Eating to support your body and well being
This is a general healthy day course covering all aspects of health for your body and well being. By eating a healthy balanced diet will not only give you energy, but will keep your blood sugars balanced, your mind and emotional state stable. By avoiding processed foods, refined sugars and enjoying wholegrain foods with fibre, lean meat proteins, along with fruit and fresh vegetables will enhance your daily life and help to control excess weight gain. Healthy habits help prevent certain health conditions, keep your cholesterol and blood pressure within a safe range. When you combine strategies for eating regularly with foods that may have a positive effect on your well-being, you can plan meals that may help you to feel better. You can also avoid foods that may make you feel worse. Now that's something to be happy about!
You will learn to cook a wide range of simple, healthy dishes using fresh and easily available ingredients. You will discover the medicinal benefits of selected herbs and spices with an explanation of the importance of certain nutrient groups, which can enhance our mood and well being.
Sample recipes include:
Plant- based milk smoothie with spinach, blueberries, milk thistle & chia seeds
Mini ginger fish cakes with jalopeno dip
Broccoli falafal’s with tahini dip
Cauliflower buffalo wings
Raspberry chia seed pudding
Our hands-on cookery classes at Kitchen Joy’s Kitchen in Chiswick include the ingredients, food preparation and cooking equipment, and drinks. You will prepare and cook dishes around the Kitchen Joy island and can enjoy eating your dishes together with the group on the long dining table. There will also be some left over foods for you to take home to share with your loved ones.
Courses max 6 persons
Dates Wednesday 4th September 2019; Monday 25th November 2019; Tuesday 7th January 2020
Timings 7 p.m to 9.30 p.m