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Get Ready for Warm Weather Salads!

Our healthy lifestyle includes a daily green salad. Along with heirloom lettuces which provide variety, the dressings and toppings can make all the difference!

You can easily replace store-bought dressings with much healthier ingredients while saving a lot of money and eliminating jar waste.

I have been refining and adding to my dressing recipes catalog since 2010. I want to share the principles and great dressings.


Dress Up Your Salads • $30

Saturday, May 20, 2023 • 10 am-Noon

Could your summer salads use a make-over?

Learn the formula and key ingredients which will transform any salad dressing recipe into a creamy, tasty, low-fat, delicious, speedy dressing. You will also learn tips for prep & storage of lettuces along with fun salad additions!

    • Greek Salad Dressing
    • Vegan Cashew Caesar Dressing
    • Creamy Tahini Dressing
    • Balsamic Vinaigrette
    • Divine Green Goddess Dressing
    • Mango-Basil Vinaigrette

Light lunch included with our homegrown organic lettuces.

Summer Salad

More Duplicate Kitchen Tools Available...

KITCHEN SALE in the carport

Saturday afternoon, May 20, 2023

1:30 - 3:00 pm

I am selling duplicate, high-quality, used kitchen tools. Enjoy a pleasant drive to our mountain meadow farm and discover great new additions to your kitchen. I am hoping to see many former students, but everyone is welcome. Invite your friends! These are some categories of items at very reasonable prices.

  • Lettuce spinner
  • Double steamer pot
  • Knives
  • Wooden bowls
  • Stainless Steel cups
  • Serving bowls
  • Serving trays
  • Vintage Corelle Tea Pot
  • Ball jars
  • Vegetarian cookbooks (a variety of top authors)
  • ... and more

Directions: www.lenoresnatural.com/classes/directions.php

Eat well, be well,


About Us

Welcome to the website of Lenore’s Natural Cuisine, where Lenore Baum shares her understanding of conscious nutrition and secrets of healthy foods and their preparation. Her wisdom comes from 40 years of training and of operating her natural foods deli and vegetarian cooking schools in Arizona, Michigan and North Carolina. After completing a sabbatical in 2008, when she continued to evaluate current scientific and health studies, she revised her curriculum to feature her passion for raw and living foods preparation. Read the article about her early journey to natural foods cooking in the July 2006 issue of WNC-Woman magazine. To find your way to the wealth of practical information on this website, see the site map.

Lenore’s Natural Cuisine is a cooking school featuring low-glycemic, gluten-free, wheat-free, raw and living foods preparation. Every class is jam-packed with indispensable information and includes a meal prepared with organic, garden-fresh vegetables and herbs harvested in the morning. You can read several articles about her classes in the WNC Magazine and Asheville Citizen-Times business profile.

Raw, living vegan foods retain their life force and include unprocessed fruits, vegetables and sea vegetables; sprouted beans, grains, nuts and seeds; fermented foods and low-temperature dehydrated crackers, sprouted bread and treats. These foods are easily absorbable by the body and abundant in vitamins, minerals, enzymes and protein. Furthermore, since you will be eating such nutrient dense foods and automatically displacing processed and empty-calorie foods, you will easily achieve your optimal weight. A vegan lifestyle not only boosts your health, but is also a major personal step in reducing global warming.

Completed in 2006, this contemporary, Asian-inspired school is situated in a serene Weaverville setting on 17 acres just outside of Asheville , North Carolina. Lenore and her husband Joe embrace sustainability and simple living principles. Gardening organically year round, they raise most of their food in terraced garden beds located close to the kitchen. Their school/home has a passive solar design, solar domestic hot water and heating, solar electric panels and many other sustainable features. See the WNC Green Building Directory article and the Blue Mountain Living article.

Sustainable, passive solar home and cooking school
Sustainable, passive & active solar home and cooking school

Teaching kitchen
Teaching Kitchen

Our lettuce growing under winter hoops
Our lettuce growing under winter hoops

Lenore teaching sprouting
Lenore teaching sprouting

Plating food at the end of class
Plating food at the end of class

Spring broccoli coming alive
Spring broccoli coming alive

Go Shopping with Lenore
Go shopping with Lenore


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