Winter & Spring Offerings | 2018

Sat. March 3rd
Soup & Sauce Class
Private residence, Ojai
$65 per person

Learn to make seasonally inspired soups and sauces to warm the soul and enliven a variety of dishes including pastas, main dishes, vegetables and salads.  Participants will enjoy live demos, hands on learning, tastings and more, along with take home recipes. You can learn about the healing benefits of herbs and spices and other foods in this fun class! These recipes are all dairy, gluten and soy and nut free (with the exception of the cream of mushroom soup which uses some cashews). Space is limited!
Red lentil dal with Indian spices
Butternut squash soup
Cream of mushroom soup
Pesto cream sauce
Vegan “ranch” dressing with fresh herbs
Cashew Cheese Sauce


April 22nd
Gluten-free Vegan
Baking Class
Lavender Inn
1-3pm $75 per person
Ojai, CA

In this class we will decipher some of the mysteries of gluten-free, vegan baking using all natural ingredients (no gums or franken-binders!). Participants will learn to make a variety of tasty baked goods using different flour blends, “eggs” and secrets from long time vegan chef Bianca Martinez. Recipes are also infused with superfood goodness such as flax, hemp and use low glycemic sweeteners such as agave and coconut sugar.

Jackfruit empanada
Seasonal vegetable quiche
Blueberry hemp muffin
Oatmeal goji cacao cookies

 Please register for this class through the Lavender Inn by calling 805-646-6635

Thank-you for your interest in our Compassionate Eating cooking classes. We look forward to seeing you soon. We’re sorry but we will not be able to offer refunds with less than 24 hours notice. If you do need to cancel please call Bianca directly at 805-701-9858 so that we may inform those who may be on the waiting list. Early sign-up is appreciated, registration will be closed the day prior to the class as we will be out shopping for you!

Our classes have varied themes and feature ethnic cuisines from around the world. Topics include: cancer fighting recipes, diabetes prevention and healing, gluten- free cooking, baking, raw food, wine and tapas, seasonal soups, vegan cheese making, healthy twists on comfort food favorites, vegan tamale making, vegan sushi, vegan Indian, Mexican, Italian cuisine and many more.

You can also book an individual private class or series of classes that can be tailored to your specific needs and interests. These classes can be done in your own home or our private kitchen. Group classes with a theme of your choice can also be booked and hosted at various locations. Classes feature live demonstrations, hands on learning, take-home recipes and lots of delicious all organic food!  Please  call 805-701-9858 for rates.