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We look forward to another great potluck to share delicious, healthy plant-based food and great conversation! This potluck is a great opportunity to try out new recipes and pick some up to share with your loved ones! Dishes should serve 8-10 and must be entirely plant-based (vegan), so please no red meat, chicken, turkey, fish, seafood, eggs, cheese, butter, cream, yogurt or any other dairy products, or honey or gelatin, in the ingredients. Also please be sure that dishes include no to very minimal amounts of refined sugar, salt, and oil. Please bring along at least one copy of your recipe or an ingredients list to share; include your name on the recipe so others can identify who made each dish. Contributions of $1 per person are greatly appreciated to cover supplies and meetup costs. We will watch a brief DVD presentation if time permits and enjoy group discussion. Please feel free to bring along family members, friends, co-workers, etc.. People at all stages of transitioning to a healthier diet are welcome to join us! Looking forward to seeing you there! If you're unsure about what to bring, please see some of the recipe blogs here: http://eatwell-staywell.com/recipe-blogs/ and http://www.theveganjunction.com/top-30-oil-free-plant-based-recipe-websites-of-2017/. And if you're new to plant-based cooking/eating, just bring some fruit or a salad; there's always plenty of food and you'll get some great ideas for next time! If you have your own reusable utensils and dinnerware, we encourage you to bring them along so as to cut down on the volume of trash. (Some creative folks have taken to bringing along muffin tins, so that they can take small samples without having them mix!) If not, no worries; we'll have you covered. Also, please join our Facebook group to stay in touch and share recipes and tips between meetups: https://www.facebook.com/groups/784866048230971/
Ahadu Ethiopian Cuisine
We are so excited to once again share the delicious WFPB SOS-free food (whole food plant-based, sugar-, oil- salt-free) at Ahadu Ethiopian Cuisine in Burtonsville! Yohannes, the owner/chef, will prepare a very special SOS-free completely plant based (vegan) buffet for our group, with gluten-free injera available. https://www.yelp.com/biz/ahadu-ethiopian-cuisine-burtonsville https://www.facebook.com/Ahaduethiopiarestaurant/ Price: $18.02 (including tax) per person with regular injera $21.02 (including tax) per person with gluten-free injera ***Tips are not included in the price.*** Drinks included: Homemade Cinnamon Clove Ice Tea (SOS free, no added sweeteners) & Water **You must call the restaurant and make payment by Friday, April 12th to reserve your spot. (240)[masked]** Seats are limited (37 spots available). If you sign up but decide that you cannot make it, PLEASE change your RSVP so that someone on the waitlist will have the opportunity to attend.
Please join us for a free screening of the new "Code Blue" Documentary. "Through the lens of filmmaker Marcia Machado, code blue reveals lapses in the current state of medicine and provides a common sense solution by featuring the practice of lifestyle medicine to prevent, manage and reverse chronic diseases. The film presents the hurdles to the proposed shift: antiquated curricula in medical schools, confusion in the media, inadequate government policies, and the underlying influences of the pharmaceutical and food industries. Code Blue follows a passionate physician, Dr. Saray Stancic, as she reflects upon her journey from a multiple sclerosis diagnosis to wellness through her own adoption of lifestyle medicine. Dr. Stancic introduces us to expert physicians and scientists who are paving the way to make meaningful and necessary change in our healthcare environment, and in turn, empowering audiences to stand up and reclaim control of their health." Q&A to follow with plant-based medical professionals, including Dr. Dana Simpler, practicing internist in Baltimore and co-organizer of the Eat Well Stay Well One Day Immersion (drsimpler.com) and Dr. Kerry Foley, who practiced Emergency Medicine in the DC area (Greater Southeast Hospital, Georgetown University Hospital and INOVA Fairfax Hospital) for 30 years and works as a volunteer with PCRM on several projects. Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-screening-of-code-blue-documentary-tickets-58745690943