FOOD FOR LIFE | Online Plant-Based Cooking & Nutrition Series

Fridays, April 14, 21, 28 and May 5, 12, 2023, 11:30-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom

Reduce your cancer risk with the power of plant-based meals! This 5-class series features delicious recipes to nourish cancer survivors as well as those seeking to avoid cancer. 


The Cancer Project plant-based nutrition and cooking series will teach you to prepare cancer-fighting meals loaded with antioxidants and phytochemicals, high-fiber and low-fat foods, and healthy dairy alternatives. The series also provides information on planning meals and maintaining a healthy weight.

Class Topics

  • Class 1 – April 14: Introduction to How Foods Fight Cancer
  • Class 2 – April 21: Fueling Up on Low-Fat, High-Fiber Foods
  • Class 3 – April 28: Discovering Meat and Dairy Alternatives
  • Class 4 – May 5: Cancer-Fighting Compounds and Healthy Weight Control
  • Class 5 – May 12: Reducing the Risks of Breast and Prostate Cancer

Register today to reduce your cancer risk by putting more plants on your plate!

Note: This class is not intended for anyone currently undergoing cancer treatment, who is instead encouraged to follow the nutritional plan outlined by their medical team.




Short, fact-based video segments presented by medical and nutrition experts from the Physicians Committee

Supportive group discussions about how to include delicious plant-based meals in your busy lifestyle

Informative handouts with plant-based nutrition tips for additional learning

Practical suggestions on replacing meat, dairy, and other animal products with tasty, plant-based ingredients

Recipe demonstrations using wholesome, plant-based ingredients, with a copy of the recipes for you to try at home

Tips for preparing healthy, low-cost vegan (plant-based) meals


Hi, I’m Deb Czech, founder of Planted Platter. I’ve enjoyed excellent health on a plant-based diet since 2012 and would like to share with you what I’ve learned about cooking at home, dining out, and optimizing vegan nutrition. I am a licensed Food For Life instructor and a vegan cooking coach based in Saratoga Springs, New York, serving the upstate Capital Region. Food for Life is an award-winning nutrition education and cooking program that provides an innovative approach to diet-related chronic diseases. Designed by the physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Food for Life promotes healthful eating based on the latest scientific research.


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Online Classes Are Convenient
This class is taught online via Zoom. Join from wherever you are! Use a tablet, laptop, or desktop computer for the best experience, though a mobile phone also works.

Receive Class Information via Email
All registered participants will be emailed the Zoom link, plus copies of handouts and recipes, a few hours in advance of each class.

Registration Deadline
Online registration ends 24 hours before the class.

Refund Policy
Ticket purchases are non-refundable.

Cancellation Policy
In the rare situation where Planted Platter needs to cancel a class, all participants will be notified via email and will receive a full refund for that class.

Additional Questions?
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