Christina Cooks

Christina Cooks

2002 - 2008, Cookery, Home / Garden
Christina Pirello illustrates cooking that is fun, delicious and easy.

Episode Guide

  • Christina Cooks - The Great Pie Makeover (Season 9 Episode 26)
    Season 9 Episode 26:

    The Great Pie Makeover

    Healthy pies.

  • Christina Cooks - A Diabetes Makeover (Season 9 Episode 25)
    Season 9 Episode 25:

    A Diabetes Makeover

    Controlling diabetes with food choices.

  • Christina Cooks - Your Skin Makeover (Season 9 Episode 24)
    Season 9 Episode 24:

    Your Skin Makeover

    Taking care of one's skin.

  • Christina Cooks - Cupcakes and Cookies Makeover (Season 9 Episode 23)
    Season 9 Episode 23:

    Cupcakes and Cookies Makeover

    Guilt-free cupcakes and cookies.

  • Christina Cooks - Makeover, Italian Style (Season 9 Episode 22)
    Season 9 Episode 22:

    Makeover, Italian Style

    Enjoying authentic Italian cooking despite the carbs.

  • Christina Cooks - Your Heart Makeover (Season 9 Episode 21)
    Season 9 Episode 21:

    Your Heart Makeover

    Heart-healthy dishes.

  • Christina Cooks - Your Bone Makeover (Season 9 Episode 20)
    Season 9 Episode 20:

    Your Bone Makeover

    Keeping bones dense and strong.

  • Christina Cooks - The Cocktail Party Makeover (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:

    The Cocktail Party Makeover

    Drinks and snacks for cocktail parties.

  • Christina Cooks - Your Body Makeover (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:

    Your Body Makeover

    Delicious ways to get back in shape.

  • Christina Cooks - The Great Sandwich Makeover (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:

    The Great Sandwich Makeover

    Whole grain, healthy alternatives to white bread.

  • Christina Cooks - Holiday Feast Makeover (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:

    Holiday Feast Makeover

    Taking a break from heavy foods while still enjoying the traditional feasting of the season.

  • Christina Cooks - Chinese Takeout Makeover (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:

    Chinese Takeout Makeover

    Making low sodium and low-fat versions of favorite Chinese dishes.

  • Christina Cooks - Trick or Treat Makeover (Season 9 Episode 14)
    Season 9 Episode 14:

    Trick or Treat Makeover

    Healthy Halloween treats.

  • Christina Cooks - The Great Soy Makeover (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    The Great Soy Makeover

    Soy is an ingredient in many products, from hand creams to cereal.

  • Christina Cooks - The Breakfast Makeover (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    The Breakfast Makeover

    Healthy breakfast foods.

  • Christina Cooks - Dessert Makeover (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Dessert Makeover

    Healthy desserts.

  • Christina Cooks - Family Faves Makeover (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Family Faves Makeover

    Lightening the calories, fat and simple carbs in foods like mashed potatoes, baked beans and French toast.

  • Christina Cooks - Extreme Antioxidant Makeover (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Extreme Antioxidant Makeover

    Antioxidants help fight aging.

  • Christina Cooks - Macaroni Makeover (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Macaroni Makeover

    Healthy ways to make everything from spaghetti and meatballs to lasagna.

  • Christina Cooks - Kids' Faves Makeover (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    Kids' Faves Makeover

    Making children's favorites that keep them healthy and happy.

  • Christina Cooks - The Great Soup Makeover (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    The Great Soup Makeover

    Healthy versions of creamy soups.

  • Christina Cooks - Comfort Food Makeover (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Comfort Food Makeover

    Making healthy versions of comfort food.

  • Christina Cooks - Tailgate Party Makeover (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Tailgate Party Makeover

    Heart healthy food for the tailgate party.

  • Christina Cooks - Chocolate Decadence Makeover (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Chocolate Decadence Makeover

    Indulging in chocolate.

  • Christina Cooks - Pizza Party Makeover (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Pizza Party Makeover

    Healthy pizza.

  • Christina Cooks - Burgers and Fried Makeovers (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Burgers and Fried Makeovers

    Cutting the fat from barbecued burgers.

  • Christina Cooks - Sweet on You (Season 8 Episode 26)
    Season 8 Episode 26:

    Sweet on You

    Beet and avocado salad; pan-fried polenta with oven-roasted squash; chocolate almond cups.

  • Christina Cooks - Up Your Apples (Season 8 Episode 25)
    Season 8 Episode 25:

    Up Your Apples

    Traditional apples; tofu and apple curry; apple juice with a twist.

