Join AARP New York for a Virtual Plant Based Cooking Class!

Posted on 04/07/21

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AARPNY is proud to bring back our virtual cooking classes with Chef Alexa. We invite AARP members and guests to join us as we learn how to prepare healthy plant-based dishes with natural, minimally processed foods that can meet our daily nutritional needs.

This class will make vegetables the star of your plate. Together let’s learn and understand what plant based is and the many benefits of this lifestyle; while providing simple options and meal suggestions to begin your adventure into the plant-based world.

Connect with us to learn soul food tips and techniques. Chef Alexa will be providing tasty recipe options that you can share with your family and friends. Choose from any or all of the following six dates to cook along with us!

All virtual cooking classes are held at 6:00pm EST. Please register for one or all of our classes!

April 21, 2021 - Week 1. Boiling
How to cook your vegetables to retain their nutritional content. Understanding the techniques of Boiling and applying it to vegetables to create staple recipes. https://aarp.cvent.com/ChefAlexa0421

April 28, 2021 - Week 2. Steaming
Turn boring steamed vegetables into delicious meals - Understanding the techniques of Steaming Vegetables. https://aarp.cvent.com/ChefAlexa0428

May 5, 2021 - Week 3. Braising
An age old techniques that brings new creativity to your vegetables - Understanding the techniques of Braising and proper application. https://aarp.cvent.com/ChefAlexa0505

May 12, 2021 - Week 4. Roasting
"When all else fails - Roast it" Understanding the techniques of Roasting and Good Tips. https://aarp.cvent.com/ChefAlexa0512

May 19, 2021 - Week 5. Sautéing
Quick and Easy go to meals - Understanding the techniques of Sauteing and applying it to the right vegetables. https://aarp.cvent.com/ChefAlexa0519

May 26, 2021 - Week 6. Frying
Fry it all! - Understanding the techniques of Frying and specific applications. https://aarp.cvent.com/ChefAlexa0526

We hope to see you virtually in class!

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