Considering More Plant-Based Eating?

Plant-based or plant-forward eating focuses on foods primarily from plants. This includes not only fruits and vegetables, but also nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, legumes, and beans.

Are you considering adding more plant-based recipes to your menu, but don’t know where to start. Read on as we help you navigate!

One of the most powerful steps you can take to improve your health, boost energy levels, and prevent chronic diseases is to incorporate more plant based recipes.

Plant-based or plant-forward eating focuses on foods primarily from plants. This includes not only fruits and vegetables, but also nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, legumes, and beans. It doesn’t mean that you’re vegetarian or vegan and will never eat meat or dairy. Rather, you might be choosing more of your foods from plant sources.

You’re probably thinking that moving to a plant-based diet sounds like a great idea, but where to start? Here are resources to give you inspiration and support!

http://www.eatingwell.com/

https://www.forksoverknives.com/

https://cookieandkate.com/

https://pinchofyum.com/

http://dishingupthedirt.com/

https://www.eatingbirdfood.com/

Or join us for one of our upcoming virtual classes about plant-based eating.

Got Tofu?   Tofu – Two ways

If you have ever purchased only to throw it away baffled by what to do with it– this class is for you!  Tofu is an excellent protein alternative, is inexpensive, low in calories with no cholesterol and an excellent source of iron and calcium.  We will go top to bottom – where to find it in the store, how to press, marinade, cook, store and freeze this versatile plant protein.   Recipe with suggested modifications, equipment needed and prep prior to class will be sent via email. Zoom link will be mailed two days before the class so you can prep and cook along, or if you prefer, just watch!

May 27, 11-1pm

Instructor: Laurie Gelb  

Cost: $10

Register online at www.coopfoodstore.coop/classes

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Laurie Gelb is the Co-op's Member Engagement Specialist. Contact her at LaurieGelb@coopfoodstore.com.
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