Simple Steps to Natural, Delicious Cooking with Michel Nischan
1 Season . 9 Episodes

Make every meal burst with flavor with acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan. Learn how to prepare simple, mouth-watering and tantalizing dishes, while using natural, sustainable, fresh and widely available ingredients. Michel gives you the scoop on organic produce, meat and poultry, and sustainable seafood; the skinny on natural sugars; and the lowdown on healthy oils.

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Healthy cooking doesn't have to be boring! Make every meal burst with flavor with acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan. Learn how to prepare simple, mouth-watering and tantalizing dishes, while using natural, sustainable, fresh and widely available ingredients. Michel gives you the scoop on organic produce, meat and poultry, and sustainable seafood; the skinny on natural sugars; and the lowdown on healthy oils. With easy techniques, and innovative ideas, Michel shares his passion and his secrets to making every meal memorable, healthful and fun! Find out how small choices make a big difference for your health and the planet. Recipes demonstrated include a two-pan frittata, miso salmon, Chatham cod, chocolate mousse and a minty citrus-ginger tea.

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Episode 1
4 mins
Skip sugary sodas and coffee drinks. Acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan explains the harmful effects of these drinks on your health and the planet. He visits renowned raw food chef Renee Loux, who shows us how to make a refreshing Raspberry-Lavendar Lemonade.
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Episode 2
6 mins
Choose fish that is healthy for you and the planet. Acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan explains which fish is sustainable, and also takes you on a tour of an abalone fishery.
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Episode 3
5 mins
Choose local, in-season food for the health of it. Acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan shares his passion for eating with the seasons and supporting local farmers. Plus, he takes you on a tour of an organic farm that raises chickens, sheep and goats.
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Episode 4
4 mins
Satisfy your sweet tooth naturally. Acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan gives you the scoop on healthier sweeteners; renowned raw food chef Renee Loux demonstrates an easy raw chocolate mousse recipe with a surprising ingredient.
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Episode 5
5 mins
Expand your protein choices with these healthy plant-based sources. Acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan discusses easy-to-find ingredients.
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Episode 6
5 mins
Choosing organic foods is not all or nothing proposition. Acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan demystifies organic produce, and organic meat and poultry — helping you to make more informed decisions.
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Episode 7
2 mins
Choose the right oils for the right reasons. Acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan explains which oils to use for cooking and which ones to use to "finish" a dish — including canola, grapeseed oil, extra virgin olive oil, toasted sesame oil and flaxseed oil.
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Episode 8
6 mins
Make every meal burst with flavor with acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan. Learn how to integrate the six flavors — bitter, sweet, sour, salty, pungent and astringent — with widely available herbs and spices to prepare simple, tantalizing, healthy dishes.
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Episode 9
12 mins
Acclaimed natural chef and cookbook author Michel Nischan explains why slowing down in the kitchen can help relieve stress. He also shares his secret to grilling without harmful lighter fluid.