Eating Well from Gentle Spring to Sizzling Summer


With Juliette Tahar

- Saturday, May 17, 10am-noon

Juliette Tahar - Healthy Cooking ClassIf you live in the DC area, you know that while you may be in jeans in May, as spring becomes summer you’ll have switched to shorts. The same is true for the way we eat … from heavier, warming meals to refreshing, cooler meals. This workshop will introduce you to recipes you can transition with throughout the season.

In May, we can still enjoy a pot of hot Chili, topped with Sage Seitan Sausage. When the calendar turns to the warmer months, market-fresh vegetables such as tangy mustard greens, paired with carrots, might be on your menu. Delicious accompaniments throughout the season could include freshly baked corn muffins and a scrumptious, almost chocolate, Mocha flan. Join us on May 17 to learn how to prepare each of these vegan (but not entirely gluten-free) recipes.

*Please Note: Every individual’s needs are unique. We aim to offer a variety of health-promoting options for each individual to consider, but do not prescribe the specific dietary content of any program for anyone. 

Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. 

Note: We are pleased to offer a discount for those who register early!
The cost for this program is:

  • $20 if you register by May 14
  • $25 if you register after May 14

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Juliette TaharAbout Juliette Tahar

Juliette Tahar has 25 years experience in natural food cookery, both as a chef and instructor. She studied natural foods cookery both in Europe and the United States. She is the founder and president of Healthy Living, Inc., a non-profit organization that seeks to bridge the gap in health disparities and nurture a culture of health in underserved communities. Its programs include healthy cooking and nutrition, which emphasizes building the skills and confidence both to make simple and healthy nutritious meals and make responsible choices to support one’s health.

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