Need some inspiration for light, healthy meals this summer? Remember that you’re out of excuses if you think you can’t whip up homemade dishes in your own kitchen.
From Fresno to Omaha to Princeton, Whole Foods offers culinary classes that are free and open to the public. Courtesy of Arlington, Va., Store Chef Michael Kiss, check out the following descriptions for his Tuesday cooking classes in June. Each class starts at 7:00 p.m. and runs 30-50 minutes. There is no registration required. Come by early as seating is limited.
June 8 – Healthy Picnic Heaven
Summer is here, and what better way to enjoy it then squishing our toes in the grass with a picnic! We don’t have to give up on a healthy menu when we pack for the park! Join Chef Kiss as he helps make our picnic baskets lighter and more flavorful.
June 15 – Sizzling Summer Hors D’oeuvres
Have the hippest, healthiest party on the block! Learn how to put a healthy spin on fun appetizers and small bites.
June 22 – 29 ½ Minute Meals – Steak House Salad
In our fast paced life it is hard to find the time to make a hot healthy meal. Let Chef Michael Kiss show you – in a flash – how to make quick work of healthy and delicious food. This week, BIG bold classic steak house flavors made lighter and more nutritious.
June 29 – Cook Like a Chef – Sensing the Season
Cooking with in-season ingredients is a wonderful way to add freshness and interest to your cuisine. Join Chef Michael Kiss as he celebrates the beginning of summer by preparing a fantastic meal using only local, in-season produce. Thank your local farmer!
Hungry yet? What are your ideas for healthy picnic food, hors d’oeuvres or other dishes this summer?