  • Christina Cooks - Total Antioxidant Capacity (Season 8 Episode 24)
    Season 8 Episode 24:

    Total Antioxidant Capacity

    Antioxidants are abundant in beans, bright vegetables and berries; cherry-berry crumble pie; artichoke salad.

  • Christina Cooks - The Freak Show (Season 8 Episode 23)
    Season 8 Episode 23:

    The Freak Show

    Chocolate brownies; black bean coffee chili; tofu with red chili honey.

  • Christina Cooks - Potassium, Magnesium and Other Fun Stuff (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:

    Potassium, Magnesium and Other Fun Stuff

    Tomato and mango salad; roasted beet risotto; Thai tofu with noodles.

  • Christina Cooks - The Other Pastas (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:

    The Other Pastas

    Healthy pasta options include soba slaw salad with peanut dressing and pumpkin gnocchi with basil oil.

  • Christina Cooks - My Food Pyramid (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:

    My Food Pyramid

    A sensible food pyramid; farro salad with peas, fava beans and tomatoes; fig bars with port wine.

  • Christina Cooks - Everyday EFA's (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:

    Everyday EFA's

    Hempseed and coconut croquettes; avocado salad with black olive vinaigrette.

  • Christina Cooks - Aphrodisiacs (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:

    Aphrodisiacs

    Penne with artichokes and garlic; avocado "Margarita."

  • Christina Cooks - Don't Fear the Carbs (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:

    Don't Fear the Carbs

    Quinoa croquettes with mango salsa; rice pilaf with caramelized onions.

  • Christina Cooks - No Bones About It (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:

    No Bones About It

    Pan-fried burritos; pinto bean burgers.

  • Christina Cooks - See How Great You Feel (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    See How Great You Feel

    Rustic apple tart with raspberries; berries in red wine sauce.

  • Christina Cooks - I Love Vitamin C (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    I Love Vitamin C

    Lemon-lime hummus; black bean soup; orange salsa.

  • Christina Cooks - Cleaning Up Our Act (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Cleaning Up Our Act

    Sicilian-style stuffed zucchini; Asian pears with star anise.

  • Christina Cooks - All About Alliums (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    All About Alliums

    Alliums include garlic, onions and leeks; pan-fried beggar's purses; eggplant wraps.

  • Christina Cooks - Demystifying Minerals (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Demystifying Minerals

    Minerals are essential for good health; mangoes and pomegranates; arugula; mushrooms.

  • Christina Cooks - Probiotics and You (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Probiotics and You

    Probiotics are good bacteria that aid in digestion; braised fennel, leeks and eggplant; fried rice with pineapple.

  • Christina Cooks - Red Blooded Nutrition (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Red Blooded Nutrition

    Dishes rich in folic acid include spinach salad with candied peanuts and mangoes and kale-filled ravioli.

  • Christina Cooks - The Skinny on Protein and Fat (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    The Skinny on Protein and Fat

    Non-meat or dairy options; walnut cake with apricot sauce; bean and tempeh ragout.

  • Christina Cooks - The Raw Truth (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    The Raw Truth

    The benefits and challenges of eating raw cuisine; zucchini fettuccine in marinara sauce; strawberry pie.

  • Christina Cooks - Antioxidants and You (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Antioxidants and You

    Foods with antioxidants help the skin glow; avocado and corn relish; apple, clementine and olive salad.

  • Christina Cooks - Men and a Good Tomato (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Men and a Good Tomato

    Gingered watermelon salsa; spicy tomato-and-zucchini sauce over penne.

  • Christina Cooks - A Balancing Act (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    A Balancing Act

    Thai chap che; escarole; eda mame salad.

  • Christina Cooks - Eat Your Carrots ... They're Good for You (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Eat Your Carrots ... They're Good for You

    Carrot chips with blackberry jalapeno salsa; carrot honey soup.

  • Christina Cooks - Happy Food (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Happy Food

    Blue cornmeal hot-cakes; curried corn with chilies.

  • Christina Cooks - I Hate Free Radicals (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    I Hate Free Radicals

    Tuscan grape focaccia; stuffed, roasted peppers in red-wine sauce.

  • Christina Cooks - Starting Over (Season 7 Episode 26)
    Season 7 Episode 26:

    Starting Over

    Christina eliminates many processed, packaged and canned foods from a cupboard and suggests healthier options.

  • Christina Cooks - Off to a Great Start (Season 7 Episode 25)
    Season 7 Episode 25:

    Off to a Great Start

    Breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day.

  • Christina Cooks - Fitness Foods (Season 7 Episode 24)
    Season 7 Episode 24:

    Fitness Foods

    Natural, unprocessed and seasonal foods are the foundation of an active lifestyle.

  • Christina Cooks - Purity (Season 7 Episode 23)
    Season 7 Episode 23:

    Purity

    All foods consumed eventually become part of the blood, and healthy choices reinforce it.

  • Christina Cooks - Fabulous Fat (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    Fabulous Fat

    The moderate use of fats in the diet helps the body absorb nutrients.

  • Christina Cooks - It's a Girl Thing (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    It's a Girl Thing

    Healthy diet choices help protect the breasts from disease.

  • Christina Cooks - Breath of Life (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    Breath of Life

    The lungs must contend with pollution, smoke and foods that weaken the blood.

  • Christina Cooks - Love Your Liver (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    Love Your Liver

    The liver metabolizes carbohydrates, proteins and fats, and helps free the body of toxins. Host: Christina Pirello.

  • Christina Cooks - I Can't Have This Anymore (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    I Can't Have This Anymore

    Natural foods and healthy recipes need not be boring.

  • Christina Cooks - No Guts, No Glory (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    No Guts, No Glory

    Efficient digestion carries nutrients to each cell of the body.

  • Christina Cooks - Fearless Food (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    Fearless Food

    Certain foods keep the kidneys functioning well as a filter, removing toxins from the blood.

  • Christina Cooks - Food of the Gods (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Food of the Gods

    Chocolate is a rich source of magnesium and other trace minerals.

  • Christina Cooks - Cooking With Children (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Cooking With Children

    Healthy foods for children.

  • Christina Cooks - Getting Well, Staying Well (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Getting Well, Staying Well

    Recipes that increase energy level.

  • Christina Cooks - Loving the Skin You're In (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Loving the Skin You're In

    A diet directly impacts the quality of skin.

  • Christina Cooks - Great Food, Great Sex (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Great Food, Great Sex

    Healthy recipes can influence sex.

  • Christina Cooks - The Angina Monologues (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    The Angina Monologues

    Special recipes for people with heart disease.

  • Christina Cooks - The Secret Epidemic (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    The Secret Epidemic

    Diabetes and sugar-free foods.

  • Christina Cooks - Like Wildfire (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Like Wildfire

    Recipes to relieve the symptoms of arthritis.

  • Christina Cooks - Diet Dilemma (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Diet Dilemma

    Various diets and calories.

  • Christina Cooks - Dare to Dump Dairy (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Dare to Dump Dairy

    Practical ways to eliminate dairy from diets.

  • Christina Cooks - High Protein (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    High Protein

    High-protein diets; plant food.

  • Christina Cooks - Bone Meals (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Bone Meals

    Saturated fat and sugar increase the risk of osteoporosis.

  • Christina Cooks - It's a Guy Thing (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    It's a Guy Thing

    Healthy meals for men.

  • Christina Cooks - Looking Good for Life (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Looking Good for Life

    Healthy recipes; aging and feeling good.

  • Christina Cooks - The Story of Obesity (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Story of Obesity

    Healthy foods to counter obesity.

  • Christina Cooks - Dinner and a Movie (Season 6 Episode 26)
    Season 6 Episode 26:

    Dinner and a Movie

    Intimate dinner.

  • Christina Cooks - Back to Basics (Season 6 Episode 25)
    Season 6 Episode 25:

    Back to Basics

    Basic cooking.

  • Christina Cooks - Soups and Sanwiches (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    Soups and Sanwiches

    Light and satisfying soups and sandwiches.

  • Christina Cooks - European Flavors (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    European Flavors

    Mediterranean cooking and the techniques and ingredients that have created simple, country-style dishes.

  • Christina Cooks - Tropical Cuisine (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    Tropical Cuisine

    Bringing variety to day-to-day meals by cooking with tropical foods.

  • Christina Cooks - The Greening of America (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    The Greening of America

    Cooking with dark, leafy greens, including kale, collards, watercress, arugula, dandelion and bok choy.

  • Christina Cooks - The Art of the Stir Fry (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    The Art of the Stir Fry

    Cooking in a wok, including main courses, side dishes and dessert.

  • Christina Cooks - How Sweet It Isn't (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    How Sweet It Isn't

    Sugar addiction.

  • Christina Cooks - Middle Eastern Cuisine (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Middle Eastern Cuisine

    Making light, fresh and spicy middle eastern foods.

  • Christina Cooks - Cooking With the Seasons (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Cooking With the Seasons

    Seasonal eating to help the planet.

  • Christina Cooks - Vegetarian Kids (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Vegetarian Kids

    Health, the environment and the practical side of healthy cooking for young people.

  • Christina Cooks - Aging Gracefully (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Aging Gracefully

    Aging.

  • Christina Cooks - Homestyle Desserts (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Homestyle Desserts

    Cozy desserts, including cookies, cobblers, puddings and galettes.

  • Christina Cooks - All Hands On Deck (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    All Hands On Deck

    The joy of outdoor cooking without compromise to health or taste.

  • Christina Cooks - Essential Fats (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Essential Fats

    Using hemp seeds in everything from main courses to condiments.

  • Christina Cooks - Life on the Run (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Life on the Run

    How to cook and serve healthy family meals every night.

  • Christina Cooks - Women and Their Health (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Women and Their Health

    The best food and lifestyle choices for women.

  • Christina Cooks - The Art of Latino Cuisine (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    The Art of Latino Cuisine

    Combining ingredients, flavors, texture and spices to create South of the Border tastes.

  • Christina Cooks - Dishy Desserts (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Dishy Desserts

    Festive cakes, pies and other specialty desserts.

  • Christina Cooks - The Man Show (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    The Man Show

    Christina cooks everything from snacks to main courses to keep men healthy and strong.

  • Christina Cooks - Holiday Feast (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Holiday Feast

    A lighthearted approach to holiday cooking for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

  • Christina Cooks - The Art of Sicilian Cooking (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    The Art of Sicilian Cooking

    Cooking in a household in the southern region of Sicily.

  • Christina Cooks - What to Eat Instead of Meat (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    What to Eat Instead of Meat

    The world of vegetarianism, from balancing meals to ordering in restaurants and how to meet nutritional needs.

  • Christina Cooks - Perfect Skin (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Perfect Skin

    Discussing the various problems with skin, including teenage and adult acne.

  • Christina Cooks - Breakfast (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Breakfast

    Making different kinds of breakfast foods.

  • Christina Cooks - Weighty Issues (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Weighty Issues

    Issues related to achieving and maintaining the ideal weight for any lifestyle.

  • Christina Cooks - Lighting Your Fire (Season 5 Episode 26)
    Season 5 Episode 26:

    Lighting Your Fire

    Firemen share their recipes for hot and spicy foods.

  • Christina Cooks - Mumm's the Word (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    Mumm's the Word

    Healthy versions of Philadelphia's favorite foods, including Philly steaks, cheese fries and beer-battered onion rings.

  • Christina Cooks - Along the Soy Milky Way (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Along the Soy Milky Way

    The health risks of drinking milk and some non-dairy alternatives.

  • Christina Cooks - Put On a Happy Face (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    Put On a Happy Face

    Recipes to help fight dry skin, pimples, oily complexions and dark circles, and promote a flawless face.

  • Christina Cooks - Life Without Chocolate Is Not an Option (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Life Without Chocolate Is Not an Option

    Desserts that satisfy cravings for chocolate without compromising health and well-being.

  • Christina Cooks - So What's a GMO? (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    So What's a GMO?

    Food supply; impact of genetically modified organisms; health; environment.

  • Christina Cooks - Men Will Be Men (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Men Will Be Men

    Athletes Bubba Miller and Todd McCullough prepare hearty meals for guys.

  • Christina Cooks - Take It Off, Take It All Off (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Take It Off, Take It All Off

    Diet myths; weight control.

  • Christina Cooks - How Sweet It Is (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    How Sweet It Is

    Home-spun recipes for cookies, sticky buns, coffee cakes and other sweets.

  • Christina Cooks - Well, Naturally (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Well, Naturally

    Foods that compromise people's health and dishes that maintain it.

  • Christina Cooks - Tofu, With Love (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Tofu, With Love

    Tofu recipes, from appetizers to the main course.

  • Christina Cooks - The French Bistro (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    The French Bistro

    Preparing whole foods with a French country flair.

  • Christina Cooks - Cooking With Kids (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Cooking With Kids

    Organic food choices for children, including healthy snacks; the positive impact children can have on the planet.

  • Christina Cooks - Right From the Farm (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Right From the Farm

    The importance of organic ingredients for taste, freshness and nutrient content.

  • Christina Cooks - The Italian Table (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    The Italian Table

    Preparing a four-course Italian meal.

