To Your Health!

Food is a powerful component of any plan for better health. Our professional instructors will share their nutrition knowledge with you while creating delicious, healthful and practical recipes to help you find success.

Instructor: Kory DeAngelo, M.S., R.D.N.

Adults, Demo, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian

Chronic inflammation can leave you feeling tired, achy and congested. Kory, an integrative registered dietitian, will demonstrate how using food as medicine can help to cool inflammation and brighten your vitality. You’ll sample Hearty Mushroom Bean Stew; Beet and Apple Salad with Winter Greens; Curried Root Vegetables; and Pistachio Cardamom Energy Bites. Vegetarian; no dairy, eggs or gluten.

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Instructor: Maribeth Evezich, M.S, R.D.

Adults, Demo, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian

Prepare for the season of overindulgence with practical tips to help boost your digestion through detox. Through lecture and demonstration, culinary nutritionist Maribeth Evezich will share simple techniques and substitutions you can use to boost the detox quotient of almost any eating occasion. Enjoy samples featuring detox powerhouse ingredients, such as ginger, turmeric and cacao: Turmeric Tofu Scramble; Miso Soup with White Beans, Citrus, Seaweed and Sesame; Roasted Broccoli with Mustard Balsamic Vinaigrette; and Raw Cacao Mousse. Vegetarian; no dairy, eggs or gluten.

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Instructor: Michelle Babb, MS, RD, CD

Adults, Demo, Gluten-Free

With all the buzz about the microbiome, we’re becoming more aware of the gut-brain connection and how the food we eat influences our mind, mood and energy. Join nutritionist and cookbook author Michelle Babb to learn how reducing inflammation, balancing the gut flora, and eating mindfully improves your brain chemistry. Sample Green Goddess Soup; Garnet Yam Stacks with Kimchi Peanut Sauce; White Fish en Papillote; and Discrete Beet Brownies. With seafood and eggs; no dairy or gluten.

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Instructor: Marilyn Walls, M.S.

Adults

It’s a smart idea at any age to consider the health of your brain. Some studies have shown that a healthy diet is associated with a lower risk of brain-degenerative illnesses like dementia or Alzheimer’s. In this short lecture-style class, you’ll hear about current studies and receive positive nutritional suggestions on how to protect brain function and possibly ease symptoms. We'll also sample some brain-healthy foods from the PCC shelves.

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