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Kickstart Your Health

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Plantspiration® NFP Inc
Johnsburg, IL 60051
United States

Class Dates

Digestive Health
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM




Looking to go plant based? Not sure where to begin? This class is for you!


A plant-based vegan diet of whole grains, beans, vegetables, and fruits can be turned into the most delicious flavors and cuisines all while help prevent and reverse diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity and other chronic diseases!


This evidence based curriculum is based on the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s successful 21-Day Vegan Kickstart program. Depending on one’s perspective, the Kickstart is about losing weight, maintaining a healthy weight, or simply embracing an overall healthful diet . Much of the basis of the Kickstart is about making a qualitative shift in the way we eat as opposed to a quantitative shift. For some people, it’s the first time the idea of not restricting amounts of foods but rather choosing the right foods has been the guiding principle for losing weight and staying healthy. The revelation is bolstered with clinical benefits such as lower cholesterol, better diabetes control, and lower blood pressure, as well as improvements in energy and mood.

In this 75 minute nutrition education and cooking class, attendees learn while enjoying cooking demonstrations of delicious, healthful dishes, reviewing useful handouts and recipes, all in a supportive online group setting. For those who wish a cook along experience, recipes will be sent a few days in advance.

Learn that health-promoting foods, recipes, and meals can be easy, convenient and tastes great! Each class includes live food demos and hands-on cooking with Stefanie's in-depth food prep knowledge, Q&A, recipes, educational materials all in a supportive group. Recipes are designed to work for people on a budget who may also have minimal time or access to equipment. More importantly, each ingredient supports a low-fat, plant-based diet plan that has been proven to prevent, manage, and in some cases reverse chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune disease, and even some forms of cancer.


This event is hosted by Plantspiration® and taught by Stefanie Ignoffo, a licensed Food For Life instructor with the Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine.


Food for Life is an award-winning nutrition education and cooking class program that provides an innovative and evidence based approach to diet-related chronic diseases. Designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians, Food for Life promotes healthful eating based on the latest scientific research.



What is the exact address for the class?

The class will be held in Johnsburg, Illinois via ZOOM. No worries. Instructions with handouts and recipes will be sent to confirmed participants via email after registration. The earlier you register the quicker you get instruction with recipes prior to class to give any participant that wishes the opportunity to cook together during cooking demonstrations! Just because we may have to shelter in place doesn’t mean we can’t taste delicious food (and share with our sheltering friends/family).


How do I get my Zoom link?

After purchase, the Zoom link will be on your ticket under Digital Links.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please send an email to or you can contact Stefanie at 847-712-2016.


What's the refund policy? Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

To manage food and materials purchases, we can only provide refunds up to three (3) days prior to the beginning of the class. After that, there are no refunds. Thanks for your understanding. However, if you really can't make the class (we will miss you) you can transfer the registration to a friend you really like up to 24 hours in advance.

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Your instructor: Stefanie Ignoffo