Sauerkraut & Kimchi Lesson
Oct
23
6:30pm 6:30pm

Sauerkraut & Kimchi Lesson

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn all about lacto-fermentation. Working together, participants will make their own sauerkraut and kimchi and will also have the opportunity to try a few varieties as well. I will speak to the health benefits of fermented foods and share tips on how to include these foods in day to day life. Participants will walk away with a greater understanding how to ferment, the health benefits of fermentation, and 4 jars of lacto-fermented cabbage (classic sauerkraut, German style sauerkraut, red ‘kraut, and kimchi).

Please bring a cutting board and sharp knife, we'll supply the rest!

Cost: $47

Registration opens Tuesday, September 5. CLICK HERE to register (you'll be redirected to Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East website).   

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Fall Yoga Retreat
Oct
27
to Oct 29

Fall Yoga Retreat

  • Chemin du Lac Pemichangan Lac-Sainte-Marie, QC, J0X 1Z0 Canada (map)
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The fall retreat with yoga instructor, Jackie Beaudoin, is the perfect opportunity to get away, relax and reset!  If a weekend away from the city for yoga, outdoors, and adventure sound like your thing, sign up quickly as space is limited!

We'll be staying at Jackie's beautiful cottage on Lac Pemichangan, which is only one hour and fifteen minutes from Ottawa(10 mins from Mont Ste. Marie).  I will be cooking vegan gluten free meals and will host a hands on cooking course where you'll learn how to prepare a wonderful, healthy meal.  There are also endless activities offered to suit everyone and all activities are optional! You can climb a mountain or take a long hike in the woods, practice yoga or meditate in nature, canoe/kayak to a island or just relax in a hammock and take a nap. 

For more information on accommodations, pricing, and/or logistics, please click HERE or contact Jackie directly at jackiebeaudoin77@gmail.com. 

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Breakfast of Champions
Oct
31
6:00pm 6:00pm

Breakfast of Champions

Tired of starting the day with the same old eggs or cereal? Join Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard for a hands-on cooking class focused on healthier, innovative breakfasts. With Chef Amy’s guidance you’ll create delicious dishes that’ll add some excitement to your morning routine, including Carrot Cake Oatmeal; Vanilla Chia Pudding; Chickpea Quiche; Tofu Turmeric Veggie Scramble; and Overnight Oats. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40
 

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Nov
23
6:30pm 6:30pm

Delicious & Dairy-Free

Whether you’re lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy, or just looking to reduce your dairy consumption, let Chef & Nutritionist, Amy Longard, show you how to make simple culinary swaps and tips and tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes without the dairy. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; “Cream” of Mushroom Soup; and Raspberry “Cheesecake” with Whipped “Cream” for dessert!  All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Rockin’ Raw Food
Nov
25
6:30pm 6:30pm

Rockin’ Raw Food

Join Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard for a fun, informative class where you’ll discover that raw foods are much more than salads and crudités. Chef Amy will treat you to Raw Beet Ravioli with Cashew “Cream Cheese”; Raw Walnut “Meat” Tacos; and Rockin’ Raw Brownies with Avocado Frosting for dessert. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Dec
8
6:30pm 6:30pm

Delicious & Dairy-Free

Whether you’re lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy, or just looking to reduce your dairy consumption, let Chef & Nutritionist, Amy Longard, show you how to make simple culinary swaps and tips and tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes without the dairy. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; “Cream” of Mushroom Soup; and Raspberry “Cheesecake” with Whipped “Cream” for dessert!  All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Rockin’ Raw Food
Dec
14
6:30pm 6:30pm

Rockin’ Raw Food

Join Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard for a fun, informative class where you’ll discover that raw foods are much more than salads and crudités. Chef Amy will treat you to Raw Beet Ravioli with Cashew “Cream Cheese”; Raw Walnut “Meat” Tacos; and Rockin’ Raw Brownies with Avocado Frosting for dessert. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

Registration opens June 15. Go HERE to register (you'll be redirected to the PC Cooking School's website).

