Food as Medicine Everyday Cooking Series

Jan2014 everyday cooking 24 300x213 Food as Medicine Everyday   Spring SeriesThe Food as Medicine Everyday Cooking Series is a 12-week course led by naturopathic physicians that focuses on nutrition education and simple, hands-on cooking techniques to prepare food that promotes health and fitness. Located in Charlee’s Kitchen on the NCNM campus near downtown Portland, it is offered year-round to individuals and families.”

Transform your eating habits in just 12 weeks!

What past students say about classes.

Participants receive:

  • Nutrition workbook with class recipes.
  • BONUS! Free whole grains and legumes from Bob’s Red Mill.

Series Details

The Food as Medicine Everyday series is a series of twelve weekly workshops that demonstrate simple techniques for selecting and cooking tasty, nutritious whole foods and teach how these foods can improve health and fitness.

What topics will be covered?

  • Introduction to Nutrients
  • Label Reading
  • Benefits of Breakfast
  • Habits 4 Health
  • How to Create Your Plate
  • Healthy Digestion
  • Balancing Blood Sugar
  • Grains and Greens of Traditional Diets
  • Healthy Substitutions on the Go
  • Exploring Sweeteners
  • Portland Food Shopping Guide
  • School Lunch & Snacks

Regardless of age, cooking experience, or health status, you and your whole family will benefit from learning healthy cooking skills and nutritional know-how. Each workshop will welcome up to 15–20 participants, both children and adults.

For more information or questions, please contact Dr. Julie Briley or Dr. Courtney Jackson at 503.552.1525.

Interested in learning to cook healthy, whole foods? Ask your doctor if this series is right for you!