Nutrition Workshops & Cooking Classes

I do my very best to offer local classes & workshops that fall in line with the change in seasons, demands & interest, and with what I am learning or feeling passionate about. If you are interested in attending a class or workshop that is not currently being offered, or you have a topic idea that you would love to see me cover, please feel free to reach out to me, I would love to hear from you!

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Positive Body Talk - 2nd Session

Sunday, May 5th, 9am - 12pm
Central School (Wildflower), 811 Stanley St. Nelson, BC
$25/person

If you are a parent/teacher/educator with concerns about how to raise children with a positive body image and relationship with food, this is a workshop for you! We will explore the role of Mind-Body Nutrition, as well as cover topics such as dieting, toxic dietary beliefs, fear foods, guilt & shame, and language. The goal is to provide parents with practical tools to apply and support positive positive body image & food relationships in our young ones. Workshop includes informational handouts, discussion, in-class exercise, dietary focus, and suggestive homework.
Snacks & tea provided.


Plant Based Cooking for Wildflower Kids

Friday, June 7th, 12 - 3pm
@ Wildflower Kitchen
For kids ages 10+
Do you have a young culinary enthusiast in your home who would love to learn more skills in the kitchen? During this 2-hour, in-the-kitchen workshop, kids will measure, chop, and follow recipes together to create a delicious, plant based meal. We will talk about the benefits of Plant Based Eating, choosing real, whole food ingredients, and how to convert recipes and read food labels.

 

Kids Summer Cooking Camp

July 16 - 19, 10am - 1pm
Kootenay Kids Kitchen, 312 Silica St. Nelson, BC
Kids ages 9-12

An action packed 4-day kids camp for up and coming chefs who love to create and learn all about food. Each day will include the preparation of both a snack and lunch, nutrition tips and activities, healthy eating practices, and lots of delicious food! Kids will go home each day with healthy food in their bellies, new skill sets for the kitchen, and recipes to recreate at home.
Only 8 spaces available! Register soon!


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HAPPY CAMPER - PLANT BASED MEALS FOR CAMPING

Tiny Lights Festival,
Ymir, BC. June 7 - 9, 2019

Learn how to make delicious, plant-based, nutritionally-dense meals, all designed for camping. We will cover meal planning & prep, nutritional teachings, AND enjoy a live demo with tastings! All ages welcome!

 

Little Chefs

Ages 0 - 6 with Parents
Every Thursday during the month of April, 9:30am - 11am.
Kootenay Kids, Nelson, BC
Drop in - FREE

If your looking for healthy food, kitchen inspiration and for something fun to do with your little one, JOIN US every or any Thursday morning during the month of April! This series is a fun, playgroup style, class with good food, activities for the kids, nutritional guidance, in-kitchen recipe demos for parents, and take home recipes for you to recreate your own way. Each class will have a different theme and hands-on help to keep the little ones entertained while we make and share food together.
No commitments necessary, just drop in!
Hope to see you there!

 

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Power to Heal: Healthy Family Workshop Series

4 Friday Mornings in May (3,10, 17, 24)
10am - 12, Kootenay Kids, Nelson, BC
Free: Please Pre-Register
@ (250) 352-6678

Do you wish you had the power to heal your family? Learn how during this hands on healing series covering 4 aspects of health: mind, heart, body, & spirit.
Join myself and Jen Gawne, Chinese Medicine Herbalist to discuss various aspects of health & how to make the right food choices to prevent and treat illness and disease.
Join this weekly gathering to connect, discuss, learn and eat nourishing food together!
Classes are FREE & include child care for children under 6 years old.


POWER SNACKS

Thursday, April 18th, 6pm - 8pm
In Partnership with Kootenay Co-op
Call to Register: (250) 354-4077 ext. 205

This class is all about snacks designed for lasting energy. We will cover the basics of what makes a well-rounded, nutritional powerhouse of a snack, when and how to consume them for maximum efficiency, and how to create your own. There will be live demos, tastings, discussion, and recipe sharing. Come prepared to learn, taste good food, and get inspired to create at home!

 

GUT REHAB

Thursday, May 2nd, 6pm - 8pm
In Partnership with Kootenay Co-op
Call to Register: (250) 354-4077 ext. 205

If you have been struggling with digestive discomfort, brain fog, and a depressed immune system, and are looking for clarity on how to properly improve your own unique digestive function, this class is for you! We will cover popular topics like leaky gut syndrome, the gut-brain connection, the GAPS diet, SIBO, and how to find the right healing protocol for your individual needs. Live demos and delicious food samples included!


Eat to Feel Good. Feel Good About Eating.

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