Suzanne Landry

 fresh food chef & wellness educator


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 Inspiring a happy & healthy lifestyle!

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Recipe from My Book


Click here to get to the home page of my blog to view even more crowd-pleasing recipes that both your guests & your families will enjoy.   Better yet, get yourself a copy of all the great recipes by buying The Passionate Vegetable here.




"The Passionate Vegetable" Makes News!


With the long-awaited release of my book, a flurry of press ensued.  In case you missed any of the wonderful articles published, check a few of them out now:


SB News-Press - Sep. 12th

SB Independent - July 10th


Also, my August cooking class with my son Aaron at the Gourmandise School in Santa Monica Place was attended & written up by the popular blogger from My Imperfect Kitchen. See her posting & photos here.




For the Food Curious



Join me on food adventures at the best meetup in Santa Barbara for foodies: 

 Santa Barbara Food and Farm Adventures


Here are the next upcoming events:

Sep 29 Attend the SOL Food Festival

Oct. 25 Corn Maize & Pumpkin Picking at Lane Farms

Oct. 27 Pumpkin Carving at Oreana Winery




SB Farmer's Market

My favorite place to shop!  You can find the weekly schedule and other info online at



Sept.-Oct. 2012 Newsletter
Next S.B. Book Signing at SOL Food Festival
Saturday Sept 29, all day
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Here's the schedule of upcoming book signings. Come meet me, sample recipes, & peruse the cookbook! 


Santa Barbara signings:

  • Saturday, Sep. 29, all day at Whole Foods booth
    at SOL Food Fest, Plaza Vera Cruz, 180 E. Cota   
  • Thursday, Oct 4, 6-8pm
    at The Book Den, 15 E. Anapamu
  • Tuesday, Oct 16, 7-9pm
    at Chaucer's Book Store, 3321 State St.   

 Ventura signings:

Upcoming Cooking Classes

SB SOL Food Festival
The Third Annual Fest is a community celebration of all that is Sustainable, Organic, & Local in food & drink!  My book will be for sale at the Whole Foods booth.  Each hour a different chef will be conducting a hands-on cooking class in the open air kitchen; my class is at 4:30pm (pre-register at Chef's booth during the day). I'll be making my Cannellini Bean & Tomato Basil Salad
SB Whole Foods Market
I'll be demoing four recipes from my book, with tastes for you to try.  Buy your signed copy of the cookbook after class!


Wednesday Oct. 3, 5:30-6:30pm on the patio, free, please pre-register by emailing Here's the menu:


* Roasted Ratatouille over Spaghetti Squash *
* Crunchy Jicama Cabbage Salad with Dill Dressing *
 * Herbed Basmati Rice Salad with Garden Vegetables *
* Honeyed Heirloom Carrots *

Trinity Gardens
Santa Barbara's newest community gardens are at Trinity Lutheran Church, on the corner of La Cumbre & Foothill. We'll tour the garden, harvest some produce for the class, then cook in their commercial kitchen.  This class focuses on The Three Sisters -- corn, beans, & squash -- staples of Native America.
Saturday Oct 20, 9:30am-1pm, $35, please pre-register by emailing Suzanne by October 15. Here's the menu:


* Hot Tamale Pie with Cornbread Topping *

* Thanksgiving Soup *

* Three Sisters Stew *

* Pumpkin and Feta Muffins with Pepita Seeds *
SB City College
Here are the classes I'll be teaching at SBCC Continuing Ed this October.
Please note that the listings only display my married last name of "Lemagie". For full descriptions or to register, see the online Fall schedule or call 687-0812.


* A Passion for Veggies *
(Tuesdays Oct. 23 through Oct. 30 , 6-9pm)

I would like to cater your next family get-together, dinner party with friends, or cocktail party for your business.  I also love to teach, and what better present for a relative or friend than a tailored cooking lesson/party in the privacy of your own home!  Call me so we can discuss possibilities!  


Please also keep me in mind for nutritional counseling, and assistance with implementing eating lifestyle changes for healthier living.  You can eat deliciously and healthfully.



(805) 628-3301

About Suzanne... 


Suzanne Landry, is the author of The Passionate Vegetable and Fresh Food Matters. As a fresh food chef and wellness educator, author and lively guest lecturer for over 25 years, she has inspired many people on their road to health and vitality. She was the founder and director of Nature's Table, a Natural Gourmet Cooking School and has served as an industry consultant to manufacturers and retail stores as well as private individuals. Working for the renowned Issels Medical Center, she has developed the nutrition education program for their cancer patients since 2005.   An author of numerous published articles featured in newspapers and magazines, she has also appeared on local TV networks.


Suzanne is also available for private instruction and coaching, including healthy kitchen makeovers.  Please contact  her at one of the email addresses or the phone number above.