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May 2015

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Lemon Quinoa Pancakes

We look forward the weekend so we can make these wonderful pancakes.  They are not gluten free, but could be adapted by using a favorite baking mix.

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11:00am
 
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Hypnosis can Change Your Life!

If you can conceive it in your mind, then you can have it with hypnosis. If any of this relates to your life: stuck, unhappy, angry, in pain, sick, self-sabotaging, relationship issues, negative thinking, then attend this presentation to see for yourself the extremely powerful, permanent effects of hypnosis.

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Hypnosis can Change Your Life!
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
 
 
Salmon with Red Pepper Sauce

Now that fresh salmon is in, we have some sauce inspirations for you!  This red sauce is perfect on top the lovely pink of salmon and the flavor is exceptional.

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Salmon with Red Pepper Sauce
4:00pm
 
Relax, Rejuvenate and Ritualize Your Self Care!

A Dr. Hauschka Event:

Between taking care of family and taking care of business, it’s easy to forget to take care of ourselves.  Allow just a few moments a day for self-care and make a big difference in how you feel and how you live. See how easy it can be to create a self-care ritual that enriches your life and your beauty!

There is no charge for this class, but please pre-register by calling Gretchen Phillips at 541-552-5454. Space is limited to 15 attendees.

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Relax, Rejuvenate and Ritualize Your Self Care!
7:00pm to 8:30pm
 
 
Amuse-bouche: A French Mother’s Day Brunch

Bring your mom or a special friend to this delightly beautiful Amuse-bouche or French styled small bites brunch.  Leisurely enjoy each  course of these delectable appetizers which will be paired with either wine, a cocktail or a non-alcoholic beverage. Remember you receive a $10 discount when you and your mom or friend both attend a class!

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Amuse-bouche: A French Mother’s Day Brunch
10:00am to 1:00pm
 
Rhubarb Snacking Cake

Here’s a cake that doesn’t last long!  It’s good right out of the oven or take it on a picnic!  

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Rhubarb Snacking Cake
11:00am
 
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The Sex Connection and more

Your pain may not be yours - at times we take on the pains of others.  Dr. Janet Rueger works gently and deeply with her patients utilizing BodyTalk, CranioSacral Therapy, Traditional & Network Chiropractic to discover the roots of their ill health.

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The Sex Connection and more
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Grilled Salmon with Herbed Aioli

Here’s another one of our favorite sauce recipes for fresh salmon.  It’s easy to make and very elegant in appearance and flavor.

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Grilled Salmon with Herbed Aioli
4:00pm
 
 
White fish & Wild Rice Fritters

Grill fish for dinner one night and use the leftovers to make these delicious fritters.  

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White fish & Wild Rice Fritters
4:00pm
 
Syria: A Love Affair with Food

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

The preparation of Syrian food is an artful act which reflects the exotic colors of warm Syrian culture, its millenniums long traditions and rich heritage.  Begin the evening with a classic Syrian appetizer, Muhamara, a delicious dip with charred red bell peppers and walnuts served with Za’atar Manakisgh, a flat bread topped with a mix of olive oil, herbs and spices.  For starters sample Kibbeh or meat and bulgar balls served with an herb infused yogurt sauce.  The main course is Makloubeh, a threel ayer upside down dish made with chicken, rice and vegetables.  Dessert is Date Cookies served with Muhallabia, an aromatic yogurt pudding.

*Wine or Beer offered, please bring $5 to class *

 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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Syria: A Love Affair with Food
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

This cake will show off any berries but we especially like raspberries!

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Raspberry Buttermilk Cake
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A Daoist Body

Presenting a Daoist classical view of the energetics of the body focusing on appetite, digestion, assimilation, and general  stability. This relatively unknown information is the underpinning of modern Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This knowledge can be very relevant in helping you understand nutritional approaches in relation to healing, longevity, and happiness.

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A Daoist Body
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Grilled Halibut with Black Olive Vinaigrette

The presentation is elegant, but the recipe is easily prepared.  Steamed new season potatoes and asparagus would perfectly complement the intense flavors in the olive vinaigrette. 

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Grilled Halibut with Black Olive Vinaigrette
4:00pm
 
Marvelous Spring Meal

**This event has been cancelled. **

Celebrate spring and the abundance that it brings with this fresh, satisfying menu. Simple, yet impressive, armed with these recipes you can easily host a marvelous spring dinner party. The menu includes fresh, seasonal Pan Fried Fish with Thyme Beurre Blanc, Oven Grilled Asparagus, Loaded Spring Salad, and Strawberry Shortcake.

**This event has been cancelled. **

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Marvelous Spring Meal
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
NWEI Discussion Course Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics and Sustainability

The topics in this course are rather important given the discussion in our county and state regarding where our food comes from, who participates in the cultivation and delivery, and which food choices we make to support our personal ethics. This is a discussion based course that is meant to be fun! Weekly readings will inform our conversations, with activities along the way. The final session will be a group potluck.

Wednesdays, May 20 - July 1, 7-8:30pm

Cost: $27
Class limited to 12 individuals
Reserve your spot by visiting the information desk, or calling (541) 482-2237

Class fee covers the cost of a workbook, which will be distributed at the first meeting.

Meetings will be held at 300 N. Pioneer St in Ashland.
Questions? Contact Gretchen in Outreach at (541) 552-5454
 
 
 
 

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NWEI Discussion Course Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics and Sustainability
7:00pm to 8:30pm
 
Marinated Beef & Black Bean Salad

Celebrate a special occasion with this festive meal in a bowl salad.  

