FOOD FOR LIFE | Plant-Based Cooking & Nutrition Class

Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Zoom

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.


The Power of Your Plate focuses on getting you ready to start a low-fat, plant-based diet.

  • Learn why this way of eating works to keep you healthy
  • Find out what groceries to purchase
  • Discuss what a healthful plant-based menu will look like

With a combination of group discussion, a short video by medical experts, a cooking demonstration with three recipes, and question/answer time, this class provides an excellent overview of plant-based nutrition.

You can take this class as a stand-alone session, but for the best results and value, sign up for the complete 5-part Kickstart series (May 18-June 15) for $90


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 Question/answer time


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.


“WOW! I get so excited when I see an email from you! I really appreciate just how helpful and giving you are of your time and suggestions, recipes, tips for success, etc.“

J.K. January 14, 2020

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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.

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.

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