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Life Changing One Pot Meals w/ Chef Naliaka

  • Fit4Dance 778 Nostrand Ave Brooklyn, NY 11216 USA (map)

Recipes: Red Lentil Stew
               Vegetable Chana Masala

In this workshop we will see how to create recipes using one pot that can feed an entire family! These recipes are so delicious and perfect for fall. We will learn about healing ingredients as well as how to prep vegetables for stews. You will work in teams to create the meal and we will share the meals together.


Naliaka is a Miami native who currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. She moved to NYC to complete her Master's in Interactive Technology at NYU in order to give young people a way to tell their stories powerfully using new technologies. With a passion for education and empowerment, she now works as an educator with various NYC organizations and non-profits. In addition to her work as an educator, she is an overall artist who focuses on dance, media, and storytelling. She also has a passion for fitness and nutrition and has been working with adults and children for the past five years in the fitness industry. Outside of the gym and the classroom, she work as a Chef Assistant at the Natural Gourmet Institute and organizes many events around food justice, healthy eating, and plant based cooking. The focus of her food is health supportive, comfort soul food.  She runs an active meetup group called NYC Vegans of Color where she organizes several monthly events geared toward creating community around people of color and plant based eating. Additionally, in an effort to expand messages around plant based eating and community, she has started a company called The Black Theory, a travel company that creates vacation experiences for groups of travelers through a plant-based lens. Events include local trips, day parties, weekend getaways, international travel, vegan neighborhood tours, and cooking classes. Her goal is eventually connect folks of color around the globe through plant based food and travel.