Introduction to healthy plant-based eating online

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Course code3617

Learn about why plant-based foods are very nutritious, and receive recipes to try some plant-based dishes yourself.

When and where


From 12 Jan 2021 to 02 Feb 2021
Tue 16:00-17:30

4 weeks

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12 Jan 2021

16:00 to 17:30

19 Jan 2021

16:00 to 17:30

26 Jan 2021

16:00 to 17:30

02 Feb 2021

16:00 to 17:30


Fees and concessions information

Free. There is no fee charged for this course.

What the course is about

On this 4 week course you will learn:
- the essentials of plant-based nutrition (macro- & micro-nutrients) and why plant foods are such a vital part of a healthy diet & lifestyle;
-. tasty ways to increase fibre intake;
- ways to replicate animal-based foods (taste & texture) but using only plant-based ingredients;
- several healthy plant-based recipes.
Youíll be asked to carry out cookery tasks at your own home each week between course sessions.

Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

You simply need a keen interest to learn about healthy plant-based eating, and try your best to carry out the cookery tasks set during each session of the course

Materials required

To get the most from this course, participants should carry out the cookery assignments, in which case they would need access to a standard simple home kitchen, with the standard equipment, and would also need to purchase ingredients if they donít have them already.

Assessments, tests, exams

Initial and post assessments and end of course evaluation

At the end of the course

Learners will have an improved understanding of what constitutes a plant based diet and know how to replace animal based products with tasty and nutritious alternatives.

Next Step

Learners will be able to continue to support their learning by enrolling onto courses to increase their skills in the workplace, take a functional skills assessment to gain further qualifications in Maths, English and ICT or enjoy one of the arts & crafts, practical skills or movement, health and well-being courses and workshops either for themselves or together with their children.

Equipment Required

A devise which support Zoom applications with a microphone and camera, plus paper and pen to make notes.

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