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Description of Classes
Everyone loves to eat with their hands and to take food "to go"--which explains the popularity of finger foods such as sandwiches. However, the typical sandwich is high in carbs and can leave you feeling weighed down. Asian wraps, such as spring rolls and nori rolls, are the solution to energizing food on the go. Pair these wraps with other delicious entrées, sides, and dessert for an over-the-top pan-Asian feast!
In Asian Fusion, you will learn:
-How to roll picture-perfect vegetarian sushi and spring rolls.
-How to use fresh, young coconuts to make homemade Thai coconut soup.
-How to make a vegetable teriyaki that tastes just like the traditional version—without heated oil, MSG, or white sugar.
-How to make a light, colorful, and refreshing tropical fruit sundae—the perfect finale for any Asian-themed meal.
Benefits of Raw Food Nutrition
Raw and living foods are tasty, satisfying and healthful. By including good amounts of raw and living foods in your diet, you can achievement optimum wellness.
In Benefits of Raw Food, you will learn how to:
-Reduce risk of disease.
-Slow down the aging process.
-Generally increase your level of health and well-being.
Breakfast and Brunch
Breakfast is the most important meal to eat healthfully, since a heavy meal at this time of day can be difficult to digest and can slow you down. The menu for this class has something for everyone--juices and smoothies for maximum vitality or weight loss, people-pleasing granola and oatmeal, and decadent crepes and cinnamon rolls.
In Breakfast and Brunch, you will learn:
-How juicing is the most efficient way to get all the greens you need each day.
-How to roll your 5-a-day servings of fruits and vegetables in one 5-minute smoothie.
-How to make low-carb granola out of nuts and seeds in 5 minutes.
-How to make dairy-free nut and seed milks.
-How to soak whole oat groats to make raw oatmeal that tastes better than cooked.
-How to make wheat-free crepes with a sweet fruit filling--perfect for brunch.
-How to use leftover almond meal to replace flour in decadent gooey cinnamon rolls.
Raw desserts are ideal for anyone who loves sweets but is trying to avoid refined carbohydrates and sugars, dairy products, and unhealthful fats. Any dessert you can make cooked--pies, tarts, crisps, ice creams, cookies, cakes, and candies--you can make raw. However, your family and friends will never know these desserts are raw and healthy, since they taste as rich and sweet as their traditional counterparts.
In Divine Desserts, you will learn:
How to make easy no-roll, no-bake piecrusts, tart shells, and crisp toppings.
-How to use coconut oil to replace butter in chocolate truffles.
-How to make foolproof dairy-free ice cream.
-How to make a gourmet chocolate cake in 10 minutes flat.
Eating healthy foods has never been so delicious and easy. After this class, you will have the skills to prepare a variety of dishes for daily breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Basic knife skills and equipment use (blenders and food processors) are covered.
In Forget Cooking!, you will learn:
-How to make non-dairy nut and seed milks.
-How to make creamy vegetable soup in less than 10 minutes.
-How shredding and marinating kale and other dark leafy greens make them as tender as cooked, without loss of nutrients.
-How to turn nuts and seeds into protein rich pâtés.
-How to transform zucchini into delicate angel-hair noodles--it's pasta without the starch!
-The secret ingredient in raw chocolate mousse that replaces butter, cream, and eggs.
Latin American Fiesta
Mexican food is what many people crave when they want something hearty, cheesy, and comforting. Moreover, who doesn't love to munch on chips and salsa in front of a video? Unfortunately, traditional Mexican cuisine is notorious for being high in calories, greasy, and short on fresh veggies. However, once you learn the raw food preparation techniques in this class, you'll be able to make a truly healthy as well as delicious Latin American Fiesta™ for yourself and your friends.
In Latin American Fiesta, you will learn:
-How to use a dehydrator to make thin, crispy chips out of flax seeds and vegetables--perfect with guacamole.
-Which knife skills to use to dice up delicious homemade salsa.
-How to use a dehydrator to make flexible wraps out of vegetables--the perfect tortilla for enchiladas.
-How to use soaked wild rice to replace cooked white rice for delicious, "I can't believe it's not cooked!” Mexican side dish.
-How to make a beautiful mango fruit tart with a coconut crust--delicious either as a dessert or as a light meal in itself.
Light & Healthy Living Foods
The Living Foods Diet, pioneered by Dr. Ann Wigmore, is a healing diet ideal for recovering from illness, losing weight, building immunity, aiding digestion, and maximizing health and vitality.
In Light & Healthy Living Foods, you will learn:
-How to make fermented foods such as Sauerkraut, and Coconut Yogurt, which aid digestion and build the immune system.
-How to grow sprouts, wheatgrass, and sunflower greens--living foods rich in enzymes, protein, and nutrients.
-How to make a complete-meal blended energy soup--great for cleansing and rejuvenation.
-How to make non-dairy cheese.
Everyone loves Italian food, but traditional dishes are heavy in wheat and cheese. With Raw Italy™, simple substitutions allow you to enjoy this classic cuisine.
In Raw Italy, you will learn:
-How to make a delicious vegan Caesar salad--almonds and pine nuts replace egg yolks and cheese, and nori seaweed replaces anchovies.
-How to make hearty and hot winter soup in the raw.
-How to make zucchini fettuccini in minutes, and top it with a variety of delicious sauces.
-How to make dairy- and wheat-free lasagna that's as comforting and delicious as the traditional version.
-How to make non-dairy ice creams that are rich and creamy.