THE BRONX - Montefiore Medical Center heated things up during a special healthy cooking demonstration on Monday.

Chefs hailing from restaurants throughout the city, including celebrity cook Tom Valenti, participated in the event, "A Chef's Touch at Montefiore."

The tasting helped teach Bronx residents how to prepare healthy meals that are both easy and affordable.

Try making these good-for-you recipes at home:

Braised Kale

Root Vegetable Stew with Cumin, Coriander and Millet

Slow-Cooked Chicken in a Pot