Top Food Trends 2018
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

Top Food Trends 2018

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Join Chef Amy Longard to discover 2018’s top foodie trends. Hawaiian Poke Bowls are popular, and you’ll learn a tasty vegan version featuring Roasted Beets & Edamame. Plant-based proteins and Middle Eastern dishes are trending, so Chef Amy will make Mujadara (lentil & rice dish) with Tofu Sour “Cream”. Finally, mocktails are another big trend, so you’ll enjoy refreshing Ginger Faux-jitos. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $32

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

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Muskoka Veg Fest
Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

Muskoka Veg Fest

Mark your calendar for the inaugural Muskoka Veg Fest! This plant-based festival showcases great food, entertainment and cruelty-free products from conscious minded individuals and businesses. Bringing a collaborative celebration of animal welfare, health, and environmental education featuring the numerous benefits of a vegan lifestyle. Come sample amazing vegan food, listen to engaging speakers, watch food demos and learn from the many plant-based professionals. 

I'll be doing an informative and tasty cooking demo titled "Breakfast of Champions". The time is TBD.  Stay tuned for updates! 

I hope to see  you in cottage country on August 11. 

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What's For Dinner?
Aug
7
12:00 PM12:00

What's For Dinner?

Join me at the PC Cooking School in Westboro 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 $15 and each participant receives a $10 PC gift card. 

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

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Summer Refresher Retreat @ Yoga Attic
Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Summer Refresher Retreat @ Yoga Attic

Join yogi, Tina Lamontagne, and me for a refreshing day retreat at Yoga Attic in Greely. You'll start the day off with a summery drink and wellness talk inspired by the season, followed by an awakening yoga practice with Tina. You'll indulge in a colorful plant-based picnic prepared by me, and then you'll have a chance to unwind with hammocks & down time in nature before you dive into a kombucha making lesson. You'll leave with a starter kit to make your own home brew. Finally, you'll close the day with a yin yoga practice and a meditation around an outdoor fire! 

For more information or to register, please visit the Yoga Attic website

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What's For Dinner?
Jul
26
12:00 PM12:00

What's For Dinner?

Join me at the PC Cooking School in Vanier 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 $15 and each participant receives a $10 PC gift card. 

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

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

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, with tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes dairy-free. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; “Cream” of Mushroom Soup; and a Banana “Nice Cream” Sundae with Whipped “Cream” for dessert! All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $32

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

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Jul
6
6:30 PM18:30

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, with tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes dairy-free. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; “Cream” of Mushroom Soup; and a Banana “Nice Cream” Sundae with Whipped “Cream” for dessert! All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $32

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.  Registration opens late April. 

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What's For Dinner?
Jul
5
12:00 PM12:00

What's For Dinner?

Join me at the PC Cooking School in Vanier 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 $15 and each participant receives a $10 PC gift card. 

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

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Top Food Trends 2018
Jun
28
6:30 PM18:30

Top Food Trends 2018

Join Chef Amy Longard to discover 2018’s top foodie trends. Hawaiian Poke Bowls are popular, and you’ll learn a tasty vegan version featuring Roasted Beets & Edamame. Plant-based proteins and Middle Eastern dishes are trending, so Chef Amy will make Mujadara (lentil & rice dish) with Tofu Sour “Cream”. Finally, mocktails are another big trend, so you’ll enjoy refreshing Virgin Ginger Gimlets. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $32

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

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Vegan Essentials Cooking Lesson
Jun
26
6:30 PM18:30

Vegan Essentials Cooking Lesson

This class is for the vegans, flexitarian or anybody who’s looking to eat more vegetables. Join Chef Amy Longard for a fun, informative class where you’ll learn a few of her favourite meatless recipes, including Cashew “Cream Cheese” Crostini with Pomegranate & Roasted Red Pepper Hummus & Crudités; Tofu Scramble (tofu & vegetable stir-fry), with crispy Sweet Potato Hash; and your own Plant-Based Milks, featuring Almond Milk & Chocolate Almond Milk.

