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Free Heart Health Cooking Class: Plant-Based Style Adaptation!

Healthy Cooking and Tasting: Plant-Based Meals

OXNARD, CA, July 18, 2018 – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a Dignity Health hospital, invites community members to learn how to incorporate healthier, plant- based foods to their diet. Let our health educators guide you to select plant-based ingredients and explain healthier cooking methods for your heart. Register now for this fun, unique, and free event before all seats are taken! Attendees will have the chance to taste the dishes prepared.

The health cooking class will be held on Thursday, August 2 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Regional Medical Center (1600 N. Rose Ave. in Oxnard), in the Conference Center on the Garden Level.

“This plant-based meal class has been designed to make nutritious eating both delicious and educational,” said Suzanne Soppe, RSM, Health Educator at St. John’s Regional Medical Center. “A well-balance diet is not only beneficial in maintaining a healthier lifestyle, but plays a significant role in reducing the risk of chronic conditions.”

This session will introduce recipes with natural whole food ingredients, with alternative cooking techniques, that the whole family can enjoy. Participants will also learn about a plant-based diet that is rich in vitamins, minerals, and protein. 

Space is limited. Registration is required, reserve their spot by calling 805.988.2865.

If anyone in the media would like to attend this event for a feature or to take photos, please contact Arrate Zavala in the Marketing Communications Department at 805.988.2751.



About Dignity Health St. John's Regional Medical Center

St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard is a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and rated among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Regional is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety and service. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.

Publish date: 

Wednesday, July 18, 2018