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Rooted Nutrition - Legumes

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Rooted Nutrition - Legumes

Time: April 4, 2012 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: The Woodland Smokehouse & Commissary
Street: 485 Commercial Drive
Website or Map: http://g.co/maps/xse4h
Event Neighbourhood and Type: healthy, cooking, classes, legumes, beans
Organized By: Andrea Potter
Latest Activity: Mar 27, 2012

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(dairy-free, egg-free, veggie)

Beans beans, good for your heart! Beans and lentils are a staple of healthy diets around the world. Did you know that

  • Pairing beans or lentils with whole grains makes a complete protein?

  • The fiber in beans helps to regulate blood pressure.

  • There is a bean that helps support each body organ!

  • Learn this and more in legumes class!

In this 3 course class, we’ll be learning:

 The health benefits and properties of a variety of legumes

 How to properly cook legumes for optimal digestion and nutrition

 Storing cooked legumes for quick and easy meals and snacks

Menu:

  • Citrus lentil salad
  • Versatile bean dip that can go from appetizer or snack to comforting beans and rice dinner

  • Guest instructor and former baker at radha eatery teaches us how to make her Grandma`s sweet red bean Ohagi!  Healthy steamed red bean paste sticky rice dumplings from Japan! We’ll all get a chance to make these hands-on sweets!

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