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If you are interested in knowing more about or exploring the benefits of a meat-free or dairy-free lifestyle and diet, you may wish to join the New Orleans Vegetarian Society, which is also listed on meetup at http://www.meetup.com/vegetarian-515/events/57587182/
Members of this group will be hosting a great pre-Easter feast on Saturday, April 7th, starting at 7: 30 pm. Below is additional information and how you can pre-register:
Saturday, April 7, 2012, 7:30 PMSELECTED BY: JESSICA BLANCHARD
425 Celeste Street, New Orleans, LA (edit map)SELECTED BY: JESSICA BLANCHARD
Collaboration of Jessica Blanchard, owner of Balance Yoga & Wellness, nutritionist-in-progress, lover of healthy vegan food and Christy Engeron, head of prepared foods Whole Foods, vegan, talented chef.
Our goal is to give you a tasty, healthy, pleasing to the senses meal in an amazing setting. We will not used processed foods, soy, white sugar and minimal oils. Where possible we will use organic and local produce. Christy and her boyfriend own this AMAZING space on Celeste Street (Tchoupitoulas & the River). It is perfect for this type of gathering. We are so excited to collaborate and bring you a fantastic meal.
Here is the menu:
Homemade Bruschetta with Toasts
Edamame Hummus served Sweet Chili Sauce
Avocado Soup with Pineapple and Blood Orange Salsa
Fresh Thai Salad with Grated Carrots and Beets lightly tossed with Baby Coconut and Lime Dressing topped with Toasted Cashews and Fresh Cilantro
Roasted Golden Beet Ravioli with two stuffing: one with Cashew Cheese infused with Thai Basil atop roasted pumpkin puree and the other with mushroom ragout topped with a Roasted Chili Tomato and Shallot Truffle Vinaigrette atop braised greens
Served with Homemade Roasted Garlic, Chili Quinoa Cornbread
Dessert: Dark Chocolate Chile Brownies with Mango sorbet
Cost: $25 prix fixed, includes one home-made mixed cocktail by a local mixologist and budding vegan. PLEASE RSVP by April 3rd, so we have time to buy all ingredients!