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Veggies in Desserts

Learn how to make delicious but healthy and nutrient-dense desserts!

This 5-hr workshop will run on the following date in 2022:

Sunday 28 August

from $103 | 1 day

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Sweets are too delicious to ban from your diet, but what if we could eat those treats and feel less guilty? What if we could eat a dessert and actually benefit in vitamins and minerals?

Melanie of Mettle + Grace is passionate about cooking food beneficial for you. Her cooking aims to recreate family favourite meals and dishes to incorporate dietary restrictions and improved health outcomes. In this class ‘Veggies in Dessert’ you will learn how to create healthier versions of your old favourites. The desserts are dairy-free and gluten-free using a variety of ingredients; nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains, fats, spices, legumes and unrefined sugars.

The menu includes crowd pleasers like Chocolate Kidney Bean Slice and Spiced Pumpkin Donuts. We will also whip up:

  • Rich Chocolate Beetroot Truffles
  • Lime + Spinach Cake
  • Strawberry + Cauliflower Cheesecake
  • Sweet Veggie Mousse

Sugar will never be healthy, but we can make it healthierrrrrr.

Melanie Leeson is the Director of Mettle +Grace: A passionate chef and campaigner for food as medicine is focused on cooking with wholefoods, intolerances, allergies and diagnosed diets. Mel combines her experience in the industry working as Head Chef at Monk Bodhi Dharma, My Goodness Organics and Pressed Juices with her own health dilemmas to bring you an informative and fun workshop on food for the gut and mind.

What you will learn

  • Learn about foods which make your brain brighter
  • How to incorporate brain powering foods easily into your daily diet.
  • Discover foods that can build and protect your gut microbiome and clear brain fog

What you will get

  • Desserts to take home
  • Recipes

What to bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • A small jar
  • Plenty of containers and an apron

What to wear

  • Closed toe footwear and long hair tied back

Appropriate for

  • Those interested in creating healthy desserts

* This course is suitable for gluten-free and dairy-free requirements. Nuts are used.

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

Should CERES have to cancel the course due to Government changes relating to the COVD-19 response, we will let you know as soon as possible. Affected participants will be sent a notification that includes details on how to re-book another date or workshop. While cancellations on our part remain refundable within the specified time period, we do hope you will consider bearing with us in these precarious and trying times, and consider the rescheduled date where possible.