Optimizing Nutrition

                    Holistic Cooking Series                     


These classes are designed to engage students in the learning process with hands-on, practical experience while providing sound, holistic nutrition knowledge.  Class size limited to 8 students.  All levels of cooking experience welcome – novice to chefs alike!  

All classes will take place at Wilton Community Hall - 251 Simmons Road

What whole foods are - stocking cupboards, shopping tips & reading labels.  
Saturday, April 25th 9am - 12pm
Raw Foods, Juicing & Seasonal Soups - maximizing enzyme, vitamin & mineral rich foods. 
Saturday, May 30th 9am - 12pm
Vegetables – quality, diversity, selection, preparation & presentation.    Optimizing nutrient value – vegetables as the dinner star - food as living art. 
Saturday, June 27th 9am-12pm
Proteins – quality, diversity & selection, healthful preparation options for animal products & vegetarian protein options.   
Saturday, July 25th 9am-12pm
Legumes, Lentils & Whole grains – quality, diversity & selection,          healthful preparation – levels of nutrient value.  
Saturday, August 29th 9am-12pm


Fats – quality, diversity & selection, storage,  healthful use of oils & fats for cooking, baking & raw food consumption.  
Saturday, September 26th 9am-12pm
Healthy Baking & Delightful treats - using more natural ingredients, whole foods, whole grains and real ingredients.

Saturday, October 24th 9am-12pm

Healthy Baking w/ Gluten Free options - guilt free, satisfying & nutritious  sweets for the whole family to enjoy.  

Saturday, November 28th 9am-12pm

Knife skills, tools & equipment for your holistic kitchen, Healthy snacking &     Tips for eating out/on the run. 
by Request

Recipes will be provided for each session.  We'll discuss nutrition while food preparations take place, giving students lots of opportunity to improve their knife & kitchen tool skills.  All while learning more about nutrition in a fun and interactive way.  Come and enjoy the the whole foods experience with fellow like-minded people.


Advanced Registration Required.  Each class is limited to 8 participants.


Register for individual classes: $40 per class

Register for 4 or more classes: $35 per class


$10 Deposit required to hold your space in class.

Contact the studio for more information.  To register you can call, email or visit our schedule page to put your name on the list.  Jo-Anne will send you further registration information and deposit requirement information.


Once you are registered in class you will receive a confirmation email.  The week of the class you'll receive more specific information about the class you are attending and anything you may need to bring with you, outlining more specific details about the series and what to expect.

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