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Lectures, Workshops,
and Cooking Classes

Workshops

I enjoy speaking and leading workshops on a variety of health-related topics. Here’s a sampling of some of my popular topics:

Healthier Foods, Healthier Families

In this lecture, I explore the myths surrounding our food supply with discussion about alternative choices and discovering what it means to eat local, organic and seasonal and why these are important to our health and well-being.

Sugar Blues Workshop

If you’ve ever had cravings for sweets, this is the workshop for you. This class is designed to permanently change your relationship to sugar. You will learn about the causes of sugar cravings and receive practical tools for dealing with them.

Top 20 Healing Foods

Did you ever wonder what kuzu root is, or why ghee is good for you? This workshop addresses foods that are crucial to good health. We’ll talk about the top 20 healing foods and how they can be incorporated into your diet.

Lectures

Organizations where I’ve lectured and held workshops:

– Greenwich Audubon Center, Greenwich CT
– Greenwich YMCA, Greenwich CT
– Save the Children, Westport CT
– American Club, Singapore
– Rachel House in Jakarta, Indonesia

Cooking Classes

As a trained chef, I love cooking nutritious meals and teaching these skills and techniques to others. You’ll be amazed at how easy and satisfying it is to prepare foods that not only taste good, but are also good for you. Here’s a selection of some of my cooking classes:

Cooking and Eating Whole Grains

Whole grains should be an important part of your diet. They’re a great source of complex carbohydrates, protein and fiber. You will learn about the importance of whole grains for your health and discover new and interesting ways to cook with them.

Cooking With and For Kids

Including children in meal planning and cooking expands their culinary horizons and exposes them to a variety of foods. We’ll cover why this is important and include some easy meals and healthy snacks to prepare with children.

World Flavors

I will customize a cooking class around foods from a particular country or region in the world of your choice. You’ll discover the cuisine’s dietary benefits and learn how to make some of their classic recipes.