Friday, October 26, 2012

Crazy, Sexy Cancer Survivor, Kris Carr

The amazing Kris Carr talks chemo, cancer, cooking and SURVIVING stupid cancer!

Kris' website

Monday, October 1, 2012

Pasadena Personal Chef Vegan Fruit Butters, Food as Medicine

Om Peach Butter…no added sugar……awesome mixed into Om multigrain hot cereal, with toast or just as a spoonful of bliss
Saffron- Mango Chutney…..(pictured)…mango, lime, coconut sugar, currants, almonds, chilies, saffron and turmeric

Om Cran-Raspberry sauce.………..lightly sweetened with coconut sugar and ultra high in antioxidants
Raw Om Cran-Raspberry sauce………… lightly sweetened with coconut sugar ultra, high in antioxidants

Click here for Om Personal Chef Menu for fall 2012 

Los Angeles & Pasadena Personal Chef & Vegan culinary Coach

Early Fall 2012 Menu is now available

No assembly required Om made dishes are the ultimate, healthy fast foods.  Menu reflects Om’s most popular dishes and is seasonal with two or three international cuisines highlighted each month. Plant based meals need only be one or two dishes with one having high plant protein such as beans, peas, nuts or seeds.  
 Dishes are designed to be mixed and matched.  
Most Om cooking is gluten free and Om baked items are  available gluten free upon request. Menu is predominately vegan and vegetarian in addition to (R) raw.  
Most dishes are available vegetarian (with eggs and dairy) or vegan (animal product free)
Natures super foods and medicine foods are the stars in Om cooking and this is especially true of Om Sauces and Soups where you will find concentrated herb, spice and mushroom dishes.

One Dish Meals
Vegilicous Lasagna: Multigrain pasta layered with marinara, eggplant, zucchini, baby bella and mushrooms, mozzarella, fresh herbs and Om Marinara
Mushroom Polenta Pizza…….trumpet, shiitake, baby bella, beech and enoiki mushrooms atop an Om Marinara covered  , polenta pizza crust (gluten free)
Turtle Bean Chili:…….black turtle beans, fresh tomatoes, onions, peppers and chilies slow cooked with herbs and spices

Om Veggie Burgers:…..3 kinds of beans, quinoa, assorted veggies, fresh herbs and spices..

Chinese Tempeh Lettuce Cups:….minced tempeh, shiitake,
celery, onion in a secret soy based sauce
Curry My Soul:   ….(pictured) Madras curried root vegetables,
brown basmati and Om made Saffron mango chutney............complete menu is at

Friday, August 10, 2012

Rebecca Katz, Seductive Nutrition

"The future of medicine now involves the cook, and that's exciting".....Rebecca Katz

Seductive nutrition, making it happen on the plate
Chef Rebecca Katz, author of the Cancer Fighting Kithen, and One Bite at a Time

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Bhakti Bowl: Raw Fruit, Nuts, Seeds and Herbs

Bhakti means devotion, and starting your day with fresh, raw fruits, nuts, seeds and herbs is an act of devotion and service to your temple, your body.  Protein in the hemp hearts and nuts combines with vitamin and mineral dense fruits, antioxidant rich spices and herbs to create a true power breakfast

Shown: fresh pineapple, mango, papaya, apricot, strawberry, coconut, macadamia nut, walnut, tarragon.  Pictured above includes
a generous sprinkle of hemp hearts for added protein

Sunday, July 15, 2012

How to Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease

A presentation by Terry Shintani, M.D.

Fact - The major cause of death in America is cardiovascular disease. 
Fact - Nearly all cardiovascular disease is preventable. 

It is no longer necessary to suffer from a progressively deteriorating vascular system characterized by angina, heart attacks, heart failure, and premature death. In this presentation preventive medicine physician Terry Shintani will show you how to not only prevent heart disease but to actually reverse it.

