Cooking Classes

Vegan-Inspired Cooking – Living The Plant-Based Lifestyle

Cooking classes designed for you.
A day in the kitchen with Chef Ann-Marie. Learn how to create non-dairy sauces, soups, sauces and “ice cream.” Learn techniques to make baked goods that taste delicious. Take your favorite flavor profiles and create delicious meals that you can savor. Learn ways to simplify the preparation process so that you can create home-cooked meals efficiently.

Imagine how you will feel a year or two from now if you consistently follow a plan towards the best life you can live! Love food …AND… shift your meals towards a healthier lifestyle. Change what's on your plate and change your life!

  • Take your passion about cooking and boost your confidence in the kitchen.
  • Learn how to find inspiration to elevate your meals from boring and bland to bold and delicious.
  • Expand your confidence in recipe creation techniques.
  • Increase your knowledge of plant-based vegan food.
  • Help your family eat healthier together.
  • Impress your guests with your culinary skills…and more!
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Private Class Format

Learn techniques, successful recipe execution and use of ingredients. Each class is approximately 4 hours long. Choose a menu similar as if you were going to a restaurant.: select an appetizer/starter, salad, main course and sides and dessert. A total of 4 dishes is recommended. Depending on what you select Chef Ann-Marie will make some recommendations to help you create a balanced meal. Class includes food, recipes, specialty beverage, tropical fruit and the lunch or dinner you choose to cook.

Price starts at $400 for 2 people.
$100 Additional Per Person.

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Farmer’s Market Tour and Cooking Class

Available only on Saturday morning and your experience begins @7:00 am. with Chef Ann-Marie where you will spend a minimum of an hour at the upcountry Maui farmer’s market. You will meet local farmers and enjoy specialty items only available at the market. Together you and Chef Ann-Marie will design the menu you will be cooking as well as be inspired by the ingredients available that morning to create the lunch menu. Set aside at least 8 hours for this culinary experience. Chef Ann-Marie will focus on how to use ingredients and to come up with recipes that work. Chef Ann-Marie will make some recommendations on how to create a balanced meal. This experience includes breakfast, snacks, farmer’s market tour, food costs, recipes, specialty beverage, seasonal tropical fruit and the lunch you prepare.

Price starts at $800 for 2 people.
$100 Additional Per Person
(Max. 6 people)

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Multi-Day Classes and Experience

Are you in love with life, food and your health? This is a full FOODIE Hawaiian-inspired culinary immersion experience! Together with Chef Ann-Marie you will tour the local upcountry market in Maui, visit private farms as well as experience a cornucopia of seasonal fruit at a tropical fruit farm. You will enjoy local vegan food and create plant-based inspired cuisines that will inspire you to follow your health-based journey.

You will experience and enjoy a vegan multi-course Polynesian luau or choose to experience working on a local Hawaiian farm and cooking lunch together. This culinary journey (minimum 5-days) is an exclusive customized training available only on Maui, Hawaii. Your experience includes meals, transportation to locations, farmer’s market tour, food costs, recipes, specialty beverages, seasonal tropical fruits and the meals you cook. Some exclusive experiences are included. Accommodations are separate and not included in pricing.

Chef Ann-Marie will create an experience that will shift the way you think about life and food, that you will cherish for a lifetime!

Cost based on number of days and options selected

NOTE: Itinerary above is a sample only.

Starting at $1000 per person per day. Minimum 2 people. Max. 6 people.



(NOTE: They are included in dishes below)

  • Sesame Soy Lemon Dressing
  • Sweet Chili Ginger Sauce
  • Cilantro Citrus Marinade
  • Papaya Seed Dressing (Can use this for a salad)
  • Orange Ginger Teriyaki Sauce
  • Peanut Coconut Sauce
  • Basil Lime Marinade
  • Macadamia Nut Lemon Pesto
  • Honey Lime Dressing
  • Poke Sauce
  • Lemon Basil Vinaigrette
  • Carrot Ginger Dressing
  • Chickpea Miso Lemon Tahini Sauce
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  • Sesame Encrusted Tofu with Sesame Soy Dressing with Namasu (Pickled Cucumber Salad)

    COMPONENTS: Make Sesame Encrusted Tofu. Make Sesame Soy Dressing.

