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.
Cook Your Way to Health (#103) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 -- 10:30am
Trick Or Treat (#104) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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!
- KQED Life: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
Lighten Up....It's Only Your Health (#105) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
If men's waists exceed 40 inches and women exceed 35, they are in trouble with their risk of heart-related illnesses rising with each expanding inch. Plus guts hanging over your belt just ain't pretty. And you're missing out on what's going on with your toes! Foods that can slim your waist and improve your health can be delicious when you're scrambling chickpeas.
- KQED Life: Wed, May 7, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
Feel Great Feast (#106) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Eating well is not grim or deprived, but delicious and satisfying... if you know how to coax the flavors from each and every fresh ingredient. And when you eat whole, unprocessed, seasonal food, you feel...and look your best because your body is being nourished by the best fuel you can feed it, like light as air ravioli filled with creamy sweet peas.
- KQED Life: Wed, May 14, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
With Gratitude (#107) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
It's time to count our blessings and celebrate with our loved ones gathered around us. But in a season dedicated to stuffing something, it need not be you! In this class, we'll create a feast that will win hearts and minds...and waistlines, making us all grateful we don't have to spend additional time on the treadmill to un-do the damage.
- KQED Life: Wed, May 21, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
Italian Light (#108) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Think you can't lose weight and enjoy an Italian feast? Sophia Loren famously said she owed her great looks to pasta and olive oil. The natural deliciousness of Italian cuisine can help you achieve the body of your dreams with its great balance of carbs, protein and fat. And with delicious dishes like Penne fra Diavolo, dieting has never been so yummy.
- KQED Life: Wed, May 28, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder