Food and Wine Pairing Affair

An intimate food and wine pairing experience for health conscious foodies and wine lovers. Join Lusine and Ted as they guide you through a delicious journey of various flavours, textures, and colours. They will prepare three pairings of healthy canapés and organic, biodynamic wines. Learn the importance of mindful eating to awaken your taste buds…. Read more »

Valentine’s Day – Hands on Cooking Class and Complimentary Pairings!

Join Culinary Nutritionist, Shauna Mann on February 12th, 2019 for a romantic evening in the kitchen! In this special Valentine’s Day hands on cooking class, you will learn the ins and outs of the most popular (and nutritious) aphrodisiac foods. This class features a 5-course meal as well as 5 complimentary pairings by George Brown… Read more »

Desserts with Benefits

An engaging dessert tasting workshop about guiltless pleasures that boost your mood and keep your sweet tooth happy! Includes a chocolate making demo and 3 course dessert tasting. • Do you love desserts? • Do you sometimes feel guilty indulging mindlessly in chocolates and cookies? • Do you crave sweets and must have dessert after… Read more »

Cook & Sip Your Way Into Comfort

Join Nutritionist, Shauna Mann and Wine Expert, Samantha Krumholz for a special holiday cooking class and wine pairing experience! Please note this event is not fully vegan as it does contain honey and bee products. Includes: 2-hour hands-on cooking class featuring a 4-course vegetarian dinner Interactive, educational wine tasting exploring different wine regions and discussing… Read more »

The Veggie Edge for Athletes

By Marco Pagliarulo, Weird Veg Science columnist for Lifelines Vegan athletes assert that a plant-based diet gives them a leg up. Let’s explore the science behind this claim. Endurance exercise induces muscle damage and inflammation throughout the body [1].  Since this can impede tissue repair and the body’s recovery [2], minimizing inflammation is advantageous to… Read more »

Fabulous Fats: Omega 3s

Care of Nimisha Raja and Karen Soper This month, we’ve got a basic reminder on the importance of Omega Fatty Acids. These are referred to as the Omega 3 and 6 fats that are healthy and good for you. Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s) are not manufactured by the body – hence they must be acquired… Read more »

Vegetarian Nutrition

Vegetarians can rest assured. Plant-based foods are loaded with nutrients including ample protein, iron, calcium, vitamin D, iodine, omega-3 fatty acids, and zinc. Vegans require a reliable source of vitamin B12. Whether you eat a vegetarian or non-vegetarian diet, the key to health is simple. Include a wide variety of different foods in your diet – no one food source… Read more »