September 2013

Wed
04
The Foodie Next Door with Masterchef Semi-Finalist, Becky Reams
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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The Foodie Next Door with Masterchef Semi-Finalist, Becky Reams
Wednesday, September 4th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Becky Reams is a chef, food photographer, TV cooking personality and all around food fanatic. She was recently a semi-finalist in season three of the FOX hit show MASTERCHEF, and is now hosting a new web cooking-series, Foodie Next Door, airing new episodes each week on whiskedfoodie.com. Becky is a featured chef in the season 4 iPad/iPhone app, Appetites, featured in Crate & Barrel Stores, available on iTunes. Catch her guest podcasts with hungry comedians on nerdist.com, cooking classes at Whole Foods, pop-up dinners around Los Angeles or special events with affiliate brand partner, Vitamix.

Join Becky on Wednesday, September 4th for an evening of culinary delights. She'll be creating mouth watering end of the summer dishes inspired by her time as a  Masterchef contestant.

Thu
05
From the Pantry with Derek Harrison
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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From the Pantry with Derek Harrison
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Let your well stocked pantry come to the rescue! Join Whole Foods Market, Executive Metro Chef, Derek Harrison as he prepares easy weeknight meals in a flash that will sure to impress the pickiest of eaters. Derek will be preparing dishes inspired from around the world but the ingredients will all be found in your cupboard. With the right assortment of ingredients continually on hand, your options are plenty.

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
09
Raw Chocolate Making Basics with Ava Malazian
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Raw Chocolate Making Basics with Ava Malazian
Monday, September 9th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Chef Ava is a certified health counselor and a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Ava has also completed the Raw Certification Course from the Body Mind Institute and Russell James Raw Food Course. She works as a professional chef and teaches in home and group cooking classes. Ava focuses on healthy natural foods with a flavorful gourmet touch. Ava loves natural Whole Foods, Raw Foods, and blended Superfoods as her foods of choice for bringing the best wellbeing to both the body and the spirit. She has a health consulting practice called “Raw Beauty in Action”!!

Ava will show you how to dive into the decadent world of raw chocolate!!! Her class will share techniques for creating your own raw chocolate creations at home!  Recipes to get you inspired to play with the sensual art of chocolate making!!. The benefits of Raw Chocolate enhance and stabilize your body's natural wellspring of vitality, energy and sensuality. Come learn how to play!!

Contact Ava for more information at:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Raw-Beauty-in-Action/200363216701138?fref=ts

Website http://ava-malazian.healthcoach.integrativenutrition.com/

Vegan Friendly

Wed
11
Vegan Pantry Raid with Leslie Durso
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Vegan Pantry Raid with Leslie Durso
Wednesday, September 11th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Vegan Chef Leslie Durso shares her farm-to-stylish-table recipes and passion for whole food on TV, in live appearances and throughout the web. Armed with her kinder, gentler meat-free message, Leslie has appeared on Food Network, Hallmark Channel and Mother Nature Network, spreading the wellness benefits of a plant-based lifestyle. Maxim wrote: "We want to hire Leslie as our own personal chef! We'll even eat vegetables for her."

Join Leslie as she leads you through how to stock your vegan pantry and she'll be making her famous earthburger!

For more information on Leslie, visit LeslieDurso.com

Vegan Friendly

Thu
12
Superfood Truffles w/ Charles Chen Founder of RawYouth.org
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Superfood Truffles w/ Charles Chen Founder of RawYouth.org
Thursday, September 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Learn how to make scrumptious superfood truffles that taste amazing and is packed filled with nutrients that give us energy and vitality! Dairy Free, Organic, Gluten-Free and No added sugars! You can have your cake and eat it too! :) Come learn about different exotic superfoods and why we should add them to our lifestyle! Dont forget to RSVP to reserve your spot!

Wed
18
Creating a Super Raw Life with Nina Curtis
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Creating a Super Raw Life with Nina Curtis
Wednesday, September 18th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

 

 

Join Nina Curtis as she welcomes guest Michele Marie Jeppson, Founder and Editor in Chief of Super Raw Life Magazine. Ms. Jeppson will share her inspiring journey of ‘creating a super raw life’, her passion for creating a magazine and delicious whole plant based foods will be prepared.

 

Are you ready to create your super raw life?

 

Nina Curtis, Founder and President of The Nile Institute and 'Beauty & the Beet' in West Hollywood, CA, has over 25 years experience in the professional personal care and wellness industry. She is a well-respected Wholistic Esthetician, certified Natural Health Professional, certified Health and Wellness Coach, certified Iridologist, certified Health and Fitness Professional, and certified Living Light Institute Gourmet Raw Vegan Food Chef.

Nina is passionate about your Health, Well-Being and Beauty!

 

Thu
19
Superfood Chef, Andie Leon
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Superfood Chef, Andie Leon
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Change your life, one bite at a time with Superfoods Chef, Andie Leon. Join Andie as she creates mouthwatering and healthy meals that keep you lean, youthful
and energized with a glowing complexion and optimal health without compromising on taste!

 

Andrea's embarked on a life changing path, traveling to the jungles of South America and Asia to studying food and its healing proprieties. In her travels, Andrea learnt many ancient remedies and shamanic rituals that involved herbs, spices, fruits and grains.  Combining that with the life force (chi) that meat provides, if the animals live happy lives, Andrea healed and went on to co-write a book “The Superfood Heroes” how to, Change your life one bite at a time.

For the last three years, Andrea has immersed herself in Culinary Arts and developed over 200 unique recipes involving ingredients like acai powder, maca powder, camu camu, amaranth, pomegrate powder, cocoa nibs, locuma, mesquite, golden berries, etc to keep you lean, youthful, and energized, with a glowing complexion, and in optimal health. This Superfood concept contains all of the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants found in a raw food diet without having to eliminate delicious and nutrient rich portions of lean meat, chicken and fish. Andrea is a food consultant to improve your health and wellbeing through the power of food and has a food delivery service in Los Angeles.

 

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Wed
25
Anti-Candida Class with Chef Alison Charbonneau (3 Part Series)
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Anti-Candida Class with Chef Alison Charbonneau (3 Part Series)
Wednesday, September 25th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Alison Charbonneau is a graduate of The Natural Epicurean, a plant-based culinary school located in Austin, Texas.  She is educated and knowledgeable in both the theories and techniques of Vegan, Vegetarian, Macrobiotics, Ayurveda and Raw cuisine.

Her study of Ayurveda and Yoga started in Bali, Indonesia, where she was trained and certified as an Ashtanga Yoga Instructor and also learned about the philosophy of the Ayurvedic lifestyle and how to integrate it into a yoga practice. She then traveled extensively throughout India deepening her understanding and appreciation for holistic health and plant-based cooking.

Currently, her focus is on helping people resolve a candida albicans (yeast) overgrowth in the body through diet and lifestyle.  She is also working on a cookbook as well as a anti-candida product line. 

 

Join Alison as she creates mouthwatering dishes that help fight candida issues. Each class will answer the questions:

  • What is candida
  • What foods should be avoided when on an anti-candida diet
  • What foods can we use to replace the old foods

Join us on September 25th for breakfast; October 23rd for main courses: and November 20th for snacks, dips, and desserts.

Alison is highly passionate about creating physical, emotional and spiritual peace and freedom through diet and lifestyle.

Vegetarian Friendly

Thu
26
Green Is The New Black with Jessica Erler
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Green Is The New Black with Jessica Erler
Thursday, September 26th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Kale and Collard Greens aren't just trendy veggies:  they're essential ones.  This class will cover the amazing array of leafy greens, why they are so good for you, and dozens of ways to incorporate them into your meals and snacks.  Chocolate covered kale chips anyone?  

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Club Cooking Class with Chef Eric Horwitz
Saturday, September 20th
1:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Venice,

Bring your lil’ foodies in for a hands-on cooking class with Chef Eric Horwitz. He’ll be teaching the basics of making fresh pasta and a yummy pesto sauce that any kid will love! Space is limited RSVP today! venice.events@wholefoods.com

Bring your lil’ foodies in for a hands-on cooking class with Chef Eric Horwitz. He’ll be teaching the basics of making fresh pasta and a yummy pesto sauce that any kid will love!

Huge Patio Rummage Sale for Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, September 20th
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Plaza El Segundo Patio, Yard Sale Pricing!

Two days of shopping fun on the patio! All to benefit the Whole Kids Foundation and help to put salad bars and gardens in local schools.

Your donations to the Yard Sale would be much appreciated and tax deductible!

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Live Music Saturdays: CARA-C
Saturday, September 20th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Upstairs near the Bakery department, Free

Enjoy free live music every Saturday night from 5pm-7pm! Tonight's performance features electronic violinist CARA-C. For more information on CARA-C's music, check out her website at: http://cara-c.com/.

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