FOOD FOR LIFE | Plant-Based Cooking & Nutrition Class
Spring 2021: Tuesday evening, May 25, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Learn the fundamentals of healthy plant-based cooking and eating. Find out how it can help manage and sometimes reverse chronic health issues and allow you to lose excess weight.
Keys to Natural Appetite Control reviews the factors that help you feel full and satisfied when eating a plant-based diet. The good news is that there is no need for counting calories or portion control when you are eating a whole food diet built on plants.
- The fiber differential between plant-based and animal-based foods
- Why beans are an important component of a plant-based diet and how to prepare them
- Why adding fiber to your diet also cuts calorie intake
- Daily fiber intake goals and which foods have the most fiber
In addition to group discussion, a short video featuring plant-based medical experts, a cooking demonstration of three vegan recipes, and Q/A time will complete this class.
CLASS BENEFITS FOR YOU
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
Short, fact-based video segments presented by medical and nutrition experts from the Physicians Committee
Recipe demonstrations using inexpensive, wholesome, plant-based ingredients, with a copy of the recipes for you to try at home
Practical suggestions on replacing meat, dairy, and other animal products with tasty, plant-based ingredients
Tips for preparing healthy, low-cost vegan (plant-based) meals at home
LET’S TALK ABOUT HEALTHY FOOD!
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.
WHAT OTHERS SAY
Online Classes Are Convenient
All classes are 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.
Online registration ends 24 hours before the class.
Planted Platter will refund your series registration price less a $5 processing fee up until 7 days before the series begins. Within 7 days of the class, you can receive a transfer or credit to use in the future.
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.
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