Best Healthy Cooking Classes in San Diego

Best Healthy Cooking Classes in San Diego

Broaden your culinary skills with this roundup of the best healthy cooking classes in San Diego – choose from vegan, Mediterranean, Italian, Indian and more!

Converting to a plant-based, vegan, or vegetarian diet? Or just trying to eat more fruits and veggies and taste the rainbow? Spice up your meals with some new culinary tricks and recipes from local chefs — virtually or in person!

1. Best Italian: Cucina Migrante

Cucina Migrante takes inspiration from the Mediterranean to craft unique social events, both virtually and in person. Cucina Migrante provides a full farm-to-fork experience, tying up with local farms to source the best sustainable and seasonal ingredients for their classes. Classes range from vegan and seafood to traditional Italian.


2. Best Self-Paced Class: Katie’s Healing Kitchen

If you’re exploring plant-based eating, Katie’s Healing Kitchen is a perfect place to start. Katie offers online self-paced courses to teach you how to prep and cook healthy vegan recipes including Copycat Cauliflower Chick-Fil-A Sandwich, Cookies ‘n’ Cream ‘Milkshake’, and Easy Lasagna Roll Ups.


3. Best Kids Classes: HipCooks

Start healthy habits together with your kids! HipCooks offers virtual and in-person classes for all ages and are based on recipes with simple, easy-to-source ingredients such as Kale Chips and Cordials, Scallion Pancakes, and Mini Chocolate Lava Cakes.

HipKids Classes are recommended for ages 10+; some supervision may be necessary.


4. Best Mediterranean/Kosher: Spice It Up with deb

Have spices in your cabinet that you’d like to try but not sure how to use them? Deb, owner of the spice company, SPICE + LEAF, will help you gain confidence in easy to follow recipes in her virtual healthy cooking classes. Sample recipes include Moroccan Meatballs (Veggie Balls) with Garbanzo Beans and Apricots in a Tomato Ragu, Preserved Lemon Crostini with Avocado, Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad.


5. Best Vegan: Veg-Appeal

Transitioning to a vegan, plant-based diet can be overwhelming. Join Tracy of Veg- Appeal to learn how to make vegan cheese, shop for plant-based alternatives to animal products or how to build a weekly meal plan that meets your nutritional needs. Along with offering online virtual healthy cooking classes, Tracy can help you through dedicated one-on-one coaching sessions to help you move into a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle.


6. Best indian/Ayurvedic: Sattvik Foods

Explore new cuisines through healthy cooking classes with Sattvik Foods. All classes are vegetarian-focused, fun, instructive and hands-on, giving you the skills you need to make delicious vegetarian food for yourself, friends and family. Learn how to make chocolate desserts, fresh pasta, Ayurvedic-focused entrees and more.



Looking for More Healthy Food Recs?

Explore our Events Calendar for upcoming food festivals, healthy cooking classes and restaurant events around San Diego. Or browse all of our Recipes for healthy meal ideas and tips!

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