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Bay of Islands 2-day / 2-night retreat, Sat 3 and Sun 4 August 2019

  • Bay of Islands Health Retreat Kerikeri (map)

Are you ready for a juicy weekend of food appreciation, self care & connection?

This is a special event, we’re creating our first full-weekend plantbased lifestyle retreat.

Join us for a weekend of delicious discovery as we open up the world of plant-based food together. We’ll share our tips on living plant-based, with hands-on cooking, nutrition knowledge, and recipes to take home. 

We’ll be covering all the bases: you’ll leave with a full toolkit of plant-based dishes to mix n' match for simple everyday eating, plus you'll learn special dishes to impress your tastebuds and your friends!

Over the 2-days you’ll have time to deepen your connection to food and awaken your senses to new delights of taste & texture.

Dishes will include soups, smoothies, starters, mains, desserts, breakfast, easy & exciting lunch ideas plus interesting bowls with stand-out sauces & dressings.

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Kate Broughton
Food + lifestyle coach

In Kate’s ideal world the food is real, cooking is celebrated and hospitals are empty. As a nurse with certificates in plant-based nutrition and life-coaching, Kate shares her 13+ years experience thriving on a plant-based diet.

Aaron Brunet
Masterchef NZ Winner

Plant-based for 4 years, Aaron has been on a life-changing journey of discovery after Masterchef. Now he’s ready to share his excitement to be enjoying food and life in a whole new way.

You will love this vegan cooking workshop if:

  • you’re ready to supercharge your life with nutrient-dense foods

  • you want to eat healthy but don’t know where to start

  • you’re keen to expand your culinary universe

  • you’re ready to nourish yourself with food that makes you feel alive!

  • you want your family to love food that loves them back

From beginner home-cook to seasoned foodie, you will be well supported throughout the workshop experience.

“The fun and flavour of this fabulous festive kitchen experience makes me want more, and gives me a new way of looking at food. Thank you so much”
- BB

What you can expect:

  • paired-up social cooking (max participants 12 for this weekend)

  • leading-edge ingredients + new cooking techniques

  • relaxed learning environment

  • exciting new recipes to wow your family and friends

  • cook with a Masterchef

What does the package include?

  • 2-day plant-based cooking workshop on Saturday & Sunday

  • Accommodation at the Bay of Islands Health Retreat

  • Full use of the retreat facilities which include a salt water pool, Jacuzzi and sauna

Beyond the plate

Our workshops are about more than practical plant-based food preparation. We’ll also share our own evolution towards this powerful and rapidly growing lifestyle – one that not only serves the body we live in, but also the world we live in.

” I’ve had an amazing day! Thoroughly enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, the setting, the people and of course the gorgeous food. Everything we made today, I will try again at home.”
- MC


Cook and Raw it up with 
NZ Masterchef Aaron Brunet and Kate Broughton

Check out our facebook event page for this workshop too.

VENUE: Bay of Islands Health Retreat, Kerikeri
DATE: Sat 3rd and Sun 4th August 2019
PRICE: All inclusive cost including 2 nights accommodation $750 shared room or $1025 private. Limited day-only tickets also available for $525 per person.
Email info@bayofislandshealthretreat for bookings.


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