We keep it SIMPLE with Easy-Scratch®
Whole Foods, 5 Ingredient Recipes, 15 Minutes Prep!
We put the FUN in FORK and the HAPPY in HEALTHY with
Easy-Scratch Living!​
  • Personalized Food Coaching
  • Custom Recipes Personalized to You and Your Food FIT Goals
  • Group & Private Sessions

 
Sample Food FIT Topics
Healthy FATS & Homemade Salad Dressings 
Good fat, bad fat, give me the FACTS behind dietary fat! In this Culinary FIT training you will learn how dietary fat impacts health, understand the differences between healthy vs. unhealthy fat in foods, become aware of the amount of fat needed each day to sustain optimal health, and how to replace unhealthy fat in common food preparations. You'll learn how to interpret the dietary fat profile of cooking oils, discover which ones provide health benefits, and learn how to make savory Easy-Scratch® salad dressings. 
Ancient Grains & Energy Metabolism
Amaranth, Barley, Bulgur, Farro, Kamut, Millet, Oats, Quinoa, Sorghum, Spelt, Teff... oh my! These super grains have a robust nutrient profile packed with antioxidants, phytonutrients, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals ready to ignite your metabolism and quell illness or disease. Dating back to the Old Testament, Millet was among the plants in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and ancient Romans called the grain Farro Triticum and used it to make a dish called Puls. Ancient grains have truly withstood the test of time and continue to tantalize taste pallets today. You'll taste various ancient grains, discover their health benefits, impact on metabolism and learn how to create delicious robust Easy-Scratch® meals
Sprouting Food FITNESS 4 Weight Management 
Sprouts are natural metabolic boosters, digestive cleansers that naturally promote healthy bacterial growth in the digestive tract (GI) and have countless other health benefits. Consuming sprouts daily boosts energy, protects cells, and supports weight management. Sprouts are packed with brain boosting amino acids, loaded with dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and contain chemical compounds that act as powerful antioxidants, anti-microbials, anti-cancers, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging. In this workshop you will learn about the health benefits of various types of sprouts, how to ball jar sprout and how to use sprouts in various recipes. Sprouting is easy, fun, inexpensive, requires little to no space, and can be done year round! Join us in Sprouting FITNESS today!
SOUPING! How to Stoke a Healthy GI FIRE
The ancient science of Ayuverda (science of life) refers to the principle of Angi, known as digestive fire. A strong digestive fire fuels health and a great way to “stoke” the fire is souping. Soups are loaded with nutrients, dietary fiber and make inexpensive, satisfying meals. Roots, Tubers & Squash make great  soups and offers many medicinal benefits such as enhancing eye site, boosting skin health, strengthening immune system, reducing inflammation and promoting cardiovascular health. We’ll teach you everything you need to know about souping so you can squash illness and reduce risk for disease consuming delicious Easy-Scratch® soups!
 
Super FIT Foods, Power Breakfasts & Homemade Energy Bars 
Super FIT foods, also known as super hero's foods, protect our bodies from oxidative damage, inflammation and disease. These nutrient rich foods are backed by science and have proven health benefit to prevent, arrest, and reverse many chronic illnesses. What are these foods? Beans, Berries, Greens, Grains, Nuts, Seeds, Herbs and more...You'll learn about various super FIT foods, their specific health benefit, when they are in season, and how to make delicious Easy-Scratch  power breakfasts & energy bars. Eating super FIT foods is easy and one of the most effective ways to protect health. Get savvy on Super FIT Foods and boost your energy level today!
  
The Sugar Story & Simply Sensational Dips & Desserts
Added sugar is the culprit behind many chronic diseases seen among Americans today however, most people don’t know it’s lurking in their food. It's time to uncover the truth and get savvy on sugar. In this course you will learn about added sugars, how to detect added sugar in common foods, and how to replace artificial sugars with natural alternatives such as Lucuma powder, the gold of the Incas in the ancestral times and Yacon Syrup, a root-based fruit type which has been used for centuries as a staple food among the Andean population. We'll make Easy-Scratch® simply sensational  dips & desserts using natural sugars that will entice your taste buds!
The Produce FARMacy & Restorative Foods
Eating plants is the most effective way to prevent illness and promote health. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a plant based diet can lower the risk for diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Additionally, "plant-based eating has a positive effect on abdominal fat (effectively reducing muscle fat, improving metabolism) acne, aging, allergies, asthma, body odor, cellulite, childhood IQ, cognition, dysmenorrhea, eczema, gut flora, fibromyalgia, kidney stones, metabolic syndrome, menstrual breast pain, mood, multiple sclerosis, oral health, rheumatoid arthritis, waist circumference and weight control."(Michael Greger, MD, FACLM, Medical News Today June 2017) In this workshop, you will learn how to create a FIT kitchen, discover the  secrets of a whole food FARMacy learn how to preserve nutrient bioavailability of various produce items. 
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Tel: 757.496.7466

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