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Food for Life: Healthy Basics

36.9876108, -121.9259014

Cabrillo College Extension
6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
United States

Class Dates

The Power Plate
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 6PM to 7:30PM

How Foods Fight Diabetes
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6PM to 7:30PM

Foods for a Healthy Weight
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6PM to 7:30PM

How Foods Fight Heart Disease
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6PM to 7:30PM

As more people realize how their food choices impact their health, the environment, and animal welfare, many are shifting to a plant-dominant diet. Yet often people worry that eating more consciously means more expensive food costs, or needing to spend more time in the kitchen when they don’t have the time, space, or inclination to cook.

Let us show you how healthy eating can be easy and also less expensive than diets fueled by cheap processed, fast-food, or nutrient-poor products.  In this 4-class series, we’ll discuss basic nutrition and cooking techniques and demonstrate how to prepare a number of delicious plant-based recipes that you’ll get to taste. All recipes call for items you can easily find and afford, requiring minimal time or access to fancy kitchen equipment. More importantly, each ingredient supports a sustainable, compassionate, plant-based diet plan that has been proven to prevent, manage, and in some cases reverse chronic diseases like heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and even some forms of cancer.

So whether you’re a busy student on a budget, a single adult living in a small efficiency, or someone just interested in eating healthier but keeping it simple—this is the class for you!


Register before 1/28/2020:   $140 for all 4 classes;  after 1/28:  $155.  There is also a 1x $15 materials fee paid at registration.


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Your instructor: Susan Lavelle