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Vegan 101: Intro to a Whole Food Plant Based Diet (Adult & YA) 11/1 @ 6:30
November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Vegan 101: Introduction to a Whole Food Plant Based Diet
Are you curious about how to eat healthier and cleaner? This class will teach you the basics of a whole foods, plant-based diet and how to make quick and easy meals that are tasty and good for you. You will learn where to get protein, calcium, and iron, how to stock your pantry, recipe ideas, food substitutions, and which equipment helps make the transition an adventure.
Mary Lawrence is a vegan chef and wellness educator with Well on Wheels, Connecticut’s premier vegan personal chef service. In 2014 she published her first cookbook, Easy Peasy Vegan Eats. Her new cookbook, Eat Vegan with Me, combines techniques for effective communication with compassionate cuisine to make the transition to a vegan lifestyle delicious and fun. In addition to running her business, she is also an adjunct faculty member teaching English composition at Gateway Community College, a Board member of the American Vegan Society, and coordinator of the Peas & Love Community Garden in Manchester, CT. She holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, a certificate in nutrition and wellness consulting from the American Fitness Professionals Association, an MA in Communication and Cultural Studies, and a BA in English.