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Plant-Based Basics- All you need to know to succeed in a plant-based lifestyle

Tuesday January 28th | 6:00 to 9:00PM

Emily Florentino

You’ve heard about it, you’ve read about it, now let’s do it!  From avocado chocolate mousse to a burger that rocks and cashew cheese, we’ll provide the abc’s (and the rest of the alphabet!) of a plant-based diet to ring in the new year.
Perfect for the newly vegan or the practiced plant-based chef in search of delicious go-to recipes adaptable for any occasion.

In this class, Emily Florentino will discuss the basics of making the switch to a plant-based diet.  How to make simple swaps for dairy or meat to make great tasting and nutritious plant-based meals.  Come with any questions you may have about making this important dietary change to a whole food plant-based diet!

"THE" Kale Salad with Tahini Maple Dressing
- essential techniques - destemming and massaging kale, seeding pomegranates
- ingredients to know - raw dark greens, tahini, maple syrup

Red Beet "Pasta" with Avocado Crema, Fresh Basil, and Pepitas
- essential kitchen tool - spiralizer
- ingredients to know - beets, avocado, pepitas

The Truly Impossible Cheese Burger (no fake meat or weird "cheese alternatives" necessary)
- essential technique - soaking nuts
- ingredients to know - mushrooms, gluten-free grains, beans, legumes, cashews, sweet potatoes, nutritional yeast

Chocolate Avocado Mousse
- essential kitchen tool - vitamix
- ingredient to know - cacao powder

BONUS RECIPE - to start these cold mornings right
Cauliflower Breakfast Porridge
essential kitchen tool - food processor
essential technique - ricing
ingredients to know - cauliflower, coconut milk


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