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Marti Wolfson is a graduate of the NGIHCA and has continued her education by attending The Institute of Functional Medicine's Nutrition Course, The Center for Mind-Body Medicine Cancer Guides, and the Food as Medicine course.  She developed and directed BlumKitchen at the Blum Center and is the co-author of BlumKitchen Nutrition Guide and Cookbook. She brings a decade of experience in wellness through teaching, consulting, writing, and program development for kids, adults and corporations. She has been a featured chef on ABC Eyewitness News, Channel 12 Connecticut, and


Health-Supportive Cooking & Specialty Classes / Cooking Techniques & Specialty Classes

Healthy Vegetarian Menus for Meatless Monday
Hands-OnNew Class

The Meatless Monday campaign has become a nationwide craze, so why not let Chef Marti Wolfson teach you how to prepare delicious, nutrient-dense vegetarian meals that you can enjoy Monday or any day? As Marti teaches simple, healthful cooking techniques, she’ll discuss the health benefits of a vegetarian diet, the best sources for protein, and how to obtain important vitamins and minerals. You’ll also learn how to maximize your time in the kitchen and how to make these surprisingly simple one-dish meals last. Seared Red Lentil Rice Cakes with Cilantro Pesto • Dairy-Free Herb and Kale Quiche with Almond Flour Crust • Roasted Butternut Squash Stuffed with White Beans, Wild Rice and Watercress • Sesame Soba Noodle Bowl with Baked Maple-Mustard Tofu and Gingered Bok Choy • Chickpea Crepes with Seasonal Greens and Optional Goat Cheese • Moroccan Chickpea and Roasted Root Vegetable Stew • Buddha Bowl with Forbidden Rice, Braised Ginger-Tamari Tempeh, Caramelized Onions and Garlicky Broccoli. (Organic eggs and optional dairy will each be used in one recipe; gluten-free. Wine will be served.)

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Instructor: Marti Wolfson
  • Monday, April 28, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Space AvailableClass Code: 19b_SS14
Other classes for this course are also available:
  • Monday, May 5, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Class FullClass Code: 19a_SS14
  • Monday, July 21, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Space AvailableClass Code: 19c_SS14

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