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Culinary Classes at the River Garden: Food as Medicine

Culinary Classes at the River Garden: Food as Medicine

Food As Medicine

A three-part series with Amy Comerchero, owner of Amy’s Bakery Arts Cafe in Brattleboro

At The River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT


Feb. 13 – 5:30 – 7:00 | Treats, Desserts and Cravings … STILL OPENINGS!  

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Diet greatly affects our health and well-being;  this series will help you organize and implement healthy habits that are simple and manageable.

We will explore “food as medicine” and how to feast/eat with enjoyment while respecting your body.

These three classes will provide how-to methods for understanding and implementing an anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle for those experiencing or suffering from:

  • Chronic pain
  • Lyme disease
  • Inflammatory gut conditions (Crohn’s, colitis, etc.)
  • Arthritic/gout conditions
  • Allergies and food sensitivities
  • Diabetes, MS, Parkinson’s, Lupus, etc…other inflammatory conditions

…and anyone interested in eating for good health

Price: $35


PLEASE NOTE: As a non-profit we are not offering refunds for cancelled classes or no-shows. Please either “gift” your class or find someone to come in your place  – or let us know if you would like us to convert your class fee to a donation to the Strolling of the Heifers.

Class 3 – Wed. February 13

Treats, Desserts and Cravings

Want to treat yourself and be kind to your body at the same time? Want to curb your cravings for foods that don’t serve you and enjoy occasional desserts?

We will prepare and taste recipes for grain-free baked goods and desserts, and discuss sweetening options.

  • Puddings, jellos
  • Grain-free cake and bread
  • How to deal with cravings and get back in balance
  • Sweeteners 
  • Recipes

Amy Comerchero of Amy’s Bakery Arts Cafe, has made a lifelong study of nutrition, natural healing, and food as medicine.  When her 21-yr. old daughter was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, they chose a natural path to wellness, employing an anti-inflammatory diet, natural supplements, and alternative healing treatments.  They are happy to report great results…with no negative side effects!