What's For Dinner?
Feb
28
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 surprise 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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Tofu How-To
Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

Tofu How-To

Join Chef Amy Longard for a fun and informative class on tofu. You’ll learn about tofu’s health benefits and uses, and some tofu tips. Chef Amy will show several ways to make this protein-rich food taste great. In this interactive class you’ll learn how to make Tofu-Based Ranch-Style Sauce; Tofu “Cheesecake”; and you’ll also make and enjoy a quick, easy Tofu Pad Thai. All recipes are egg- free, dairy-free and vegan.

Cost: $40

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

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Tofu How-To
Mar
17
6:30 PM18:30

Tofu How-To

Join Chef Amy Longard for a fun and informative class on tofu. You’ll learn about tofu’s health benefits and uses, and some tofu tips. Chef Amy will show several ways to make this protein-rich food taste great. In this interactive class you’ll learn how to make Tofu-Based Ranch-Style Sauce; Tofu “Cheesecake”; and you’ll also make and enjoy a quick, easy Tofu Pad Thai. All recipes are egg- free, dairy-free and vegan.

Cost: $40

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

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Tofu How-To
Mar
22
6:30 PM18:30

Tofu How-To

Join Chef Amy Longard for a fun and informative class on tofu. You’ll learn about tofu’s health benefits and uses, and some tofu tips. Chef Amy will show several ways to make this protein-rich food taste great. In this interactive class you’ll learn how to make Tofu-Based Ranch-Style Sauce; Tofu “Cheesecake”; and you’ll also make and enjoy a quick, easy Tofu Pad Thai. All recipes are egg- free, dairy-free and vegan.

Cost: $40

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

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Tofu How-To
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Tofu How-To

Join Chef Amy Longard for a fun and informative class on tofu. You’ll learn about tofu’s health benefits and uses, and some tofu tips. Chef Amy will show several ways to make this protein-rich food taste great. In this interactive class you’ll learn how to make Tofu-Based Ranch-Style Sauce; Tofu “Cheesecake”; and you’ll also make and enjoy a quick, easy Tofu Pad Thai. All recipes are egg- free, dairy-free and vegan.

Cost: $40

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

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Optimize Outdoors | Snowshoe, Supper & Stretch
Mar
29
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 snowshoeing under the stars. We will meet at 5:30 pm in 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 talk 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: $80 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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Winter Wellness Retreat @ Yoga Attic
Feb
16
9:00 AM09:00

Winter Wellness Retreat @ Yoga Attic

Cuddle up around the fireplace with a creamy and detoxifying matcha latte and start-off the day with a Wellness Talk and discussion to learn insights on how to escape the winter blues & keep your immune system strong this Winter. Connect to your inner fire, during an energizing 75 minute yoga practice with Tina Lamontagne as I prepare a delicious plant-based meal filled with nutrients to optimize health during the colder months!

Don’t forget a to bring a knife and cutting board! This wellness expert will guide you into creating your own fire cider to take home. A sweet & spicy tonic drink known for it’s antibacterial, antifungal, decongestant, immune booster, antioxidant and energizing benefits. Close off the day with a warm restorative yoga practice and a cool ending in nature.   

Cost: $140 per person

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

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What's For Dinner?
Dec
20
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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What's For Dinner?
Dec
18
12:00 PM12:00

What's For Dinner?

  • Real Canadian Superstore Westboro (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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Holiday Wellness Retreat @ Yoga Attic
Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

Holiday Wellness Retreat @ Yoga Attic

Join Tina Lamontagne, and me for the latest instalment of our seasonal yoga & wellness retreats at Yoga Attic in Greely. We'll start the day with a warming winter drink and wellness talk. You'll participate in an awakening yoga practice with Tina before indulging in a colorful plant-based meal inspired by the season (prepared by me!). You'll unwind with a walk in nature and/or relaxing with a book or journalling by the fireplace. Then you'll participate in a hands-on healthy holiday cooking lesson featuring snacks and sips (aka healthier appetizers and mocktails). Finally, we'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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Healthy Holiday Feast For Veggie Lovers
Dec
4
6:30 PM18:30

Healthy Holiday Feast For Veggie Lovers

This class is for the vegans, flexitarian or anybody who’s looking to add more vegetables to their diet! Join chef and nutritionist, Amy Longard, for a fun hand’s on class focussed on healthy fare that’ll be perfect for the upcoming Holidays! You’ll learn how to make “devilish potatoes” (a delicious egg-free alternative to deviled eggs) the perfect crowd pleasing appetizer. For the main course together you’ll create a lentil walnut loaf with chickpea shallot gravy and orange cranberry sauce with a side kale salad with candied pecans. To top if all off, for dessert, you’ll enjoy a light and healthy apple pomegranate crumble with coconut whipped cream. All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Cost: $40

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

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Veggie Sushi Party
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Veggie Sushi Party

  • Real Canadian Superstore Westboro (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Not everybody loves raw fish in sushi, but most of us can get behind a tasty cucumber or avocado roll! Join chef Amy for a fun and informative hand’s on class where you’ll learn how to make and roll delicious veggie loaded sushi. With chef Amy’s guidance you’ll prepare a variety of plant-based sushi rolls with fillings including smokey portobello, baked sweet potato, avocado, cucumber & more. You’ll also learn how to make your own miso soup and decadent spicy mayo to drizzle on top of your sushi.  All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free. 

Cost: $40

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

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Build A Bowl
Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

Build A Bowl

If you look up #BuddhaBowls on Instagram or search for recipes on food blogs, you’ll come across thousands and thousands of different varieties of colourful bowls featuring whole grains, beans, chickpeas, vegetables and flavourful dressings. Join chef Amy Longard for a fun class focussed on building your own healthy, plant-based bowl that’ll take your health and Instagram profile to the next level. In this hand’s on class you’ll learn how to make a hearty Southwestern bowl with quinoa, black beans, corn, mixed vegetables, and chipotle tahini dressing. You’ll also try your hand at making a sushi bowl with sticky rice, edamame, nori, and orange ginger dressing. Finally, you’ll learn how to make all that you need to create your own macro bowl with smoked tofu, roasted sweet potatoes, mixed greens, cauliflower rice, and turmeric avocado dressing. All recipes are vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free.

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

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Build A Bowl
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Build A Bowl

If you look up #BuddhaBowls on Instagram or search for recipes on food blogs, you’ll come across thousands and thousands of different varieties of colourful bowls featuring whole grains, beans, chickpeas, vegetables and flavourful dressings. Join chef Amy Longard for a fun class focussed on building your own healthy, plant-based bowl that’ll take your health and Instagram profile to the next level. In this hand’s on class you’ll learn how to make a hearty Southwestern bowl with quinoa, black beans, corn, mixed vegetables, and chipotle tahini dressing. You’ll also try your hand at making a sushi bowl with sticky rice, edamame, nori, and orange ginger dressing. Finally, you’ll learn how to make all that you need to create your own macro bowl with smoked tofu, roasted sweet potatoes, mixed greens, cauliflower rice, and turmeric avocado dressing. 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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Veggie Sushi Party
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Veggie Sushi Party

Not everybody loves raw fish in sushi, but most of us can get behind a tasty cucumber or avocado roll! Join chef Amy for a fun and informative hand’s on class where you’ll learn how to make and roll delicious veggie loaded sushi. With chef Amy’s guidance you’ll prepare a variety of plant-based sushi rolls with fillings including smokey portobello, baked sweet potato, avocado, cucumber & more. You’ll also learn how to make your own miso soup and decadent spicy mayo to drizzle on top of your sushi.  All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Cost: $40

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

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Build A Bowl
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Build A Bowl

If you look up #BuddhaBowls on Instagram or search for recipes on food blogs, you’ll come across thousands and thousands of different varieties of colourful bowls featuring whole grains, beans, chickpeas, vegetables and flavourful dressings. Join chef Amy Longard for a fun class focussed on building your own healthy, plant-based bowl that’ll take your health and Instagram profile to the next level. In this hand’s on class you’ll learn how to make a hearty Southwestern bowl with quinoa, black beans, corn, mixed vegetables, and chipotle tahini dressing. You’ll also try your hand at making a sushi bowl with sticky rice, edamame, nori, and orange ginger dressing. Finally, you’ll learn how to make all that you need to create your own macro bowl with smoked tofu, roasted sweet potatoes, mixed greens, cauliflower rice, and turmeric avocado dressing. 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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Sauerkraut & Kimchi Lesson
Oct
1
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 of 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: $55

CLICK HERE to register (you'll be redirected to Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East website).   

