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

Sunday, April 7th, 9am - 12pm
Manistone Wellness Centre, 507 Baker St unit 215, Nelson BC
$25/person

IF YOU ARE A PARENT THAT HAS CONCERNS ABOUT HOW TO RAISE CHILDREN WITH A POSITIVE BODY IMAGE AND RELATIONSHIP WITH FOOD,
THIS IS A WORKSHOP FOR YOU!

Body image distortion & dysfunctional eating, both continue to greatly affect our growing children, their self-esteem & decision making, their overall health, and respect for the body. In this 3 hour workshop, we will explore this intricate relationship between developing kids and food & body, how to talk to them about this relationship, and how to recognize signs of struggle. We will discuss dietary habits, the affect of social media and mainstream marketing, self-esteem, and intuitive eating practices. 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 will include informational handouts, discussion, in-class exercise, dietary focus, and suggestive homework.
Snacks & tea provided.


march break kids camp - ages 7 - 10 - sold Out

Tues. Mar. 26th - Thurs. Mar. 28th
10:00am – 1:00pm
Kootenay Kids Kitchen, 312 Silica Street, Nelson, BC
Maximum 8 Participants
Total Cost: $100

Come play in the kitchen! This is an action packed 3-day kids camp for up and coming little chefs who love to create and learn all about food.  Each day will involve kitchen instruction & creation of snacks and lunch, as well as nutrition talks and activities!  We will be using as many organic ingredients as possible, while educating your kids about real, whole foods and integrating mindful eating practices.  Kids will go home each day with healthy food in their bellies, new skill sets for the kitchen, and all the recipes to recreate at home.  Only 8 spots available!
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED


NOURISH + NURTURE

Building Positive Relationships With Food & Body

4 week course, every Thursday, Jan. 17th – Feb. 7th , 6 – 8pm @ Manistone Wellness Centre, Nelson BC

 In this 4 Part Workshop Series, we will explore and deepen the relationship with food and body. The goal is to provide practical tools and exercises to bring awareness and healing to past, current, and future issues with food & body, while learning how to integrate positive food relationships into our present lives.

strong immune

Saturday, February 23rd, 10am - 12pm
Kootenay Co-op
Call to Register: (250) 354-4077

Dreading the onset of cold and flu season? Looking for ways to protect you and your family against the grips of month-long coughs and super-bugs? This winter, drastically reduce occurrence, and duration of illness by strengthening the immune system with healing foods, nourishing tonics, homemade teas & bone broth. Learn how to support the body through supplementation and proper use of nutrient boosting superfoods.

plant based cooking for kids

Friday, February 15th, 9am - 12pm Salmo SVYCC
Call to Register: (250) 357-0121

Friday, March 8th, 10am - 12pm
Kootenay Co-op
Call to Register: (250) 354-4077

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.

GUT REHAB

Thursday, May 2nd, 6pm - 8pm
Kootenay Co-op
Call to Register: (250) 354-4077

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!

POWER SNACKS

Thursday, April 18th, 6pm - 8pm
Kootenay Co-op
Call to Register: (250) 354-4077

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!

valentines desserts

Saturday, February 9th, 10am - 12pm
Kootenay Co-op
Call to Register: (250) 354-4077

Just in time for Valentines Day, come experience all the sweetness of dessert without the downfalls of sugar overload! In addition to outrageous delicious intensity, real food desserts are made up of whole, unprocessed ingredients, are nutrient dense, and entirely satisfying for the body.

 

Everything Candida

Saturday, April 13th, 10am - 12pm
Kootenay Co-op
Call to Register: (250) 354-4077

Do you suffer from sugar cravings, headaches, digestive discomfort, skin disorders, brain fog, mood swings, or have trouble losing weight? Candida overgrowth has become a widespread issue in the last decade, contributing to rises in obesity, chronic fatigue, degenerative diseases and autoimmune conditions. This class will cover the entire protocol: food lists, treatment strategies, and specific dietary recommendations including a 7-day meal plan and tons of recipes. Join us for a great info session, live demos & delicious food tastings!

Eat to Feel Good. Feel Good About Eating.

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