November 2013

Mon
04
Superfood Chef, Andie Leon
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Superfood Chef, Andie Leon
Monday, November 4th
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.

 

Wed
06
A Vegan Thanks-Living with Leslie Durso
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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A Vegan Thanks-Living with Leslie Durso
Wednesday, November 6th
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."

Thu
07
How to Eat Raw for Vitality and Weight Loss with Ava Malazian
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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How to Eat Raw for Vitality and Weight Loss with Ava Malazian
Thursday, November 7th
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 enhance your vitality while trimming down to a desirable size !! Her class will share techniques for utilizing Raw Foods to enhance your natural energy to carry you throughout the day, while shedding unnecessary pounds! Recipes to get you through the day without the need to reach for stimulants to increase your energy!! As a working mom in her forties, she is regularly asked how-to tips and lessons for maintaining energy and a youthful figure. The benefits of a Raw Foods enhance and stabilize your body's lightness of spirit, mind and body.

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

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
Thursday, November 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The season for holiday cooking is here! Do you have a plan for Thanksgiving success? We'll be talking about how to plan and prep to ensure your time in the kitchen is simple and stress-free. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
11
Have Your (Gluten-free) Cake and Eat It Too! with Nutritionist Margaret Floyd and Chef James Barry
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Have Your (Gluten-free) Cake and Eat It Too! with Nutritionist Margaret Floyd and Chef James Barry
Monday, November 11th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

How would you like to head into the holiday season armed with easy, delicious recipes for healthy holiday treats? Margaret Floyd and Chef James Barry will equip you with just that: gluten-free, low-glycemic, and absolutely delicious real food holiday sweets. Yes, you can have your (gluten-free) cake and eat it too!

Tue
12
Have a Happy (Gluten Free) Holiday with Spork Foods
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Have a Happy (Gluten Free) Holiday with Spork Foods
Tuesday, November 12th
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Come learn how to prepare two gluten-free vegan dishes that are quick and easy to make for the holidays! 

You will be sure to please every guest in the house!

On the menu:

Green Beans Amandine with a Spicy Gremolata Topping

Pecan and Sage Crusted Tofu Cutlets with a Shallot "Butter" Drizzle

Wed
13
Live Food Transitioning Through the Holidays with ‘Live’ Food Gourmet Chef Nina Curtis and Cooking Specialist, Sibyl Fenwick
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Live Food Transitioning Through the Holidays with ‘Live’ Food Gourmet Chef Nina Curtis and Cooking Specialist, Sibyl Fenwick
Wednesday, November 13th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

You don’t have to be a ‘party pooper’, stay at home, or miss out on celebrating with your family and friends, though the holiday season, just because you are transitioning to a ‘Live’ foods diet!

 

Join Cooking Specialist Sibyl Fenwick & ‘Live’ Food Gourmet Chef Nina Curtis as they partner up to show you how they eat ‘Live’ through the holidays! Both Sibyl and Nina will prepare their favorite ‘Live’ holiday dishes, what they make to win family and friends over and they will share how they never suffer ‘food comatose’ through the holiday season…

 

Bring it on! Don’t wait until the New Year to get healthy!

 

Come and join us for a ‘good eating’ time!

 

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!

 

Visit https://www.styleseat.com/ninacurtis for more information on Chef Nina.

 

Thu
14
Sociable Suppers for Vegans, Omnivores and Everyone with Jennie Cook
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax
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Sociable Suppers for Vegans, Omnivores and Everyone with Jennie Cook
Thursday, November 14th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, 3rd & Fairfax, Free

Who Wants Seconds? Sociable Suppers for Vegans, Omnivores and Everyone is all about bringing communities together around the dinner table for a hearty, healthy and versatile meal. Author Jennie Cook is a caterer, artist, certified permaculturist, and Master Food Preserver who believes we can save the world if we just throw a few more parties. In this colorful, hand-illustrated cookbook, she shares favorite recipes from her Pennsylvania Dutch roots to her 30-year career as a Los Angeles caterer and restauranteur.

Holiday Appetizers

These tasty treats dress up any table.These versatile petite offerings will be valuable recipes for the next Tapas party at your house Jennie will be preparing a couple of these dishes:

  • Sweet Potato Fritters
  • Boozy Balsamic Reduction and Vegan Crema
  • Cauliflower Chive Latkes
  • Minted Lamb Meatballs
  • Onion Bhaji
  • Kathleen’s Chèvre
Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Your Best Meal Ever
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Your Best Meal Ever
Thursday, November 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Have you planned your Thanksgiving menu? Bring your favorite recipes for main dishes, sides and desserts... We'll be sharing ours, too! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Wed
20
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, November 20th
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
21
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, November 21st
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Yoga Class with Yogaworks Pasadena
Saturday, August 2nd
11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway, Free

Calm your mind, body and soul with a yoga session from our friends at Yogaworks Pasadena!  All levels are welcome, no RSVP necessary, please dress appropriately & bring a yoga mat (if you have one).  Class will be held in the eating area on the first floor behind Whole Body.  

Calm your mind, body and soul with a yoga session from our friends at Yogaworks Pasadena!  All levels are welcome, no RSVP necessary, please dress appropriately & bring a yoga mat (if you have

Summer Grillin'
Saturday, August 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Front Parking Lot,
Grillin' season has returned! Join us every Saturday from 12-3pm in our parking lot for some great BBQ dishes. Whole Foods Market Northridge is proud to help make summer delicious!

Like us on Facebook to find out what grilled item we will feature each week at www.facebook.com/WFMnorthridge

We love to hear what our customers want to see so leave us a comment with the grilled dish that you want to see and stay tuned...you never know the following week your dish might be featured!
Grillin' season has returned! Join us every Saturday from 12-3pm in our parking lot for some great BBQ dishes. Whole Foods Market Northridge is proud to help make summer delicious!

Kid's Club Art Party
Saturday, August 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inside Eating Area, FREE

Stop by and create a work of art that will be displayed at our store all month long! Our friends at Snikiddy will provide all the art supplies as well as yummy snacks for kids and adults to enjoy.

Stop by and create a work of art that will be displayed at our store all month long!