Plant-Based Vegan Cooking

Everything you need to know about plant-based, vegan cuisine.

Over this 6 week course, Chef Joshua Spain shares his passion with you for making healing foods taste like the classic dishes you crave. This course will cover all the plant-based basics and cooking techniques you need with a strong focus on unprocessed ingredients. Whether Gluten-free or sensitive to other ingredients, this course will respond to your dietary needs to help you make this cuisine uniquely your own. After all, cooking is personal preventative health care. This course aims to empower you with the ability to cook the healthiest food you can for yourself and the people you love.

The following are examples of course material, but as this is a 1:1 course each meeting will entirely cater to you and can be tailored to you and your preferences.

Week 1: Homemade. We’ll cover basic kitchen equipment and jump right in to making homemade plant-milks, GF Muffins, super-food granola, and smoothie bowls.

Week 2: Oil-Free. We’ll water-sauté, create delicious dressings and focus on meal-prep ideas.

Week 3: Pizza Pizza. We’re making two different crusts (one GF), oil-free pesto, and vegan cheeze.

Week 4: West-Mex. We’re making a feast that will impress your guests: enchiladas, pineapple pico, guacamole, cilantro-lime creme, and even a margarita!

Week 5: BBQ. We’re making a BBQ burger, a new take on potato salad, and a delightful GF, oil-free, sugar-free berry cobbler.

Week 6: East Meets West. We’re making sushi, spring rolls, a chop salad and delicious sauces.

You will receive an equipment list and ingredient lists ahead of time so you can cook along with each lesson if you choose. Each class will run anywhere from 60 to 90 minutes. This course is interactive and questions are always welcome.

This course is offered on two different days. Please make sure to specify which day when you sign up!

Course begins Wednesday, July 15th Please contact me about future dates or joining the course at any point.

Saturday, July 4th will be held on Sunday, July 5

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Teacher's Bio: Joshua, a plant-based chef for the past 10 years, offers a diverse repertoire of cooking techniques and recipes inspired by global flavors. His diverse scope of experience ranges from the head chef at a vegan, gluten-free, and organic cafe in Santa Fe, cooking in artsy vegan pubs, film sets, colorful juice cafes, and catering to private clients with specific dietary needs. Whether it’s making the perfect gluten-free, fruit-sweetened, oil-free muffin or a crowd-pleasing lasagna, Joshua’s forte is making healthy vegan food taste like the classic dishes you love. His passion for empowering others to take charge of their health through nourishing themselves culminates in this plant-based cooking course. Additionally, Joshua and his partner Margeaux offer a heart-centered health-coaching service called Plant Fueled Passion. To read more about Joshua's plant-based health story, and get free recipes, check out their website.
Style of Offering: Will meet over Facetime or Zoom
Max Estudiantes: 1
Date and Time : Anytime
Signup Deadline: One Week in Advance