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Vegan Cooking Class: Healthful Resolutions - Low-Cal, High-Flavor

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  • Colleen A. Patrick-Goudreau/Compassionate
    VEGAN COOKING CLASS: HEALTHFUL RESOLUTIONS - LOW-CAL, HIGH-FLAVOR Though healthful plant-based diets are naturally lower in calories and higher in fiber than
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 10, 2007
      Though healthful plant-based diets are naturally lower in calories and higher in fiber than meat- and dairy-based diets, our January class focused on those delicious dishes that are exceptionally low in fat and calories but high on flavor. Join Compassionate Cooks' founder Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, author of the award-winning cookbook, The Joy of Vegan Baking: Compassionate Cooks Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets, in her monthly fun-filled Vegan Cooking Classes that celebrate healthful and humane eating! As always, we will also be debunking the myths about plant-based eating and and providing lots of resources and tips. We feature mostly local, in-season, organic ingredients.

      Join us as we cook up:

      *Kale and Nori Salad
      *Asian-inspired Lettuce Wraps
      *Yellow Split Pea Dal
      *"No Queso" Quesadillas
      *Homemade Hummus
      *Fabulous Fruit Smoothies

      WHEN: Saturday, January, 26th, 2008 -- 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
      WHERE: First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St. at Castro. DIRECTIONS: http://www.uuoakland.org/directions.htm
      COST: $49 in advance, plus $5 food/materials fee due on day of class
      HOW TO SIGN UP: Register online http://www.compassionatecooks.com/reg.htm or mail a check to Compassionate Cooks P.O. Box 18512 Oakland, CA 94619.
      PLEASE NOTE: You are considered a TENTATIVE sign-up until we receive your payment, at which time we will send you a confirmation via email.
      DEADLINE TO SIGN UP: Friday January 25th
      WHAT TO EXPECT: In our monthly demonstration cooking classes, we feature uncomplicated recipes, debunk myths regarding plant-based eating, eat yummy food samples, and have a lot of fun! We provide students with copies of the featured recipes, coupons for local groceries and restaurants, and a bevy of resources on nutrition, cooking tips, and more!
      THANKS TO: HOUSE OF PRODUCE - 4020 Macarthur Blvd (near High Street), Oakland

      "Loved it. Loved it. Loved it. I want to bring all my friends and family here next time. Thank you for all your hard work and effort. I can't wait to come back."

      "I think you have a future as TV's first vegan chef! You should get in touch with KQED!"

      "Awesome class! Loved being exposed to recipes which use ingredients outside of my normal repertoire. Thank you for introducing people to veg cooking in such an enthusiastic way."

      "I am an official groupie! You're so fabulous! It's so nice to be able to go to a cooking class and learn so much about health and compassion as well as learning amazing recipes. And you make the adventure fun and exciting!"

      "How delightful! I'm so glad I came. Wonderful wealth of information. Will definitely return for future classes. The food was so tasty, some of the best I've ever had. Thanks so much!"

      "You have such a warm personality and are so knowledgeable. I love your enthusiasm and will be looking for the TV show!"

      "Great class. Great soups. Great teacher! Your sense of humor is infectious. Thanks."

      "Thank you so much! These recipes were absolutely delicious! I can't imagine missing meat or dairy eating like this. These dishes were not just yummy for vegan food -- they're just flat out yummy! I'm so glad I found out about these classes!"
      Order our award-winning cookbook, The Joy of Vegan Baking http://www.joyofveganbaking.com
      Listen to our podcast: http://feeds.feedburner.com/VegetarianFoodForThought
      Join our mailing list http://www.compassionatecooks.com/join.htm
      Check out our cooking DVD http://www.compassionatecooks.com/video.htm
      Register for our cooking classes http://www.compassionatecooks.com/reg.htm

      Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
      Founder & Director
      Compassionate Cooks
      P.O. Box 18512
      Oakland, CA 94619
      510.531.COOK (2665)

      Compassionate Cooks is dedicated to empowering people to make informed food choices and to debunking myths about vegetarianism through cooking classes, lectures & workshops, articles and essays, podcasts, and cooking DVDs.

      "Be Kind to Animals...Don't Eat Them."


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