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Yogurt ( and Kefir)
Yogurt and other fermented foods have been used for centuries to help build a strong immune system.
Yogurt and other fermented foods have been used for centuries to help build a strong immune system. In fact studies have shown that in societies where people ate yogurt regularly their lifespan was significantly higher. Yogurt naturally does not come with added sugar and fruit syrups; if you want the benefits eat it plain or add fresh fruit or some raw honey to sweeten. For more information see the documentary MICROWARRIORS: The Power of Probiotics. For now, know that yogurt:
contains probiotics that are important for digestive health, overall immunity and hindering Candida growth.
is important for women in the prevention of yeast infections.
is high in calcium which is important for bones and good sleep.
Elana is passionate about food and about convincing everyone how much fun and rewarding it is to cook at home. Her creative and simple foolproof recipes emphasize quality, flavor, taste and presentation. With Elana’s informal, energetic, friendly teaching style, everyone is ready to participate. Elana inspires and influences us with her excitement for home cooking because the food is outstanding and each dish is simple to prepare with amazing outcomes.Suzanne Schweitzer
Once again we prepared and ate a fabulous meal with our chef/instructor Elana Horwich! I’ve been to several classes and every single one has been outstanding – food, company and ambiance.Karen Burstyn
The Roasted Tomato on Multi-grain Toast with Raw Honey and Fresh Basil was an unexpected surprise!! I loved the combination of the sweet raw honey with the savory roasted tomato. I’ve made it several times already, and everyone loves it as much as I do!Diana
Elana, thank you. The food was scrumptious and the spiels were terrific. I hope I can entice my children to attend one of your dinners.Nettie
I loved the class tonight and can’t wait to make the things we made tonight (yummm!) for my family.Nancy
Thank you for a most beautiful and delicious lunch. Elana is an excellent chef. It was beautifully presented and delicious.Rita
I want to thank you so much for such a fabulous job at my house! I
know the circumstances weren’t perfect, but Elana really pulled it off!
Elana is one talented girl!!! Looking forward to more fun dinners with
Thank you so much for tonight, I absolutely loved the class and my class mates…and most of all Elana. What a gift she has for the “spiel,” you can see how much she really LOVES food and teaches it to others. I can’t wait to impart my new knowledge on my date this weekend!!!Ashley Walsh
My friends and I went to class last night and had the best time! I highly recommend Elana Horwich! She does all kinds of classes – including “Dude Food” and “Gluten Free” – and she conducts her classes in the most beautiful kitchen.Allison
Thank you so much for a wonderful cooking class last night. I really enjoyed it and my husband LOVED the Turkey Meatballs I brought home.Larissa Block