Compassionate Eating cooking classes offer a wide range of ethnic cuisines. We source all organic ingredients and fresh local produce to create, seasonally inspired recipes you can enjoy for a lifetime! All recipes are dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free and use low glycemic sweeteners such as coconut sugar, agave or maple syrup. You won’t find any mock meats or fake processed cheeses here! Just whole organic ingredients, made from scratch to provide the purest, healthiest, high-vibe food on the planet.

Fall Offerings | 2018 | Registration will be open Soon!



Soup’s On!

Sun. Oct 21th

1-3:30pm
Private Residence, Ojai
$65 per person

Come get cozy for a fun afternoon of sharing, tasting and hands on learning with chef Bianca Rose Martinez as she shares some of her delicious, seasonally inspired soup recipes. All recipes are infused with healing herbs, spices and are free from gluten, dairy, eggs, meat and processed ingredients.
Menu
Vegetable stock
Albondigas soup (Mexican “neatball” soup)
Coconut curry butternut squash soup
Creamy fennel and parsnip soup
Miso noodle soup with shiitake mushroom and bok choy

 


Healthy Holiday Cooking Class
Sun. Nov. 4th
Private Residence, Ojai
1-4pm
$75 per person

Enjoy learning to make traditional favorites with a healthy twist! Bianca takes us through a delicious 4 course holiday inspired meal with creative appetizers, salad, sides, main dish and dessert. Don’t miss this fun, information packed class with baking tips, non-egg binders, natural thickeners, dairy alternatives, low glycemic sweeteners and tips for herb and spice combining to create a wonderfully harmonious taste experience!

 

Menu
Lentil stuffed Mushrooms and roasted vegetable rounds
Arugula spinach salad with fennel, cranberries and seasonal dressing
Vegan gravy and mashed potatoes
Steamed green beans with lemon dill sauce
Millet and herb stuffed kaboocha squash
Gluten-free low glycemic pumpkin pie

 


Annual Vegan Tamale Making Class
Dec 8th
Private Residence, Ojai
$65 per person

Join us for Compassionate Eatings 5th annual vegan tamale making class. Last year we sadly had to cancel this class due to the Thomas Fires but this year it’s on! Learn to make delicious tamales made with love not lard. Lots of hands on learning as we get creative with the fillings and use all organic, non-gmo corn masa. We’ll have the Spanish tunes playing as we enjoy this traditional favorite with a cruelty-free twist, plus some appetizers and special drinks!

Menu
Tamales – shredded jackfruit, chili cashew cheese, sweet potato with cinnamon masa
Guacamole with veggies and chips
Fresh Hemp Milk Horchata
Roasted Tomatillo Sauce
Frijoles


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 and preparing 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.