We will prepare a nutritionally-curated meal prep together in our kitchen through a variety of different workshops. By following an “intuitive cooking” method with us, you will be introduced to using local and seasonal ingredients to nutritionally-craft new meals. By the time we are done, you will feel inspired by your cooking and confident in more food preparation.
Nicole Cormier, RD, LDN & Dianna Carpientieri, MS, RD, LDN
Natasha Varney – Yoga, Person Training & Coaching
Briget Bride – Fermentation expert & Psychotherapist
Sara Moran – Art Therapist, Yoga
Rachel Gillis – Culinary Nutritionist
Elsbeth Hay – Environmentalist + founder of the NPR Local Food Report
Location: The Local Juice
Time: 5 – 7pm
Curating a Sustainable Pantry: January 17
Re-design your pantry and stock it with everything you need to make clean eating a daily practice. A nutrient-dense, well-stocked pantry is a must for a healthy lifestyle; it will support you to cook intuitively and choose complete meals. Come
transform your pantry into one that will help you develop your own nutrition practice. We will cover grains, vegetables, fruit, protein, spices + appliances.
Designing Nutritionally Crafted Meals: January 31
Understand the fundamentals of nutrition and how to assemble wholesome ingredients to curate nutritionally-dense meals. We will implement formulas to fulfill your nutritional needs and create balance with in your daily practice. You’ll receive tools to practice a sustainable meal plan that fits your lifestyle and schedule. We will also highlight the benefits of incorporating local food sources, as well as provide a seasonal and local food experience.
Learn to Cook Intuitively: February 14
Using ingredients in your pantry to create new meals can be exciting, creative and help you achieve your goals without waste. Choose your vegetables, grain and protein. This approach encourages you to practice creating your own simple meals without following recipes.
Eating with Mindfulness: February 28
Practicing intuitive nutrition is the process of learning to listen to your body by cultivating awareness of its needs, creating a sustainable relationship with food, and making mindful choices that support your optimal health. This approach to improving your eating patterns and health, focuses on practicing versus the all-or-nothing mindset. It will allow you to find the right tools for you through creating new experiences. This workshop will cover specific journaling tools, meal meditation practices that can support your journey.
Food as Medicine: March 14
Nourish and heal yourself with whole foods. Learn how to incorporate more immune-boosting foods that will support your digestion. We will provide tools for incorporating more nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory foods into your meals that will nourish and heal your body, as well as maintain a healthy relationship with food.
Eating Emotions: March 28
An introduction to exploring your relationships with food and emotions. Tap into your relationships to food and learn more about how it distracts you from life and connecting with others. Learn how to focus on feelings instead of mindless food decisions. Connect your own realizations and how to help be kind to yourself as you continue forward.
Zero Waste Grocery Shopping: April 11
Let us show you ways to expand your nutrition practice by cutting household trash down to almost zero! It will naturally add the benefit of removing unhealthy packaged foods from daily life. There will be many opportunities to save money by following the philosophy of “Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rot”.