Christina Pirello, one of the country's foremost educators on cooking and alternative health, opens her kitchen to demonstrate whole-foods cooking without preaching, preservatives or pretense. Each episode of CHRISTINA COOKS features a fun and practical cooking class full of useful information, as well as delicious, natural recipes.
Life Without Chocolate Is Not An Option Episode # 522
The quality of chocolate determines how it affects health. Christina Pirello presents decadent deserts that satisfy cravings for rich, creamy chocolate, without compromising health and well-being.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Put on a Happy Face Episode # 523
Dirk Benedict, actor and whole foods advocate, joins Christina Pirello as the two create recipes to help fight dry skin, pimples, oily complexions, the dreaded T-Zone and dark circles, and to instead promote a glowing, flawless face.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Along The Soy Milky Way Episode # 524
Dr. Maggie Cottrell, MD, joins Christina Pirello to examine why drinking milk may not be the healthiest thing to do. The two will discuss the health risks which may go along with drinking milk and offer non-dairy alternatives.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Mumm's The Word Episode # 525
Members of the Greater Kensington String Band, participants in Philadelphia's Mummer's Parade, join Christina Pirello to prepare healthy versions of Philadelphia's most beloved foods - Philly steaks, cheese fries and beer-battered onion rings.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Lighting Your Fire Episode # 526
Area firemen join Christina Pirello to create, hot, spicy, fiery foods from recipes found in their very own cookbook.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
So What's A Gmo?
Episode # 521
Nell Newman, daughter of Paul Newman and owner of Newman's Own Organics, joins Christina Pirello to talk about the quality of the nation's food supply and the impact of genetically modified organisms (GMO) on the health of the populace and the environment. Rebroadcast
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Men Will Be Men
Episode # 520
From hearty stews and chili to mile-high sandwiches and chips, Christina Pirello welcomes Bubba Miller, center for the Philadelphia Eagles, and Todd McCullough, center for the Philadelphia 76ers, to help her prepare hearty meals for guys. Rebroadcast
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Take It Off, Take It All Off
Episode # 519
Christina Pirello blasts diet myths and empowers viewers to make the right choices about eating to win the endless struggle with weight control. Rebroadcast
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Length : 27 min MPT2
How Sweet It Is
Episode # 518
Christina Pirello presents home-spun receipes for cookies, sticky buns, coffee cakes and other sweets. These are all made with whole, natural ingredients - proving that you can have your cake and eat it. Rebroadcast
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 517
Dr. Maggie Cottrell, MD, joins Christina Pirello to talk about the foods that compromise people's health and to prepare dishes that maintain it. Rebroadcast
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Tofu, with Love
Episode # 516
Dirk Benedict, actor and whole foods advocate joins Christina Pirello in the kitchen as she offers recipes involving the highly versatile tofu. From appetizers to main course ideas, Christina's dishes are guaranteed to give everyone a new appreciation for this soy product. Rebroadcast
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Length : 27 min MPT2
The French Bistro
Episode # 515
Guest Patrick Verre, executive Chef of Jasna Polana located in the PGA Tournament Player's Club in Princeton, NJ, joins Christina Pirello to prepare whole foods recipes with a French country flair. ~ Rebroadcast
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 Length : 27 min MPT2
Cooking with Kids
Episode # 514
Surrounded by kids, Christina Pirello and Nell Newman talk about organic food choices and create snacks and treats to keep kids satisfied and healthy. Also discussed, is the positive impact that even young children can have on the planet. Rebroadcast