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Please join us for a delicious and engaging session this March!

Topic: Probiotics & Fermented Foods

Date: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Time: 5:30-6:00 pm Dinner, Networking, Membership Sign-up

         6:00-8:00 pm Presentation with fermented food samples.

This month we will be hosting Julie O'Brien from Firefly kitchens for an exciting and interactive presentation on probiotics and fermented foods. Included in this interactive presentation are samples of Firefly products such as olive tapenade, sauerkraut and peanut sauce, and nut milk with fiber and probiotics.


Julie will be covering the history of fermented foods, nutritional benefits, and how to incorporate fermented foods into daily diet. Additionally, she will be demonstrating how to make sauerkraut and incorporating it into foods!


Aside from this exciting presentation, professional development meetings are a great opportunity for nutrition professionals, students, and interns in the North Sound region to network, mingle, and earn CEU credits. Don’t miss this one!

About The Speaker: Julie O’Brien is an experienced fermented foods expert, well known in the Puget Sound area for her nourishing and delicious fermented foods. Julie was first introduced to the healing benefits of fermentation in 2008 when she received her Nutrition Therapy certificate,  and in 2010 Julie opened Firefly kitchens where she produces her own line of fermented products. Julie continues to teach fermentation classes and in 2014 her cookbook “Fresh and Fermented” was published.  Her book and products can be found at: http://www.fireflykitchens.com or at local PCC, Central Market, or Whole Food’s Markets. Julie will also be bringing copies of her book to sell at the meeting, be sure to check them out!

*Please note: NSDA prints only a small number of handouts for the meetings.

  1. You can find the speaker’s handouts online. Please plan to find the handouts for your note taking two days before the meetings on the NSDA website. http://www.eatrightwashington.org/NSDA/.

  2. You can also use wifi at the member meetings to access all these materials at the meetings.

Membership: Review prices or skip the line and renew your membership online at:  http://www.eatrightwashington.org/NSDA/


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North Sound Dietetic Association serves and represents Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians registered, living or working in north King, Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan or Whatcom communities in Washington State.  Our membership meetings are open to nutrition students and Dietetic Interns in the greater Seattle area.  

North Sound Dietetic Association (NSDA) is a

local district affiliate of 

Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics