Sheri Lynn DeMaris (USA),
has taught macrobiotic cooking, shiatsu, and philosophy for over 25 years. A guidance counsellor at a middle school in Pennsylvania, she is an activist for reform in school lunch programs and has spoken before school boards, school food service conferences, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She hosts and produces an alternative health TV show “Tea with Sheri” and a number of cooking TV videos for children.
Healthy Eating While Traveling
Whether traveling close to home or to a foreign country, learn how to make wise food purchases and menu choices. Easy simple suggestions for how to travel food smart.
Tips on How to Create a Healthy School Lunch Program at Your School or Business and Resources to Help Support You in the Process
Become an advocate for change in your community. Remember the squeaky wheel is often heard. Learn how to approach school programs and institutions and sell them on the idea of providing better quality food choices. Sheri will share her experiences of how she created a garden to plate program in a public school and changed the school district over to using healthy vending machines and serving more whole grains and nutritious lunches in the cafeteria.
Macro Magic for Kids
Kids are a delight to cook for and macrobiotic cooking offers an exciting opportunity to create delicious new food dishes for them. Experience some exciting new recipes from Sheri’s new cookbook “Macro Magic for Kids”. Learn the recipes that have received the kids stamp of approval in her garden to plate program in the US.
Feeding Fussy Teens
Do you have children that won’t eat well or enjoy the new healthy food recipes you are learning? Here is an opportunity to dress them up and add the extra zing that will draw them to the dinner table asking for more. Some fun recipes will be shared that taste like their favorite familiar dishes. Tofu French Fries, Garden Bean Burgers and Vegetarian Pizza to name a few.
One Dish Dinner for People on the Go
Too tied up with a busy schedule this summer and no time to spend on rejuvenating and getting back to the healthy you? Then this class is for you! Cooking instruction with step-by-step guidance on how to prepare easy and simple one dish meals so when you return to your busy life your days will be easier and healthier.
What to Pack for a Picnic
It’s summertime and time to pack up your colourful blanket and head for the outdoors. This class will pick you up with fun fancy dishes that will help to brighten your day and bring out the sunshine.