The dark and rainy winter months can take a toll on the psyche. The good news is that diet can have a powerful effect on mood and energy! Michelle will discuss the gut-brain connection and how your microbiome influences mood and behavior. Find out which foods can help address depression, restore vitality, and re-establish balance in the body. In this cook-along class you'll savor Lentil Bolognese over Baked Yams and Lettuce-less Salad with Creamy Cilantro-Lime Dressing.
Vegan and gluten-free.
About the instructor: Michelle is a registered dietitian and graduate of Bastyr University. She has her own nutrition practice in West Seattle and is the author of several cookbooks, including "Mastering Mindful Eating" released in winter of 2020. She specializes in anti-inflammatory eating, digestive wellness and sustainable weight management through mindful eating. Michelle helps people change their relationships with food and reclaim the joy of eating. She shares her food philosophy and insights on eatplaybe.com.
This class is designed as a hands-on cook-along experience offered live via the Zoom app. Recipes, pre-class prep and an equipment list will be sent before class; after class, we will share a recorded version. One spot in class is good for one kitchen. Online classes are nonrefundable.