Drink your way to good health by indulging in tea – a delicious beverage enjoyed hot or cold that’s steeped in benefits. Southern Season has the Southeast’s largest and most distinct collection of teas. Tea connoisseurs and newbies alike will be pleasantly surprise to find a wide variety of both local and exotic blends, with hand-picked and organic tea options available to suit every palate. Take your pick from a variety of choices including black tea, which has high antioxidants to help combat cholesterol; green tea, which can help ward off everything from cancer to heart disease; and oolong tea, which may aid in weight loss. We’ll cheers to that!
Healthy Cooking Classes
Basics to Brilliant Salmon Class, Chapel Hill, January 13
Salmon is a versatile and healthy dish to prepare. In this class you will learn how to cook salmon fillet and add on to the basic recipe to create two new ones.
Paleo for 2016, Chapel Hill, January 17
Chef Lucindy from Terrapin Cove Culinary School proves that you don’t have to sacrifice flavor for health. The secret lies in using nut flours and vegetables in place of grain flours to brighten and layer the flavors. Learn healthy new recipes from this popular instructor.
New Year, New You, Chapel Hill, January 27
The New Year is often a time when people look to improve their eating habits. Eating less red meat and more fruits and vegetables can help reduce risk of chronic diseases and add life to your years. Join registered dietician and chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley for some delicious ideas to get your New Year off to a healthy start.
Making Healthy Delicious: Think Outside the Salad Box, Charleston, January 19
Restaurant salads can sometimes have more fat and calories than a burger! Join Jessica in the kitchen to learn ways to make stunning salads that are beautiful, delicious and good for your body.
Juicing 101, Charleston, January 23
Nicole will share tips on juicing and reducing juice waste. You will sample three easy to-make juices, and use juice pulp to make anything from smoothies to burgers. The recipes are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or a grab-and-go snack.
Gluten-Free Everyday, Charleston, January 26
Chef Emily will show just how easy and delicious it can be to create a full menu without gluten.
The Weathervane in Chapel Hill and the Southerly Restaurants in both Charleston and Richmond offer sophisticated Southern fare for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Their seasonal menus highlights fresh, healthy and local ingredients from farm to sea or artisan products featured on Southern Season’s shelves. All restaurants serve Certified Angus Beef carefully selected from reputable ranches and family farms in America. In addition, all salad dressings are made in-house free of preservatives and local and organic products are used when available. Boasting multiple seating options, patrons can linger over dinner in the main dining room, reserve private seating or relax on the expansive outdoor patio at each location.
Cooking Light Recipes
Enjoy a light and refreshing Savory Citrus Salad made with a variety of oranges and a grapefruit in this delicious recipe. For dinner, try your hand at this vegetable-rich Roasted Piquillo Pepper and Tomato soup recipe. Piquillo peppers have become a staple in Culinary Director, Marilyn Markel’s, recipes because of their slightly more piquant taste than roasted red peppers. Bon Appétit!