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Location: Center for Plant-based Living
If you are wanting all things plant-based all the time - you've got it!! We have just opened the Center for Plant-based Living, it's the nation's first plant-based nutrition and culinary education center located in downtown Kirkwood. Join us and let's get cooking!

November 23, 2019, at 01:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
Isn’t Thanksgiving all about gathering all around the table, sharing really great food and being thankful for who we get to share it with? With this class you will learn three new dishes that will excite you and your guests. Your Menu: Roasted Brussels with Cashew Cream and Coconut Bacon Green Bean Casserole with Onion Rings Pumpkin Pie Wontons

November 19, 2019, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
We’re preparing all your favorite fall vegetables, and pairing them with delicious salsas, creams and relish. Tucking them into a warm tortilla and let the flavors explode! You’ve never had tacos like these! Our hands-on classes fill at 6 people for plenty of personal instruction. They go quickly! Your Menu: Sweet Potato and Corn Tacos with Cranberry Relish Roasted Fall Vegetables and Chimichurri Sauce Tacos Root Vegetable Tacos with Cashew Lime Sour Cream

November 18, 2019, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
Using the season’s favorite squashes and dark leafy greens, these GF Autumn winners will kick up your recipe rotation at home easily and deliciously! Your Menu Warm Butternut Squash Salad with Kale and Quinoa Cheesy Punky Pasta with Fresh Sage and Greens Chocolate-y Pumpkin Spice Truffles

November 16, 2019, at 01:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
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! Scouts honor. You’ll also walk away with a full color 20-page PDF to take home.

November 13, 2019, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
The road to diabetes does not have to be a one-way street. There is reason for hope! People who eat plant-based meals are less likely to ever develop diabetes, and for those who have diabetes, plant-based meals can help to improve blood sugar levels and prevent complications. These meals are affordable and can be quite delicious and satisfying. A low-fat, plant-based approach offers a new tool that many have found to be very useful. Review the latest science behind this approach, consider some simple ideas forgetting started, sample some dishes, and explore useful resources

November 6, 2019, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
We can all benefit from a strong immune system especially when it comes to preventing or recovering from cancer! This class will give you nutrition information and recipe ideas to incorporate immune boosting plant foods on to your plate. Once you lower your fat intake and boost your fiber intake, you can experience weight loss as well! This introductory class involves a nutrition lesson and a plant-based cooking demonstration; you will learn about the right food choices that can help reduce the risk of developing cancer as well as prevent a recurrence. You will leave with valuable information and a full tummy.

October 19, 2019, at 01:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
In this demonstration class, learn how to roll spring rolls and sushi LIKE A PRO! Using clean, delicious and filling ingredients, you will learn how to cut, stack and roll. These are perfect for parties, and easy weeknight dinners and simple to take to work for a quick lunch. Kiddos love them too! Your Menu:: Brown Rice Sushi Rolls with Avocado and Bell Peppers Raw Spring Rolls with Vegetables and Rice Noodles and a Spicy Almond Butter Dipping Sauce Crispy Spring Rolls with Cabbage, Mushrooms and Tofu and a Apricot Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce

October 17, 2019, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! A little traditional and a little not. Scale any of these recipes down for the two of you or, heck, why not make it a party, we are talking NACHOS however! Your Menu---> Minestrone White Bean Soup Falafel with Spicy Cilantro Pesto Greek Tahini Nachos

October 11, 2019, at 05:30 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
Why settle for the same old boring appetizers at your happy hour gathering? Let’s spice things up and kick out the grease-laden old stand-bys with these tasty bites that won’t having you wishing you didn’t. Your Menu Potato Stuffed Mushroom Caps Crispy Spring Rolls Hummus Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

October 5, 2019, at 01:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
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! Scouts honor. You’ll also walk away with a full color 20-page PDF to take home.

September 17, 2019, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
A little traditional and a little not. Scale any of these recipes down for the two of you or, heck, why not make it a party, we are talking NACHOS however! Your Menu Minestrone White Bean Soup Falafel with Spicy Cilantro Pesto Greek Tahini Nachos

September 14, 2019, at 01:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
More food going in the dog than in your kiddo? These Kid Approved recipes by Forks Over Knives might help those dinner time struggles. (This class is for adults.) Your Menu: Simple Vegan Pita Pizzas One Pot Chili Mac Chickpea Bites with Cheesy Sauce

September 4, 2019, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living

August 27, 2019, at 06:00 PM
Location: Center for Plant-based Living
It’s still summertime, and the meals are light, but not boring! These Thai inspired easy-to-make dishes will will have your taste buds dancing! You’ll also learn how to make two delicious dressing/sauces that will up your Thai game at home! Your menu: -Tangy Thai Lettuce Wraps -Crunchy Thai Salad with a green curried vinaigrette -Thai Chickpea Curry in an almond-coconut sauce

July 16, 2016, at 11:00 AM
Location: Kitchen Conservatory
This hands-on class will create five unique types of sandwiches, including Mediterranean veggie burgers with oats and kalamata olives topped with sun-dried tomatoes and an artichoke-white bean spread, buffalo tempeh wraps with cool and creamy coleslaw, crispy cauliflower po' boys with rémoulade sauce, vegetable nori wraps with avocado-tahini spread, plus jackfruit "pulled pork" in a pita with greens and creamy ranch dressing.