  • Layered Poke Towers: Sushi Rice, Avocado and Tomato, Sesame Tofu with Spicy Poke Sauce

    COMPONENTS: Poke sauce and vegetable mixture Make sushi rice. Mold with a tower.

  • Tofu & Vegetable Summer Rolls in Rice Paper

    COMPONENTS: Avocado, Basil, Mint, Cucumber, Carrots, Vermicelli w/ Sweet Chili Ginger Sauce.

  • Ginger Lime Marinated Tofu or Tempe with Peanut Coconut Sauce and Veggie Lettuce Wraps

    (Sugarsnap peas, carrots, sprouts and green beans) with local butter lettuce
    COMPONENTS: Make marinade. Make peanut coconut sauce.

  • Mango, Avocado & Coconut Lime Sauce with Fresh Flour Tortilla Crisps

    COMPONENTS: Prepare Chili Sauce with coconut milk and lime. Make tortilla rounds.

  • Caramelized-Onion, Artichoke Basil Spread, Mushroom and Spinach Pizza.

    COMPONENTS: Make herb pizza dough. Caramelize Onions. Making Pesto. NOTE: With or without vegan cheese.

  • Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

    Battered and Baked with Sweet Tamari Sauce

  • Fried Vegetable Spring Rolls with Honey Mustard Sauce and Soy Vinegar Sauce

    Mushrooms, Rice Noodles, Ginger, Garlic, Tofu, Carrots, Cabbage

  • Gyoza (Vegetable Dumplings) with Dipping Sauce

    Carrots, Cabbage, Green Onions, Garlic, Sprouts and Greens

  • Maui Style Guacamole and Fresh Flour Tortilla Chips

    Lime Juice, Tomatoes, Shallots, Cilantro & Chili Sauce

  • Spinach Mushroom Wontons with Sweet Sour Sauce

  • Raw Carrot Cashew Paté with Crackers and Flatbreads

    Carrots, Celery, Soaked Cashews, Tamari, Lemon Juice, Garlic

  • Portabella Mushroom & Spinach Quesadillas with Guacamole & Salsa

    Portabella Mushrooms, Garlic Spinach & Vegan Cheese

  • Focaccia with Caramelized Onions, Basil Mac Nut Pesto, Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes & Artichoke Spread

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  • Carrot Ginger Coconut

    COMPONENT: Creating a rich blended soup with coconut milk.

  • Creamy Turmeric Ginger Laksa

    Coconut Milk, Ginger, Chili, Carrots Cilantro, Mushrooms and Zucchini Noodles

  • Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup:

    Maui Onions, Carrots, Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato

  • Coconut Lemongrass Kaffir Lime Leaf with Veggies & Rice Noodles

    Coconut Milk, Kaffir Lime, Lemongrass, Ginger, Onions, Green Beans, Mushrooms, Carrots

  • Gazpacho with Avocado and Tortilla Strips

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  • Raw Kale Salad with Spiralized Zucchini & Carrot “Noodles” & Mac Nut Lemon Pesto

    COMPONENTS: Massaging kale. Spiralizing Zucchini “Noodles”. Variety of rich Basil Pesto with Mac Nuts and Pumpkin Seeds.

  • Mixed Greens and Veggies with Papaya Seed Dressing.

    COMPONENTS: Make dressing using papaya seeds and Maui Onion. This is a great dressing for cole slaw or waldorf salad.

