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TheVeggieLink is open to anyone who wants to learn how to prepare simple plant-based, vegetarian, whole-foods. At our gatherings, live food demonstrations may be presented; and nutritional and educational information may also be provided depending on the particular venue. If you're interested in becoming "plant strong", or you want to learn new recipes for preparing vegetarian, whole-foods, this meetup is for you! We are interested in meeting other who are interested in a whole food plant based lifestyle. We will often gather and restaurants that serve plant based meals but if we prepare food, it will be totally "plant strong", dairy free, caffeine free, alcohol free and contain minimum amounts of oil and refined sugar.

Our goal is to provide a social environment that encourages Knoxville community residents to live a simple, wholesome and healthier life through exercise, plenty of sunshine, spiritual growth, and a vegetarian, whole foods plant-based diet.)

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Occasionally we may combine an outdoor activity with our events, so please note that you are responsible for your own safety and well-being! You are the leader of your own adventure and or culinary experience. If food is prepared for you, please be aware of any food allergies you may have and eat wisely. Know your own capabilities, as any participation in group events is “at your own risk”. By signing up for an event, you agree to take responsibility for yourself and any guest(s) you may bring. There are no “liability waivers” or other written agreements to sign. By signing up for an event, you agree to forgo the right to exercise legal action in the event that you and/or your guest(s) are injured at one of the events.

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All food at any event will be total plant based (vegan) with no eggs or dairy and generally will include gluten free alternatives (also vegan).

Upcoming events (1)

Fettuccine Alfredo with Portobella Mushrooms

Knoxville First Seventh-day Adventist Church

Cold and dreary weather makes for a great time to enjoy the warmth of comfort foods with a healthy, plant-based twist! Come learn about how to make rich, comforting meals with whole and nutritious ingredients you can eat and share every winter season. This time we'll serve a delicious plant based meal with appetizer, main dish (Fettuccine Alfredo with Portobella Mushrooms), a delicious drink and dessert. All for just $10 per person

Fettuccine Alfredo is one of the most basic and delicious pasta recipes EVER—and it couldn't be easier to make! Our recipe is a little nontraditional but very delicious and easy to make. It's even gluten free so everyone can enjoy it. In fact the entire meal is gluten free! We'll show you how to make it so you'll always have a recipe that your friends who are gluten free can enjoy.


So come enjoy a total plant based evening meal prepared with love and care and served in a warm and friendly environment.

Past events (99)

February Valentine Themed Dinner

Maryville Seventh-day Adventist Church

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