Inspiring and empowering you to thrive in your own kitchen!
Join a growing community of foodies as they embark on a culinary mission to eat good food, learn new skills, and follow along with our resident chef Shauna Versloot as she teaches you via virtual cooking class every month! It’s basically a membership you can eat up : )
As a Live Well Foodie, you'll get...
A Monthly Virtual Cooking Class!Tune in to the virtual cooking class from your own kitchen and follow along as Chef Shauna guides you through a delicious recipe.
Weekly Recipes!Receive weekly healthy recipes from Chef Shauna. They all come with pictures and chef tips & tricks.
Rewards!Refer people to become foodies and get some amazing gifts from doing so! From cookbooks, to kitchen essentials to your very own professional chef’s knife. We appreciate your help in growing our inspiring foodie community.
Access to all of Chef Shauna's Recipes!As a foodie, you get special access to all of the delicious, healthy recipes that Chef Shauna creates.
SupportAccess to your very own professional chef anytime you have questions about a recipe.
Like-Minded PeopleFoodies are there for each other. Share your own tips, recipes, or experiences with food.
PREPARING CHEF-LIKE DISHES CAN BE INTIMIDATING…
LIVE WELL FOODIES MAKES IT EASIER!
Virtual Cooking Class Cook from the comfort of your own home!
All virtual cooking classes will cover:
- Knife skills
- Building and balancing flavours
- Cooking methods and techniques
- Tips and tools of the culinary trade
- Garnishing, adding textures, colour and plating
- Foodies are welcome to ask questions anytime.
So much value for so little dough!
For close to the same price as one in-person cooking class, you can have 12 virtual cooking classes and dozens of recipes delivered to your inbox over the course of a year.
Benefits of virtual cooking classes:
- Gain hands-on experience cooking alongside a chef while being in the comfort of your own kitchen
- Watching cooking shows or social media will inspire your inner chef but cooking alongside a chef in your own home will really help you develop your skills.
- Develop your healthy eating habits and culinary skills!
- Broaden your culinary knowledge
- Impress your family and friends with new, chef-made, recipes
- Something fun to do! (especially during these Covid times…)
Chef Shauna’s focus is to use her nutrition and culinary education and experience combined with her absolute love of whole food and creating healthy recipes to inspire and empower you to thrive in your kitchen.
Shauna went to culinary school for culinary skills and then culinary management. Prior to that she went to school for Food Science, Nutrition, and Psychology. She completed her culinary apprenticeship at the London Hunt and Country Club. Her first ever job was at a “ma and pa restaurant” when she was 13 years old and she has worked in almost every kitchen environment since. From food service kitchens, wedding and banquet kitchens, casual and fine dining to teaching cooking classes since 2007. Credibility and experience are important to Shauna, especially if she is teaching others.
We strongly encourage you to surround yourself with healthy food and recipes in your social media, and to continue “googling” recipes. Chef Shauna gains her inspiration for recipes by seeing what’s trending and how the culinary world is evolving. Food photographers, recipe developers, food stylists, content creators, holistic nutritionists, dietitians, and so on, are very inspirational. The goal of our Live Well Foodies group is to use our culinary education and experience to help you dive a little deeper into your home cooking experience. We aim to provide easy to follow recipes that teach culinary fundamentals as well as taste and look good.
Whole food. Nothing processed. Chef Shauna’s background is culinary AND nutrition. She likes to teach recipes that are “jam packed” with nutrients and fresh flavours. She believes that if you learn how to be more efficient in your kitchen, then you will really enjoy making healthy meals from scratch and feel great! She describes her recipes as “flexitarian”. She aims to give you recipes that will please vegetarians (or people trying to consume less meat), and also have the option to add in meat for meat eaters too. Some recipes are also vegan or can easily be made vegan. You can always post or email to ask for modifications to a recipe. As far as cuisine goes, she was classically French trained but her absolute favourite cooking is whatever fruits and vegetables are in season, a starch or grain and then whipping up a meal from that. She has also travelled and cooked in Thailand, Italy, Mexico, all around the United States and Canada.
No problem! They will be saved and posted in our private facebook group. You can follow along anytime between when it’s completed and the next one the next month.
No, many of our Foodies don’t have or use Facebook. It’s just an added communication tool that we use. All of the information about virtual cooking classes and recipes will be in your Friday emails. As well, you can find all of our recipes on the site (they are visible to Foodie Community Members).
They are always in the 3rd week of the month. Either Thursday evening or Sunday afternoon – depending on holidays and time of year.
Send us an email and we’ll get back to you shortly with an answer.
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