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Join Chef Gili, of the Vegan Foodie Kitchen, as she guides you through the principles of the Vegan Diet in a delicious way! She will introduce you to the hows and whys of this plant-based lifestyle and the benefits for your health as well as the planet.
We will begin our exploration by creating a meal from start to finish inspired by cuisines from around the world. You will learn how easy, yummy, and affordable a vegan meal can be! There will be plenty of time to get all of your questions answered - register today for this wonderful introduction to the vegan kitchen.
So you ask, why adapt a vegan or plant based diet? among many reasons for incorporating more plants into your diet, current research in plant-based health shows that including more plants in the diet can help combat chronic and preventable diseases, including Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, and obesity and even reduce the chance of cancer growth.
Chef Gili Kieffer was born & raised in Israel and moved to the US in 2007 after traveling and living in several countries, where she acquired taste for many different cuisines. Brought up on a Mediterranean diet, Gili has been a vegetarian and enjoyed cooking and baking from a very young age but she was never a big fan of eggs & dairy consumed in a vegetarian diet.
"We offer you a comprehensive 3-hour hands-on experience
with 6 delicious recipes that you will prepare!"
Intro to the Vegan Kitchen
Israeli Couscous Salad with Green Peas & Herbs:
This is quick & easy healthy salad, made with simple ingredients such as fresh herbs, green peas, shallot & olive oil. This is a great option for days that you are short on time but still want a home-made dish that is filling & healthy.
South African Peanut Stew
Creamy, satisfying, and lightly spicy, you’ll soon see why this south African soup made with peanut butter and sweet potato are a match made in vegan heaven.
Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini dressing:
This roasted cauliflower recipe is inspired by a middle eastern fried cauliflower dish called Arnabeet. Traditionally fried, this is a slightly lighter and healthier version,
roasted in the oven and finished with a drizzle of sesame Tahini dressing.
Cuban Yuca side dish:
This Yuca dish resembles mashed potato but not as soft and mushy and is lightly seasoned with sauteed onion, garlic, olive oil & lemon.
Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting:
Who says vegans can't have cupcakes too? Most people tend to think that a vegan diet is restrictive but the culinary possibilities are endless. This cupcake recipe is dairy free, egg free, rich & delicious. Made it a touch of cacao & hazelnut, it will impress even your non-vegan guests.
Healthy Energy snacking balls
Snacking healthy doesn't have to take a lot of time and effort. These delicious and healthy vegan energy balls will keep you full of energy and happy throughout the week.
Packed with nutrient-rich foods, adults and kids alike will enjoy this sweet and healthy treat.