Cooking classes are one of the best ways to learn how to improve your game in the kitchen.  If you want to make yummy meals, you have to get in the kitchen. So, start here and sign up for a class. Learn why plant-based foods can a powerful tool in optimal health and in fighting disease. All classes are taught by a breast cancer survivor turned plant-based chef who revamped and flipped her entire kitchen from “Standard American” into “Stand out and healthy.” Plants only please!

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POSTPONED — Vegan Mexican Favorite’s

Mexican food is savory and appetizing, and believe it or not, can be vegan and made without cheese. Join plant-based Chef Amberlea Childs for a one of kind hands-on Mexican favorite’s class. We’ll prep, dice, chop, and learn four Mexican inspired vegan recipes to further your healthy eating and culinary palate.

Class will prepare Mexican Tortilla Soup, Jackfruit Tacos, No-Cheese Queso, and Cilantro Slaw.

Date: Thursday, 4/2/20
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Wauwatosa East High School
Register Online through Wauwatosa Rec or Call (414)773-2900
Fee: $

Let’s Cook Tofu – POSTPONED – (Check back soon for new date)

Tofu is a great source of protein and full of vitamins, minerals, and good fats. It’s made from soy beans and if you’re eating a vegetarian diet, you’ll want to learn how easily tofu can become a staple in your kitchen.
This class will demo: Tofu Lettuce Tacos, Baked Tofu Stir Fry and Chocolate Mousse and show you how versatile tofu can be.

Date: Thursday, 4/9/20
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Location:  Nathan Hale High School
Register:  through West Allis Rec or Call (414) 604-4900
Code: 106001-04
Fee: $30/$45


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A FREE day of health and plant based resources.  

THURSDAY, 5/7/20 – How Foods Fight Cancer

Yes, foods can fight cancer! This class will discuss foods that prevent disease, foods to avoid and new recipes to practice.  We’ll share the science on food and cancer then watch a video how certain diet patterns have a major effect in preventing cancer or helping cancer survivors live longer. Cancer Survivor and Food for Life Instructor will demo and share three plant based cancer fighting recipes. Join the discussion not happening at your doctor’s office… FOOD!

Date: Thursday, 5/7/20
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Wauwatosa East High School
Register Online through Wauwatosa Rec or Call (414)773-2900
Fee: $

*Registration available through
West Allis Recreation and Wauwatosa Recreation Departments.

Book a private in home class, lunch and learn, or cooking demonstration.
Amberlea also speaks on the power of food as medicine through a cancer diagnosis

Contact: Amberlea Childs (727) 463-3003/
We are what we eat, so choose well!

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