Terry Shintani, M.D., M.P.H., J.D. is the author of the Eat More, Weigh Less Diet, The Hawaii Diet, and The Good Carbohydrate Revolution. He${q}s been featured in Newsweek, on CNN and CBS News, on ABC national radio, and on Dateline NBC. He received his master${q}s degree in nutrition from Harvard University and his medical and law degrees from the University of Hawaii. He is Board certified in preventative medicine and is the Associate Chair of Alternative & Complementary Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Visit his website:

Presented by the Vegetarian society of Hawaii
The Vegetarian Society of Hawaii is a not-for-profit volunteer organization founded in 1990 to promote human health, animal rights, and protection of the environment by means of vegetarian education. It's among the largest vegetarian/vegan societies in the nation.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Los Angeles Personal Chef, Om May-June Menu 2012

May/June 2012
 One Dish Meals
Brown Rice Bliss:  short grain brown rice, broccoli, edamame, baby bok
choy, purple and gold carrots, mung bean sprouts in lightly spiced peanut-ginger sauce.
Quinoa Pasilla Nirvana: gold quinoa,  purple potatoes, black turtle beans, pasilla, spinach, pumpkin seed
Curry My Soul:   Madras curried root vegetables, brown basmati and Om made mango chutney

Om Soups
Pair with Om Focaccia or a salad for a complete meal
Harira: Chickpea, Lentil and veggie soup
Red lentil with spring greens and fresh herbs in kombu broth
Spring Vegetable Minestrone

Om Sides, Salads & Snacks
 Beans are slow cooked with kombu and herbs to add minerals and aid digestion
(R) Dino Kale salad................................................16 oz
(R) Om Moroccan Raw Carrot salad (carrots, apples, nuts, spices, fresh/dried fruits).................................................16oz
(R) Tarragon Chicken Free Salad ..........................16 oz...
French Potato Salad (mayo free, fresh tarragon, dill, basil, parsley, evoo) ..........................16 oz...
Om sprouted multigrain focaccia with herbs, red onion and fennel
(R)Om fresh pico de gallo................................   16oz
Chickpea hummus................................   16oz
Om Apple Butter....(with flu fighting star anise).......8oz

Om Breakfast/ Brunch
Om multi grain hot cereal with flax, nuts, fruit.....16oz ...spectacular with Om fruit butter

Friday, May 25, 2012

Let medicine be thy truffles, and truffles thy medicine

Mimi Kirk author of Live Raw, demonstrates her amazing raw truffles

Mimi's truffle recipe is on her site:  Young on Raw Food

Truffles are delicious delivery systems for strong tasting medicinal herbs and spices.
Use a healthy and delish recipe like Mimi's and add the prepared herb or spice directly to the truffle batter, chill 4-6 hours for best flavor.

Tummy Calm Truffle: add fresh grated ginger and finely minced fresh mint
Ginger has been proven to reduce nausea by 40% 

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Baja Bowl

Short grain brown rice, black turtle beans, red and gold bell peppers, yellow and green summer squash, red onion, pepita seeds, cilantro, avocado, lime

Friday, February 17, 2012

A la Carte Menu week of Feb 13, 2012

Avocado, sprouted grain, pecan bread with a hint of extra dark chocolate

A la Carte Menu for week of Feb13, 2012

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Los Angeles Personal chef service, a la Carte Menu week of Feb 6, 2012

Salad in under 10min

spinach, baby mixed greens, radichio, Fuji apple, fig, lotus root, walnuts, garbanzo beans with a drizzle of walnut oil and a splash of Sherry vinegar

A la Carte Menu week of Feb 6, 2012

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Los Angeles Personal Chef Service, A la Carte Menu for week of Jan 9, 2012

Sprouted Grain Pineapple-Pecan Upside Down Loaves

A la Carte Menu for week of Jan 9, 2012

Saturday, January 7, 2012

A la Carte Menu for week of Jan 2, 2012

Enlightened Apple Pie

A la Carte Menu for week of Jan 2, 2012