Healthy Cooking Classes with Sanaa

Come, watch and learn about cooking healthy meals in this two-week cooking series with Sanaa Abourezk, owner of Sanaa’s Gourmet Restaurant. Sanaa shares about healthy eating and cooking while on a budget. 

Sanaa is a gourmet chef, author, nutritionist and blogger who is passionate about the art of cooking and teaching great recipes. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering and a Master's degree in Nutrition. Her training includes cooking school in Florence, Italy, and the famous Cordon Bleu Baking School in Paris, France. She has worked as a nutrition adviser for the South Dakota Department of Health, where she advised clients on nutrition, cooking, and healthy eating. A talented creator of healthy and delicious recipes, she has published three cookbooks. Sanaa has appeared and competed on the Food Networks “Beat Bobby Flay” and has been featured in the “Real Food Traveler.”

“I am a person who believes in the role of good healthy eating for our body, soul and our quality of life. I would love for people to go back to the kitchen and start using simple, inexpensive ingredients and start to cook and eat healthy and having pleasure doing it.”  
– Sanaa


Tuesday, Sept. 13, 6-7 p.m. “How on earth do I even start eating & cooking healthy?”
Sanaa will explain eating on a budget, balancing nutrition, how to prepare a proper food pantry and how to choose the healthiest ingredients for your dishes. She will prepare a few fresh and easy recipes for everyone to sample, and answer questions.

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m. “How do I put all that nutrition information together to make a fabulous meal?”
Sanaa will prepare some of her fabulous healthy gourmet dishes for sampling and teach us how to make those not-so-healthy recipes a little healthier.  You may bring some favorite recipes and Sanaa will show you how to make simple changes to make them healthier.  She will cover cooking gourmet food on a budget and cooking for one.

Register today! The classes are free but you must register to attend. Please stop by the church Information Desk, call 605-336-3734, or register here. Register early, class size is limited.