Christina Pirello brings a fresh series to public television about eating right and feeling great. It captures the experience of attending a live cooking event with the internationally acclaimed authority on natural and whole foods. Each episode begins at one of Christina's cooking classes, where the vivacious chef delivers powerful messages about the impact of food choices on overall health and well-being. This season's topics focus on choosing the right foods to help fight and prevent heart disease, age gracefully, manage stress and improve body functions. Then, she prepares a delicious vegan meal while interacting with the studio audience.
Christina Previous Broadcasts
Light Dishes for Life (Episode #113)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 30, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Wow, have we lost sight of what a proper portion looks like! Most restaurant meals could feed a small country! No wonder we're too heavy! How could we possibly avoid it? In this class, we'll look at portion sizes and cook to create perfectly seasoned food that is so satisfying, a few bites do the trick.
Gut Busters (Episode #112)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 23, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Bust out of your rut and get healthy, already. You're tired of talking about it and most of your friends are tired of hearing about it. In this class, we'll get your feet on the path to wellness with some tips and tricks that will have you dancing in the streets...and some yummy Italian dishes to keep you satisfied.
Your Holiday Survival (Episode #111)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 16, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Baking cookies for Santa, the cookie swap, the holiday feast; parties, tree trimming, candle-lit feasts celebrating light...and the New Year. How do we celebrate and not lose our health or gain ten pounds? Stick with me. We'll create festive dishes, healthy versions of classic cookies and toast the New Year in style.
Wake Up and Smell The Toast (Episode #110)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 9, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
It's time, people. Enough excuses; enough procrastinating. It's time to take control of your health by controlling what you put in your mouth. Healthy food is delicious, satisfying and gives you the energy you need to get through the day. Get started with familiar foods that promote health and well-being.
Skip The Junk Food....Feel The Joy (Episode #109)
KQED Life: Mon, Sep 2, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
They call it junk food because it's just that...junk. Completely unfit for human consumption, most of what we eat is robbing us of our health. Fresh corn chowder and a crunchy kale salad will make you feel so strong and vital that you'll forget junk food was ever appealing to you!