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WORKSHOP: Big Batch Healthy Cooking by Kyle Byron

January 25, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Finding the time to eat well, let alone cook from scratch, can be hard; keeping it affordable doesn’t make it any easier. But there is an easy way have high quality food while saving time, money AND making it fun: cook big batches with a group of people.

Nutritionist and personal trainer Kyle Byron, together with Dep founder Len Senater, will lead this fun, hands-on workshop. You will learn how to make simple, healthy, delicious meals from scratch, and leave with several take-home meals ready to eat or freeze.

We’ll be working with quality, ethically-raised local meats from Sanagan’s Meat Locker and organic seasonal vegetables from Fresh City Farms. Along the way, you’ll learn about food safety and knife skills, as well as lots of useful tips on making healthy choices, and saving time and money in the kitchen.

The class includes a shared meal at the end with all the participants — a great way to have fun and meet like-minded people — and a 30-minute presentation exploring healthy eating topics like portioning, nutrition and weight loss.

Menu: Tex-Mex Chili con Carne and Meaty Italian Ragu
Working with lean ground beef, we’ll make two hearty, versatile dishes that are easy, affordable and freeze really well. Menu also includes cornbread & coleslaw

You’ll learn:

  • smart shopping tips for meat and veg
  • time-saving kitchen shortcuts
  • tips on food storage and meal planning
  • cooking skills and techniques for making food more delicious
  • how to make healthy nutrition choices based on your unique dietary needs

In addition to supporting great local food suppliers, this workshop will contribute a portion of the food we make with people in our community who face food security challenges. It’s a great way to make food that’s better for you, better for our community and better for the planet!

$75 +HST

Kyle Byron BSc helps us adopt fitness habits in a relatable, everyday way. Spanning his 8 year career, not only has Kyle taken an active interest in nutrition and training at two GTA clinics, but he is also interested in customizing your experience online, which can include coaching and cooking classes. Kyle enjoys sailing, high intensity exercise and fine wines.

Find out more about Kyle at kylebyronnutrition.com


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January 25, 2015
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Depanneur
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1033 College Street
Toronto, Ontario m6k 2b5 Canada