Return to the Family Meal
many of us the days of the entire family sitting down to an
evening meal are in the past. Baseball games, karate,
dance and other activities often make getting the whole family
together for dinner difficult. Join the movement to
get the family reconnected by spending valuable time at the
dinner table. Carlow Cookery welcomes the Family Food
Coach, Debbie Heller, for a four part cooking class series
dedicated to the family dinner. You can come with friends
or bring your children (ages 9 and above).
you have to look forward to at each of the classes:
will focus on healthy cooking.
will be kid-friendly and easy to prepare.
Each meal will include tips on encouraging child participation
and increasing their interest in the meal.
Classes will include basic nutritional information throughout
the lesson and tidbits on eating healthy including information
on calories, fats and cholesterol.
Dates and Topics:
with all our classes, each night includes a sampling of at
least five different items, recipes and complementary wine.
Menus for each night will be posted as soon as they are finalized.
for tasty new chicken dishes? Debbie will demonstrate
recipes that will have the family looking foward to dinner.
together fish dishes that the whole family can enjoy can be
tough but we'll show you how. Learn what fish is best
and and how to properly cook it.
your same old meat and potatoes! We'll put together
a great steak dinner using seasonal ingredients.
Meal without Meat
don't have to be a vegetarian to appreciate a great meal without
meat. Learn how to put together nutritious meals without
meat that your family will love.
am a Professional Counselor specializing in motivation and
behavior change. Additionally, I have a strong background
as a Food Educator and have studied nutrition extensively.
My passion is healthy eating and its impact on wellness.
I am also an adjunct professor of Psychology and Child Development.
As a result of my training in behavior, I have a deep appreciation
of the how and why behind our eating. I know that changing
our diet involves changing our thinking. Diet and behavior
are tightly interwoven and must be changed together.
Through my background as an Interior Decorator (in a previous
lifetime), I believe in the importance of creating a nurturing
environment in which to eat nourishing food.
It is my mission to help everyone, especially children, to
be the best they can be through healthy eating and healthy
Please join me in this mission by sharing tips, recipes, and
your own personal accomplishments in achieving optimal wellness.
well and enjoy!
out The Family Food Coach website.