Vegetarian Comfort Foods Cooking Class
Enjoying your favorite comfort foods doesn’t mean we have to give up our health.
All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, meat-free with low-carb options.SIGN UP HERE
Looking for the BEST Vegetarian Comfort Foods? Then, you've come to the right place!
Whether you’re a strict vegetarian or you just need a few more plant-based meals to make it through the cheese-and-carbs season, you'll learn some of our favorite vegetarian comfort food recipes—no meat or cheese required.
You'll find everything from breakfast to dessert in this list, including plenty of gluten-free and vegan comfort main dishes. There is truly something for everyone.
Ready to start cooking? Keep scrolling to check out all the recipes you'll learn, or use the link to sign up.
Online learning doesn't mean you go at it alone.
Get expert tips, advice, and guidance on making Fall dessert recipes recipes that work every time. We’re not going to leave you to fend for yourselves – this class also includes hand-holding and ongoing support directly from Elaina Love and Katelyn Louise via our online portal.
- How to use gluten-free flour to make fluffy, baked biscuits, crusts, and coffee cake
What brands and ingredients do we recommend
Ingredient substitutions for different food allergies or availability
The art of flavor balancing
- Basic knife skills to make you a more efficient cook
- How to switch out different sweeteners and starches to adapt to any low-carb or keto lifestyle
And much more!
- Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower (vegan)
- Vegan Meatballs (vegan)
- Creamy Mushroom Gravy (vegan)
- Flaky Gluten-Free Biscuits and gravy (vegetarian- contains eggs)
- Versatile Pie or Quiche Crust (vegan)
- Asparagus Quiche with Hollandaise Sauce (vegetarian- contains eggs)
- Pine Nut Stuffed Mushrooms (vegan)
- Creamy Pumpkin Truffle Soup (vegan)
- Coconut yogurt or sour cream in an instant (vegan)
- Cinnamon Crumble Coffee Cake (vegetarian- contains eggs)
This is no ordinary online cooking class...
In addition to the full instructional and professional recipe videos, we provide tools to accommodate the different ways people like to learn, so you will acquire and retain the information easily!
Join the Pure Joy Family
Get our detailed, professional Recipe Booklet to follow along in class. All recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb adaptable, and low-sugar. Some recipes contain eggs.
This recipe eBook will be your go-to vegetarian comfort foods manual for years to come!
Not Just Recipes! Upgrade your kitchen skills
You will learn about ingredients used, equipment, tools, and techniques - and tips and tricks to upgrade your cooking and baking skills to save you time and money.
Interact, learn, and ask questions, anytime
Join other healthy eating enthusiasts and get your questions answered, live in the class or after the class is over! Ask questions, anytime during class and after, to your instructors and fellow chefs with our interactive online course platform.
How to Shop (and get the best deals)
What are the best ingredients and where to shop for them? Learn how to outfit your kitchen like a pro with the top-rated culinary tools and ingredients. You will gain access to our favorite brands and ingredients so you can feel confident you will get the best out of your recipes.
Ongoing Support and Networking in our Private Facebook Support Community
We pride ourselves on our support system pre and post-class. We want you to succeed in your health goals long after your class is done! Plus, you will receive bonus recipes by staying active in the group. Sometimes, we even post a surprise recipe video after the class is over.
Elaina Love is a leading authority on nutrition and health. She's an author of 3 plant-based recipe books, a speaker, and an internationally renowned chef with over 20 years of experience. Elaina Love is the founder and director of Pure Joy Culinary Academy, a cutting-edge plant-based culinary arts and nutrition school. The Academy is designed to teach students how to prepare the best meals on the planet while healing and nourishing their bodies.
Over the last 20 years, Elaina’s low glycemic, grain-free, full-flavored holistic recipes, and gourmet dishes have shaped the vegan food industry. She has coached and inspired hundreds of aspiring chefs and individuals who want to change their life, both in person and through her online programs.
Through whole, and mostly plant-based foods, cleansing, and fasting, Elaina has healed herself from a serious case of systemic candida, chronic fatigue, hormone imbalances during menopause and cleared up her severe skin problems. She is the creator and producer of the first-ever nut milk bag, The Amazing Nut Milk Bag, and continues to create new recipes and content for online courses and retreats.
Katelyn (aka Kate) specializes in healing autoimmune through low-glycemic, gluten-free, plant-based foods, with an emphasis on medicinal herbs, medicinal mushrooms, and superfoods.
She is passionate about helping others transition to a gluten-free and processed sugar-free lifestyle to renew her health through nourishing her own body with whole foods and learning to cook and bake delicious alternatives.
Kate has taught and facilitated plant-based chef trainings, detox retreats, classes, and workshops around the world for years. She is a private chef and works with clients one-on-one to help them transition to healthier gluten and grain-free diet with delicious alternatives. She'll show you the top superfoods and which ones you should start with, how to make healing Medicinal Elixirs using herbal medicine and tonic teas, everything you need to know about medicinal mushrooms, adaptogens, and why you need them to heal your gut and boost your immunity.
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