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
The Big Game....Winning Recipes (Episode #115)
KQED Life: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
All eyes are on the big game and while visions of tailgate parties dance in most men's heads, the rest of us worry about the fat, calories, salt and chemicals that come as part of the food we love to enjoy as we watch our favorite teams play to victory. In this class, we'll create healthy versions of classic tailgate and football party foods to delight your guests.
Making Over Your Life.... (Episode #114)
KQED Life: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
...begins in the kitchen. But what about all the foods you love? What about comfort foods? Are you to jump into healthy eating with both feet, leaving behind all that you adore? Nope...you just have to understand how to make your family faves healthier. Join Christina to learn tips, tricks and techniques to adapt just about any recipe.
Light Dishes for Life (Episode #113)
KQED Life: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
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.