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.
Ramp Up (#125) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tired of being tired? Are you just 'over' dragging your sorry self around all day complaining about how beat you are? Then start eating well and giving your body the fuel it needs to get pumped and keep on going. It's easy and delicious. You'll have so much energy, you won't recognize yourself.
- KQED Life: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 3:30pm email reminder
Calling All Chocoholics (#126) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Jul 1, 2013 -- 3:30pm email reminder
Eating Well for Life (#101) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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?
- KQED Life: Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 3:30pm email reminder
Time to Get Happy (#102) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 3:30pm email reminder
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: Mon, Jul 22, 2013 -- 3:30pm email reminder
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: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 -- 3:30pm email reminder
Also on KQED.org this week ...
"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
Listen the The Bay Bridged mix of bands performing live in the Bay Area this month, including The Mantles, Cold Cave, The Spyrals, Blitzen Trapper, Monster Rally, and more. Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!
Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians
Starting Jan 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine. KQED has created a simple guide to explain how the health law affects you, your family or your small business, here in California.