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Fall 2014 Cooking Demonstrations

All of our scheduled cooking demonstrations cost $10 and take place in the Demonstration Kitchen. Sign up online, at the Member Services desk, or by calling 765.494.3110. Please register at least 24 hours in advance of your desired program.

Vegan Americana

Learn about the health and global benefits of a plant-based diet.  This class will demonstrate how to make some of your favorite American foods vegan, including Sweet Potato Quinoa Burgers, BBQ Cauliflower Wings, and Blueberry Corn Bread.

Monday, September 8, 7-8pm

Cooking With Quinoa

Quinoa is a gluten-free grain, rich in protein, iron and fiber.  This class will demonstrate a variety of creative recipes, designed to help you incorporate this “super-food” into your cooking routine.

Wednesday, September 10, 7-8pm

Gluten-Free Foods

Gluten is a protein found in a variety of foods; following a gluten-free diet can be challenging.  This class will provide information about gluten-free foods and help you find substitutions for gluten-containing foods you can enjoy. Recipes will include Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa, Chicken Parmesan, and Chocolate Lava Cakes.

Monday, September 15, 7-8pm

Breakfast of Champions

What they say is true... breakfast really is the most important meal of the day!  Join Registered Dietitian, Michelle Singleton, and learn quick and easy recipes to help you jumpstart your day.  This class will demonstrate how to make Mini Ham and Cheese Frittatas, Chia Seed Pudding, and Citrus-Banana Oat Smoothies.

Wednesday, September 17, 7-8pm

Comfort Foods, Redesigned

Learn how to give your favorite comfort foods a makeover so they are guilt-fee and still delicious!  This class will demonstrate how to redesign Chicken Fingers, French Fries, and Carrot Cake.

Tuesday, October 7, 7-8pm

Light Italian

Looking for a healthy pasta dish?  Want to impress your friends with a decadent dessert?  Join Registered Dietitian, Michelle Singleton and learn how to cook cozy, satisfying, and healthy meals with an Italian twist!  Recipes will include Vegan Black Bean Lasagna, Mini Deep Dish Polenta Pizzas, and Raspberry Tiramisu. 

Tuesday, October 21, 7-8pm

Raw Japanese

Learn about plant-based foods traditionally used in Japanese cuisine.  This class will demonstrate how to make Miso Soup, Nori Rolls, Ginger Citrus Noodles, and Mango Ice Cream.

Thursday, October 23, 7-8pm

Decadent Desserts

Learn simple ways to make your favorite desserts healthier and still taste delicious.  This class will demonstrate how to make Devil’s Food Cupcakes, Chocolate chip Cookies, and Grilled Fruit Paninis.

Monday, October 27, 7-8pm

Raw Thanksgiving

Raw vegan food can fit into any holiday or special occasion.  This program will demonstrate how to make your favorite holiday dishes with Fall Harvest fruits and vegetables.    

Tuesday, November 4, 7-8pm

Healthy Holiday Meals

Does your holiday recipes need a nutrition makeover?  Looking for ways to make that casserole more nutrient-dense?  Registered Dietitian, Michelle Singleton, will show you how to revamp your holiday favorites.  Recipes will include Cranberry Turkey Meatballs, Whipped Sweet Potatoes, and Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake.

Monday, November 10, 7-8pm

Five Ingredient Foods

Learn quick, easy and delicious recipes that only require five ingredients!  This class will demonstrate how to make Bruschetta Chicken, Roasted Parmesan Green Beans, Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apple Crisp.

Wednesday, November 12, 7-8pm