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Meatless Mondays dinner/classes   

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Finally, America’s food conversation has shifted to recognizing the importance of including vegetarian meals and increasing vegetables into our diet-styles, for a host of healthful reasons. It’s good for us, our children, and our planet. However, the alternative of knowing what to eat is not intuitive for many people. 

Meatless Mondays dinner/classes are a fun and social way to explore food and expose yourself to vegetarian options. You’ll eat a range of seasonal tasty dishes that are vegetarian, often vegan, wheat free, and GMO-free. Eat dinner, try new foods, learn how to make them and go home with recipes in hand. New participants will receive a Meatless Mondays info packet. All meals are made with local produce & organic vegetables as much as possible. 

In year 5 my goal remains much the same with these dinner /classes: to share my love of cooking & the eating of healthy food; to demo whenever possible, inspire you, make it easier, or challenge you; to open my doors to you who arrive – smiling – week after week, excited to try something new, eager to talk about food & life, to laugh & learn – together.

Meatless Mondays are on hiatus for now. After six – plus  years, I am directing all my time and focus into the Soup Lady, which came directly from offering Meatless Mondays! Please check the Soup Lady if you are interested. 

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What People Say about Meatless Mondays

“Ina’s passion and knowledge are contagious.” 

“Meatless Monday classes are one of the nicest learning situations I’ve ever been in.” 

“Ina creates a cozy learning environment where sharing delicious meals is nurturing for the soul as well as the stomach. My friends are pleased I took Ina’s class. I have cooked ALL the Fall Session recipes, and I’m looking forward to the Winter Session.  So are my friends. 

“I took Ina’s Meatless Monday class this spring with two of my [adult] daughters. What a treat! It wasn’t simply a cooking class …it inspired us to want bring healthier foods into our diets. [Now] my son…has asked me for recipes to take back with him to college. And my youngest daughter, who would never eat beans before, has a new favorite food!”  

“Thinking more about eating more of the healthy food is making me eat less junk!” 

“I loved the combination of learning, eating and conviviality.” 

“Every single plate that Ina put before us was delicious and the company was even better than I anticipated.  While I never actually cooked one of the recipes, the experience and the recipes inspire  my creative repertoire. Even casual comments like “put an egg over leftover rice for breakfast” have brought a new satisfying start to the day.” 

“I feel more spontaneous. I think I’m approaching cooking in a more casual way, but also in a more thoughtful & informed way…the food was delicious!” 

 


 

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