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North Carolina Cooperative Extension Offers Healthy Cooking Classes on Saturdays

From NC Cooperative Extension:

Jan. 11, 2012. Learn cooking skills that boost flavor and the nutritional power of food. Optimal nourishment helps control food cravings and weight, plus supports athletic performance.

On Saturday, Feb. 2 from 10 -12:30, we will make vegetarian patties from scratch, cook French fries without the fat, and learn yummy ways to prepare cancer preventing greens. Many of the recipes are vegan and gluten-free.

On Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 – 12:30, we will learn ways to prepare lean proteins: fish, tempeh and tofu. We’ll cook a couple of yummy vegetable recipes and then prepare the grain quinoa.

Offered by two moms with their teen-age daughters, children 12 and older are welcome. Charge is $10 per person for each class, and includes lunch. Classes to be held at Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd., Boone. Space is limited, so register in advance by calling 264-3061 and paying at NC Cooperative Extension, 971 West King St, Boone. May send check by mail. margie_mansure@ncsu.edu