Soup and Salad Reboot at Valley Natural Foods

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After the Holidays, we all need a little help getting back on track with our healthful eating goals. Join Robin Asbell as she brings the glorious power of plants to the table, with plenty of flavor and variety to make it exciting. You don’t need a cleanse, you just need a vegetable rich reboot, to help your body strengthen its defenses to make it through the winter. If it helps you lighten up a little, that’s great, too!

On the menu:
•Creamy Carrot Dill Soup
•French Vegetable Soup w/ Sweet Pea Pistou
•Ginger Lime Soup for Colds
•Arugala Salad w/ Green Beans & Tarragon Dressing
•Big Green Goddess Salad

Spring Sushi at Valley Natural Foods

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Spring is a great time to eat light, veggie-rich sushi. Learn how to prepare sushi rice, make maki and hand rolls, and a traditional soba noodle sushi roll. We’ll be featuring the vegetables of spring in the sushi, and will make a Spring Miso soup that features the bounty of the season. No fish, just sushi!

Sushi Secrets

Mazopiya, 2571 Credit Union Drive - Prior Lake, MN 55372 2571 Credit Union Drive, Prior Lake, MN

Going out for sushi is fun, but you can have a blast making your own, too. Once you learn to cook and season rice, prepare fillings and shape your sushi, you will be able to customize your meal to please everyone. In this class, we will practice rolling and learn to make cone-shaped handrolls and inside out rolls.

$10

Spring Veggie Celebration

Let’s celebrate those first local veggies that come to the market. Learn how to enhance the flavor of these vegetables and make plants into party-worthy favorites. You’ll learn how to make a delicious vegan chickpea burger and other plant-based dishes that everyone will love. This vegan cooking class will bring more plants to the table!

$10

Support Healthy Aging with Antioxidant Superstars

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Everyone ages, (if they are lucky) but there are foods that can help you to protect your body as you age. Learn more about the foods that protect you at a cellular level, and taste great, as well. We will learn more about eating for optimal health and how to add superfoods to your daily life.

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VEGFEST 2023!

Harriet Island Park

I'll be at the Twin Cities Veg Fest, selling books and talking to people who drop by my booth! The festival returns to Harriet Island Park on September 17, 2023 from 10am to 4pm. This year’s theme is Healing People, Animals, and the Planet.  Join us for plant-based food, music, games, giveaways, cooking demos, speakers […]

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Vegan Meal Prep with Valley Natural Foods

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Join local chef, Robin Asbell, as she teaches how to make delicious vegan meal prep recipes to make your weeks easier!

If you want to eat more healthfully, you need to make a plan. Vegan Meal Prep is a great way to set yourself up to eat more plants, save money, and know what's in your food.

On the menu: Creamy Cashew Dressing, Big Nutty Caesar Salad, Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili with Dumplings, Whole-Grain Baking Mix, and Sweet Potato Hummus.

$5

Mediterranean Vegan Menu with Valley Natural Foods

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Join local chef, Robin Asbell, as she teaches how to make vegan versions of Mediterranean lifestyle dishes. The Mediterranean Diet is acknowledged by most experts as a truly healthful diet. Try a Vegan Cooking Class with a focus on the plant-based dishes that support a Mediterranean lifestyle.

On the menu: Romesco Sauce with Asparagus and Scallions, Mediterranean Farro Salad, Greens with Pine Nuts and Currants, Chickpea and Pecan Pesto Calzones.

$5

Desserts That Aren’t Pie, with Valley Natural Foods

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Tired of pie around the holidays? Pie is wonderful, but we can shake things up with some other fantastic Fall desserts. Learn more about Vegan Baking and 

Join local chef, Robin Asbell, as she teaches how to make delicious Fall desserts that aren't pie, but will still perfect for your holiday gatherings. On the menu: Cinnamon Filled Pumpkin Bundt Cake, Crunchy Chocolate Pecan Filo Sticks, Pear and Maple Sugar Upside Down Cake.

$5

Virtual Hands On Gnocchi Class

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Join Chef Robin Asbell for a virtual, hands-on gnocchi and sauce-making class, where you’ll learn how to make the dough, form the dumplings, and cook them properly, then sauce them for a comforting, satisfying meal.

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