VIRTUAL COOKING CLASS: General Tao Pork and Noodles

Original Air Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Make no bones about it – you need protein in addition to calcium and vitamin D for strong and healthy bones.

Bone is made up of calcium, other minerals and protein, a nutrient that is necessary for building and repairing body tissues, including bones. Protein is an important nutrient for bone health and in the prevention of osteoporosis. It gives bone its strength and flexibility and is also the big component of muscles, which are, of course, crucial for mobility and in preventing falls.

In this free live cooking class with Emily Richards, Professional Home Economist demonstrates how to make the featured recipe – General Tao Pork and Noodles – a meal with 34g of protein and 150 mg of calcium per serving.

Featured Recipe:
GENERAL TAO PORK AND NOODLES

With a slight kick of heat this gluten free stir fry of rice noodles and pork is flavourful and full of colour with the addition of vegetables. Making your own stir fry sauce helps to control the flavour and heat. Omit the sriracha sauce for a milder version.

Presenter:

Emily Richards

EMILY RICHARDS, PROFESSIONAL HOME ECONOMIST

Emily Richards is a professional home economist, freelance food writer, chef and cookbook author who also enjoys culinary instruction for home cooks who want to learn more and have fun in the kitchen. She is the author and co-author of 9 cookbooks which include topics from Italian cuisine, weeknight dinners, glycemic index diets and comfort foods. Emily writes and develops recipes for cookbooks, print and online publications and websites that include everyday cooking and healthy eating.