Attend one or all six. Non-vegans are equally welcome!
Veganizing Your Life: Basics of Vegan Cooking
September 26 | 6:30-8:
So you want to cook more healthy, vegan meals-but where to begin? This introductory vegan class covers the fundamental aspects of plant-based cooking, from superfoods to stocking you kitchen pantry. We’ll explore the typical American diet and how it negatively affects your body. We'll focus on how a vegan diet of grains, legumes, nuts, and whole fruits and vegetables can make you healthy...
October 10 | 6:30-8:
Tell someone you’re trying to eat vegan and this question will likely follow- “But where will you get your protein?”
In the Plant-Powered Protein class, we'll cover the most common vegan misconception - that it lacks proper nutrition, especially protein. We’ll look at how much protein you really need, and where you can get it in the vegan diet....
Vegan on the Cheap: Quick & Cost Effective Meals
October 17 | 6:30-8:
Eating a plant-based diet doesn’t mean you have to spend your whole paycheck buying fancy faux meats and cheeses! Cooking vegan is more wallet-friendly then you think! If you’re on a budget, eating more fresh, plant-based meals can be quite inexpensive. Covering organic produce is also part of this course and we’ll understand when it is, and isn’t, necessary to buy organic....
Juicing Benefits, Super Smoothies and Scrumptious Snacks
November 7 | 6:30-8:
Breakfast is still the most important meal of the day, even on a vegan diet. Starting your morning with an energizing vegetable juice or smoothie sets the tone for a healthy day! Making juices or a smoothie is the best way to get you going, and the recipe demonstrations in this course will help get you on the right track. We’ll also look at how to snack the right way between all the yummy vegan meals you’ll be eating...
November 14 | 6:30-8:
Vegan cooking is great - but when it comes to nutrition, raw meals can be even better! Un-cooked meals provide more nutrients to our bodies since they have not been broken down by cooking or heating. We'll discover that raw recipes are not only innovative, but also delicious, fun to make, and take almost no time to prepare...
Sweet Tooth Vegan: Guilt-free Desserts
November 20 | 6:30-8:
Decadent desserts may be the best part of any diet. Healthy, plant-based desserts are even better! In a vegan diet, you can essentially have all the desserts you want, without having to hit the gym harder afterwards. A well-deserved sweet treat at the end of the day is made even more delicious when it’s full of healthy, vegan replacements. We'll whip up recipes with some of the best ingredients including avocados, black beans, flaxseed, and pureed fruits...
All classes are held at the Herbal Academy of New England (24 South Road, Bedford, MA). Tuition is $55 per class or $300 for all 6 vegan cooking classes ($30 discount). These are hands-on cooking classes limiting the class sizes to 12 students so please secure registration online: http://herbalacademyofne.com/
The Fall/Winter Herbal Schedule also features a number of Boston area Herbal Classes including:
-Immune Enhancing Herbs Workshop
-Soap Making Workshop
-Infuse It Workshop
-Cordial Making Workshop
-Yule Log History and Workshop
Learn more about these classes on the Herbal Academy of New England website: http://herbalacademyofne.com/
The Herbal Academy of New England is an educational resource center offering online herbal training programs as well as holistic classes and workshops in Bedford, MA. The academy also provides weight loss counseling and herbal consultations under the direction of Marlene Adelmann, herbalist and founder of the Herbal Academy of New England.
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