Food for Life, How to Kickstart a Plant Based Diet PART 4

Thu, 04/17/2014 -
6:30am to 9:00am
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This class is a 5 part series on Thursday evenings March 20, April 3, 10, 17 and 24. Class time is 6:30-9pm

Cooking demonstrations and dinner plus handouts are included with every class.

Class 1:  Benefits of a Plant Based Diet:  How to plan a healthful menu, vegan substitutions and trying new foods.

Class 2:  Complete Nutrition:  Reading food labels and learning healthy cooking methods.

Class 3:  Healthy Blood Pressure and Making Wise Choices:  The importance of low fat, plant based foods and how to stay on track.

Class 4:  Breaking the Food Seduction:  Addictive foods and healthy alternatives.

Class 5:  Keys for Natural Appetite Control and Digestive Health:  The importance of fiber in curbing your appetite and keeping you satisfied.

Cost for all 5 classes is $125 Co-op owners and $135 general public

Instructor: Laurie Gadbois

At a young age Laurie learned how to cook as a form of recreation and a survival skill. Growing up in the Midwest “a person cannot live on tatertot hotdishes alone!” She has since honed her skills while becoming a certified Food for Life Instructor, and obtaining a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from Cornell University. Laurie specializes in plant based dishes that are low-fat, easy to prepare and delicious. She loves to relax by turning up some tunes and creating in either her kitchen or art studio.

For more information check out Laurie’s website: