New Year. New You. Part 3

The first month of the New Year has flashed by. Still on track with a healthier you? There are a variety of options in Los Angeles nowadays that offer incredibly tasty, healthy menu items — but sometimes all you want to do is snuggle up and dine in for a change! Need some inspiration past the pre-mixed salad and vinaigrette dressing for your next in-home meal? Matthew Kenney Culinary in Santa Monica, CA is now offering their Weekend Intensive raw foods preparation courses that will help enlighten the health-nut in you!


Known for their use of whole, organic, unprocessed, plant-based foods, the intimate two day courses are designed to give students a hands-on experience in the kitchen while educating them on the numerous health (and spirit) benefits of raw cuisine. For example, The Essentials of Raw Cuisine course starts you off with the basics: how to make almond milk, how to properly open a fresh coconut (worth knowing even if you aren’t Tom Hanks stranded on a deserted island), how to make dumpling wrappers from that same coconut’s meat and even how to prepare and roll out your own raw cacao truffles! Have fun with your food, meet some fellow health-conscious foodies and learn a thing or two about flavorful, nutritious raw cuisine!  395 Santa Monica Pl. Ste. 333 Santa Monica, CA 90401


Written by Terese Sy; Photos by Nina Semaun