Our Classes

We offer online cooking and health classes where different aspects of a plant-based diet are discussed, and many delicious recipes are prepared, tasted and shared!


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Free Online Health Classes

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The speaker, Stewart Rose, vice president of Vegetarians of Washington, is the co-author of over 30 articles published in medical journals, and of the just-released medical textbook, The Prevention and Treatment of Disease with a Plant-Based Diet, written for doctors.

Upcoming Class

Introduction to Vegan Nutrition

Monday May 16, 2022, 7pm PST

This free online class will teach you how to get all the nutrients you need on a vegan diet. We’ll go through vital nutrients and how they all come together to give you the healthiest diet there is. We’ll also cover some important topics not usually given enough attention, such as health-promoting phytonutrients, and give you some valuable tips on how you can switch to a vegan diet.

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See videos of previous health classes


Free Online “Cooking with Amanda” Classes

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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.

Introduction to Indian Food

The cuisine of India is a rich source of flavorful vegetarian and vegan dishes, making use of beans and lentils along with a wide variety of vegetables.  Many of these are easy to make at home, where you can control the amount of spices and salt you use, so you don’t need to worry about the food being too spicy for you. Amanda will demonstrate two easy recipes, Chana Masala (garbanzo bean curry) and Cabbage curry.

Friday May 13, 2022, 5:30pm PST – Recipes: Chana Masala and Cabbage Curry

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Watch over 30 videos from all of our Cooking with Amanda series