Online Program

Holiday Staples from the Kripalu Kitchen


This November, join Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith for a two-part online program showcasing crowd-pleasing staples from the Kripalu Kitchen just in time for holiday gatherings. This live cooking demonstration program will cover instructions and tips for preparing unique dishes that will please all diets and eating preferences around your table this season.

Through detailed directions, discussion, and lots of laughter, Jeremy will provide you with

  • Tips the pros use for timing and advance meal preparation 
  • Healthy alternatives to holiday favorites
  • Turkey roasting secrets
  • Creative potluck ideas
  • A vegan main course everyone will love
  • Recipes from the Kripalu Kitchen.

The emphasis of this program will be on preparation and pacing for a holiday feast. Please plan to follow along with the recipes so you will be prepared to cook on your own later. Whether you’re making a feast for a crowd, an intimate dinner for two, or taking your dish on the road, Jeremy’s got you covered—so let’s get cooking! 

Note Class recordings will be available within 72 hours of the end of each session. You will have access to the video recording(s), as well as an email address for questions, for 30 days after the program ends.

This program—developed and led by our own faculty with the Kripalu methodology in mind—is offered exclusively at Kripalu.

Preview the Menu

Week 1
Spiced Squash Ginger Bisque 
Cranberry Black Cherry Mostarda 
Brussels Sprouts with Maple Kimchi Sauce 
Vegan Mushroom Nut Paté (part 1)

Week 2
Warm Kale & Apple Slaw 
Whipped Potatoes & Parsnips 
Vegan Gravy  
Vegan Mushroom Nut Paté (part 2)

Plus Bonus Recipe! Pumpkin Pie with Cardamom Whipped Cream

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
Program Theme
Cooking and Nutrition


Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, began his career in classical French cuisine.

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