A Healthy Sweet Tooth

July 27, 2011 6:30 pm
July 27, 2011 9:30 pm
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Ger-Nis Culinary and Herb Center
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540 President St., Suite 2E, Brooklyn, NY, United States, 11215

When sweet cravings hit, it’s hard to resist the high fat and caloric decadent desserts like chocolate cake, ice cream and cookies—But Ger-Nis has got the solution! In this class we’re learning to curb those moments and feed our sweet tooth cravings with something healthy, but still satisfying. There is no more need to feel deprived or diet stricken– we’re providing recipes that are guilt free, but still sweetly satisfying and delicious that are good for you and your body! Come along for a dessert journey to discover new and interesting ways to make flavorful recipes full of high notes that pack a punch of pleasing sweets. We want to provide a solution with low calorie, low fat desserts that don’t taste artificially fake on our palettes and our made with real ingredients. These desserts are sure to satisfy you, so you’re not reaching into the cookie jar for more! Let’s cook and taste in sweet harmony as we share in these delightful treats.

Recipes: Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites; Chocolate Vegan Truffles; Fruit & Nut Granola Snack Mix; Buckwheat Griddle Cakes with Berry Compote and Lemon Ricotta; Creamy Lime-Sickle Trifle

Class Type: Individual, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Learn about healthy alternatives for your sweet tooth cravings!

Robin Simpson

Robin Simpson is a wellness coach, personal trainer, and personal chef who lives and works in New York City. Robin’s passion for wellness has brought together many talents over the years and, among many dishes, led her to the fabulous world of grain salads. After years as a professional dancer, learning how to take care of an athlete’s body through exercise, rest and most importantly food became a full time education. Robin has worked as a personal trainer and wellness coach for the past 10 years in New York and Florida. Not so many years ago, she fell head over heels in love with cooking, while growing up standing on a stool in her grandmother’s kitchen. Now, while Grandma’s southern food of fried chicken and dumplings isn’t the best on the waistline, she now devotes her time to eating well and helping others build healthy relationships with food. Outside of spending her free time in the kitchen playing with new recipes she still dances, is an occasional yogi, and dabbles in any creative art-form she can get her hands on.
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