Cooking with soy at Polk extension April 16

Published 5:29 pm Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Chef Alex Forde (left); Laura Rogers, educator for the North Carolina Soy Producers Association, and Jimmi Buell, cooperative extension. (photo submitted by Jimmi Buell)

The Polk County Cooperative Extension Service will sponsor a “Cooking with Soy Class” on Monday, April 16 at 3 p.m. The program will teach participants about the health and nutrition benefits of including soy in their diet.
Laura Rogers of the North Carolina Soy Producers Association will provide education on nutrition, while Chef Alex Forde will demonstrate the ease of cooking with soy and provide the opportunity to sample delicious soy foods. Typical foods served include stir-fry made with tofu and vegetables, soy noodles, soy brownies and soymilk smoothies.
Participants will learn about simple dietary changes participants can make to promote healthy eating, and organizers say they will be amazed by how delicious healthy eating with soy products can be.
Call the Polk County Extension Service at 828-894-8218 to make your reservations for this class.
– article submitted
by Jimmi Buell

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