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Getting Started with Plant-Based Cooking

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Would you like to include more whole and plant-based foods in your diet but don’t know where to start? Plant-based cooking can be easy and delicious.

Join Susan Powers for a five-day, hands-on workshop on healthy, plant-based cooking using whole foods. You will learn everything from basics such as how to stock your pantry to more elaborate flavor combinations and planning and creating meals from scratch.

Through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on preparation, you will discover how easy plant-based cooking can be. You will also explore:

  • Practical tips for understanding your kitchen equipment and planning skills to make healthy, balanced, flavorful meals on your own
  • How to get over the fear of the unknown so you can experiment with dishes you’ve never made before
  • A knowledge base for healthy cooking through experiential activities—tasting ingredients and spices, experimenting with exciting flavor combinations, and learning or refining techniques.

Join this fun and flexible learning environment where Susan takes into account your individual learning style and skill level, and return home with a revitalized cooking plan.

Susan Powers

April 15 - 20, 2018
Sunday-Friday , 5 nights

$450 Tuition

Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Would you like to include more whole and plant-based foods in your diet but don’t know where to start? Plant-based cooking can be easy and delicious.

Join Susan Powers for a five-day, hands-on workshop on healthy, plant-based cooking using whole foods. You will learn everything from basics such as how to stock your pantry to more elaborate flavor combinations and planning and creating meals from scratch.

Through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on preparation, you will discover how easy plant-based cooking can be. You will also explore:

  • Practical tips for understanding your kitchen equipment and planning skills to make healthy, balanced, flavorful meals on your own
  • How to get over the fear of the unknown so you can experiment with dishes you’ve never made before
  • A knowledge base for healthy cooking through experiential activities—tasting ingredients and spices, experimenting with exciting flavor combinations, and learning or refining techniques.

Join this fun and flexible learning environment where Susan takes into account your individual learning style and skill level, and return home with a revitalized cooking plan.

Faculty Bio

Susan Powers

Susan Powers is author of five cookbooks, a professional food photographer, and the creative force behind Rawmazing.com. She has been revolutionizing the world of raw food with her inventive and delicious recipes and beautiful food styling and photography.

Certified in plant-based nutrition and in professional and plant-based cooking, Susan brings traditional food preparation methods into both the raw and cooked plant-based food world, balancing flavor, color, texture, and mouth feel.

She started the Rawmazing blog seven years ago after finding a way of eating that helped her heal past digressions with food. After years of constantly searching to be “filled,” she found grace and true joy in life through raw, plant-based, and whole foods.

Through her recipes, she shares the knowledge she has acquired in her food journey and her passion about food and how it affects our bodies and health. She aims to inspire people and help them bring health, joy, peace, and beauty into their lives.

A top graduate from the Rouxbe Professional Plant-Based Cooking Certification, Susan trained in T. Collin Campbell’s Plant-Based Nutrition course through Cornell University’s eCornell Certificate Program, where she also learned to balance raw foods with the health benefits of properly prepared cooked foods.

Why Attend

  • Bring simplicity to your food lifestyle—whether it’s how you live, how you eat, or how you move through this world, simplicity creates peace, joy, and health.

  • Receive the flexible, specialized attention you need to be successful in creating fun, healthy, balanced meals.

  • Susan Powers is certified in plant-based nutrition and has been teaching, writing, and creating plant-based recipes for over nine years.

Things to Know

Accommodations

Standard Rooms
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.

Deluxe
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available from mid-February 2018.

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

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