If you are looking for some inspiration to create healthy, colourful, high vibration foods these classes are for you. You'll learn to create healthy, wholefood recipes that are nourishing, full of flavour and can be served to anybody with ultimate success.

In these classes we use high quality, wholefood ingredients with loads of flavour, to create light meals that will make you feel healthier and brighter. Gain some new recipe ideas to get healthy meal options into your weekly repertoire.

These classes are gluten free and 100% plant-based.

Healthy Plant-based Food: Explore Summer Light and Bright and Plant-Based Aussie BBQ Flavours

At Wholesome Bellies, we’re committed to offering you an opportunity to discover the beauty of healthy, plant-based food.  You can assure that all foods in our different classes are unique, delicious, and all ingredients that we used are fresh. We’ve always made dishes with simple ingredients and prepared with care and love.

Summer Light and Bright: Nourishing Your Soul

Are you looking to embrace the art of creating wholesome, nutrient-dense dishes that not only keep you light and energetic but also burst with mouthwatering flavours?

Wholesome Bellies is so excited to introduce you the “Summer Light and Bright” plant-based cooking class, an exciting addition to our collection of masterclasses. A whole food recipe that was designed to brighten up your life so that you can enjoy light foods but with as much flavour as our rich, hearty vegan meals. Our “Bright and Light” class wants to empower you with the skills to whip up light and nourishing recipes that don’t compromise on taste.

Our Menu

  • Vegan Ricotta and Zucchini Fritters
  • Medley of Roast Vegetables with Green Goodness Pesto
  • Kale and Roast Moroccan Chickpea Salad
  • San Choy Bow with Lemon and Coriander Dressing
  • Smashed Pea and Mint Bruschetta
  • Lemon Polenta Cake

Most of our menu items are gluten-free, and we’re always happy to accommodate specific dietary requirements. As a vegan establishment, we do use nuts in our premises, so please be aware that our meals may contain traces of nuts.

A Taste of Australia: Our Plant-Based Aussie BBQ Experience

Do you remember those days when you’d join friends and family for a classic Aussie BBQ? The sizzle of the grill, the scent of marinated food, and the promise of great company around a picnic table.

What if you’re plant-based, and you find yourself wondering if there’ll be much to enjoy at such gatherings? Or perhaps you’ve been invited to a BBQ and kindly requested to bring a vegetarian dish that leaves an impression. That’s why we’ve crafted a special cooking class to capture the essence of an Australian BBQ while keeping things entirely plant-based.

Our aim is to ensure that plant-based eaters don’t miss out on the beloved BBQ experience. We’ve put a spin on classic non-vegan BBQ dishes, creating an array of flavourful, meat-free options that are bound to impress all BBQ enthusiasts, regardless of their dietary preferences. And for those with gluten sensitivities, there’s nothing to worry about, as this class is entirely gluten-free, ensuring everyone can enjoy and have fun in the delicious offerings.

What’s on the Aussie BBQ Menu?

Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect:

  • Impressive tasting plate
  • Home-made tomato sauce (Ketchup)
  • Gluten-Free red lentil wrap
  • Amazing plant-based patties
  • Vegan coleslaw salad with a twist
  • Grilled eggplant teriyaki
  • Apple crumble with ice-Cream

This menu offers a diverse selection of flavours, textures, and dishes that prove you can enjoy the best of Aussie BBQ traditions while staying true to your plant-based lifestyle.

Why Choose our Summer Light and Bright and Aussie BBQ?

Our “Summer Light and Bright” and “Aussie BBQ” classes offer a refreshing and down-to-earth approach to plant-based cooking. You’ll learn to create nutritious, vibrant dishes that not only brighten up your plate but also nourish your body. Choosing our “Summer Light and Bright” and “Aussie BBQ” classes means embracing the idea that plant-based cooking can be both wholesome and delicious. Whether you want to infuse more freshness into your meals or impress your friends and family with mouthwatering plant-based BBQ options, these classes are perfect for you. By choosing these classes you will have the privilege of learning new knowledge from the expert. These classes will take you to a delightful cooking journey that’s all about simple, satisfying, and good-for-you food.

Suitable for All Levels: A Feast for the Senses and Skills

Our “Summer Light and Bright” and “Aussie BBQ” classes are designed with simplicity and accessibility in mind and suitable for everyone. No matter your level of cooking experience, you’ll find these classes approachable and enjoyable. If you’re new to plant-based cooking or a seasoned home cook, these classes will empower you to create wholesome and delicious dishes.

The recipes are intentionally kept straightforward, using basic ingredients and techniques, ensuring that everyone can follow along. We want you to leave our classes feeling confident in your ability to prepare healthy plant-based meals that are not only good for you but also full of flavour.

Find at date for one for these classes

Our classes run over weekends, either a Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday mornings and afternoons.  Our schedule changes every month so be sure to check out dates as they pop up.

To check dates for our Summer Light and Bright Click HERE

For our Aussie BBQ find dates HERE

Dietary Considerations

Your safety is all that matters to us. We understand that dietary considerations are important, and we strive to accommodate various needs. Our classes focus on plant-based cooking, making them suitable for vegetarians and vegans. We aim to provide a wide range of options to cater to different dietary preferences.

While our classes are plant-based, we recognize that some attendees may have specific dietary requirements, like gluten-free or nut-free. However, it’s essential to inform us about any dietary restrictions when booking so we can make the necessary adjustments to the menu. Our goal is to ensure that everyone can enjoy our cooking classes while respecting their individual dietary considerations, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us with your requirements. Your cooking journey with us should be both delicious and accommodating.

Do you Offer NDIS Special Pricing?

To find out more about NDIS and pricing please click HERE!

Cooking Class Terms and Conditions

Classes at Wholesome Bellies are popular and often booked out weeks in advance.  We do offer options on rescheduling. Before booking in please read through the Ts & Cs HERE.

Our menus are based on seasonable products which means that from time to time some fresh ingredients may not be available.  In this instance we will always substitute with the best available option. 

Your Teacher

Meet Your Chef

In our "Summer Light and Bright" class and "Aussie BBQ" class, you'll have the pleasure of learning from our dedicated and experienced teacher, Lynn Johnstone. Lynn is a passionate and inspiring plant-based cook who has a deep understanding of crafting wholesome, nutritious meals. She's the author of the cookbook "Nourished Vegan Rules," which reflects her love for nourishing, plant-based food. Lynn's wealth of knowledge and practical experience makes her the ideal guide in your journey towards discovering the joys of plant-based cuisine. Lynn is enthusiastic about sharing her skills, helping you master the art of crafting delicious, plant-based dishes that are not only good for you but also delightful to your taste buds.