Cooking Class: Happy & Healthy Holidays

There is a wonderful new online cooking class available dedicated to holiday foods, and almost all of the recipes are suited to SCD, GAPS and Primal diets. I’m really enjoying taking online cooking courses. The fact that this course offers SCD/GAPS/Primal cooking lessons is great! I have done cooking classes in my hometown before, but none are suited to my diet. I know my first Thanksgiving I only ate about 3 dishes because I couldn’t have the rest of the stuff I prepared. Having a bit more guidance on how to prepare a whole holiday feast would have been helpful. 🙂

The course material is available for lifetime, so for holiday dinners to come you’ll always have some refresher videos to watch and your favorite recipes stored or printed out. There’s also access to an online forum with all the course participants. This is invaluable as everyone can exchange ideas, help each other out with learning and get questions answered from the course teacher, Jenny from Nourished Kitchen. I had the chance to meet her at the Wise Traditions Conference and she is so amazing!

Check out this video introduction for the course:

I will be signing up for the course too and I’m excited to get some new ideas. My family celebrates Christmas with a nice turkey dinner and we usually have a New Years feast with extended family featuring a roast ham. This on top of Thanksgiving makes for 3 feasts, so I can always use more recipes and techniques to help expand my culinary skills. If you’re on SCD or GAPS and worried about any of the recipes, I’ll be doing them too so we can compare notes in the forums.

Click here to sign up now!

The last day to sign up is November 30, 2010. Classes start December 1st, so make sure to sign up in time.

There are 9 full classes and an extra bonus class. For a full look at the details for each class, click here.

This course is a bargain at $89, less than $10 per class.

Also note, you can sign up for individual classes so if there’s any classes particular that look most interesting to you, you can sign up for them on their own.

Some things you’ll learn how to do in the course:

  • Brine and slow-roast a turkey
  • Make a fantastic pie crust – without refined flour
  • Roast and puree a pumpkin
  • Make your own mayonnaise, ketchup and mustard
  • Make healthy gifts for friends and family
  • Ditch white flour and white sugar in your cookies & sweets
  • Make gluten-/grain-/dairy-free versions of your best holiday treats
  • Convert your favorite recipes to healthier versions
  • Entertain friends and family with over 30 menus and 175 included recipes

You’ll have access to multimedia online lessons, video tutorials, over 30 holiday menus, over 175 holiday recipes, downloadable print materials, and sample shopping lists.

Hope to see some SCD, GAPS and Primal eaters take these courses with me!


I have been following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet since January 2008 to recover from Celiac disease. As part of the diet, I don't eat grains, sugar or potatoes and prepare all my meals from scratch.

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