Spring is in the air and with it a variety of deliciously tasty ingredients are becoming fresh and ripe to add to your meals. Fresh fruits and vegetables not only add some fun color to your meals but they may help to diminish your risks for some age related diseases in addition to just keeping you overall more healthy. Plus they help you feel great!
As we age we need to consider what we put into our body so we can assure that it has the right tools to give us the best possible output. Simply increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet (and removing more refined carbohydrates and unhealthy fats) can help you to prevent or delay some of the classic diseases associated with aging.
Since we were kids we have heard of adding fruits and vegetables to our meals but how do we do that in practice?
Guide Deb is hosting a series of classes focused on ingredients and how to use them in great new ways. Her cooking classes have lots of great other cooking enthusiasts who are sharing recipes and ideas to help you spice up your kitchen. Check out the Ingredients Spotlight with new and shifting cooking classes with unique recipes spotlighted.
Make the most out of each ingredient! Join each of these classes featuring a highlighted ingredient to learn about all the different ways you can use it. Then, you can put your new ingredient knowledge into practice and create masterpieces to photograph for a recipe collection!
Finally, submit your beautiful new recipe card to be featured by GetSetUp!
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1. Asparagus (tops!)
Learn about asparagus, how it grows, how to pick it when it's at its best and how to use it in a variety of recipes.
Spinach is a superfood and delicious during the spring season. Learn about how spinach is grown, different types of spinach you can use and some delicious dishes for using this nutritious green
3. Snow Peas
Spring time brings fresh sweet peas, sugar snap peas and snow peas, that are delicious and versatile. In this class we'll talk about peas - how they're grown, how to select them and how to use them in a variety of dishes.
Plus you can add a bit of flavor to any dish with fresh herbs from the garden. Whether you grow them yourself or buy them fresh from the store consider these fun herbs to add a hint of flavor to your favorite dishes.
Plus Deb’s food classes don’t stop there! She’s collecting recipes from her students to be featured in classes and on our website. So you can learn how to enhance your favorite dishes and get them ready for presentation with food photography classes and learning how to make great recipe cards you can share virtually!
You've created a dish that's not only delicious but beautiful. Learn some basic food photography techniques that will show off your culinary creativity. Capture images that you can use on recipe cards or even a cookbook.
You've got the recipes. Now put them in print so you can pass them on. Learn how the online graphic design tool Canva can help you easily create decorative cards that can include your own photos of your dishes.
Plus don’t miss out on classic cooking classes with our Great Cooking Tips series with a variety of classes from different GetSetUp Guides to meet anyone’s taste!
Learn how to spice up, sweeten, and make your regular dishes more exciting with these fun cooking classes. Whether you need great meals on a budget or are just looking to swap recipes to try something new, there is a class for you. Surprise someone special with one of these great new cooking skills.
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