Plant-Based Cooking Classes: Live Healthier, Feel Better

Healthy vegan cooking and nutrition instruction
All of Planted Platter’s classes offer an overview of whole food and vegan nutrition and typically include plant-based recipe demonstrations. Some classes are offered online via Zoom to keep it easy and convenient for everyone to participate, while other classes are provided in person with hands-on cooking for participants.


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Upcoming Classes

Free Online Cooking Class: How Foods Fight Diabetes

Free Online Cooking Class: How Foods Fight Diabetes

TUESDAY | 8.6.2024 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT
Online via Zoom
Join Deb Czech for a free, online, plant-based cooking class about how foods fight diabetes. Hosted by MVP Health Care; open to the public. Cooking demo, useful tips, and make-at-home recipes!

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Types of Classes Offered

  • Private Group Classes for individuals, employers, non-profits, places of worship, and clubs involve Planted Platter working directly with you to teach a customized class, either in-person or online via Zoom. Please use the Contact form to submit your inquiry or call Deb Czech at Planted Platter at 518.350.4080.
  • Community Cooking Classes, which are frequently offered in collaboration with community non-profit organizations, typically focus on preparing easy, well-balanced, plant-based recipes. These are often hands-on classes and all recipes are provided so you can make them at home.
  • Food For Life Classes usually highlight how a whole food, plant-based diet can address specific health concerns, including diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, weight management, brain health, mental health, hormonal conditions, and reproductive health. Culinary instructor Deb Czech is licensed by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to teach Food For Life classes, which promote healthful eating based on the latest scientific research. You will receive recipes as well as detailed handouts and resources on healthy vegan nutrition. Most classes include a short video segment by medical professionals, who discuss the effectiveness of a plant-based diet in improving human health.