Cost: $32

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.  Registration opens late April. 

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Jun
21
6:30 PM18:30

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, with tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes dairy-free. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; “Cream” of Mushroom Soup; and a Banana “Nice Cream” Sundae with Whipped “Cream” for dessert! All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $32

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

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Jun
19
6:30 PM18:30

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, with tricks on how to make your favourite dairy-based dishes dairy-free. Your mouth-watering menu includes Tofu Feta Greek-Style Salad; “Cream” of Mushroom Soup; and a Banana “Nice Cream” Sundae with Whipped “Cream” for dessert! All recipes are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $32

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

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Top Food Trends 2018
Jun
7
6:30 PM18:30

Top Food Trends 2018

Join Chef Amy Longard to discover 2018’s top foodie trends. Hawaiian Poke Bowls are popular, and you’ll learn a tasty vegan version featuring Roasted Beets & Edamame. Plant-based proteins and Middle Eastern dishes are trending, so Chef Amy will make Mujadara (lentil & rice dish) with Tofu Sour “Cream”. Finally, mocktails are another big trend, so you’ll enjoy refreshing Virgin Ginger Gimlets. All are vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cost: $32.00

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

 

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What's For Dinner?
Jun
7
12:00 PM12:00

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 $15 and each participant receives a $10 PC gift card. 

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

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Ottawa Veg Fest
Jun
2
to Jun 3

Ottawa Veg Fest

Ottawa Veg Fest is hands down my favourite event of the year! I'll be speaking on both Saturday & Sunday and I'll be sharing a booth with Mermaid Fare. Come visit me and check out the 100+ other vendors, speakers, and cooking demos!  Visit www.vegfest.ca for details.

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Vegan Essentials Cooking Lesson
May
24
6:30 PM18:30

Vegan Essentials Cooking Lesson

This class is for the vegans, flexitarian or anybody who’s looking to add more vegetables to their diet!  Join chef Amy for a fun and informative demonstration style class where you’ll learn a few of her favourite recipe. Enjoy a sweet and savoury appetizer of cashew cream cheese crostini with pomegranate and roasted red pepper hummus and crudités. As a main dish, you’ll enjoy a vegan staple, Tofu Scramble (tofu and vegetable stir fry), with crispy sweet potato hash, and cap off the evening learning how to make your own plant-based milks, first almond milk and then chocolate almond milk. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free.

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.  Registration opens late April. 

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Vegan Essentials Cooking Lesson
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

Vegan Essentials Cooking Lesson

This class is for the vegans, flexitarian or anybody who’s looking to add more vegetables to their diet!  Join chef Amy for a fun and informative demonstration style class where you’ll learn a few of her favourite recipes. Enjoy a sweet and savoury appetizer of cashew cream cheese crostini with pomegranate and roasted red pepper hummus and crudités. As a main dish, you’ll enjoy a vegan staple, Tofu Scramble (tofu and vegetable stir fry), with crispy sweet potato hash, and cap off the evening learning how to make your own plant-based milks, first almond milk and then chocolate almond milk. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free.

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.  Registration opens late April. 

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Top Food Trends 2018
May
17
12:00 PM12:00

Top Food Trends 2018

Join chef Amy Longard for a fun class featuring some of 2018’s top foodie trends. Hawaiian Poke Bowls (a hearty, tangy salad bowl) are all the rage, and chef Amy will show you how to make a tasty vegan version featuring roasted beets, edamame, and other savoury seasonings. Since plant-based proteins and Middle Eastern dishes are both trending, chef Amy will make Mujadara (a popular lentil and rice dish) served with tofu sour cream. Finally, to cap off the evening with another big trend for 2018…mocktails! Chef Amy will make a palate cleansing virgin ginger gimlet. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free.

To register, please visit the PC Cooking School's website.  Registration opens late April. 

