Fort Collins

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Nov. 09: Dal 101 – Indian Style Lentils

Dal, a Sanskrit name that refers to all pulses, legumes, and their food derivatives, still forms the mainstay of the amino acid (protein) supply to the largely vegetarian Indian subcontinent. Lentils also contain a copious amount of essential dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Menu: a popular lentil appetizer, Spinach and Mung Bean curry (saag), Red lentil and Vegetable Stew served over basmati rice Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 11/09      TH        6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity...

Nov 13: Homemade Indian Flatbreads

Impress your family and friends with some exotic and fantastic Indian bread. Menu – Spinach and Mint bread, Cauliflower and Spiced Chickpea Flour bread, Potato- Stuffed Bread and Chai Tea Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 11/13      M        6:00 -8:15 PM      $36       Activity # 407431-01...

Dec. 04: Slow Cooker Curries

Let your slow cooker make an authentic Indian Curry for your dinner tonight. Join Sapna for this easy, delicious, gluten-free, diary-free and vegetarian class. Menu: Spicy Lentil Soup, Garbanzo bean Curry, Saag – a popular Spinach curry, Vegetable Korma Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644 12/04      M       6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #...

Dec. 06: Holiday Treats

Learn to make delicious gluten-free and dairy-free sweet treats with Sapna Von Reich. She will share all the tips and tricks to make sure your desserts turn out perfect and healthier every time. Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644 12/06      W       6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #...

Dec. 12: Christmas Curries

Join Sapna Von Reich to indulge in your colorful curry fantasies this Christmas season. We will make three Indian Curries – one red, one green and one white, which will get you in the festive mood. The class teaches you to make curry pastes for each of those, and then build on top of that by adding different ingredients to complete the curries. All recipes are vegan and gluten free friendly. Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644 12/12      TU       6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #...

Jan.18: Healthy Ethiopian Dishes

Join us for this enjoyable and hands-on Vegetarian Ethiopian Cuisine class. You will have a chance to learn some basic cooking techniques and explore Ethiopian ingredients such as fresh herbs, grains and spices. Menu: Misir Wot (red lentils), Collard Gomen, Atkilt Wot (cabbage, carrot and potato stew), Duba Wot (butternut squash in berbere sauce) and Teff Flour Crepe Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644 1/18      TH       6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #...

Jan. 25: Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health

These offers a chance to discover which foods are optimal for weight management, learn about various health topics including blood pressure, and digestion. The class attendees do all of this while enjoying a cooking demonstration and tasting delicious, healthful dishes in a supportive group setting. Weekly Topics: Power of Your Plate. Let’s Go, Getting in Gear, Breaking the Food Seduction, Keys for Natural Appetite Control. Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 1/25-2/22      TH       6:00 -8:00 PM      $100         Activity # 107431-01   (for all five classes) 1/25                 TH       6:00 -8:00 PM      $22        Activity # 107431-02    (for first class in the...

Jan. 31: Indian Spices 101

In ancient times spices were as precious as gold; their healing properties were significant along with their use as preservatives. Indian food is popular throughout the world for its ease of preparation, and use of a healthy variety of vegetables, herbs, and, of course, spices. Participants will learn how to incorporate Indian flavors into their food’s repertoire. Menu: Dal, Spicy Mushrooms, Cucumber Raita/salad, Cumin Rice, and Turmeric Tea. Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644 1/31      W       6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #...

Feb. 13: Instant Pot Meals

Did you buy an Instant Pot and now wonder what you can do with it? How about some quick and easy meals like Porridge for breakfast, Minestrone soup for lunch and Curry at night, all with one pot. Come to this class and learn about the possibilities. The best part is that there is practically no cleanup. Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644 2/13      TU       6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #...

Feb. 28: Flatbread Flutter

This class is designed for anyone who is trying to avoid too much processed wheat or is trying to follow a GLUTEN FREE lifestyle. You don’t have to sacrifice the quintessential bread concept that we all crave in our food. You can make tasty flatbreads from wholesome ingredients like chickpeas, sorghum, cauliflower, lentils and more. Let knowledge satisfy your cravings. Age: 14+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 2/28         W         6:00 -8:15 PM          $36         Activity #...

Windsor

Upcoming classes and workshops

Oct. 26: Food to Fight Cancer

Studies have shown that a diet built from plant foods offers the most cancer-fighting protection of any. This Food For Life class is an Introduction to How Foods Prevent and Fight Cancer while enjoying a cooking demonstration and tasting delicious, healthful dishes. Ages: 16+ Location: Windsor Community Center, Windsor Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500 10/26         TH          6.00 -7:30 pm            Fee – $25             314975.01           ...

Nov. 07: Thanksgiving Sides (at the library)

Enjoy making delicious and wholesome side dishes for Thanksgiving. Sapna will guide you through easy recipes, which also happen to be gluten free, dairy free, and vegan friendly. Registration is required. Age Group(s): Adults Location: Windsor-Severance Library, Windsor Note: Register with Clearview Library District at 970-686-5603. Register online by following the link below;                                                                                                                                     http://clearviewlibrary.org/event/360337 11/7           T           6:00 -7:3o PM             Free to attend           Registration Required  ...