  • Christina Cooks - The Joy of Sexy Food (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    The Joy of Sexy Food

    Romantic techniques for preparing dinner.

  • Christina Cooks - What's Up With Organics? (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    What's Up With Organics?

    Actor Paul Newman's daughter Nell discusses the nutritional and environmental benefits of organic foods.

  • Christina Cooks - Remedies to the Rescue (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Remedies to the Rescue

    Chef Grace Young discusses the healing energy of food; Chinese recipes.

  • Christina Cooks - Carrots as Art (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Carrots as Art

    The art of garnishing; cooking dramatic main courses.

  • Christina Cooks - Fear of Frying (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Fear of Frying

    The importance of fat in maintaining health; cooking with certain oils.

  • Christina Cooks - The Way to a Man's Heart (and Other Organs ...) (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Way to a Man's Heart (and Other Organs ...)

    Exploring the issues concerning men, including stress, weight management and prostate health. With guest Dr. Maggie Cottrell.

  • Christina Cooks - Our Meals, Ourselves (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Our Meals, Ourselves

    Food to nourish women, including soy, broccoli, saturated fats and sugars.

  • Christina Cooks - Vive la Difference (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Vive la Difference

    The different food needs of men and women.

  • Christina Cooks - Right in the Bread Basket (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Right in the Bread Basket

    Master baker James Barrett, owner of Philadelphia's Metropolitan Bakery demonstrates how to prepare bread at home.

  • Christina Cooks - Energy! (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Energy!

    Food as energy; food affects people's actions and emotions.

  • Christina Cooks - Cooking With the Stars (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Cooking With the Stars

    Examining birth years and how they may be nourished or tamed.

  • Christina Cooks - Roll Your Own (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Roll Your Own

    Simple foods that offer healthy and nutritious benefits, such as sushi.

  • Christina Cooks - The Energy Show (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    The Energy Show

    The hidden sources of energy in grains, fruits and vegetables.

  • Christina Cooks - The Story of O (Organics That Is) (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    The Story of O (Organics That Is)

    The benefits of organic foods grown without pesticides.

  • Christina Cooks - Love Your Liver (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Love Your Liver

    Calming foods.

  • Christina Cooks - Victory Through Vegetables (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Victory Through Vegetables

    How to enhance athletic performance with plant protein.

  • Christina Cooks - Feels Just Like Starting Over (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Feels Just Like Starting Over

    Simple improvement to help one eat better.

  • Christina Cooks - Top Ten Tricks to Tame Tension (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Top Ten Tricks to Tame Tension

    How grains, like millet and corn, can help relieve stress.

  • Christina Cooks - Pie in the Sky (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Pie in the Sky

    Sweets for happy occasions, such as a housewarming or a new baby.

  • Christina Cooks - The Art of the Kitchen (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Art of the Kitchen

    Making foods aesthetically pleasing with a good blend of color and texture.

  • Christina Cooks - Facing Our Fears (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Facing Our Fears

    Foods that provide greater energy and stamina.

  • Christina Cooks - Beating the Sugar Blues (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Beating the Sugar Blues

    Sweeteners.

  • Christina Cooks - Stand by Your Bones (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Stand by Your Bones

    Cooking with calcium-rich foods like broccoli and kale to preserve strong bones and teeth.

  • Christina Cooks - Putting Your Best Face Forward (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Putting Your Best Face Forward

    Plant-based diet.

  • Christina Cooks - Back to Our Roots (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Back to Our Roots

    Cooking with root vegetables, including carrots, parsnips and rutabaga.

  • Christina Cooks - Some Like It Hotter (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Some Like It Hotter

    Spicing up dishes with chili peppers, ginger and garlic.

  • Christina Cooks - Nothing but the Soup (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Nothing but the Soup

    The possible medical benefits of certain soups.

  • Christina Cooks - Heart & Soul (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Heart & Soul

    Lowering blood pressure with a diet of grains and vegetables.

  • Christina Cooks - Feed Your Head (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Feed Your Head

    Dishes thought to improve intelligence and memory.

  • Christina Cooks - Tantalizing Tofu (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Tantalizing Tofu

    Soups, salads, casseroles and sauces made with tofu.

  • Christina Cooks - Know Your Energy (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Know Your Energy

    Foods that are good for a quick, energetic pick-me-up.

  • Christina Cooks - Lovely Leafies (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Lovely Leafies

    Side dishes made from kale, collards and watercress.

