New Page!

Hi Everyone! Check out my new page on this blog where I can personally assist you on your journey to better health and happiness. I’m now offering new services for people who live afar via Skype and those who live in the SF/SJ Bay area! Please feel free to share. This is a great gift too.

http://nowheatnodairynoproblem.com/menu-options-chef-service/

I have a new 6 week cooking series in January at New Leaf in Santa Cruz! Check it out and sign up at

http://www.eventbrite.com/o/new-leaf-community-markets-westside-2725205834

Let’s all have a Happy, Healthy 2014!

Be Well and Thrive, Chef Lauren

6 Week Gluten-free, Dairy-free Cooking Class Series! It’s Here at New Leaf Market.

It is here! You have been asking for it, so we are doing it. Don’t miss out on this New Series that will guide you along your gluten-free and/or  dairy-free lifestyle from cooking to shopping to eating out and household/beauty products etc… If you are just going gluten-free or could use some help and inspiration this class is for you. Come join us, get outta the house during the rainy season and warm up in the kitchen, make new friends, have fun and learn a lot-not to mention eat great food without suffering!

Class includes: Hands-on cooking, demonstration cooking/techniques by Chef Lauren Hoover-West , health talks by Dr. Brad West, and a delicious meal!

Taught by Chef Lauren Hoover-West and health talks by Dr. Brad West, Naturopathic Doctor

Class is limited to 10 people, so sign up now at

New Leaf Westside Santa Cruz- Fair Ave. Phone 831 466.9060 x126 www.NewLeaf.com

February 18th-March 24th, Saturdays 12pm-2pm-6 WEEK SERIES! New Leaf Market, Fair Ave. Santa Cruz on the Westside.
Go Gluten-free 6 Week Series: Learn how to live, cook and eat a
healthy Gluten-free, Dairy-free, low glycemic lifestyle without
feeling deprived. If you’re feeling frustrated or just need some extra
help with figuring out an easy, healthy way to handle food
sensitivities join Chef Lauren Hoover-West and Dr. Brad West, N.D. for
their 6 week series. Only $210 Includes meal & talk by Dr. Brad West

New Leaf Westside Santa Cruz- Fair Ave. Phone 831 466.9060 x126 www.NewLeaf.com