Virtual Cooking Classes Now Available to Teach, Inspire and Comfort

By Nutritional Weight & Wellness Staff
February 9, 2021

virtual-cooking-class.jpgWhat’s our number one piece of advice for better sleep, better weight loss, better hormone balance, better moods (and the list is truly endless)? It all comes down to the same tip … cooking real food at home. While many think of cooking as a hobby, it’s really a life-skill that takes practice. If you’re daunted by the “practice” required, fear not. We know that healthy homemade food is often easier said than done, which is why we created our first-ever virtual cooking class covering a variety of topics!

Each class is designed to help you build confidence in the kitchen and take control of your health. Classes are all $25 and are offered virtually a handful of times a month. Pick a topic (or topics!) that interest your style of cooking and get inspired! Classes are held demonstration style, so come with your glass of water or mug of tea and sit back, bring your questions, and be ready to have some fun and get inspired!

Here’s the rundown on the upcoming classes, to enroll click on each title and scroll down to your preferred class.

Making Comfort Food Healthy

We all love comfort food, but it can have a bad reputation for being an unhealthy option. Join us for this virtual cooking demonstration to learn tips and tricks for creating healthy versions of your favorites that are still delicious and comforting. You’ll be inspired with new dishes, combining the coziness of comfort food while still getting critical nutrients needed for your health.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Friday, February 12, 2021 12:00pm - 1:15pm


Instant Pot® Basics

Why eat fast food when you can make real food fast? Join chef and culinary nutrition educator Marianne Jurayj as she shares what the Instant Pot does best and how it can help you get dinner on the table in a flash! In this virtual, demonstration cooking class, we will explore the features of an Instant Pot® and how it can be just the right tool to making nutrient-dense and flavorful meals easy.. Walk away with recipes for real food that you and your family will love.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:15pm


Easy Weekday Lunch Ideas

Start your week off right with easy, balanced lunch ideas to set you up for success. Great, make-ahead recipes that are ready when you are: for work, school or your home office. This virtual demonstration class, with chef and culinary nutrition educator Marianne Jurayj, will help with shopping,  preparation, and storage to keep you on track during your busy week.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00pm - 1:15pm


Batch Cooking for Simple Weeknight Dinners

We’ve all heard the dreaded question “What’s for dinner?” Well, we are here to help you with healthy inspiration and useful kitchen tricks that will make meal prep easy, so you can have dinner on the table in no time! Chef and culinary nutrition educator Marianne Jurayj will cover food storage and planning, items to have on hand, and demonstrate some simple techniques and recipes you can use for an easy week of meals.

More about Chef Marianne

You likely noticed Chef and culinary nutrition educator Marianne Jurayj’s name listed above and we’d love to introduce you to the cook in the kitchen. Marianne is the founder and chef behind The Cook’s Cure, a cooking and teaching service that is best described as “your personal trainer in the kitchen, providing culinary organization, planning and skills education to help you reach your health goals”. Marianne works with Nutritional Weight & Wellness on classes, recipe development and customer service. Marianne is so passionate about cooking for health, that after twenty-five years in restaurant kitchens and with an award-winning catering company, she changed course and began to share her passion for nutrient-dense foods through private cooking and coaching clients. Marianne is certified in Food Management/Safety and Nutrigenomics.

We hope you join us virtually for one of our upcoming classes! As Marianne is apt to say “Cook someone a meal and they will eat for the day. Teach someone to cook and they will thrive for a lifetime.”

About the author

This blog content was written by a staff member at Nutritional Weight & Wellness who is passionate about eating real food.

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