August 9th, 2014 8:00 AM   through   4:30 PM
Bastyr University
Room 220
14500 Juanita Dr. NE
Kenmore, WA 98028
United States

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Phone: 425-602-3361
Full Registration $ 169.00
Course Type: Feeding New Families
Campus Kenmore Campus
Audience Anyone who serves new families, cares about food, health and wants to have fun
Exclude from main events feed No
One-day hands-on whole foods cooking in our beautiful Nutrition Teaching Kitchen with nutritional experts who bring a wealth of experience in cooking for families with children. Saturday, August 9, 2014 8am-4:30pm $169


The Curriculum

Transform what is served at your table and at the tables of new families you care for.   Our food choices inform every growing cell in our bodies.  Naturally, parents want their children to form healthy bodies by serving the best food possible from pre-conception through childhood.   Included in price is whole foods snack and lunch.

  • Discover a basic whole foods philosophy and  why fresh, local and organic are important for young children and for nursing women
  • Recognize  what foods deserve to be on the family plate
  • Form a fresh understanding about what’s worth buying, preparing and eating. 
  • Learn how to prepare good foods that are satisfying and pleasurable for every family member, at every age.
  • Construct a balanced meal based on the marriage of traditional wisdom and the latest research. 
  • Gain basic knife skills, and experience with whole grain & bean cookery
  • Create and eat a spectacular luncheon buffet based on the “Build a Bowl” concept. 
  • Eight full kitchen stations of the Nutrition Teaching Kitchen on the Bastyr campus provide the perfect venue to learn, cook and share.

This workshop is for:

Anyone who serves new families cares about food, health and wants to have fun:


Childbirth educators

Lactation educators



New parents

Birth Assistants

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

Prenatal and New Parent Yoga Teachers

Course Notes

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Cynthia Lair, CHN, is an author and co-host of Cookus Interruptus, an online cooking show. She’s the author of Feeding the Whole Family (2008) and Feeding the Young Athlete: Sports Nutrition Made Easy for Players, Parents and Coaches ( 2012). She is also core faculty and Culinary Curriculum Director at Bastyr’s Department of Nutrition & Exercise Science since 1994. Cynthia is Faculty Mentor and an Instructor of Feeding New Families at the Simkin Center.


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