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Due to the current coronavirus crisis all classes have been cancelled until mid-April. We will see where we’re at then. In the meantime stay well and expect some changes ahead. Now, more than ever…is the time to go vegan!

CANCELLED: Thrill of the Grill: Vegan Style
Suncoast Market Coop Events & Coronado Kitchen & Bath
Saturday, March 28th | 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Learn how to make vegan meats from scratch and keep your family and friends asking for more! Recipes include: Vegan Carne Asada, Santa Maria Style Chick’n, Pesto Basil Sausage. Link to Registration

CANCELLED: 1722 Club (PLNU Students age 17-22)
San Diego First Church of the Nazarene
Point Loma Nazarene University
Sunday, March 29th | 5:30 – 8:00
Vegan dinner club for PLNU students. www.sdfcnaz.com 

CANCELLED: Vegan Cooking 101
Point Loma Hervey Branch Library
Wednesday, April 1st | 6:00 – 7:30 PM
April Fools Day! These recipes have fooled many. Mock Chicken Salad, Mock Egg Salad, Mock Turkey Sandwich, and an organic Soy Dairy Chocolate Mousse for dessert. More details coming soon. 

CANCELLED: Got Green? Culinary Demo
Botanical Gardens, Encinitas
Saturday, April 4th

Veggie Burger Night
San Diego First Church of the Nazarene
Wednesday, April 8th | 5:30 – 6:30 PM Dinner Service
Visit the campus of Point Loma Nazarene University and join us for a community meal and free Adult U classes. For information and class registration visit  www.sdfcnaz.com  Visitors are welcome! 

Vegan Cooking 101
Pacific Beach Taylor Branch Library
Sunday, May 10th | 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Mother’s Day Gifts from the Kitchen.  More details coming soon.


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Vegan Nights at San Diego First Church of the Nazarene
Point Loma Nazarene University

CANCELLED: The second Wednesday evening of each month the church kitchen on the campus of Point Loma Nazarene University is hosting an all vegan dinner menu from 5:30 – 6:30 PM, all are welcome.  This spring semester we are featuring house made veggie burgers with two sides and a dessert. Full-plates are $6.00, half-plates are $4.00. Dinner is followed by free evening Adult U and Kid U classes. Experience a taste of heaven in the church kitchen and visit the campus of PLNU. Find more details and registration at the San Diego First Church of the Nazarene website:  www.sdfcnaz.com

Links to Recent Class Recipes

Cake Baking
Pacific Beach Library
Sunday, March 8th
This class took the oil out of the vegan carrot cake recipe and experimented and tried Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free Flour blend, it was fanstastic! We also experimented with an online recipe for sweet potato based chocolate cake that I’m going to try again, it was delicious!! (New WFPB vegan chocolate cake recipe coming soon!) Carrot Cake & Cream Cheese Frosting

Sushi Party
Point Loma Library
Wednesday, March 4th

The art of sushi made fun. Prep all the ingredients then invite friends over for a veggie sushi party. Link to recipe: Veggie Sushi Party

Valentine Cupcake Party
High Tech Elementary Explorer 
Thursday, February 13th
Seventy-five kindergarten students got to learn about vegan pastry and baking with a cupcake demo and lesson on plant-based alternatives for eggs and dairy. 

Vegan Cooking 101
Asian Cuisine: Pacific Beach Library
Sunday, February 9th | 1:00 – 2:30 PM
More Asian favorite recipes, we’ll make a warm potsticker spinach salad, more options for lettuce wraps, and an orange chick’n sesame noodle dish.  Potsticker Spinach Salad, Orange Sesame Noodles, Asian Lettuce Wraps

Veggie Burger Night
San Diego First Church of the Nazarene
Wednesday, February 12th
Visit the campus of Point Loma Nazarene University and join us for a community meal and free Adult U classes on sustainability. For information and class registration visit www.sdfcnaz.com 

Vegan Cooking 101
Russian Cuisine: Point Loma Library.
Wednesday, February 5th | 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Link back to the class registration for recipes here:  Vegan Basic White Sauce, Vegan Parm, Tofu Stroganoff, Borscht Soup

Vegan Cooking 101
Tofu the Ancient Superfood:
Serra Mesa Library
Sunday, February 2nd | 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Enjoy an informative class that includes a slide presentation covering the history of soy foods along with a virtual tour of our local tofu maker, San Diego Soy Dairy. Taste-test examples of how tofu can be used as an alternative to meat, dairy and eggs. All ages welcome, free registration, limited enrollment. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the City of San Diego. Grilled Tofu Sandwich, Vegan Mayo, Kebobs

1722 CLUB
Sunday, Jan. 26th
San Diego First Church of the Nazarene
Point Loma Nazarene University
Vegan Dinner Club for PLNU students ages 17-22
Menu: Greek Lemon Tofu Kebobs

Vegan Cooking 101: Logan Heights Library
On the menu earlier this week:  Soyrizo Tortas with fresh hot-out of-the-oven Bolillos and lots of fresh ingredients from Northgate Market in Barrio Logan. An incredible must-see culinary adventure, check out Northgate on Main Street at the foot of the Coronado Bridge in Barrio Logan. Also on the menu, strawberry milkshakes with whipped cream and a variety of non-dairy milk samples. Link to Recipes: Soyrizo Black Bean Veggie Burger Torta & Strawberry Milkshakes

Vegan Adventures
Chinese New Year : Allied Gardens Library
Tuesday, January 14th | 6:00 – 7:30 PM

We veganized a traditional recipe for Chinese Orange Chicken by simply substituting chicken with firm tofu.  Also on the menu, Asian Lettuce Wraps

Cooking Vegan with Jensen’s Foods: A fresh eggplant and herb ratatouille inspired by an amazing meal at on the menu at Cafe Gratitude
Ratatouille with Grilled Polenta and Cashew Cream

Vegan Cooking 101
Warm Winter Soups and a Salute to Hollywood! Pacific Beach Library
Sunday, January 12th | 1:00 – 3:30 PM 
We made  Beverly Hilton Executive Chef Matthew Morgan’s Golden Beet soup recipe featured at the recent all-vegan Golden Globe Awards. Hooray for Hollywood! Golden Beet, Chipotle Tomato Bisque, Vegetable Chowder

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