Kids Organic Cooking Classes for Fall

Organic Cooking Classes

Organic Cooking Classes

 

I know that this particular class is in Texas but I think the idea is exceptional. I always say it is important to start you children out young when learning about the environment and their health. Why not enroll them in Organic Cooking Classes. If you have the time you can even be their teacher. I know this may not be something all children are interested in but if you do it correctly you can keep them having fun and learning all at once. Do you have classes like this in your area? If not go to local schools or community centers to see if anyone would be interested in starting a program like this. This is an excellent after school activity or even a weekend thing for children.

 

 

Time: Wednesday, August 24 · 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: League City, Tx

Created: By Natural Living

More Info: Kids Organic Cooking class 2011-2012

This class is for Children ages 6-18.
This class will meet each week for 2 hours on Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:30pm at my house in League City.
This will be a 32 week course starting Aug. 24 to Dec 14 and Jan 11- May 09

Here are the details of the class:Learn Organic culinary Alton Brown style! This class will combine the science of food with the importance of organic nutrition in a fun and exciting way. It will cover specific Organic nutrition on veggies, fruits, nuts and seeds; manners; simple 1 dish meal prep to full complete nutrition meal prep. Students will learn Meat handling and food prep safety; the art of soups, stock making and rues; how to use mother natures sweeteners; Meal planning; kitchen equipment usage and more! Each student will take home a complete notebook with handouts and all recipes at the end of the class.
All ingredients will be organic, natural or local and gluten free (my kitchen is gluten free).

The inclusive Cost of the class:
$259 per semester OR
$79 a month (8 payments)

Class is limited to 9 spaces (due to limited kitchen space)
**Note about the teacher- I have my raw food certification, nutritional counseling certification, nutritional life coach certification and TX food handlers certification. I have also been a personal organic chef as well as sold organic culinary foods at local farmers markets.

contact me for more information and registration
shopnaturalliving@gmail.co​m

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Buffalo Fingers

BUFFALO FINGERS

BUFFALO FINGERS

INGREDIENTS:
*1 brick (350 or 450g) extra-firm organic tofu

*1/2 cup organic hot sauce or buffalo sauce
*1/3 cup Brummel & Brown
*organic garlic powder
* organic blue cheese dressing
* organic cooking spray
* organic celery sticks

Instructions:

1. Press tofu under heavy plate or weight for 30 minutes to press out excess water or your can use your hands.
2. Sprinkle with garlic powder if desired.
3. Cut pressed tofu into strips, chunks, nuggets, or whatever shapes you desire. Don’t make them too big, or they won’t hold enough sauce.
4. Melt the Brummel & Brown in a small saucepan over low heat. This will form the base for your sauce.
5. In a separate small frying pan, heat some cooking spray. Fry the tofu over medium heat, being careful not to burn. When the first side is golden brown, flip the tofu.
6. When the butter or margarine in the saucepan is melted, gently stir in the hot sauce with a wooden spoon.
7. When the two are sufficiently mixed, pour sauce slowly over the tofu, which should still be cooking (on its second side) in the frying pan.
8. Wash and cut your celery sticks while the sauce is cooking on the tofu fingers.
9. Pour some blue cheese into a small dipping bowl.
10. Serve your Buffalo Fingers and enjoy!

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Organic French Onion Soup

Organic French Onion Soup

Organic French Onion Soup

Ingredients:
1/4lb Brummel & Brown Spread
2-4 medium organic onions sliced (you can mix colors between red, white and yellow for flavor)
1tsp. organic sugar
2 tsp. sea salt
2 tsp. organic freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp. organic flour
1tbsp. organic olive oil
1 cup organic red or burgundy wine
7-8 cups organic vegetable or chicken broth (usual recipes call for beef brother which you are free to use if you prefer)
Loaf of Organic Bread (choose any kind you like best but make sure it is crusty for toasting, you can use croutons as well)

Directions:

1.Preheat oven to 500°
2. Heat butter and olive oil in large, heavy bottomed sauté pan over medium low heat.
3. Add sugar, stir to dissolve.
4. Add sliced onions to sauté pan and caramelize, cooking until golden brown. This takes about 30-40 minutes.
5. Add flower to pan, stir and cook for about 2 minutes.
6. Add Wine to pan and deglaze pan scraping up any brown bits on the bottom of the pan. Reduce until almost dry.
7. Add stocks, and simmer for about 30 minutes.
8. Taste and adjust seasonings with salt and pepper or any other seasonings you prefer.
9. While soup is simmering, cut bread into thick slices and toast until golden brown.
10. When soup is done simmering, ladle soup into oven proof bowls. 11. Top each bowl with a piece of toast. Cover with about 1 1/2 -2″ of cheese.
12. Place soup bowls on a cookie sheet and place on top rack of the oven and melt cheese until golden brown and bubbling.

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Spinach & Brie Topped Artichoke Hearts

INGREDIENTS:

15 or 20 Organic Artichoke Hearts
2/3 cup Organic Spinach
1 teaspoon Organic Lemon Pepper
1/4 Organic Sea Salt

18 thin slices Brie Cheese
Organic Olive Oil

DIRECTIONS:
1. Start your grill.

2.Prepare artichoke hearts by either steaming or boiling them which ever you prefer.

3. At the same time chop and cook your spinach

4.Combine spinach, lemon pepper and salt in a small bowl. Top each artichoke heart with the spinach mixture and brie.
5. If you have a stone or wood slab to grill on that is great if not you can wrap the hearts in aluminum. Grill until cheese melts, 1 to 2 minutes.

Easy Organic Cheese Bread

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INGREDIENTS (Nutrition)

* 1 3/4 cups organic all-purpose flower
* 1/4 cup organic white sugar
* 2 1/2 teaspoons organic baking powder
* 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
* 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
* 1 organic free range egg, beaten
* 3/4 cup organic milk
* 1/3 cup olive oil

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cheese. In another large bowl, beat together egg, milk and oil. Stir the flour/cheese mixture into the egg mixture, stirring until just moistened. Pour batter into prepared pan.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.


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