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Breakfast of Champions
Oct
20
6:30pm 6:30pm

Breakfast of Champions

Tired of starting the day with the same old eggs or cereal? Join Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard for a hands-on cooking class focused on healthier, innovative breakfasts. With Chef Amy’s guidance you’ll create delicious dishes that’ll add some excitement to your morning routine, including Carrot Cake Oatmeal; Vanilla Chia Pudding; Chickpea Quiche; Tofu Turmeric Veggie Scramble; and Overnight Oats. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Breakfast of Champions
Oct
19
6:30pm 6:30pm

Breakfast of Champions

Tired of starting the day with the same old eggs or cereal? Join Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard for a hands-on cooking class focused on healthier, innovative breakfasts. With Chef Amy’s guidance you’ll create delicious dishes that’ll add some excitement to your morning routine, including Carrot Cake Oatmeal; Vanilla Chia Pudding; Chickpea Quiche; Tofu Turmeric Veggie Scramble; and Overnight Oats. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

 

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What's For Dinner?
Oct
19
12:00pm12:00pm

What's For Dinner?

Join me at the PC Cooking School in Barrhaven where I'll be making and sampling a couple recipes that are sure to inspire you for your next meal. You'll get to try samples and receive a $10 PC gift card. I'll also be sharing cooking and nutrition tips along the way.

The class costs $10 but includes the $10 PC gift card. 

Please be sure to register and pay HERE (you'll be redirected to the PC Cooking School site). 
 

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Cooking with Seaweed
Oct
4
4:30pm 4:30pm

Cooking with Seaweed

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I'm so pleased to offer my first workshop in Halifax with Taylor Widrig of Mermaid Fare.  At this interesting and informative workshop, you'll get an opportunity to taste a variety of seaweed-based dishes and take home the recipes too. The food prepared will be vegan and gluten free.

For more information or to register CLICK HERE

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Super Salads
Sep
28
6:30pm 6:30pm

Super Salads

We all know salads are nutritious, but they can be pretty darn tasty too! In this hands-on workshop, Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard will help you prepare several deliciously different salads, including Buddha Bowls (medley of vegetables, grains, beans) in Tahini-Based Dressing; protein & fibre-rich Pasta Salad; classic Leafy Green Salad with Seasonal Veggies in Apple Cider Vinaigrette; and Kale Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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What's For Dinner?
Sep
28
12:00pm12:00pm

What's For Dinner?

Join me at the PC Cooking School in Barrhaven where I'll be making and sampling a couple recipes that are sure to inspire you for your next meal. You'll get to try samples and you'll receive a $10 PC gift card. I'll also be sharing cooking and nutrition tips along the way.

The class costs $10 but includes the $10 PC gift card. 

Please be sure to register and pay HERE (you'll be redirected to the PC Cooking School site). 

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Seaweed Workshop
Sep
25
6:30pm 6:30pm

Seaweed Workshop

Seaweed is a veritable super food. More nutrient dense than any vegetation found on land, seaweed is an excellent food to incorporate into your diet.  To learn about the health benefits and how to cook with seaweed, please join me for an interesting and informative workshop. You'll get an opportunity to taste a variety of dishes and take home the recipes too.  The food prepared will be vegan and gluten free.

Cost: $36

Registration opens Tuesday, September 5. CLICK HERE to register (you'll be redirected to Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East website).   

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Sep
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

Delicious & Dairy-Free

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Whether you’re lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy, or just looking to reduce your dairy consumption, let Chef & Nutritionist, Amy Longard, show you how to make simple culinary swaps and tips and tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes without the dairy. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo on Brown Rice Pasta; and Chocolate Peanut Butter "Nice"-cream (banana ice-cream) with Whipped “Cream” for dessert!  All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Sep
18
6:30pm 6:30pm

Delicious & Dairy-Free

Whether you’re lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy, or just looking to reduce your dairy consumption, let Chef & Nutritionist, Amy Longard, show you how to make simple culinary swaps and tips and tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes without the dairy. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo on Brown Rice Pasta; and Chocolate Peanut Butter "Nice"-cream (banana ice-cream) with Whipped “Cream” for dessert!  All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Aug
31
6:30pm 6:30pm

