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Welcome to Pachavega Culinary Institute Online

Pachavega Culinary Institute Online offers a comprehensive plant-based nutrition certification, specializing in nutrition fundamentals and culinary chef skills. We will guide you through practical, everyday cooking skills and how to prepare delicious recipes as well as dive deep into the holistic and nutritional benefits of the foods we eat.

Our Online Certification Courses are for the complete beginner, those with prior nutrition knowledge and traditional chefs looking to enhance their plant-based culinary repitoire. Our students include the stay-at-home mom, the nutritionist, the Chinese medicine doctor, the new retiree, the red seal chef, the professional athlete, those looking for a new career, those looking to enhance their nutrition intake, the fresh out of high school student and many more.

What we all have in common is a desire to create healthy whole food recipes for our families and loved ones and ourselves. We want to know how to help our body do what is designed to do, heal itself.


What’s Included ?

  • Discover an in depth plant-based nutrition education
  • Master the art of environmentally sustainable, plant-based cooking and food preparation
  • Create and eat gourmet recipes
  • Work at your own pace at your own home
  • View lessons on Iphone, Ipad or Desktop
  • Test your knowledge with module completion activities and quizzes
  • Lifetime curriculum access

Level One: Plant-Based Nutrition Fundamentals

Module 1: Intro to a Nutrient Dense Plant-Based Lifestyle
Module 2: Flavor Balancing
Module 3: Knife Skills
Module 4: Sustainability and Ethical Choices
Module 5: Soaking, Sprouting and Wheatgrass
Module 6: Healthy Digestion – You Are What You Digest
Module 7: Cleansing, Detoxification and Your pH
Module 8: The Magic of Fermentation and Cultured Foods
Module 9: Nut-free Cuisine and Food Allergies
Module 10: Seaweeds and Algae
Module 11: Fitness Foods and Nutrition for Athletes
Module 12: Healing Spices from Around the World
Module 13: All about Dairy and Healthy Alternatives

Level Two: Advanced Living Foods Chef 

*Coming May 2020*

Module 14: Gourmet Cultured Foods and Other Ferments: Pastes, Pickles and Pancakes
Module 15: Master the Crunch of Dehydrated Foods: Crackers and Crusts
Module 16: Plating Presentation and Saucing Techniques
Module 17: Cooked Plant-based Comfort Foods to Drool Over
Module 18: Raw Desserts and Superfoods: Chocolate and Cakes and Cookies
Module 19: Medicinal Mushrooms, Adaptogens and Elixirs
Module 20: Global Cuisine Demo Presentation

Imagine Doing This…

  • Cater Weddings, Parties and Special Events
  • Offer Private Chef Services
  • Sell Homemade Goods at Farmers Markets
  • Write Your Own Cookbook
  • Create a Product for the Local or Global Marketplace
  • Become a Health and Lifestyle Wellness Coach
  • Develop Healing Menus for
  • Open the Restaurant or Juice Bar of your Dreams