  • Mixed Chopped Salad with Hawaiian-Honey Lime Dressing

    Mixed Greens, Tomatoes, Corn, Cucumbers, Avocadoes, Carrots & Crisp Tortilla Strips

  • Massaged Rainbow Kale Salad with Umeboshi Plum Vinegar

    Shredded Carrots, Pomegranate Seeds, Purple Cabbage, Edamame, Dates

  • Mixed Greens with Roasted Beets & Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

    Spiralized Carrots, Cucumbers, Edamame, Grape Tomatoes, Dried Cranberries, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds and Toasted Macadamia Nuts

  • Chopped Vegetable Salad w/ Romaine Lettuce & Papaya Seed Dressing

    Tomatoes, Avocado, Carrots, Corn, Cauliflower, Broccoli & Garlic Croutons

  • Chopped Vegetable Tofu Salad & Papaya Seed Dressing

    Tofu, Tomatoes, Avocado, Carrots, Corn, Cauliflower, Broccoli & Garlic Croutons

  • Quinoa Salad with Pesto & Veggies over Mixed Greens

    Carrots, Garlic, Broccoli, Asparagus, Green Beans & Sundried Tomatoes w/ Pumpkin Seeds

  • Mixed Salad with Tofu with Citrus Basil Dressing

    Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Carrots, Roasted Chickpeas, Avocado, Dried Cranberries, Macadamia Nuts & Green Beans

  • Sesame Salad with Napa Cabbage & Vegetables

    Sugarsnap Peas, Peapods, Carrots & Sesame Soy Dressing with Fried Wontons

  • Poke Bowl with Sushi Rice, Avocado, Tomato, Seaweed, Sesame Tofu, Wonton Crisps & Spicy Poke Sauce

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Main Courses

  • Cilantro Citrus Tofu and Vegetable Tacos with Roasted Peppers, Zucchini. Guacamole and Pineapple Mango Salsa.

    COMPONENTS: Cilantro Marinade: lemon, orange, calamansi & lime juice with Maui Onions. Make Local guacamole with fresh avocado, sweet chili ginger and tomatoes. Make pineapple mango salsa.

  • Tofu and Purple Sweet Potato with Coconut Lemongrass Kaffir Lime Leaf Sauce Coconut Milk, Vegetable Stock, Kaffir Lime, Lemongrass, Ginger, Onions, Green Beans, Carrots

    COMPONENTS: Learn to infuse a stock with Asian flavors. Add coconut milk to create a rich sauce/soup for fish.

  • Roasted Tomato, Basil, White Wine and Fresh Herbs with Mixed Vegetables (Zucchini, Mushrooms, Onions)

    COMPONENTS: Roast tomatoes, Over pasta or rice or quinoa.

  • Stir Fry Rice and Vegetables with Tofu. (Teriyaki Ginger, Curry or Peanut Coconut Sauce)

    COMPONENTS: Using fresh ginger and turmeric. Make a sauce of choice. Cooking rice and veggies separately.

  • Portabella Mushroom & Spinach Quesadillas with Guacamole & Salsa

    Portabella Mushrooms, Garlic Spinach & Vegan Cheese

  • Gado Gado Vegetable Medley
    (Peanut/Coconut Sauce)

    Fried Tofu, Roasted Portabellas, Sugarsnap Peas, Green Beans, Cabbage, Carrots, Asparagus

  • Japanese or Rice Noodles with Vegetables Sesame Soy Dressing

    Sugarsnap Peas, Carrots, Scallions, Toasted Sesame Seeds & Toasted Almonds

  • Fried Brown/Red Rice Bowls with Toppings

    Fresh Rice Bowl with Sesame Tofu with Lemon Ginger Soy Sauce or Carrot Sesame Sauce
    Brown & Red Jasmine Rice
    Fresh Basil, Mint, Fried Peanuts, Avocado, Carrots, Sprouts, Broccolini, Roasted Cauliflower, Fried Shallots, Garlic Peapods, Fried Ginger Bean Sprouts and Kabocha Pumpkin Squash

  • Tofu Pad Thai with Peanut Coconut Sauce & Toasted Peanuts

    Broccoli, Carrots, Sprouts, Thai Basil, Green Beans Lime

  • Mild Coconut Vegetable Curry with Tofu & Roasted Chickpeas

    Coconut Milk, Green Beans, Mushrooms, Sweet Peppers, Cauliflower, Broccoli & Maui Onions