Delicious & Dairy-Free

Whether you’re lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy, or just looking to reduce your dairy consumption, let Chef & Nutritionist, Amy Longard, show you how to make simple culinary swaps and tips and tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes without the dairy. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; “Cream” of Mushroom Soup; and Raspberry “Cheesecake” with Whipped “Cream” for dessert!  All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Rockin’ Raw Food
Aug
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

Rockin’ Raw Food

Tonight’s raw recipes are perfect for summer when you’d rather not use the oven. Join Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard for a fun, informative class where you’ll discover that raw foods are much more than salads and crudités. Chef Amy will treat you to Raw Beet Ravioli with Cashew “Cream Cheese”; Raw Walnut “Meat” Tacos; and Rockin’ Raw Brownies with Avocado Frosting for dessert. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Super Salads
Aug
4
6:30pm 6:30pm

Super Salads

We all know salads are nutritious, but they can be pretty darn tasty too! In this hands-on workshop, Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard will help you prepare several deliciously different salads, including Buddha Bowls (medley of vegetables, grains, beans) in Tahini-Based Dressing; protein & fibre-rich Pasta Salad; classic Leafy Green Salad with Seasonal Veggies in Apple Cider Vinaigrette; and Kale Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Super Salads
Aug
3
6:30pm 6:30pm

Super Salads

We all know salads are nutritious, but they can be pretty darn tasty too! In this hands-on workshop, Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard will help you prepare several deliciously different salads, including Buddha Bowls (medley of vegetables, grains, beans) in Tahini-Based Dressing; protein & fibre-rich Pasta Salad; classic Leafy Green Salad with Seasonal Veggies in Apple Cider Vinaigrette; and Kale Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Rockin’ Raw Food
Aug
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

Rockin’ Raw Food

Raw recipes are perfect for summer when you’d rather not use the oven. Join Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard for a fun, informative class where you’ll discover that raw foods are much more than salads and crudités. Chef Amy will treat you to Raw Beet Ravioli with Cashew “Cream Cheese”; Raw Walnut “Meat” Tacos; and Rockin’ Raw Brownies with Avocado Frosting for dessert. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $30

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Super Salads
Jul
17
6:30pm 6:30pm

Super Salads

We all know salads are nutritious, but they can be pretty darn tasty too! In this hands-on workshop, Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard will help you prepare several deliciously different salads, including Buddha Bowls (medley of vegetables, grains, beans) in Tahini-Based Dressing; protein & fibre-rich Pasta Salad; classic Leafy Green Salad with Seasonal Veggies in Apple Cider Vinaigrette; and Kale Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Super Salads
Jul
13
6:30pm 6:30pm

Super Salads

We all know salads are nutritious, but they can be pretty darn tasty too! In this hands-on workshop, Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard will help you prepare several deliciously different salads, including Buddha Bowls (medley of vegetables, grains, beans) in Tahini-Based Dressing; protein & fibre-rich Pasta Salad; classic Leafy Green Salad with Seasonal Veggies in Apple Cider Vinaigrette; and Kale Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Super Salads
Jul
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

Super Salads

We all know salads are nutritious, but they can be pretty darn tasty too! In this hands-on workshop, Chef & Nutritionist Amy Longard will help you prepare several deliciously different salads, including Buddha Bowls (medley of vegetables, grains, beans) in Tahini-Based Dressing; protein & fibre-rich Pasta Salad; classic Leafy Green Salad with Seasonal Veggies in Apple Cider Vinaigrette; and Kale Caesar Salad with Chickpea Croutons. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $40

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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SOLD OUT! Kombucha Workshop
May
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

SOLD OUT! Kombucha Workshop

(This event is SOLD OUT!! Please sign up to my newsletter to stay informed of upcoming events: goo.gl/OwGiAj )

Kombucha has become a popular drink for its unique taste and health benefits. Join me for a fun and informative workshop on this effervescent probiotic drink. I will teach you how to make your own kombucha and send you home with a starter (also known as a "mother" or "scoby"). Please bring your own jar (~ 1 L).

