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Global Healing Kitchens: The Mediterranean

  • The Chopping Block at Lincoln Square 4747 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL, 60625 United States (map)
Anti-inflammatory cooking class Chicago

In the global healing kitchens series, we will explore authentic, home cuisine from cultures with strong food-as-medicine traditions. In this class, we'll dive into the Mediterranean diet, famed for health and longevity. You'll be encourage to have a glass of (high quality!) red wine, while we explore Mediterranean staples like extra virgin olive oil, legumes, whole grains, dark leafy greens and herbs.

The Mediterranean Diet is known to reduce the risk of heart disease, certain cancers, Alzheimers, depression and more. Learn other healthy habits from this region for a long and happy life. 

Recipes include:

  • Marinated Mixed Olives
  • Mushroom Farro Risotto
  • Baked Gigante Beans with Honey and Dill
  • Horta (Dandelion Greens) 
  • Herbal Mountain Tea. 

Class is vegetarian and vegan with the exception of an optional honey in one dish. 

Earlier Event: July 21
Healthy Happy Hour
Later Event: July 29
Clean Eating Bootcamp