Sensational Savory Summer Salads and Sumptuous Treats

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June 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing

with Laura Pole, RN, MSN, Chef

Come cool down in Chef Laura’s summer kitchen where you’ll learn to make:

Better than Chicken, Tempeh Salad,

Causa with Un-Tuna Salad, Sweet Potatoes and Avocados,

Quinoa Tabouli, and

Carob-Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

Suggested Donation: $10

About Laura Pole, RN, MSN, Chef

Laura, Director of Smith Center’s Nourishment Education Programs, has served as the head retreat chef and nurse consultant since 1997. She is an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Integrative Oncology Navigator with over 40 years experience in caring for people with serious illness. She is also a Certified Health Supportive Chef, professional musician and Nia body-mind fitness instructor. Her popular cooking classes are centered on culinary translation: that is, helping  participants translate a diet prescription to a plate of nourishing delicious food. Laura is the founder of “Eating for a Lifetime,” a consulting business dedicated to teaching individuals and professionals about health supportive eating and food preparation. In addition to Laura’s work with nourishment, she is the co-coordinator of Smith Center’s Patient Navigation Training in Integrative Cancer Care. Laura also serves as coordinator of the “Media Watch Cancer News That You Can Use” listserv.

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