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Plant-Based Cooking Masterclass

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$49.50 – $67.50

Have you heard about the benefits of a plant-based diet and want to learn more?

Feeling tired? Worried about your cholesterol, blood pressure or risk of heart disease? Want to improve your health with a positive sustainable lifestyle change?

If you find yourself nodding to any of these questions, this masterclass is for you!

Hannah and Taisia are local Nelson health professionals and will be leading a delicious, educational evening focusing on how food can be medicine. The workshop will feature live cooking demonstrations, nutritional information and tips to make plant-based eating easier. All food provided will be 100% vegan, oil free and delicious, and as you enjoy a range of flavours you’ll also learn about the benefits to your health and the environment.

Dr Taisia Cech, General Physician and Hannah O’Malley, Pharmacist, have a special interest in healing through food and have each completed a Cornell University Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition.

The evening will comprise of tasty plant-based starters, followed two delicious mains of jackfruit mexican tacos and lentil spaghetti bolognese. The evening will conclude with some light sweet treats and a chance to answer all your nutrition questions. Make sure you come hungry!

You will be provided with the recipes for the evening as well as bonus plant-based recipes to get you started exploring the health benefits of plant-based nutrition.

Looking forward to seeing you there!


Hannah O’Malley

Hannah is a Nelson based Pharmacist who believes that lifestyle is the foundation of health – for us and our planet. Following over 10 years of studying and working in health, Hannah set up The Better Base to help people eat more delicious plant-based foods.
Through events, an online platform and the Ridiculously Good Recipes planner, Hannah supports people to create a healthy, sustainable lifestyles fueled on plants.

Dr Taisia Cech

Taisia is a Stoke GP who grew up a stone’s throw away in the Nelson Lakes area. After completing a Bachelor in Human Anatomy at Otago University she went on to study medicine at the Otago University campus and Wellington hospital. Taisia worked at Wellington and Nelson hospitals then completed her GP training here in Nelson and is currently working at Stoke Medical Center.
Taisia believes food has a huge role in health and enjoyed completing a certificate in Plant Based Nutrition through Cornell University. She likes to live by Michael Pollan’s quote ‘Eat food, not too much, mostly plants’.

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The Better Base


526 Main Road, Nelson, Nelson 7011