Fort Collins

July 17: Dreaming up Heart Healthy Burgers (at the library)

Enjoy learning guilt free, low fat Vegetarian-Vegan Burgers with local chef Sapna Von Reich. These recipes pack a punch of flavor so you won’t miss extra calories! Class will include a cooking demonstration and tasting! Please note that a waiver/consent form is required for your teen. This form will be available at the time of the event. Age Group(s): Adults, Teens Location: Council Tree Library, Fort Collins Note: Register with Poudre River Public Library District at 970-221-6740 Register online by following the link below;                                                                                                                                      https://poudreriver.evanced.info/eventsignup.asp?ID=22625&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=7/1/2017&df=calendar&EventType=programs%2C+special+events&Lib=ALL&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&page=&pgdisp= 7/17          M          6:30 -8:0o PM             Free to attend           Registration... read more

Aug. 31: Indian Crepes and Chutneys

Learn how to make these awesome, simple, naturally gluten free creations at home! Pair them with the perfect chutneys and you’ve got a meal that everyone will be talking about. Menu – Quinoa Crepes with Roasted Red Pepper Chutney, Lentil Crepes with Beet Chutney, Rice Crepes with Zucchini chutney Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. Registration starts on May 4 8/31      TH        6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity # 307430-01... read more

Sept. 14: Curry in a Hurry

What do you get when American efficiency meets the authentic Indian curry? Sapna introduces you to making curry in the modern world by teaching three different styles of making Indian curry, each taking less than 20 minutes. All dishes that are hot and spicy are not curries. Menu: Red and Black Bean Curry with Spinach, Butternut Squash Curry and Mixed Vegetable Coconut Curry Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644 9/14      TH        6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #... read more

Sept. 19: Food for Life: Healthy Basics

Research shows that income level and socio-economic status are linked to health disparities including increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, and that overweight and obesity takes a disproportionate toll on underserved populations. Healthy Basics is designed by Physicians Committee (PCRM), to help class participants understand the value of choosing economical plant-based foods—fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans—that can provide savings from lowered grocery and medical costs. In Healthy Basics classes, attendees will discover the relationship between diet and disease, get tips on planning a weekly or monthly menu, and enjoy cooking demonstrations and tasting delicious, healthful dishes in a supportive group setting. Weekly Topics: Power of your Plate, How Foods Fight Diabetes, Foods for a Healthy Weight, How Foods Fight Heart Disease, Guided Grocery Store Tour Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 9/19 – 10/17      TU        6:30 – 7:30 PM      $60         Activity # 407425-01 More details on PCRM’s website;... read more

Oct. 19: Plant-Based Cheese and Yogurt

Whether you are lactose intolerant, fighting high cholesterol or just looking for some healthy plant- based alternative to cheese and yogurt. Learn how to make homemade plant based milk, cheese and yogurt from scratch. Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644 10/19      TH        6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #... read more

Oct. 23: Cracking the Crock-pot Code

Let your crock-pot make hearty meals for you on your busy weeknights. Learn easy, delicious, gluten-free, diary-free class. Menu: Creamy Cauliflower soup, Sweet Potato chili, Moroccan Spiced Lentil stew, Rice Pudding with cardamom. Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 10/23      M        6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #... read more

Oct. 25: Hearty Indian Pockets and Wraps

With ingredients ranging from chutneys and pickles to savory spiced vegetables, the Indian wraps are a welcome alternative to any curry. Samosa is a perennial Indian favorite and is well known around the World as well. Menu: Potato & Green Peas Samosa with Cilantro Chutney, Curried Kidney Bean Wrap with Yogurt Sauce, Mushroom Kebab Wrap with Tamarind Chutney Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 10/25      W        6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #... read more

Nov. 01: Tacos Non Traditionale

Lets explore some awesome vegetarian versions of a taco. It can have exotic filling like jackfruit, eggplant, sweet potato or even cauliflower paired with spices from around the world! All of it is gluten-free, vegan friendly and creative to boot. Age: 18+  Location: Senior Center, Fort Collins  Note: Register with Senior Center at 970-221-6644. 11/01      W        6:00 -8:15 PM      $36         Activity #... read more

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: 18+  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: 18+  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

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