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  • The Chopping Block at Merchandise Mart The Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 107 Chicago IL 60654 (map)

Kicking off the 2016 Clean-Eating class series at The Chopping block is this class dedicated to picking and preparing quality plant-based protein sources

While animal proteins are certainly not off-limits in a clean-eating diet, incorporating plant proteins into your diet, as well, allows you to simultaneously consume a variety of vitamins, minerals and fiber, while minimizing exposure to antibiotics, hormones, heavy metals and other toxins

Students will learn the benefit of building meals around a variety of nuts, beans, whole grains, seeds and vegetables and will feel confident adding these inexpensive, flavorful and nutrient-filled ingredients to everyday meals. 

Recipes Include:

  • Black Bean, Tempeh and Collard Hash
  • Curried Quinoa Salad with Carrots and Currants
  • Butternut and Apple Soup with Popped Lentils and Peas
  • Horchata Hemp Shake. 

All Clean Eating classes feature simple-to-make recipes for a breakfast, a lunch, a dinner and a snack.  During class students will sample all the dishes prepared by the chef. Class is vegan and gluten-free. 

Earlier Event: March 2
Clean Eating: Filling Fats (sold out)
Later Event: March 13