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Thank you for joining us!

We presented two very successful events! 

Thank you to all the participants who joined us both in person and online for our two events.

Healthy Body Healthy Planet Workshop and Latin American Plant-Based Culinary Workshop.

Healthy Body Healthy Planet online Workshop

We presented the first event on August 23, which was a hybrid event that connected the richness of Latin American flavours with local ingredients to create satiating plant-based dishes that highlighted the gastronomic heritage of Latin America. Linda Purcell, author of Veggie OUTLAWS and Laura Cuñer from Avafina Organics demonstrated how to transform traditional Latin American dishes with plant-based ingredients into delightful and satisfying meals. 

The second event was on September 14 and it was presented online. Here, participants cooked alongside Linda Purcell and Laura Cuñer to prepare some delicious plant-based dishes.The workshop included a discussion on how to incorporate zero-waste practices into vegan cooking.

Comments from the attendees were very positive. These are some of the things they were looking for and that they felt they had received during the events. 

  • They loved learning about plant-based foods and especially in the Latin American cuisine
  • We provided GREAT INFO!
  • Learned more about plant-based protein
  • Discovered new fantastic recipes
  • Learned new spice/seasoning blends and cooking techniques
  • They wanted to learn more about how to implement a plant-based diet
  • They wanted to add new plant-based recipes to their repertoire
  • They wanted to learn more about how to implement a plant-based diet
  • Learned how a plant based diet has many healthy benefit
  • They are looking forward to trying out the new plant-based recipes
  • They enjoyed all the information and tips
  • They appreciated the presentation very much
  • The recipes sounded and tasted delicious!

These events were brought to you by Latincouver Cultural & Business Society as part of CARNAVAL DEL SOL and VERDE VANCOUVER.

Healthy Body, Healthy Planet Culinary Workshop

Healthy Body Healthy Planet online Workshop

Presented by  Linda Purcell from Veggie OUTLAWS and Laura Cuñer from Avafina Products 

Online event: Free on September 14 at 5:30 pm PDT

Research has shown that having a plant-based diet is the best way to improve health and help reduce greenhouse emissions. Discover some delicious recipes that help in cooling down the planet while feeding your body healthy nutrients. Learn how to cook delicious plant-based dishes with a Latin American twist. 

Join us for this workshop that explores plant-based recipes and ingredients with Linda Purcell and Laura Cuñer.

Cook along with Linda Purcell. Learn how to make Badass Black Bean Soup.

Laura Cuñer will share how to implement plant-based foods into your regular diet with easy recipes (Vegan Protein Breakfast Bowl, Queen Cheese Kale Chips, Qummus Curry Soup, Raw Vegan Chocolate Truffles)

The workshop includes learning the tricks of how to implement plant-based foods into your regular diet and how to transform meat-based foods into plant-based delights. Includes a discussion on how to incorporate zero-waste practices into cooking.

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Latin American Plant-Based Culinary Workshop August 23

Hybrid Event – In Person at Performance Works on Granville Island and Online on Zoom

Starts at 6 pm PDT

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This workshop connects the richness of Latin American flavours with local ingredients to create satiating plant-based dishes that highlight the gastronomic heritage of Latin America. We will demonstrate how to transform traditional Latin American dishes with plant-based ingredients into delightful and satisfying meals. Learn how to make a delicious Quinoa Power Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing. Discover the secret of how to create a healthy plant-based plate. We will explore the history and origins of many traditional Latin American ingredients. The workshop includes an opportunity for the public to share stories about the role food plays in their own culture and their cultural perspective on plant-based eating.

Join Us

This workshop embraces culinary diversity through merging the richness of Latin American flavours with a fusion of Canadian culinary influences.

What we will do together

The facilitators will lead an exciting and enlightening multicultural dialogue about where our food comes from, how we can eat better, and the important role food and food preparation plays in culture.

Understand how the diversity of food and food production in different cultures reduces racism through appreciation of the many ways that food is produced, including how it gets to our table.

Learn how to make Quinoa Power Salad.

VeggieOutlaws Quinoa Power Salad