Finally; Freedom From Dieting!

Finally; Freedom From Dieting!

Freedom From Dieting: A new approach to health & happiness with food is a fabulous free seminar we will be hosting in early 2018. And not a moment before time (how many of us resolve to be healthier and happier at the stroke of midnight every NYE?). Make next year your best year by discovering how to understand your body better, and unshackle yourself from depressing diets that only make you feel worse.

Superfeast Tonic Herbs Seminar with Mason Taylor

Superfeast Tonic Herbs Seminar with Mason Taylor

Tonic herbs have been used for thousands of years by those wishing to potentiate and fortify their health against ageing and disease. In this epic workshop you will get an in depth introduction to the art of tonic herbalism and how to bring these ancient herbs into your life. Be quick to book your seat at this fabulous free seminar!

You'll Think You're in Thailand!

You'll Think You're in Thailand!

For many people, it's hard to think Christmas without pork crackling. This particular recipe with an exotic Asian theme will be a show stopper for your family this Christmas. Crispy Pork Crackling with Thai Citrus Caramel Sauce (served with nam jim rice, roast veggies & cilantro lime foam...but we’ll cover those in another class :-) ), is on the menu for this cooking demo. Spaces are filling up fast, so make sure you grab your spot!

It's Beginning to Taste a Lot Like Christmas!

It's Beginning to Taste a Lot Like Christmas!

In these cooking classes, we will be dialling up the Christmas spirit with delicious sweet treats! Even if you love to cook, it’s handy to have fast ‘go-to’ recipes that you can whip up in a flash. Especially at this time of year when “free time” is definitely less than “hours required to cook for every Christmas party”! In this 90 minute demo, Bek is sharing a couple of her favourite quick & simple Xmas Recipes

Free Christmas Food Demo

Free Christmas Food Demo

At this FREE December Cooking Demo, we'll be sharing a lil bit of of the joy that is her food:

  • Mum's family-famous stone fruit chutney (sugar free and super versatile),
  • Salted Caramel Sauce (make in bulk and gift to friends or drizzle over dessert),
  • Indian Spiced Fruit Mince (gluten free).

Healthy Christmas Cooking Classes

Healthy Christmas Cooking Classes

By our count it’s just 8 weeks ‘til Christmas. Crazy!  Store Dietitian Kali Gray has been listening to your suggestions for Cooking Classes coming into Christmas and we’ve got some classes that we know you’ll love! So check out what’s coming up on the HEALTHY Cooking Scene:

Amazing little supergrain has me enchanted

Amazing little supergrain has me enchanted

I’ve gone a little bit crazy on the teff front ... This amazing little supergrain has got me completely enchanted, from its health properties to teff’s amazing versatility for sweet and savoury cooking. It’s much cheaper than many other superfoods but offers every bit as much nutritional value.

How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea

How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea

Spring is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with a tea date with two of my favourite humans … Steve and Adrian from Maleny Coffee! These guys make a mad cuppa Joe (obviously). But it’s a lesser known secret that they also know a thing or two about brewing tea ;-)

Sometimes, making dinner sucks

Sometimes, making dinner sucks

Do you also have those days when the last thing you want to do is cook dinner? ... our lives are busier than ever before and dinners can feel like an effort after a big day. One thing that helps me ENORMOUSLYis having an arsenal of healthy recipes that are fast, fresh & easy :-)

You mean sourdough "pasta" is a real thing? 

You mean sourdough "pasta" is a real thing? 

You guys have been asking me for a long time to run more Fermented Foods workshops. Which is why I'm so excited to tell you that we've finally got a date!  Got your diary ready?

4 Ingredients Cookbook author coming to IGA

4 Ingredients Cookbook author coming to IGA

It's with absolute delight that we’re presenting a Slow Cooker Masterclass with Kim McCosker from 4 Ingredients Cookbooks. We’ll be cosying up and enjoying some heart-warming Winter food as Kim explains how to get the most out of your slow cooker and prepare these unbeatable slow cooked meals in under 10 minutes:

  • Pulled pork served on small sliders with coleslaw,
  • Winter warming pumpkin soup,
  • And chicken a la mexicana (so tender they will melt in your mouth!)

Delish Desserts @ Paterson's Cooking School

Delish Desserts @ Paterson's Cooking School

When it comes to great cooking schools, these guys mean business! We had the great fortune of doing a Morcocan Class here and knew straight away that we had to do something together ... This is it! In this two hour cooking and wellness demonstration, you’ll discover ... Tips, tricks and substitutions to make gluten and dairy free cooking a breeze, How to use nutrient-dense specialty ingredients, such as green banana flour, quinoa flour, guar gum, lucuma and much more!

Gluten, Dairy & Grain Free ... But still delish!

Gluten, Dairy & Grain Free ... But still delish!

CHAI COCONUT TIGERNUT CAKE (Free Demo)
Tigernut is one of the highest fibre gluten free flours on the market. When used correctly, it can create a moist delicate cake that's heaven to eat!
In this free demo, you will find out more about digestive health and the difference between high-fibre flours, taste tigernut flour for yourself, and much more ... 

It's Time for Coffee & Comfort Food!

It's Time for Coffee & Comfort Food!

Do you know what this cooler weather means...?? It's time for yummy comfort food! With the snap of Autumn in the air, we've been experimenting with new dishes to fire up your metabolism, boost immunity and warm you up! I've got some smashin' Mexican Pozole, fried plantain & sourdough pasta dishes ...

Workshops to Spice up Your Cooking

Workshops to Spice up Your Cooking

As we head into the colder months and 'comfort food' weather, Maleny IGA has a Spice Workshop to offer you! It's part of Store Dietitian Kali Gray's popular Foodie Club. PLUS: Grab your diary. There are lots more Demos, Classes and Tours coming up ...