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AARP NY Plant Based World: Middle Eastern Inspired Cooking with Chef Alexa

September 28, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Get your kitchen passport ready to explore dishes that don’t require meat but provide a lot of flavor!

Next up, the Middle East: Widely spanning from North Africa through Asia… each country has its own unique flavor, spices and ingredients. Coriander, turmeric, saffron, garlic, cinnamon, cardamon for starters. We’ll also explore sumac, Aleppo pepper, mint, cumin, Ras el Hanout and Za’atar to enhance our Middle Eastern inspired cuisine. 

This class is part of a series led by Chef Alexa on plant-based cuisine A plant-based diet focuses on natural, minimally processed foods made from plants that meet our daily nutritional needs and encourages a healthy lifestyle. These classes will teach you the simple How-Tos of Plant Based cooking. How-to cook with different ingredients, How-to Substitute Proteins, How-to use various cooking methods to make your meal delicious. You will receive some great options and recipes for Plant-Based and Vegan Mains, Sides, Desserts, and appetizers. These recipes contain no animal products and can be enjoyed by you, your family, friends, and all your guests. The goal is to make vegetables the star of the plant and provide flavorful dishes that focus on “heart healthy, high fiber, low sugar for healthy aging” that you can make over and over again.

Together let’s learn and understand what plant-based is and the many benefits of this lifestyle!

This event is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED. Please do not opt out of event-related emails,  as you will be emailed a link to join the class via Zoom prior to the event.

For more information, contact AARP New York at nyaarp@aarp.org.


September 28, 2022
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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