Support, WFPB recipes, live cooking classes, special guests, and so much more!

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Delicious whole food, plant-based oil-free recipes

Interaction, engagement, and nonjudgmental support

Guidance provided by highly engaged hosts

A couple enjoying a plant-based meal

CNS Kitchen is a free online community created to offer a safe, supportive environment for people trying to adopt or maintain a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) lifestyle. It is a space for you to join people similarly passionate about pursuing a health-promoting lifestyle.

Whether you are a beginner or a long-time WFPB practitioner, you will enjoy what CNS Kitchen offers:

Interaction, engagement, and nonjudgmental support

Delicious WFPB recipes

Cooking classes with experienced guest chefs and well-regarded WFPB personalities

Weekly live Zoom interactions with other community members

And so much more

"CNS Kitchen is a wonderful community! Sharme and Chef Del are wonderful administrators who so generously share not only their expertise and resources but also their personal struggles. It’s pretty amazing how quickly a group of strangers with a similar goal of good health can become friends on the journey! I highly recommend CNS Kitchen—it has significantly improved my life!"

— Ruby Gay Barker

"Within one week of finding CNS Kitchen, I had the tips, tools, and community that I needed to apply my new lifestyle. Sharme and Chef Del are so supportive and available to answer all of my questions. This community has been instrumental to my change—I look forward to learning more and plan to join the next WFPB Wellness Challenge!"

— Nancy Condon

"Being part of the CNS Kitchen community has been so helpful on my journey to a WFPB lifestyle. Chef Del and Sharme are amazing hosts, and the community is positive and supportive to its members. The cooking classes and weekly check-ins are amazing! I am thrilled to have this tool on my journey to ultimate health and wellness!"

— Loni Crowell

"Having access to articles, recipes, and the forum is definitely a great way to supplement the information and support that I get elsewhere. The guidelines are clearly spelled out, and the community is very open, supportive, and welcoming."

— Greg Etzel

"Even though I’ve been toying with the vegan lifestyle for a dozen years, and whole food, plant-based for two, I still feel like I’m taking baby steps in many ways. In CNS Kitchen, I get the help I need. Chef Del and Sharme have created a community of folks who are honest about their struggles and kind to each other. A group like this makes all the difference."

— Kelly Klepfer

"The CNS Kitchen Community is like The Little Engine That Could—it offers encouragement, tools, and strategies to keep one moving in the right direction. For a newcomer, it provides lots of foundational information. What I like the most about the community is the non-judgmental atmosphere Del and Sharme have established—it’s unlike any other I've seen. Its design says: "We really want you to succeed.""

— Geri Ann Laiacona

"I have been so motivated and inspired by this community. CNS Kitchen provides a common ground for listening, sharing and working through challenges. With host Sharme Ridley and renowned Chef Del Sroufe at the helm, I like to think of CNS Kitchen as a fully-loaded kitchen where family and friends meet up in various groups—an awesome community!"

— Sandi Quash

"After years of having zero support, joining CNS Kitchen was like finding the family I had been missing! Not only have I felt supported, I have also learned so much and made new friendships. I continue to learn and be uplifted every time I sign in to CNS Kitchen. It has been life changing!"

— Beverly Valley

Brittany Jaroudi will teach you how to make health-promoting swaps on your family recipes. She will share beloved family recipes of mujadara and tabbouleh, showing how to recreate them into whole food plant-based versions while keeping all of the flavors.

“Poor or inadequate nutrition is currently a gateway to disease. By improving nutrition, we could turn that into a gateway for health and longevity.”


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