We'll also try samples from local kombucha maker, Culture Kombucha, during the class.

Cost: $40 + HST

The last time we hosted this kombucha workshop it sold out within a week! Be sure to sign-up quickly to avoid disappointment. CLICK HERE to register. 

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Healthier Desserts
May
25
6:30pm 6:30pm

Healthier Desserts

Join me for an interactive class where you’ll learn how to make desserts that are low in sugar, dairy free, egg free, and gluten free, yet surprisingly delicious and easy to prepare. Together with your classmates, you’ll be making cocoa-nutty bites (a sunflower seed butter & cocoa-based dessert), homemade Turtles, lemony cashew cheesecake with raspberry sauce, raw brownies, and chocolate chip banana bread.  You’ll learn tons of tips and tricks from me on how to modify traditional desserts to make them healthier, without compromising taste! All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Optimize Outdoors - Evening Retreat in Gatineau Park
Mar
31
6:00pm 6:00pm

Optimize Outdoors - Evening Retreat in Gatineau Park

Needing a break from city life to recharge your batteries? Join Yoga Instructor/Outdoor Enthusiast Andrea Robertson and me for a restorative evening in the woods. On Friday, March 31 at we'll meet at 6pm in Gatineau Park and head out for an hour of snowshoeing to a cabin. When we arrive at the cabin, I'll be providing a healthy vegan/gluten free dinner and desert and giving a wellness talk. Andrea will then lead the group in an hour long yoga and meditation class by the fire.

If this is the mini-escape you've been looking for, please CLICK HERE for more info or to reserve your space (you'll be redirected to Andrea's website).

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Dairy-Free & Decadent
Feb
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dairy-Free & Decadent

  • Kardish Health Food Centre - Westboro (map)
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Did you know that ditching dairy doesn't have to be difficult? Join me to learn just how delicious dairy-free can be! In this tasty and informative workshop, I'll be doing a cooking demo where you'll get to sample local dairy-free products including Zengarry Cashew Cheeses, Oat & Mill ice-cream and Camino chocolates (just in time for Valentine's Day). I'll also be talking about milk and cheese alternatives, how to make creamy dishes (without the cream), sources of calcium in plant based foods, and how to read labels to avoid sneaky sources of dairy.

This event is FREE, but space is limited and registration is required. Please CLICK HERE to claim your ticket.

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Holiday Detox Seminar @ Kardish Westboro
Jan
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

Holiday Detox Seminar @ Kardish Westboro

The holiday season can leave you feeling tired, sluggish, or just a bit off kilter. If you're looking to set the stage for a healthy New Year or to get a jump start on your resolutions, you're invited to join me for this informative seminar. I'll be sharing my advice on behaviour and habit changes, nutrition tips, and supplementation recommendations that will help you achieve a healthier and happier 2017. 

This event is free, but space is very limited and registration is required. CLICK HERE to reserve your seat.

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Oh Kale Yeah!
Jan
12
6:30pm 6:30pm

Oh Kale Yeah!

Kale is a popular leafy green that is not only super nutritious, but can also be extremely delicious if you know how to prepare it! In this cooking lesson, l'll be talking about the health benefits of this popular cruciferous vegetable and teach you how to incorporate it into your diet. For starters, I’ll demonstrate how to prepare a delicious creamy kale and mushroom soup. As a main course, I will teach you how to make kale & hemp heart pesto, which will be served with brown rice noodles and topped with crispy kale chips. Finally, for dessert you’ll enjoy a lemony cashew kale cheesecake that’ll knock your socks off!  All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.

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Vegan & Gluten Free Fiesta Foods
Dec
13
6:30pm 6:30pm

Vegan & Gluten Free Fiesta Foods

Join me for an evening of Mexican-inspired foods with a healthy twist. The the feast of flavours will start off with a seasonal leafy green salad with cilantro lime dressing & pepitas. I will then demonstrate how to make butternut squash & bean enchiladas with avocado cashew cream. For dessert, you’ll enjoy chili chocolate truffles.

Registration opens June 15. Go HERE to register (you'll be redirected to the PC Cooking School's website).

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