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Secrets of the Kripalu Kitchen

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

For everyone.

Have you come to Kripalu, loved the food, and wished you could take it home with you? Do you want to introduce more whole foods and healthier meals into your family’s diet but don’t know how to plan or execute them? Jump-start your cooking practice in this program with Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith and learn to WHAT YOU’LL EXPERIENCE
  • Hands-on preparation of recipes
  • Tastings and flavor comparisons
  • Overview of knife skill
  • Confidently plan, shop, and prepare a week’s worth of Kripalu recipes
  • Reorganize your kitchen to improve efficiency
  • Manage your food and leftovers to minimize waste and maximize flavor
  • Understand basic cooking techniques and how to apply them
  • Cook delicious vegetables, grains, and proteins
  • Deepen your practice and enjoyment of cooking.

This weekend of hands-on learning empowers you to have fun while nourishing yourself and your family—both nutritionally and spiritually.

“Jeremy Rock Smith was absolutely outstanding in mixing both valuable content and practical skills while also providing a fully engaging and hilarious presentation on whole foods cooking. He's a gem.” —Laura G., past program participant

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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