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Our classes have a simple objective: teach home cooks a few basic tools, strategies and perspectives so healthy cooking is fun, creative and entirely doable.  

Where do you go . . .

when the diet plan is over,

when meal making boredom has reached painful levels,

when you’re pressed for time, everyone’s starving, and you can’t think of a thing to make,

when you can't cook, hate to cook or don't ever feel like cooking,

but you still want a meal that fills the craving for real, whole, healthy food that’s comforting and satisfying?

The New Kitchen’s

Cook Happy | Live Healthy

On-line Programs

A Whole New Approach to Healthy Meal Making

With Each Module You Get:

How the Modules Work  

Ready for time in the kitchen that’s fun rather than a chore?  Here’s the simple secret: Invest the time to learn the Getting Started fundamentals.  Take the first–and preferably both–Getting Started modules and you’re set to soar.  With that foundation in place, you’ll be not only capable of making, but excited to experiment with, almost any everyday recipe.  And we’ll have plenty of cooking adventures for you with our many Add-On Modules.  

Register for Getting Started Modules

Getting Started 1 (3 Classes)

Getting Started 2 (3 Classes)

Getting Started 1 & 2 (6 Classes)

With the Getting Started 1 Module Get  

3 classes featuring:

10 live cooking videos

7 slide show videos

5 reference guides

2 audio programs

1 cooking-in-community teleclass recording

1 live webinar recording

+ recipes, interactive questionnaires, and helpful handouts

A total of 9 hours of instruction sharing new recipes, new flavors, new time-saving kitchen habits, new productive ways of thinking about everyday meal making, + lots of variety, inspiration and life-giving health around mealtimes.   

Course Summary

Get introduced to The New Kitchen Way Discover what good cooks do that struggling cooks don’t–and hear Mary Collette’s journey from struggling cook to meal making paradise.    

Gain valuable 60% Skills Replacing confusion with confidence about how to eat well, the key to staying on top of mealtimes instead of scrambling from behind, how meal making can be made easier than you think, how to survive the grocery store with less stress and more success, and the fastest way to get your 5-A-Day, plus much more.  

Have fun with the 40% Skills Make a surprisingly delicious soup that is easy enough for any night of the week, discover an easy way to perk up any vegetable, make a versatile skillet and how to adapt it just the way you like, and learn the two most important cooking skills:  chopping onions and sautéing.

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Add-On Modules | Coming Soon


We’re here for you after the Getting Started modules.  Keep the healthy eating adventure going with Add-On Modules like these to fit your needs and interests:

Spicing and Seasoning for Flavor, Fun and Health

Tips and Tricks to Make Your Healthy Meals Sparkle and Sing

4-Class Module

Suffering from the food blahs?  Then it's time to spice up your food life!  Herbs and spices are both quick and inexpensive ways to take a dish from ordinary to extraordinary.  But they can also be intimidating:  there are so many, which ones should I use, what if I add too much?  This module builds confidence around seasoning so everyday healthy meal making is more fun, creative and satisfying. Get ready to cook, taste and discover what makes your taste buds sing.

Healthy Cooking for One, Two or a Few

3-Class Module

Reintroduce the fun into cooking for one, two or a few. Discover simple cooking strategies to keep things manageable, new ideas and flavors for welcome pizzazz and shopping ideas to prevent waste. Explore what's so hard about cooking for one and get motivated to make the deliciously healthful meals you deserve, no matter how many are at your table.  

Healthy Cooking the Mediterranean Way

3-Class Module

Interested in healthier meals and a healthier weight?  The Mediterranean Diet offers a solid, easy-to-follow blueprint.  A lifestyle more than a “diet,” it shares commonsense eating wisdom from cultures that have naturally enjoyed good health for centuries. Learn about this eating approach then put that knowledge to work making and tasting delightfully delicious Mediterranean-style meals.  Enjoy new recipes, new ingredients, new flavors, vegetable-rich dishes, seasonal cooking secrets and cooking inspiration.

Cooking with the Superfoods Greens

Kale, Collards, Tatsoi and Bok Choy, Oh My!

4-Class Module

Greens–the superfoods everyone's talking about.  Ready to give them a try?  In this see-and-taste module learn about eight of the most popular greens. Compare how they look and taste, how to cook and season and how easy it is to weave powerhouse greens into your diet in everything from soups and salads to skillets and pastas like Kale Salad with Pumpkin Seeds & Oranges and Caribbean Collards Skillet.  


­Warming Winter Soups

3-Class Module  

There's nothing like the warmth of soup to greet the cold of winter.  As frosty winds blow in, get inspired with new ideas that draw on different cuisines, fun flavors and interesting ingredients.  Learn to use winter vegetables and discover a healthy, easy way to get satisfying and comforting meals on the table.   


Refreshing Summer Salads

3-Class Series

What better way to enjoy summer’s luscious produce than in refreshing salads? But don't get stuck in a green salad rut. In this module make a bevy of interesting salad combinations, spanning cuisines and using both familiar and not-so-familiar produce. Discover how salads can be a fun, creative way to eat your 5-A-Day

What's for Lunch?

3-Class Series

Stuck in a sandwich rut?  Maybe the fast-food circuit beckons with irresistible midday comfort?  Need gluten-free lunch ideas? Lunchtime can easily derail our good eating goals, so it pays to pay lunchtime some attention.  In this module, make and taste healthier lunch options doable on a busy schedule, learn about helpful equipment and pantry staples, and explore how to take comfort from healthier options and feel satisfied with new lunch routines.   

Vegetarian and Vegan Meals for Everyone (even meat eaters!)

4-Class Module

While today’s many different diets can vary widely, vegetables remain the perfect common ground.  Prepare them tastefully as a centerpiece, then simply add meat, grains, nuts and/or beans to suit the dietary needs at your table.  Learn this versatile cooking system along with many other kitchen fundamentals that take the confusion out of meal making for multiple diets--while yielding delicious, healthful meals for everyone.

And many more modules on the horizon. . .

Let us know which ones you’d like!

Roasting, Braising and the Winter Vegetables

Kids Can Cook!

Super Slow Cooker Cooking

Versatile Skillets

Seasonal Cooking

Cooking with What You Have–Making Meals from the Pantry

Healthy Holiday Cooking

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Bonus with any

“Getting Started” module

Take Control of Your Kitchen

by Mary Collette Rogers

The Essential Guide to Organizing Your Kitchen and Time for Efficient, Successful and Healthy Meal Making

. . . you head to The New Kitchen

learn meal making that is engaging and fun, plus

discover wholesome eating that happens easily and naturally








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