How to Cut an Onion

By Cynthia Lair


Cynthia shares a stirring tale about the unexpected benefits of mindful cooking.




Cynthia Lair

About Cynthia Lair


I am an assistant professor for Bastyr University’s School of Nutrition and Exercise Science (faculty member since 1994) and the Culinary Curriculum Director for their new Culinary Arts degree program.

My cookbook, Feeding the Whole Family (Sasquatch Books, 2008) is in its third edition and a fully revised good-looking edition of my second book, Feeding the Young Athlete: Sports Nutrition Made Easy for Players, Parents and Coaches, is now available.

Improvisational theater, cooking and nutrition are morphed together in my online cooking show Cookus Interruptus. Watch at