We offer cooking and health classes where different aspects of a plant-based diet are discussed, and many delicious recipes are prepared, tasted and shared!
Free Health Classes
The speaker, Stewart Rose, vice president of Vegetarians of Washington, is the co-author of 25 articles published in medical journals, and of the recently-released medical textbook, The Prevention and Treatment of Disease with a Plant-Based Diet, written for doctors.
Gastro-Intestinal Diseases – Tuesday May 4, 7pm
Let’s take a journey with your food from swallow to out the “rear end” and learn how a vegan diet can help prevent and treat diseases of the digestive tract along the way. And yes, we’ll tell you about the good bacteria and prebiotics. Learn how to prevent, and in some cases treat, several diseases including stomach cancer, gall stones, diverticular disease (pockets that form in the large intestine), colon cancer, Crohn’s Disease, ulcerative colitis and even constipation and hemorrhoids. Learn how to have happy guts!
Free Cooking with Amanda Classes
Join Amanda in her kitchen! Amanda Strombom, president of Vegetarians of Washington and co-author of the Veg-Feasting Cookbook, gives simple, plant-based cooking classes, for people who want to reduce their consumption of animal foods and increase the amount of wholesome plant-based foods.
These free classes are about one hour long. Register online beforehand and the Zoom link will be sent to you via email. The class will be suitable for all ages over 12 years, although younger children are welcome to participate too with parental supervision.
Cooking Mediterranean style – Fridays, May 7, 14, & 21, 5:30pm
The food from around the Mediterranean Sea is a wonderful opportunity to explore delicious cuisines and fortunately many of them are naturally, or can easily become, plant-based or vegan. Amanda will demonstrate 3 different dishes which can easily be made at home.
Check back later for the recipes.