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Evening Event with Deepa Thomas

Deepa's Secrets

You are invited to dinner with Deepa Thomas, Author, Health Advocate, and Avid Home Cook on February 10th, 2018. Dinner will feature recipes from Deepa’s new cookbook/memoir, Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine.

Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine

I was overweight. I had gained 20 pounds in 5 years and I needed to figure out why. Of course, the obvious reason was that I was eating more, especially carbs, all the comfort foods that cause weight gain, and I wasn’t as active as I used to be. But why was I eating more and moving less?


I realized there are times we try to fill up holes in our soul with food.


We satisfy our hunger temporarily, but the holes linger, or get bigger. I needed to find a way to find joy in my life so that I would stop eating so much and motivate myself to be more energetic.

I pressed myself to name a few of the emotional needs we all experience to some degree: the hunger for human connection, love, passion, purpose, adventure, or inspiration. We need to feel whole, we need rest, restoration, movement, exercise, and freedom. We need to be grateful for health, physical well-being, the love of others. We crave certainty, harmony, and peace.

Hunger is often that little itch that keeps you from being fully anything. So, I challenged myself to come up with my own personal recipes, comfort “foods” for the soul that take care of these itches and again, I (with my spiritual megaphone) challenge you to make them your own.”

– Deepa Thomas

Author of Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb | New Indian Cuisine (Skyhorse, 2017). A graduate of Delhi University with degrees in journalism and political science, Deepa Thomas moved to the US and, in 1985, founded Deepa Textiles. After 21 years and 23 design awards, the company has been credited with transforming the $10 billion a year contract furniture industry. Since 2010, Deepa has combined her passion for journalism with her newfound passion for cooking, deconstructing the principles of the most successful diets and healthy living practices in order to reconstruct a simple, slow carb New Indian cuisine. Deepa has served as a trustee of Rhode Island School of Design and a Commissioner of the Asian Art Museum. She is currently a trustee of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. Deepa Thomas lives with her husband, not far from her two sons, in the Nob Hill section of San Francisco.



Evening Itinerary,  February 10, 2018

6:00 - 6:30 pm   Arrive and meet Deepa

6:30 - 7:15 pm   Delicious organic dinner

7:15 - 8:15 pm   45 Minute interactive presentation including Q & A time

8:15 - 8:30 pm    Get your copy of Deepa's Secrets personally autographed


$100 per person.  Limited spots available.  Reserve now! 

Email to make your reservation!

This event is being held in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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