Nov. 18: Fun and Festive Sides for Thanksgiving

Give thanks to delicious foods with these awesome recipes! Get creative with good old ingredients like cranberries, pumpkins, sweet potatoes and pomegranates to come up with cool side dishes, which will impress you, your family and friends. This cooking class is exclusively designed for Kids ages 5-12. Ages: 5-12 Location: Windsor Community Center, Windsor Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500 11/18            Sa           10.00 am – Noon             Fee – $25         314977.01                ...

Dec. 26: Food for Life – Kids Nutrition & Cooking Camp

Poor diet and lack of exercise put today’s children at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer later in life. A foundation for healthy eating is needed to lessen the risk for chronic diseases. The curriculum highlights the positives of the four food groups (whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables) in the Power Plate. This is nutrition and cooking camp where kids will learn to cook some healthy recipes in each class. CLASS TOPICS: Bang-Up Breakfasts, In-between Meals and Sweeter Deals, Rainbow Lunches, Digging These Dinners. Ages: 6-12 Location: Windsor Community Center, Windsor Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500 12/26-12/29      Tu – F     10.00 am – Noon       Fee – $60         314971.01        ...

Dec. 08: Vegan Baking 101

Learn to make delicious diary-free sweet treats with chef Sapna Von Reich. She will share all the tips and tricks to make sure your vegan desserts turn out perfect and healthier every time. Menu: Butternut Squash Muffins, Double Chocolate Cake, Banana Bread and Coconut Cake Ages: 14+ Location: Windsor Community Center, Windsor Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500 12/08    F     6:00 – 8:15 pm        Fee – $35             314976.01           ...

Loveland

Sept. 21: Healthy Ethiopian Dishes

Join us for this enjoyable and hands-on Vegetarian Ethiopian Cuisine class. You will have a chance to learn some basic cooking techniques and explore Ethiopian ingredients such as fresh herbs, grains and spices. Menu: Misir Wot (red lentils), Collard Gomen, Atkilt Wot (cabbage, carrot and potato stew), Duba Wot (butternut squash in berbere sauce) and Teff Flour Crepe. Age: 16+ Location: Chilson Center, Loveland  Note: Register with Chilson Center at 970-962-2458. TH           9/21            6:00-8:15 pm          ...

Nov. 02: Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Impress your family and friends with these easy, delicious and healthy sides for your holiday gathering. All recipes are gluten-free, diary-free and vegan friendly. Menu: Guilt-free Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Parsnip Mashed Potatoes, Homemade Cranberry Sauce and very Festive Wild Rice Salad. Age: 16+ Location: Chilson Center, Loveland  Note: Register with Chilson Center at 970-962-2458. Registration starts in May TH            11/02           6:00-8:15 pm           $35            ...

Dec. 07: Christmas Curries

Indulge in your colorful curry fantasies this Christmas season. We will make three Indian Curries – one red, one green and one white, which will get you in the festive mood. The class teaches you to make curry pastes for each of those, and then build on top of that by adding different ingredients to complete the curries. All recipes are vegan and gluten free friendly. Age: 16+ Location: Chilson Center, Loveland  Note: Register with Chilson Center at 970-962-2458. Registration starts in May W           12/07            6:00-8:15 pm           $35            ...

Food For Life

Classes and workshops

Jan. 25: Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health

These offers a chance to discover which foods are optimal for weight management, learn about various health topics including blood pressure, and digestion. The class attendees do all of this while enjoying a cooking demonstration and tasting delicious, healthful dishes in a supportive group setting. Weekly Topics: Power of Your Plate. Let’s Go, Getting in Gear, Breaking the Food Seduction, Keys for Natural Appetite Control. Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 1/25-2/22      TH       6:00 -8:00 PM      $100         Activity # 107431-01   (for all five classes) 1/25                 TH       6:00 -8:00 PM      $22        Activity # 107431-02    (for first class in the...

Oct. 26: Food to Fight Cancer

Studies have shown that a diet built from plant foods offers the most cancer-fighting protection of any. This Food For Life class is an Introduction to How Foods Prevent and Fight Cancer while enjoying a cooking demonstration and tasting delicious, healthful dishes. Ages: 16+ Location: Windsor Community Center, Windsor Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500 10/26         TH          6.00 -7:30 pm            Fee – $25             314975.01           ...

Dec. 26: Food for Life – Kids Nutrition & Cooking Camp

Poor diet and lack of exercise put today’s children at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer later in life. A foundation for healthy eating is needed to lessen the risk for chronic diseases. The curriculum highlights the positives of the four food groups (whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables) in the Power Plate. This is nutrition and cooking camp where kids will learn to cook some healthy recipes in each class. CLASS TOPICS: Bang-Up Breakfasts, In-between Meals and Sweeter Deals, Rainbow Lunches, Digging These Dinners. Ages: 6-12 Location: Windsor Community Center, Windsor Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500 12/26-12/29      Tu – F     10.00 am – Noon       Fee – $60         314971.01        ...

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