Culinary

Holiday Appetizers


Ages: 18+
In this class, you will learn how to make pretty and delicious appetizers. These little bites would be perfect for any party but especially for your holiday get-togethers. We will be joined by a registered dietician to help you make these treats just a bit healthier.
Instructor: Michele Lillie
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $45 R/$49 NR 
8578 M, Nov. 14, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Holiday Food Gifts


Ages: 18+
Treat your family and friends to homemade holiday food gifts straight from your own kitchen. In this hands-on class, you will learn the techniques for chocolate truffles, candied nuts and other holiday goodies.
Instructor: Michele Lillie
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $45 R/$49 NR 
8579 M, Dec. 5, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Eat to Health


Ages: 18+
It's a new year. Have you made a resolution to improve your health? It starts in your own kitchen. Join our cooking instructor and registered dietician in this hands-on class to learn how to turn your kitchen into the most delicious and healthy place to eat in town. Instructor:  Michele Lillie 
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $45 R/$49 NR
8686 M, Jan. 9, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Pizza and Flatbreads


Ages: 18+
Do you ever crave pizza, tacos or Indian food but don't want to head out to a restaurant? In this hands-on class, you will learn how easy it is to make your own pizza dough, tortillas and Naan bread with simple ingredients that you are bound to have on hand. Save time and money without sacrificing taste!                    
Instructor:  Michele Lillie 
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $45 R/$49 NR 
8687 M, Feb. 6, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Spring Cleaning


Ages: 18+
Join our cooking instructor and registered dietician in this hands-on class as we learn how to spring clean our kitchens and our diets. Learn valuable cooking techniques and nutritional information as we make dishes that you and your family will want time and time again.
Instructor:  Michele Lillie 
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $45 R/$49 NR 
8688 M, Mar. 6, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Honey Creations


Ages: 18+
There are so many types of honey on the store shelves and bee keeping is becoming more and more common. Join us in this hands-on class as we learn how to use honey in delectable sweet and savory dishes. Bee there!
Instructor:  Michele Lillie 
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $45 R/$49 NR 
8689 M, Apr. 3, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

NATURAL GROCERS – FREE Lectures with Brook Ebel


Call 303.805.3374 or email PACEedu@parkeronline.org to RSVP.

Can Your Food Choices Save the Planet?


Throughout history, civilizations that have destroyed their environments have disappeared.  Industrial agriculture in the US is destroying our environment and jeopardizing the American way of life.  How can one person influence change in the face of such a problem? Farmers who raise animals on managed pasture provide a beacon of hope and a way in which your food choices can save the planet!
Instructor: Brooke Ebel
Sa, Jan. 21, 10:00 a.m. – 11:-00 a.m. 

Cravings, Weight Gain and the Blood Sugar Rollercoaster


Achieving your healthiest weight is not about dieting or even pure willpower, but rather understanding how certain foods affect blood sugar levels and appetite. Learn how nutrient dense-meals support healthy metabolism and which nutrient supplements support healthy blood sugar levels and appetite control.
Instructor: Brooke Ebel
Sa, Apr. 15, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.