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Open to anyone interested in learning and sharing information about healthy, plant-centered food choices.  -f  


Wed., Jan. 13, 7-8 pm. Healthy Gut; Healthy Body with Natalie Gentile, MD, owner/sole physician at Gentile Family Direct Primary Care, a membership-based primary care practice serving all ages; providing whole-person care with a focus on lifestyle medicine.
Register HERE (You'll get a confirmation email.)
Wed., Jan. 27, 7-8 pm. Red Lentil Soup cooking demonstration with Brittany Jaroudi, developer of whole food, plant-based recipes as seen on her YouTube cooking channel The Jaroudi Family.
Register HERE (You'll get a confirmation email.)
Recipes that incorporate these four groups:

Susan Greenberg shared plant-based recipes in a local paper. Here's your copy of:
  Caribbean Confetti Rice
  * Roasted Brussels Sprouts w/ White Wine 
  * Fruit Crisp

from Lulu HeroldAppetizers & Jackfruit Lettuce Wraps
Recipes & tips from our December Holiday Potluck.
p.s. The December event with Plant-Based Jeopardy is posted on our YouTube channel.
What did Plant-Based Pittsburgh do in 2020?
A look at the year's activities ...
Meetings: We started the year with our usual in-person meetings at 4 different Pgh-area locations, plus a monthly cooking class. Then, Covid. We regrouped, and in May began twice monthly Zoom meetingsan educational presentation + a cooking demonstrationopen to all.
Upside: The virtual events have attracted an ever-widening & enthusiastic audience. We created a YouTube channel to showcase all.
Downside: Missing the comraderie of in-person gatherings! (We'll start up post-Covid.)
Community Outreach  
* Food drives for two local pantries, including ingredients, kits, recipes,sampling
* Articles/letters/recipes: WTAEPgh. Post-Gazette, TribLive, The Co-operator, Penn-Franklin news.
Partnerships
* Environment: Reimagine Turtle Creek Water/Airshed 
(local)Reimagine Appalachia (4 states/50 organizations); co-host Dr. Sailesh Rao of Climate Healers; Global Jumpstart Health & Climate Impacts of Food ChoicesJewishVeg's Toward a Pandemic-Free World campaign.
* Breast Cancer Awareness Month: PCRM’s Let’s Beat Breast Cancer campaign; co-host events with Salt Lake Thrive.

PlantPure has shelf-stable Meal Starter Kits, with 20% off thru Jan. 3(And, each purchase supports their mission to increase access to healthy food in underserved communities.)
Is the sugar substitute stevia bad for our health? May have negative implications for gut health. ~Medical News Today
Plant-based diet could boost metabolism. Improves metabolism & reduces fat that accumulates around organs. ~Medical News Today
How to Substitute Oil in Recipes ~One Ingredient Chef
I was an air fryer skeptic, but now it’s the only thing that gets me excited about pandemic cooking ~Washington Post
How Foods May Affect Our Sleep. Foods affect sleep; sleep patterns affect dietary choices. ~NYT
8 myths about vegetarian and vegan diets ~Medical News Today
Beans are good for the planet, for you & for your dinner table. Here’s how to cook them right. ~The Washington Post
Plant-Based Pittsburgh partners with
Reimagine TCWAC+
This short but inspiring video illustrates the collaboration among local organizations & individuals, with a vision of communities that promote local gardening, plant-centered eating, protection of natural resources, & support of sustainable economic development.
Journey Through Health & Wellness podcast is an outgrowth of this collaboration; 3 episodes are posted, with more to come. 
(If you want to be a guest, please
email me.)
OpenTribe.com is PPC's new social action platform to help local groups share the message of plant-based nutrition in their communities. It will contain projects, courses, cooking show, & resources addressing a range of issues. Join the Plant-Based Pittsburgh page!

If you have information to share or ideas for a presentation or cooking demo, please email me.

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