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Clean Eating: Plant-Powered Protein

  • The Chopping Block at Lincoln Square 4747 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL, 60625 United States (map)

This clean eating class isdedicated 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 and heavy metals.

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: June 15
Clean Eating: Very Vegetable
Later Event: July 21
Flow! Healthy Digestion