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Marinated Beef & Black Bean Salad
4:00pm
 
 
Rhubarb Hand Pies

These are basically a rhubarb turnover.  Take a little time to make the dough, it’s well worth the effort and you can freeze some of the pies for later.  

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Food and Lifestyle as Medicine

Our Grandmothers kept their world healthy with simple and easy secrets. The basic principles of Traditional Foods and lifestyle choices are easy when you get the hang of it!  Geri has a unique perspective, from her Traditional Mexican Grandmother's kitchen, to Weston A Price teachings and Chinese medicine. She will share treasures about Traditional food, lifestyles, and non-toxic diagnostic methods your doctor may not know about!

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Food and Lifestyle as Medicine
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Chicken Brochettes

Try these brochettes on the grill with roasted veggies on the side.  The marinade and spicing will compliment whatever you serve with the chicken.

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Chicken Brochettes
4:00pm
 
Cleanse Out the Cold of Winter: Renew, Repair, Cleanse

**This class has been cancelled. **

By simply aligning our diet with the cycles of the seasons we naturally cleanse and build health for our body! After the long winter months of “ building foods” it's time to cleanse the body with the nutrients that spring provides! Come learn how to prepare them for maximum nutrient absorption and digestion! Menu includes English Lavender Lemon Balm Lemonade, Nettle Infused Creamy Asparagus Soup (vegan option), Gluten Free Buttermilk Biscuits, and a Tender Dandelion Salad.

**This class has been cancelled. **

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Cleanse Out the Cold of Winter: Renew, Repair, Cleanse
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
Pantry Basics

FREE to Co-op Owners

Learn how to stretch your food dollars and never feel like you're missing gout on the good stuff. Make the Bulk Department your best source for delicious and affordable meals. Our Education Coordinator Gretchen Phillips offers this free class to Co-op owners in order to demonstrate how products from our Basic Pricing program can become the foundation of your shopping list.

The class begins with a healthy appetizer while Gretchen presents and overview of Basic Pricing products and the depth and breadth of our excellent bulk offerings. You'll also receive a week's worth of seasonal menus with budget-minded recipes based on what's available and what's in the pantry. A colorful and deliciously affordable supper will also be prepared for you.

Pantry Basics is limited to 18 Co-op owners who have not yet taken this free class. Please sign up early. We'll call you a few days ahead of the class to confirm your attendance. To register, call Misty Munoz at 541-552-5460.

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Pantry Basics
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
NWEI Discussion Course Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics and Sustainability

The topics in this course are rather important given the discussion in our county and state regarding where our food comes from, who participates in the cultivation and delivery, and which food choices we make to support our personal ethics. This is a discussion based course that is meant to be fun! Weekly readings will inform our conversations, with activities along the way. The final session will be a group potluck.

Wednesdays, May 20 - July 1, 7-8:30pm

Cost: $27
Class limited to 12 individuals
Reserve your spot by visiting the information desk, or calling (541) 482-2237

 

Class fee covers the cost of a workbook, which will be distributed at the first meeting.
 
Meetings will be held at 300 N. Pioneer St in Ashland.
Questions? Contact Gretchen in Outreach at (541) 552-5454
 
 
 
 

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NWEI Discussion Course Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics and Sustainability
7:00pm to 8:30pm
 
Fish Tacos

Simple and delicious, these fish tacos go perfectly with some chipotle slaw. Feeling inspired? Try making your own tortillas with our certified organic masa in bulk!

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Fish Tacos
4:00pm
 
Simple Authentic Thai

Back by popular demand, we're offering this class again! 

It’s not that hard to create your own beautiful Thai meals, take it from a busy working dad who loves to cook! Get the low down on Yum Woon Sen (Glass Noodle Salad); Tom Kha Kai (Chicken in Coconut Milk Soup); Pha Nang Curry (Red Chili-Peanut Paste with Veggies) and for dessert, Glooay Tord (Fried Bananas with Coconut Toffee). Enjoy the food and savor the techniques! 

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Simple Authentic Thai
6:30pm to 9:00pm
 
Syria: A Love Affair with Food

***This class has been cancelled. ***

The preparation of Syrian food is an artful act which reflects the exotic colors of warm Syrian culture, its millenniums long traditions and rich heritage.  Begin the evening with a classic Syrian appetizer, Muhamara, a delicious dip with charred red bell peppers and walnuts served with Za’atar Manakisgh, a flat bread topped with a mix of olive oil, herbs and spices.  For starters sample Kibbeh or meat and bulgar balls served with an herb infused yogurt sauce.  The main course is Makloubeh, a threel ayer upside down dish made with chicken, rice and vegetables.  Dessert is Date Cookies served with Muhallabia, an aromatic yogurt pudding.

*Wine or Beer offered, please bring $5 to class *

***This class has been cancelled. ***

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Syria: A Love Affair with Food
6:30pm to 8:00pm
 
Blueberry Bars

So good you will want them for breakfast as well as for dessert. Easy to make and store.  In fact make a double batch and freeze them.

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Blueberry Bars
11:00am
 
Hot Ferments!

** This class has been cancelled. **

Fermentation is a hot topic—from health to flavor. Americans are turning to bold flavors and spicy foods to heat up their plates. From Kimchi to Siracha, what do both of these flavors have in common? Lactic acid fermentation! Learn how to create your own spicy condiments; focussing on fermenting peppers both hot and sweet. Taste unique ferments, watch and participate in the process of creating these healthy, hot flavors. 

** This class has been cancelled. **

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Hot Ferments!
12:00pm to 2:00pm
 
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