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
Trick Or Treat (Episode #104)
KQED Life: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
It's that time of year when the air is crisp and little goblins and grown up ghosts want to indulge their sweet tooth. In this class, we'll discover ways to trick your own little monsters into treating themselves to healthy sweets, from chocolate to candied apples...with a little fun magic as well!
Cook Your Way to Health (Episode #103)
KQED Life: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Is it possible? Can we cook to create joy? Well, if junk food makes us feel bloated and lethargic, depressed and fat, it only makes sense that healthy natural food would make us feel happy, contented and vital. And just thinking about hot fudge sundaes should take the sting out of healthy eating.
Time to Get Happy (Episode #102)
KQED Life: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
Not much makes us as happy as food, but can indulgences that tickle our fancy be healthy for us? With luscious cuisine as our inspiration, it surely can, especially when quinoa and tempeh are on the menu.
Eating Well for Life (Episode #101)
KQED Life: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
If you think it's a diet, you'll fail. But if you think of eating well for life, it becomes a part of how you live and who you are. Eating well is required for your body to function at its best. And did I mention that it's also the most delicious culinary adventure?
Calling All Chocoholics (Episode #126)
KQED Life: Mon, Jul 1, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
They call it the food of the gods. It's silky, sensual and inspires passion. Women will run you over for it. People moan with delight as its creamy smoothness slides over their tongues. It's chocolate, of course. But is it healthy? There's a lot of evidence that says it is.. .so let's see how we can make this sexiest of foods a part of a healthy diet.