Spring is upon us and hopefully soon COVID will be in our rear-view mirror. Now is the time to take advantage of fresh ingredients and some easy to prepare healthy meals. In this 2 class series, we will incorporate lots of spring veggies and fruits along with other whole food, plant-based ingredients. You will learn how to prepare some bright sauces and delectable dishes that you and your loved ones will enjoy. Plus, you will learn why certain foods are better for you than others, how to eat more sustainably and why eating healthy is not only good for you but also good for the planet!
April 3rd 01:00 – 02:30 PM Central Time(US and Canada)
April 17th 01:00 – 02:30 PM Central Time(US and Canada)
Food Demonstrations will include bright, spring salads with yummy dressings, hearty pasta dishes, comfort foods with a spring twist, veggie frittatas, cheese fondue, gazpacho, fruit-based salsas, wraps, tacos, and MORE! Explore the abundance of spring veggies, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts and seeds in unique and delicious ways. Learn how to grow some of these ingredients at home too!
Brooke is the author of Vegan20 and the Food as Medicine Five Day LIfestyle Plan, a vegan restauranteur, chef, certified nutritionist, educator, and Hashimoto’s survivor. She cured her Hashimoto’s disease with a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. She started out sharing amazing vegan food by hosting cooking parties with friends, which turned into cooking classes, then restaurant pop-ups, to eventually a vegan restaurant. She is the co-Founder of the VIRTUAL Food As Medicine Summit & EXPO event which featured world-renowned nutrition experts, health & wellness exhibitors, and local wellness practitioners to share the state-of-the-science on health and nutrition and the practicalities and life-changing impacts of using food as medicine. Brooke has partnered with Dr. Patricia Thomson to create Wellness20 which focuses on a global approach to the power of healing foods. Brooke is now thrilled to share her experiences, nutritional expertise, recipes, and secret hacks from owning a restaurant, with people around the world.
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Patricia R. Thomson, Ph.D., aka Dr. T, is the author of Whole Food Plant Based20 and the Food as Medicine Five Day Lifestyle Plan, a certified nutritionist, an experienced speaker, coach, consultant, and cancer survivor. As the co-founder of Wellness20, Dr. T is on a mission to create thriving communities around the world. She earned her nutrition certificate through e-Cornell Center for Nutrition Studies, her plant-based culinary certification through the Rouxbe Culinary School, and her teaching certification through the Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine Food For Life program. Dr. T has taught courses in employee wellness, disease prevention and reversal for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, in addition to weight loss management, food addiction, thyroid and hormone control, digestive disorders, and kid’s health. She is the co-Founder of the VIRTUAL Food As Medicine Summit & EXPO event which featured world-renowned nutrition experts, health & wellness exhibitors, and local wellness practitioners to share the state-of-the-science on health and nutrition and the practicalities and life-changing impacts of using food as medicine. Patricia is a published scientist, has a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, with a focus on toxicology, and has worked in both the private and public sectors protecting human and environmental health.