Food for Life Nutrition and Cooking Classes

Upcoming Classes

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, 12 PM to 2 PM. Power of your Plate: This class includes the power a Green Smoothie packs, how to sauté without oil, tasty greens to fill us with phytonutrients and a hearty chili.
Saturday February 1, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM. Let’s Go!: Start your morning off easy with a creamy oatmeal, go into lunch with oil-free salad dressing, put a spin on the traditional salad with quinoa, and celebrate the days success with mushroom fajitas.
February 8, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM. Getting in Gear: Learn to substitute a common American morning habit with a delicious Tofu Scramble (sautéing without oil), turn raw kale into tasty and filling salad and throw together a quick plant-based pasta salad with ingredients you likely have in the fridge already.
February 22, 2020 12 PM to 2PM. Breaking the Food Seduction: Quinoa, for breakfast? Unlearn those old habits and welcome in a slew of new options for your plate. Top it off with a few quick dishes featuring favorite international flavors, ginger and Thai curry. Your tummy will thank you.
February 29, 2020 12PM to 2 PM. Keys for Natural Appetite Control: Learn key ingredients as well as the the science behind appetite control as we cook grains and lentil curry and wash it down with a refreshing mint smoothie.


Food for Life is an award-winning nutrition education and cooking class program that provides an innovative approach to diet-related chronic diseases. Since 2001, Food for Life has been a pioneer in delivering hands-on information about the direct role of plant-based nutrition in health and disease prevention to communities around the world.

Designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians, Food for Life promotes healthful eating based on the latest scientific research. Each Food for Life class includes:

  • Specific information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote or discourage disease
  • Cooking demonstrations of delicious  and healthful recipes
  • Practical cooking skills and tips for incorporating healthful eating habits into daily life
  • A supportive and motivational atmosphere to empower participants to take charge of their health with the foods that are put on their plates