Consider hosting any of these classes or healthy demos in your home or another location and you receive free personalized coaching services, with a minimum of six students.  I also look forward to collaborating with your community organization and group.  Call me at 952.431.5586 or through my contact page to discuss healthy possibilities!

Healthy Life Next Exit SignEat Healthy, Lighten Up & Save Money
Thursday, September 25, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Co-Sponsors: District 196 Community Education & Valley Natural Foods
Location: Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville. $19; Register early; space is limited. Register and pay ahead at https://district196.ce.feepay.com/courses/ or call ISD 196 Community Education at 651-423-7920.

Kick off a healthy fall by creating a healthy kitchen for optimum health and weight for you and your family. This class offers simple, practical and money-saving steps, ideas and recipes for energy-packed breakfasts, lunchboxes, snacks-on-the-go and easy-to-prepare dinners.  Through lively discussion, supportive coaching and delicious handouts, explore your best economical choices for fresh, local, earth-friendly whole foods for sustaining energy and optimum weight.  Learn the benefits of nutrient dense/calorie sparse ingredients, plant protein and gluten-free choices. Sorry, no discounts apply. Loris Sofia Gregory is a professional healthy home and kitchen coach based in Apple Valley. She has more than 25+ years experience as an educator, researcher and writer.

Lighten Up with Ease: Is Your Clutter Keeping You Overweight?
Thursday, October 23: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Scott Highlands Middle School, 14011 Pilot Knob Rd, Apple Valley. $19. Register and pay at least one week ahead at https://district196.ce.feepay.com/courses/ or call District 196 Community Education at 651-423-7920.

Are you ready to release your clutter and extra weight for good? This class offers you a fresh perspective on all that may be weighting you down. Consider 10+ ways to release all that no longer serves your body, your kitchen and your home.  Through guided visualization, discover your primary “domestic toxic interference” that is keeping you and your home overweight. Receive insightful ideas, gentle coaching and a visionary e-book that will energize you towards a lighter body, a clutter-free home and a spacious life. Sorry, no discounts apply. Loris Sofia Gregory is a professional healthy home and kitchen coach based in Apple Valley. She has more than 25+ years experience as an educator, researcher and writer.

Thanksgiving TableFresh Tastes for Fall Favorites
Thursday, November 6, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville. $10 for co-op members/$15 for non-members. Register early; space is limited. Register and pay ahead at http://www.valleynaturalfoods.com/classes-and-wellness-consultations/ or call VNF Customer Service at 952-891-1212.

Fresh Tastes for Fall Favorites
Thursday, November 13, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Mazopyia Food Market, 2571 Credit Union Drive, Prior Lake
Free but must register ahead at 952-233-9140. Register early; space is limited.

Discover fresh new ways to prepare and tantalize your taste buds with a cornucopia of fall favorites, including squash, sweet potatoes, apples and cranberries. Learn about community farmers and growers who gift us with their fresh local autumn harvests. Explore the economical and nutritional benefits of eating fresh whole foods in peak season, Enjoy kitchen demos and a diversity of delicious samples. Take home easy-to-prepare recipes and inspiring ideas for creating a thanksgiving kitchen brimming with healthy fresh choices for holiday family meals and snacks. Loris Sofia Gregory is a professional healthy home and kitchen coach based in Apple Valley. She has more than 25+ years experience as an educator, researcher and writer.

Lighter Holidays & You: Healthy Snacks & Appetizers
Thursday, December 11, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Co-Sponsors: District 196 Community Education & Valley Natural Foods
Location: Valley Natural Foods, 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville. $19. Register early; space is limited. Register and pay ahead at https://district196.ce.feepay.com/courses/ or call ISD 196 at 651-423-7920.

Do your sweet, salty or other unpredictable cravings promise to ruin your best intentions for leaner healthier holidays and a lighter new year? Consider releasing your “trigger foods” and stock your kitchen with “50 Snacks With 100 Calories or Less.” Enjoy delicious sampling, tasty recipes and economical ideas for simple-to-prepare appetizers and snacks made with real whole foods. Learn the benefits of nutrient dense/calorie sparse ingredients, plant-based protein and healthy fats and sweeteners for healthier holiday gatherings and smarter snacking for you and your family year-around. Sorry, no discounts apply. Loris Sofia Gregory is a professional healthy home and kitchen coach based in Apple Valley. She has more than 25+ years experience as an educator, researcher and writer.