  • Risotto with Basil Pesto & Vegetables

    Fennel, Asparagus, Artichokes, Baby Spinach & Mushrooms

  • Sesame Encrusted Tofu with Sesame Lemon Sauce & Veggies

    Carrots, Peapods, Edamame, Scallions & Toasted Sesame Seeds

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Vegetable Sides

  • Baby Bok Choy with Ginger

  • Big Island Hamakua Mushrooms with Rosemary

  • Zucchini with Fresh Herbs and Maui Onions

  • Roasted Herbed Eggplant

  • Asian Vegetable Stir Fry

    Sugarsnap Peas, Baby Bok Choy, Carrots, Sprouts, Fresh Ginger

  • Roasted Cauliflower with Olive Oil & Herbamare

  • Baby Spinach with White Beans, Raisins & Apples

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Shallots

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Starch Sides

  • Black Forbidden Coconut Rice

  • Fried Mixed Brown & Red Rices with Shallots, Sprouts, Garlic, Ginger, Green Onions

  • Short Grain Coconut Sticky Rice

  • Big Island Hamakua Mushroom Risotto with Rosemary

    COMPONENTS: Make Mushroom Stock. Using Arborio Rice. Secrets to making risotto.

  • Purple & Japanese Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Ginger and Coconut Milk

  • Oven Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

  • Garlic Fried Smashed Potatoes

  • Quinoa with Pesto & Veggies

    Basil, Carrots, Garlic, Sundried Tomatoes

  • Japanese or Rice Noodles with Sesame Soy Dressing

    Sugarsnap Peas, Carrots, Scallions, Toasted Sesame Seeds & Toasted Almonds

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  • Pineapple Macadamia Upside Down Cake with Passionfruit Coconut Whipping Cream

    COMPONENTS: Prepare cake. Spiralize a pineapple.

  • Frozen Mango Coconut Cream

    Myer Lemon Passionfruit Pie with Macadamia Pecan Crust with Berry Compote
    COMPONENTS: Made with Cashews, Coconut Milk, Lemon Juice, Lemon Zest, Passionfruit Purée, Vanilla Beans, Honey or Maple Syrup and Coconut Oil

  • Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream

  • Dark Chocolate Macadamia Shortbread Bars

    COMPONENTS: Shortbread Crust. Macadamia filling with chocolate layer.

  • Triple Almond Cookies

    Toasted Sliced Almonds, Marzipan and Almond Extract

  • Peppermint Double Chocolate Cookies

    COMPONENTS: Chocolate Chips and Cacao with Peppermint Oil

  • Raw Meyer Lemon Passionfruit Pie with Macadamia Date Crust

    Berry Compote
    Cashews, Lemon Juice, Passionfruit Juice, Honey, Macadamia Nuts, Dates, Vanilla

  • Creamy Mango Pineapple Pie with Macadamia/Pecan Crust

    Mango Pineapple Topping
    Cashews, Mango Jam, Mangoes, Pineapple, Passionfruit Juice, Honey, Macadamia Nuts, Pecans, Dates, Vanilla Bean

  • Dark Chocolate Coconut Mousse with Toasted Macadamia Nuts

  • Coconut Pudding w/ Toasted Coconut, Chocolate & Macadamia Nuts

    COMPONENTS: Organic Cornstarch, Hawaiian Vanilla Bean, Coconut Milk, Organic Sugar

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(Alcoholic or Non-Alcoholic)

  • Lemongrass Ginger Lemon Sparkler

  • Tropical White Wine Sangria

  • Minty Lime Mojitos

  • Pina Colada with Fresh Pineapple Juice & Coconut Rum

  • Lilikoi (Passionfruit) Lemonade with Sparkling Pellegrino

  • Tropical Mango Passionfruit Pineapple Smoothie

  • Mango Coconut Smoothie

  • Hibiscus Citrus Tea

  • Passionfruit (Lilikoi) Calamans Lemonade

  • Ginger Lime Spritzer

  • Warm Cinnamon Coconut Chai

  • Warm Cacao with Coconut Milk, Cinnamon and Vanilla

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