No Cook to Pro Cook

Think you are a “no cook” and can’t cook well – or cook at all? You can become an at-home “pro cook.”  

Throughout the series, you will make simple recipes that you can recreate at home and learn the “how-to” of being a great home-cook. Classes are led by a certified culinary nutritionist and registered dietitian who starts with the fundamentals and then sharpens your culinary skills.

This series is perfect for:

  • Younger adults who never took time to learn to cook healthy meals
  • Parents with children who are interested in cooking who want learn skills and make meals together (under 18 must be accompanied by adult)
  • Adults who want to learn some new healthy and simple dishes

Overview of Sessions

Please contact us if you have any food allergies or sensitivities so we can discuss adjusting the recipes.

Welcome Module

Once you register, you get access to this online module before your first session. This has information to help you prepare for the first session.

Session One
  • Get a grasp on how to really understand what is involved when you read a recipe so you don’t end up spending so much more time than you planned in the kitchen.  
  • Learn the beauty of mis en place so you are prepared to cook without any surprises in the middle of cooking. 
  • Review some food safety basics so your foods stay safe and your meals keep your tummy happy. 
  • Recipe: Fruit Pita Pizzas
Session Two
  • Review the basic tools and equipment to keep in your kitchen to get started as a future at-home “pro” cook. 
  • Get a handle on knife skills to learn how to safely reduce how much time you spend chopping and prepping.
  • Learn measuring techniques including when it is important to measure and when you can wing it. 
  • Recipe: Vegan Coleslaw with Lemon Garlic Dressing
Session Three
  • Discuss different cooking methods and how they impact the nutrition in your meals. 
  • Review the basics of a nutritionally balanced meal. 
  • Practice food math so you know how to adjust recipes that still turn out well and use less measuring tools, which saves you cleaning time. 
  • Explore food swaps you can make so meals fit your nutrition preferences and can be tailored to different eating plans. 
  • Recipe Pineapple Tofu Skewers with Peanut Sauce.
Session Four
  • Review the many options to give your food flavor without the saltshaker.
  • Explore how to transform leftovers into like-new dishes to keep cooking simple and prevent food boredom.
  • Determine your next steps on your way to becoming a Pro Cook. 
  • Recipe Chicken & Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Registration & Information

Contact us or book a time to discuss the details.

Live Class by Request

Let’s cook LIVE – IN PERSON in the Ponte Vedra/Jacksonville/St. Augustine area in Florida. Classes last 60-75 minutes in each class. Contact us or book a time to discuss hosting a live class.

Private Individual Sessions

We can come to your home in the Nocatee/Ponte Vedra area and give you personalized attention to build your kitchen confidence and cooking skills. Get more information.

Private Group Sessions

Bring together a few friends to gather in your home in the Nocatee/Ponte Vedra areas and take these classes together. This is a unique way to have some fun and build your tribe of healthy, foodie friends. Contact us for group pricing.

Online Self-Paced Program

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Note: This does not prepare you for becoming a professional chef. This is designed to help people become a “pro” in their own home kitchens.

Testimonial graphic with text: It was a great experience. The cooking instructor was fun, interactive, and knowledgeable. I got information on nutrition and how to make different modifications to the recipes. I was most surprised by how fast it was to make all the recipes.

The information and recipes provided are intended to be nutrition and dietary guidance only and not medical advice.