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Sun, April 23, 2017
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
$45 per person +tax+fees

Learn how to cook produce from your CSA or farmers’ market with 3 simple culinary techniques and the skill of intuitive cooking led by Melanie Albert, Intuitive Cooking Expert and cookbook author of A New View of Healthy Eating.

Join The Farm at South Mountain and Melanie Albert for a unique, memorable hands-on cooking opportunity to create delicious dishes with simple culinary skills and fresh, spring, local organic ingredients.

During this cooking experience you will learn new ways to be creative with local farmers’ spring time veggies. You’ll learn 3 different culinary techniques (cold soup, bamboo steamer, stir-fry) and dishes from Melanie’s book, A New View of Healthy Eating.

Have fun learning how to cook veggies 3 different ways with the different culinary techniques, and intuitively create your own beautiful, tasty dishes. We will be preparing a refreshing cold cucumber soup, bamboo steamer greens veggies like broccoli with herbal finishing dressing, and fresh colorful spring veggie stir-fry. Once you intuitively create your dishes, you’ll enjoy mindfully eating your beautiful creations with community in the beauty of The Farm. After learning the simple ways of cooking in this class, you’ll have the skills to intuitively create healthy local dishes at home.

Meet the Chef!
Melanie A. Albert, intuitive cooking expert, author, and speaker, is Founder and CEO of Experience Nutrition Group, LLC, in Phoenix, Arizona and author of “A New View of Healthy Eating, Simple Intuitive Cooking with Real Whole Foods.” Melanie has been active in wellness, integrative medicine, and nutrition for over 15 years. She is a 2007 graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City, 2001 Integrative Medicine Fellow and 2003 Intuition Fellow of the Kaiser Institute, former marketing consultant for Weil Lifestyle, LLC / Andrew Weil, MD, current Holistic Nutrition instructor of Whole Foods Cooking and Conscious Eating at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, in Tempe, Arizona, and 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher. She received culinary training with the Rouxbe Cooking School Plant-Based Professional Cooking Certification. Experience Nutrition was an Official Health & Wellness Partner of the NFL Alumni Association in 2011. You can always find Melanie shopping at farmers’ markets, experimenting in the kitchen, or practicing yoga. Learn more at www.EXPNutrition.com