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Personalize Your Plate – Build a Nutrient-Balanced Buddha Bowl (Webinar)

March 31, 2021 at 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
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March 31 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join us for Personalize Your Plate – Build a Nutrient-Balanced Buddha Bowl (Webinar) on Wednesday, March 31 at 11 AM.

Are you tired of eating the SAME meals each week? With a busy schedule, a budget, or both, it may seem tough to incorporate new flavors onto your plate while still eating a healthy meal. In honor of Nutrition Month at the Center for Health & Wellbeing, Debbie Zimmerman, Food for Life Nutrition and Cooking Instructor, will share a how-to on preparing your own personalized Buddha Bowl – a highly diversified, plant-based nutritional meal – for you and your family. Zimmerman will mix and match 10 different ingredients from five food categories — Grains, Starchy and Non-Starchy Vegetables, Legumes, Fruit and Salad dressing — while also discussing techniques for prepping and packaging weekly meals that fit seamlessly into your on-the-go lifestyle. Then, a simple dessert with assorted toppings will be demonstrated to round out an easy, nutrient-packed menu for you and your whole family!

By participating in this program, you can expect to learn how to:

  • identify each category of plant-based food plate that builds a balanced meal;
  • prep and package a variety of “meals-for-a-week” to facilitate your on-the-go lifestyle;
  • and plan a simple, healthy and tasty dessert that your family will enjoy.

 

Special Instructions: Recipes will be provided in advance so participants can prepare items to be included in the Balanced Buddha Bowl. When adhering to the recipes, please cook your grains in advance. If using roast vegetables, have those roasted before the class. During class, participants will be assembling and packaging different meals using the template (recipe) provided via email upon registering.

This program is presented by Debbie Zimmerman and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

How to join the Zoom Program:

Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:

• One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.

• One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.

All CHWB Digital Education Programs are now presented with live captioning service. Please refer to your registration confirmation email for instructions on enabling live captions.

By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.

About Your Program Presenter

Debbie Zimmerman is a Food for Life Nutrition and Cooking instructor through the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. She holds certifications in Plant Based Nutrition, Lifestyle and Health Coaching as well as Personal Training and Group Fitness Instruction. She also specializes in weight and disease management.

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