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Optimize Outdoors | Snowshoe, Supper & Stretch
Mar
8
5:30 PM17:30

Optimize Outdoors | Snowshoe, Supper & Stretch

Needing a break from city life to recharge your batteries? Let’s head into the great outdoors.

Join Yoga Instructor/Outdoor Enthusiast Andrea Robertson and me for an evening of walking under the stars We'll take refuge in a cabin, where we will enjoy a delicious warm vegan meal by candlelit and stretch our body by wood burning stove.

We will meet at 5:45 pm in the Gatineau Park, snowshoe for an hour to a cabin (3.5 km each way).  I'll prepare a healthy vegan gluten free dinner and desert and give a wellness workshop on optimizing your health. Andrea will lead the group into some feel good yoga poses using the props in the cabin with candlelit meditation and we will end the night in a silent meditation walk under the stars.

What a way to close the week, enjoy the great outdoors, and kick off your weekend. Once you register, an email will be sent out to all a few days before event with finer details of where to meet and what to bring.

Cost: $75 per person (price includes trail pass to Gatineau Park). Space is limited. 

To register, CLICK HERE (you'll be redirected to Andrea's webpage). 

There will be no refunds or credits given to this event but you may transfer your spot to a friend.

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Plant-Based Breakthrough Bookclub
Mar
4
10:30 AM10:30

Plant-Based Breakthrough Bookclub

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Are you looking to learn more about plant-based health and wellness? Or curious about how to add more healthy foods to your diet? Join the inaugural Plant-Based Breakthrough Bookclub for a discussion about New York Times best selling book "How Not To Die" by Dr. Michael Greger.  

How Not To Die explores the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease and those linked to optimal wellness. This fascinating and light hearted read is direct to the point and provides actionable steps to help you become your healthiest self. Well-researched and well-organized, it explains some of the more common chronic diseases in the world including the natural remedies and changes in the diet that can remedy them.  

Starting at 10:30 a.m. join plant-based chef & nutritionist Amy Longard, along with other health & wellness enthusiasts, for coffee or tea and a guided discussion on the book, its take-aways, and lessons learned. Following the discussion you're invited to stick around for a healthy plant-based lunch. Our hosts, The Table, have kindly offered a 10% discount to bookclub attendees for their lunch buffet. 

This event is free and open to everyone, however we ask that you confirm your attendance on the Eventbrite page as space is limited. Register soon to avoid disappointment. CLICK HERE to grab your ticket. 

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Winter Wellness Retreat @ Yoga Attic
Feb
17
9:00 AM09:00

Winter Wellness Retreat @ Yoga Attic

On February 17th, escape with me and yogi Tina Lamontagne to Yoga Attic in Greely, Ontario  for a 1-day Winter Wellness Retreat. 

Cuddle up around the fireplace and start-off the day with a creamy and detoxifying matcha latte during Wellness Talk full of insights on how to keep your immune system strong this Winter.

Follow with an energizing 75 minute yoga practice with Tina as I prepare a plant-based meal filled with nutrients to optimize your health.  

Don’t forget a to bring a knife and cutting board! I will guide you into creating your own fire cider to take home, a sweet & spicy tonic drink known for it’s antibacterial, anti-fungal, decongestant, immune boosting and antioxidizing benefits. Close off the day with a warm restorative yoga practice and a cool ending in nature.  

Join us, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for a nourishing social escape that is sure to revive the mind, body and soul.  

Cost: $120 per person. 

To register, CLICK HERE (you'll be redirected to the Yoga Attic webpage).

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Delicious & Dairy-Free
Nov
23
6:30 PM18:30

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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Fall Yoga Retreat
Oct
27
to Oct 29

Fall Yoga Retreat

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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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Sauerkraut & Kimchi Lesson
Oct
23
6:30 PM18:30

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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Cooking with Seaweed
Oct
4
4:30 PM16:30

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
6:30 PM18:30

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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