Cooking Classes

Raw, the Art of Uncooked Meals

The Raw Food movement is taking the country by storm, and for good reason! Whether you’re interested in raw foods because of a desire to lose weight, a health crisis or simply embracing a healthier lifestyle, Tiazza will show you how to incorporate raw meals into the everyday dishes that your family loves. This class is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for fresh, delicious raw meals you can quickly make any day of the week. Learn how to make coconut curry soup, pizza, berry pie and ice cream without ever turning on a stove or an oven!


Authentic Mexican Cuisine: Part 1

Traditional Mexican food is made from clean, whole ingredients, resulting in delicious, nutrient-dense meals. Join us to learn the basics of creating authentic, healthy Mexican food!  Our menu includes: Sprouted Rice and Almond Horchata, Homemade Corn Tortillas, Refried Beans, Hand Roasted Salsa Verde and Salsa Roja, Authentic Guacamole, and almond flour Tres Leches cake!  All recipes for this evening are vegetarian and will be prepared traditionally, for easy assimilation and optimal nutrient absorption. This class is sure to fill your belly and soul!


Decadent Desserts!

I love dessert...but my body does not love gluten, eggs, soy and high glycemic sugar! This decadent dessert class will teach you how to make those sweet treats you crave using allergen free, organic whole foods and low glycemic sugars! Decadent vegan chocolate cake with chocolate sauce, out of this world ginger molasses cake with homemade caramel sauce and vanilla powder, coconut ice cream with strawberry sauce and coconut whipped cream!


An Evening of Pies

If you've always wanted to demystify crusts, this is the class for you. We'll demonstrate regular and gluten-free crusts and give tips on adapting ordinary baked goods to make them gluten-free. Come spend a few hours with the “Pie a Day” lady and banish your fear of pie-ing once and for all! In this class we’ll create three different crust based recipes including Classic Quiche, Lemon Curd Tart with Fresh Berries, and Dutch Apple Pie!


Indian Appetizers Done Right

The careful methods and aromatic spices of Indian cuisine can create truly amazing and memorable side dishes and condiments. Learn the magic of Fried Vegetable Samosas, Masoor Dal Masala (Red Lentil Curry), Lamb Biryani (Steamed Rice with Spices & Marinade), accompanied by Tamarind Chutney, Cilantro-Mint-Chili Chutney, and Garlic Raita (Yogurt Dip).


Cooking with Tea

Tea is a great way to add flavor, flair and nutrition to your culinary repertoire. In this class, Shari will teach you how to add tea to your baking with two sweets, Matcha Sesame Crisps, and Earl Grey Madeleines. Suzanne will show you how to make her two favorites: a Japanese Savory Pancake, Okonomiyaki, and a Burmese Fermented Tea Salad. You will want to make these items over and over for friends. All items will be gluten free. You will also taste complimentary teas with the dishes. Come hungry!  

Pantry Basics

FREE to Co-op Owners

Learn how to stretch your food dollars and never feel like you're missing gout on the good stuff. Make the Bulk Department your best source for delicious and affordable meals. Our Education Coordinator Gretchen Phillips offers this free class to Co-op owners in order to demonstrate how products from our Basic Pricing program can become the foundation of your shopping list.

Cleanse Out the Cold of Winter: Renew, Repair, Cleanse

**This class has been cancelled. **

By simply aligning our diet with the cycles of the seasons we naturally cleanse and build health for our body! After the long winter months of “ building foods” it's time to cleanse the body with the nutrients that spring provides! Come learn how to prepare them for maximum nutrient absorption and digestion! Menu includes English Lavender Lemon Balm Lemonade, Nettle Infused Creamy Asparagus Soup (vegan option), Gluten Free Buttermilk Biscuits, and a Tender Dandelion Salad.

**This class has been cancelled. **