Salad w/toasted Hazelnuts

Simple Dinner Menus for Busy Families

Date: Monday October 20, 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:

Cod Teriyaki with Mixed Vegetables
Ginger and Tamari Boy Choy Sauté
Brown Rice Pad Thai
Creamy Almond Cupcakes
 

Basic Knife Skills

Date: Tuesday October 21, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 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

Couple's Cooking Class

Date: Saturday October 25, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $149.00

Available Spaces

Come join us for an evening of culinary delight as you will serve as the chefs for our upcoming cookbook test kitchen.

Menu:
Cod Filet baked with a white wine and herbal reduction

Ginger Roasted Root Vegetables over Millet Polenta

Mixed Green Salad with a Creamy Balsamic Dressing

Dark Chocolate Mouse with Fresh Fruit

Cooking with the Seasons

Date: Monday October 27, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 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:

Fresh Herb and Garlic Roasted Chicken with Smoked Paprika

Kale and Leek Sauté with Black Rice and Lentils

Dark Chocolate and Strawberry Mousse

Decadent Chocolate Desserts

Date: Wednesday October 29, 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!

Sample Menu:
Spiced Pecan Chocolate Truffles
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties with Coconut Whipped Cream
Chocolate Almond Butter Brownies
Coconut Cacao Fondue with Fresh Bananas

Couple's Cooking Class

Date: Saturday November 22, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $149.00

Available Spaces

Come join us for a fantastic Couples Cooking Class!  One of our most popular evenings, and for good reason - it is a great date night out!  We will create a beautiful meal using all organic,health supportive, and delicious foods and then enjoy eating together.  Come with friends, or make a few new ones!  This is one class you are sure to love!

Lemony Baked Chicken Oreganata with White Wine

Ginger Scented Wild Rice Medley

Cranberry Kale Saute

Chewy Chocolate Almond Cookies

 

 

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 to follow ....

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

 

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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