Cooking Classes

If you are looking for ways to improve yourself and/or teach your helpers how to prepare healthier, yummier food, look no further!

La HOLISTA is now proudly offering Healthy Cooking Classes for your helpers in Ho Chi Minh city. Inquire today!

Each session of 75 minutes will teach your maid basic cooking skills (listed below) and how to prepare 3 healthy dishes: 1 breakfast, 1 main meal and 1 snack/dessert or side.

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Choose between the following and set up your own perfect meal plan for each week:

BREAKFAST ITEMS:

– Scrambled tofu

– Rich smoothies with almonds/cashew milk (learn how to make homemade almond/cashew milk)

– Delicious porridge recipes (different flavours for a never boring experience)

– Chia seed pudding

– Granola & granola bars

– Peanut butter and homemade chia jam with gluten-free bread

– Healthy pancakes

– Green juices

– Detoxing Green Smoothies

– Fruit Crepes

La Holista Chiara Squinzi Healthy Living Ho Chi Minh mai and helpers cooking classes

La Holista Chiara Squinzi Healthy Living Ho Chi Minh mai and helpers cooking classes breakfast

MAIN MEALS ITEMS:

– Hummus & red bean dip crudités

– Frittata

– Minestrone

– Lentil soup

– Creamy soups (mushrooms/pumpkin)

– Indian chickpea curry

– Vegetarian chilli

– Buckwheat/brown rice mushroom risotto

– Chickpea burger patty

– Stir-fries

– Brown rice salads (great for lunch take-away)

– Quinoa salads (great for lunch take-away)

– Superfood salads (using nuts, fruits and cheese to turn a boring salad into a fabulous one)

– Black-eyed pea salad

– Celery salad with olives

– Lettuce wraps

– Vegetarian protein sandwich with / without gluten-free bread

La Holista Chiara Squinzi Healthy Living Ho Chi Minh mai and helpers cooking classes mains risotto

La Holista - health coaching vietnam saigon hcm Cooking classes

SIDE DISHES:

– Salads with dressings (honey mustard vinaigrette/ italian dressing)

– Low-fat morning glory

– Baked french fries sweet potatoes

– Sweet vegetables medley

– Caramelised onions

– Homemade vegetable stock

– Gluten-free buckwheat bread

– Gluten-free olive bread

– Homemade whole wheat roti/tortilla

– Mashed potatoes

– Roasted peppers

– Grilled asparagus

La Holista Chiara Squinzi Healthy Living Ho Chi Minh mai and helpers cooking classes side morning glory

La Holista Chiara Squinzi Healthy Living Ho Chi Minh mai and helpers cooking classes sides dishes

DESSERTS / SNACKS (sugar-free / gluten-free / egg-free / soy-free/ yeast-free):

– Raw chocolate (plain/nuts / superfoods)

– Trail mix

– Avocado chocolate mousse

– Gluten-free pumpkin scones

– Peanut butter doughnuts

– Oatmeal cookies

– Macadamia & lemon energy balls

– Blueberry muffins (*contains gluten)

 Raw double chocolate cake

– Raw carrot cake

– Frozen banana ice cream

La Holista Chiara Squinzi Healthy Living Ho Chi Minh mai and helpers cooking classes Pumpkin Raisins Scones

La Holista Chiara Squinzi Healthy Living Ho Chi Minh mai and helpers cooking classes desserts raw double chocolate cake

We emphasise the importance of:

– dietary requirements such as good fats and good ingredients usage

– explanation of whole foods (vs refined foods), vegetarianism, veganism, gluten-free, low-calorie on request

– proper use of kitchen utensils

– correct ingredient measurement with grams, cups & spoons

– additional non-organic produce cleaning techniques

– cleanliness and food hygiene

– kitchen time saving tips for meal preparation

– food storage essentials in Vietnam for ants, bugs and humidity

– oven and other kitchen appliances usage

– food storage techniques

– weekly menu planning

– food presentation

– shopping list preparation and recommended shopping places, including available organic options

– various cuisines food preparation (Asian, Italian, Greek, Western, Indian)

2 thoughts on “Cooking Classes

  1. I am interested to send my helper to a few of your classes ,am I able to choose which dishes she can learn and when are you available

    • HI Daniel,

      We got your message from the Website. Thanks for getting in contact with us.

      Yes, for the maid, you can pick any of these dishes: http://www.laholista.com/cooking-classes/. We will do 3 dishes each session. Usually 1 main, 1 appetiser and 1 dessert / snack.

      Let us know which ones you are interested in and a suitable time for your maid to have the cooking class.

      Regards,

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