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Veggie Sushi Party
Sep
28
6:30 PM18:30

Veggie Sushi Party

Not everybody loves raw fish in sushi, but most of us can get behind a tasty cucumber or avocado roll! Join chef Amy for a fun and informative hand’s on class where you’ll learn how to make and roll delicious veggie loaded sushi. With chef Amy’s guidance you’ll prepare a variety of plant-based sushi rolls with fillings including smokey portobello, baked sweet potato, avocado, cucumber & more. You’ll also learn how to make your own miso soup and decadent spicy mayo to drizzle on top of your sushi.  All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Cost: $40

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

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Veggie Sushi Party
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

Veggie Sushi Party

Not everybody loves raw fish in sushi, but most of us can get behind a tasty cucumber or avocado roll! Join chef Amy for a fun and informative hand’s on class where you’ll learn how to make and roll delicious veggie loaded sushi. With chef Amy’s guidance you’ll prepare a variety of plant-based sushi rolls with fillings including smokey portobello, baked sweet potato, avocado, cucumber & more. You’ll also learn how to make your own miso soup and decadent spicy mayo to drizzle on top of your sushi.  All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Cost: $40.00

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

 

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What's For Dinner?
Sep
27
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 you'll receive a $10 PC gift card. I'll also be sharing cooking and nutrition tips along the way.

The class costs $15 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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Veggie Sushi Party
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

Veggie Sushi Party

  • Real Canadian Superstore Kanata (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Not everybody loves raw fish in sushi, but most of us can get behind a tasty cucumber or avocado roll! Join chef Amy for a fun and informative hand’s on class where you’ll learn how to make and roll delicious veggie loaded sushi. With chef Amy’s guidance you’ll prepare a variety of plant-based sushi rolls with fillings including smokey portobello, baked sweet potato, avocado, cucumber & more. You’ll also learn how to make your own miso soup and decadent spicy mayo to drizzle on top of your sushi.  All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Cost: $40

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

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Build A Bowl
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

Build A Bowl

  • Real Canadian Super Store Westboro (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you look up #BuddhaBowls on Instagram or search for recipes on food blogs, you’ll come across thousands and thousands of different varieties of colourful bowls featuring whole grains, beans, chickpeas, vegetables and flavourful dressings. Join chef Amy Longard for a fun class focussed on building your own healthy, plant-based bowl that’ll take your health and Instagram profile to the next level. In this hand’s on class you’ll learn how to make a hearty Southwestern bowl with quinoa, black beans, corn, mixed vegetables, and chipotle tahini dressing. You’ll also try your hand at making a sushi bowl with sticky rice, edamame, nori, and orange ginger dressing. Finally, you’ll learn how to make all that you need to create your own macro bowl with smoked tofu, roasted sweet potatoes, mixed greens, cauliflower rice, and turmeric avocado dressing. 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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Veggie Sushi Party
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30

Veggie Sushi Party

Not everybody loves raw fish in sushi, but most of us can get behind a tasty cucumber or avocado roll! Join chef Amy for a fun and informative hand’s on class where you’ll learn how to make and roll delicious veggie loaded sushi. With chef Amy’s guidance you’ll prepare a variety of plant-based sushi rolls with fillings including smokey portobello, baked sweet potato, avocado, cucumber & more. You’ll also learn how to make your own miso soup and decadent spicy mayo to drizzle on top of your sushi.  All recipes are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Cost: $40

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

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Veg Food Fest - Cooking Demo
Sep
9
12:00 PM12:00

Veg Food Fest - Cooking Demo

I'm excited to be a presenter at this year's Veg Food Fest in Toronto. Join me for an interesting and informative cooking demonstration about seaweed. At the demo you'll learn the health benefits, the multitude of culinary uses and how to add seaweed to your diet. You’ll also have the opportunity to taste a variety of dishes and take home the recipes too. The food prepared will be vegan and gluten free. 

The festival runs from September 7 - 9 and admission is FREE. Visit the Veg Food Fest webpage for details on my cooking demo, plus check out the fantastic line-up of speakers, panels and vendors. 

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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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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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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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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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Fall Yoga Retreat
Oct
27
to Oct 29

Fall Yoga Retreat

  • Chemin du Lac Pemichangan Lac-Sainte-Marie, QC, J0X 1Z0 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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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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