Fort Collins

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... read more

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... read more

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 #... read more

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 #... read more

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 #... read more

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 #... read more

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... read more

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 #... read more

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 #... read more

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 #... read more

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