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Food for Life Classes

I am excited to partner with Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine as a licensed Food for Life instructor, to teach people just how easy it can be to prepare healthy, whole food, plant-based meals! I offer public cooking classes, as well as private classes for individuals, small groups/organizations, and to businesses as part of corporate wellness programs. Classes can be virtual over Zoom, or in person. Contact me for info on booking private classes!


Food for Life is an award-winning nutrition education and cooking class program that provides an innovative approach to diet-related chronic diseases. Since 2001, Food for Life has been a pioneer in delivering hands-on information about the direct role of plant-based nutrition in health and disease prevention to communities around the world.

View my profile on PCRM's Food for Life site!

Find out more about the Physicians Committee here.

Find out more about the Food for Life program here.

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Check out our upcoming FFL classes:

Food for Life classes and series include the following:

Kickstart Your Health

Based on the Physicians Committee’s successful 21-Day Vegan Kickstart book, this seven-class series guides participants on a journey toward healthy weight loss, healthy weight
maintenance, and an overall healthful and sustainable diet.

Foods for a Healthy Heart

This class will arm participants with the knowledge and practical skills to take action to bolster heart health through simple diet and lifestyle changes. 

Power Foods for the Brain

This class will shine a light on the foods and nutrients to prioritize for optimal brain health.

Your Body In Balance

From infertility and thyroid function to toxic chemicals in the environment, in this nine-class series participants will learn strategies they can apply in their daily lives to prevent, manage, or even reverse hormone-related conditions.

Kids Health

This four-class series is designed to be a fun and engaging learning experience for kids between the ages of 9 and 12 and in grades 4-6. The program accentuates the positives of healthy foods (whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables) found on the Power Plate.

Nutrition Essentials

Based on the Physicians Committee’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart book, this four-class series promotes a low-fat plant-based diet for preventing some of the most common chronic diseases.

Diabetes Initiative

The eight-class Diabetes Initiative series provides the knowledge, tools, and lifestyle strategies to help individuals reduce the risk of developing diabetes, and to manage and even reverse the disease.

The Cancer Project

This seven-class series guides participants to make the critical connection between diet and the risk of developing various forms of cancer.

Food for Fitness

Whether participants are competitive athletes or individuals with active lifestyles, this course will provide insight into the best plant-based foods and nutrients to power athletic performance and physical activity.

Cooking to Combat COVID-19

This series of four classes will illuminate how a diet rich in low-fat plant-based foods counters chronic conditions and supports a healthy immune system, and thereby reduces the likelihood of severe COVID-19 and hospitalization.

Employee Wellness

The Employee Wellness Program is a nine-week workplace class series intended to guide staff members as they work to unlock the role of food choices for better health.

Healthy Basics

This four-class series presents health-promoting dietary strategies that are both budget-friendly and accessible.

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