  • Christina Cooks - Cookies & Creme (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Cookies & Creme

    Cookies, puddings, parfaits and cakes made without dairy, refined flour or sugar.

  • Christina Cooks - A Trip to the Mediterranean (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    A Trip to the Mediterranean

    Mediterranean dishes; pasta; soup; vegetables.

  • Christina Cooks - Use Your Noodle (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Use Your Noodle

    Pasta; noodles; kugel.

  • Christina Cooks - Down Home Delicious (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Down Home Delicious

    Having a healthy diet that still includes biscuits, pot pies and glazed donuts.

  • Christina Cooks - Lazy Man's Guide to Whole Foods (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Lazy Man's Guide to Whole Foods

    Five steps to a healthy diet.

  • Christina Cooks - The Energy of Food (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Energy of Food

    Quinoa; corn salad; creamy carrot bisque.

  • Christina Cooks - Why Organic? (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Why Organic?

    Fettuccine; butternut squash; fruit salad.

  • Christina Cooks - Divine Desserts (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Divine Desserts

    Spicy apple-pear pie, chocolate hazelnut torte, lemon biscotti.

  • Christina Cooks - It's Your Party (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    It's Your Party

    Parties; pie; bean tacos.

  • Christina Cooks - Whole Foods Goes Gourmet (With Chef George Perrier) (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Whole Foods Goes Gourmet (With Chef George Perrier)

    Pesto ravioli; roasted pepper sauce; fruit gateau.

  • Christina Cooks - Me and the Kids (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Me and the Kids

    Children; vegetables.

  • Christina Cooks - Whole Foods Around the World (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Whole Foods Around the World

    Vegetables; stuffed cabbage rolls.

  • Christina Cooks - Getting Started: Whole Foods 101 (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Getting Started: Whole Foods 101

    Miso vegetable soup; fruit crisp.

  • Christina Cooks - Women's Health (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Women's Health

    Stress; sauteed leafy greens; glazed carrots.

  • Christina Cooks - Changing Seasons (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Changing Seasons

    Vegetable potpie; corn casserole.

  • Christina Cooks - Men's Health (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Men's Health

    Roasted portobello sandwiches, baked beans and tofu franks.

  • Christina Cooks - Good Morning Breakfasts (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Good Morning Breakfasts

    Scrambled tofu; vegetables; polenta; cinnamon buns.

  • Christina Cooks - Christina's Feast (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Christina's Feast

    Dinner parties; corn bread-stuffed squash; stewed vegetables.

  • Christina Cooks - The Joy of Soy (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Joy of Soy

    Stuffed tofu pockets, tempeh kabobs, sweet marinated tofu with peanut sauce.

  • Christina Cooks - Naturally Slim (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Naturally Slim

    Foods high in complex carbohydrates, including spicy daikon and kombu and brown rice salad.

  • Christina Cooks - Foods to Stop the Aging Clock (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Foods to Stop the Aging Clock

    Wild rice and apples, Oden stew, hearty sauteed greens and ginger.

  • Christina Cooks - Food and Mood (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Food and Mood

    Polenta with mushroom ragout, millet-tofu stew.

  • Christina Cooks - Under the Sea (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Under the Sea

    Fish; vegetables; sole; red snapper teriyaki.

  • Christina Cooks - Cooking to Relieve Stress (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Cooking to Relieve Stress

    Millet-sweet vegetable soup, fried rice and vegetables, baked apples with creamy chestnut filling.

  • Christina Cooks - Cooking for Natural Beauty (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Cooking for Natural Beauty

    Foods thought to provide healthy skin, including barley vegetable stew and arame saute.

  • Christina Cooks - Your Face Never Lies (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Your Face Never Lies

    Mushroom barley soup, fresh daikon and kombu in orange sauce, green rolls.

  • Christina Cooks - What to Eat Instead (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    What to Eat Instead

    Chili with polenta croutons, chickenless salad, Chinese orange seitan.

  • Christina Cooks - Your Just Desserts (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Your Just Desserts

    Healthy desserts, including tangy chocolate chip cookies and blueberry crumb pie.

  • Christina Cooks - Red Zone Eating! (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Red Zone Eating!

    Tempeh stroganoff, candied onions, Chinese orange seitan.

  • Christina Cooks - Great Food! Great Sex! (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Great Food! Great Sex!

    Food designed to increase the romantic appetite, including vitality stew and pressed salad.

  • Christina Cooks - Just Like Mama Used to Make (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Just Like Mama Used to Make

    Italian minestrone, Spanish paella, gnocchi with fresh basil pesto.

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