Events


Featured Event:

August 15, 2020, at 09:00 AM
Location: virtual
To celebrate our 1st anniversary, we are going back to basics. In addition to all of the diet + lifestyle information out there, there is also a mad rush on how to boost our immune system and lose the COVID weight! CPBL founder, Caryn Dugan, along with Medical Director, Dr. Jim Loomis, are bringing you one day of plant-based education that will remind you why a plant-based lifestyle is the #1 irrefutable way to lose weight and boost your immune system.

October 21, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: virtual
From making a simple vegetable broth (without all the junk in it!), to creating robust flavors in an oil-free, dry saute, you’ll learn all the culinary basics you need to jump start or even enhance your plant-based journey. Some other valuable take-a-ways: How to make almond milk How to make a rich and creamy Alfredo sauce What 5 parts every salad dressing should have How to make a Parmesan cheese And much more! You’ll also receive with a full color 20-page PDF.

October 13, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: virtual
You’ve never had tacos like this! Join us in cooking from your home or sit back and watch the show! Note - if you are joining us, we will have the ranch already made so it can chill in the fridge to allow the flavors to develop. Your Menu: Asian Inspired Lentil Tacos (lentils, lime, garlic, ginger, mushrooms) BBQ Mushroom Tacos (chipotle, garlic, allspice, cloves) Crispy Avocado with Sriracha Ranch Drizzle (avocado, lime, cumin, hemp hearts, tahini)

October 6, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
Join us in making these awesome plant-based tacos! Your Menu: Asian Inspired Lentil Tacos (lentils, lime, garlic, ginger, mushrooms) BBQ Mushroom Tacos (chipotle, garlic, allspice, cloves) Crispy Avocado with Sriracha Ranch Drizzle (avocado, lime, cumin, hemp hearts, tahini)

October 1, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: virtual
Beets are highly underrated! They can enhance your athletic performance and they are SO tasty - even in burgers! Your menu: Bean and Beet Burgers Golden Beet and Grapefruit Salad with White Beans and Avocado Oil-free Herbed Roasted Beets

September 25, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
Beets are highly underrated! They can enhance your athletic performance and they are SO tasty - even in burgers! Your menu: Bean and Beet Burgers Golden Beet and Grapefruit salad with white Beans and Avocado Oil-free Herbed Roasted Beets

September 20, 2020, at 06:00 PM
Location: virtual
Join Chef Chris Bertke of the Vegan Deli and Butcher and Caryn Dugan as they make one incredible plant-based Sunday Dinner on September 20! Menu coming soon!

September 9, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: virtual
Plant-based and vegan Jackfruit cooking class

September 2, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
By popular request, we have added jackfruit to our class lineup! We’re making nachos, sushi and ribs all from this large tree fruit!

August 28, 2020, at 06:00 PM
Location: virtual
Grab your other half, open a bottle of Chianti and let’s get cooking! We’ll be in the kitchen with BOTH Caryn and Tim Dugan for this couples class. Your menu: Tim’s spicy red marinara over pasta with vegetables Homemade sausage links, cooked and seared (to add to pasta) Italian chopped salad with an oil-free Italian dressing

August 18, 2020, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
We’re making it good to eat bad! Street food that is GOOD FOR YOU! Dr. Loomis is the house and he and Caryn are cooking up a street-worthy feast for you! Your Menu Mexican Corn Poutine Chicago Hot Dogs

August 15, 2020, at 09:00 AM
Location: virtual
To celebrate our 1st anniversary, we are going back to basics. In addition to all of the diet + lifestyle information out there, there is also a mad rush on how to boost our immune system and lose the COVID weight! CPBL founder, Caryn Dugan, along with Medical Director, Dr. Jim Loomis, are bringing you one day of plant-based education that will remind you why a plant-based lifestyle is the #1 irrefutable way to lose weight and boost your immune system.

August 13, 2020, at 06:00 PM
Location: virtual
August 13 is the official 1-year anniversary of The Center for Plant-based Living and we are celebrating! Dr. Loomis is in town for the Plant-based 101 Immersion on Saturday the 15th (have you signed up??), but tonight we’re cooking up fish-free seafood sammies! Your menu: Crab cake Sliders with a Creamy Dijon Slaw Lobster Rolls on Hoagies! Kale Tahini Kelp Salad

July 24, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: virtual
Let’s FINALLY usher baseball season in - from a distance. Grab your favorite brew and either kick back and watch or feel free to cook along. This is a recipe that people rave about! You’ll learn how: To make crap-free corn tortilla chips To make a fantastic dairy-free sour cream To make a dairy-free queso sauce you will use for years! To build the best plant-based nacho platter you’ve ever had! That’s a winner!!

July 22, 2020, at 05:00 PM
Location: virtual
You LOVE artichokes, and aside from opening a can of them and putting them in your salad, you’re really not sure what the heck to do with them. Let’s take care of that! Your menu: Boiled Artichokes and Dipping Sauce Crispy Artichoke Fritters with Dill Mayo Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip

July 17, 2020, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
It’s ok to be weirded out a little by this little block of fermented soybeans. Heck, I was told it looked like brains (and we KNOW that’s not plant-based..)! Let’s demystify this AWESOME source of phytonutrient dense soy and dive in to light and delicious summertime recipes.