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    Gluten Free Baking Discussion

    Do your gluten-free cookies, muffins, or yeast breads turn out as a disappointment? Have you wanted to try gluten-free baking but were afraid to do so? Do you feel discouraged with gluten-free baking? If so, this is the class for you! We will discuss gluten-free flour mixtures and their components. I will provide a listing of stores and online websites so you can easily locate these gluten-free flours/mixtures. The best gluten-free recipes will be shared of our favorite baked goods such as chocolate chip cookies, brownies, sandwich bread, and other yummy treats! I will also discuss helpful hints and tips for gluten-free baking so you can once again enjoy great food! Additionally, some information on how to live gluten-free will be shared. This class will meet inside CVU.
  • Introduction to Intuitive Eating

    If you're tired of dieting, obsessing over food and your body, and losing time, money and happiness to limiting what you eat, come learn about Intuitive Eating! Intuitive Eating offers you a way out of being at war with food and your body. This introductory workshop will guide you through the principles of intuitive eating and several ways to apply them to your own life. This class is open to students of all ages. Students will receive an at-a-glance document of the principles of intuitive eating as well as a few specific tools related to the most common struggles with adopting intuitive eating. This class will meet in person at CVU.
  • Intuitive Eating Skill Building

    In search of concrete ways to apply the principles of intuitive eating to your own life and stop battling with your body? Look no further! This four-session class will help you identify the biggest areas of need in your life related to the intuitive eating principles. Then, you will have an opportunity to create a plan with guided exercises to help you out of the diet trap, all with the help of a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. This class is open to students of all ages. Students will receive individualized tasks to help with whatever aspects of intuitive eating they may be struggling with, as well as a resource bank for suggested podcasts, books, accounts to follow, etc.. This class will meet in person at CVU.
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    Blood Sugar & Energy - ONLINE

    Do you feel tired and foggy during the day but wired and restless at night? Do you get to bed early, and find yourself awake a few hours later with your mind wandering? Are you relying on coffee to get you going in the morning and more coffee or sweets to take you through the rest of the afternoon? Blood sugar plays a huge role in our energy levels, sleep quality, mood, stress resilience and more! Come learn how you get off the blood sugar roller coaster, and onto solid ground for balanced energy, a brighter mood, and deeper sleep. This class will meet online via Zoom. Look for instructions on how to join a day or two before the class starts.
  • The Sweet Tooth Dilemma with Dr. Andrea Grayson - ONLINE

    Listen to Dr. Andrea Grayson, a professor in UVM’s Master’s of Public Health program, talk about our complicated relationship with sugar and refined carbohydrates. It’s a relationship we’d prefer to deny since sugar is a reliable source of pleasure and reward. The truth is that eating sugar and refined carbohydrates disrupts our gut microbiome and creates inflammation, setting the stage for numerous chronic diseases including diabetes and heart disease. Learn about how and why you just might want to try to give up sugar! All registrants will receive a free ebook! This class will meet online. You will receive a Zoom invitation prior to the start of class.
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    Medicinal CBD Basics

    CBD has exploded in popularity! Are you interested in learning about this plant, it’s medicinal properties and how it’s used? Join Kelley Robie of Horsetail Herbs to learn the basics of CBD. You will discover where CBD comes from, learn about the various CBD strains, how it works in the body and how to use it. We will cover methods of extraction and how to use it for topical, edible and medicinal preparations. We will be making a CBD Salve and CBD Gummies to take home. If you’re new to CBD and its many properties, or want to learn how to make home CBD medicine, this class is for you! This class will meet inside CVU.
  • Gut Health & Digestion - ONLINE

    In this gut health & digestion-focused webinar we're going to get into the details of what 'gut health' is, and it's importance to our overall health! We'll discuss what your digestive symptoms are telling you & why digestion can go so wrong. I will also talk through my top strategies (things I actually use with clients) to improve digestion & gut health! This class will meet online via Zoom. Look for instructions on how to join a day or two before the class starts.
  • Wild Edible & Medicinal Herb Walk

    Just a few steps outside your door lies a world of wild foods and plants waiting to be discovered! Kelley Robie, of Horsetail Herbs, will guide you on this introduction to identifying common and abundant “weeds” that make some of our very best wild foods and medicines. Here in Vermont, for at least half the year, we can find dozens of nutritious and healing plants to incorporate into our meals! We will identify local plant species, discuss parts of the plants used, when to harvest and even do some taste testing. You will go home with wild food recipes galore, and a new appreciation for Vermont's local wild plants. Local eating at its best, both fresh and free! This class will meet inside CVU, before moving outside.