Pachavega Culinary Institute Online

This comprehensive online plant based nutrition certification will guide you through everyday food prep skills, how to prepare delicious raw food recipes and dive deep into the holistic and nutritional benefits of the foods we eat

Join the Plant-Based Revolution

Are you ready to embark on an ah-mazing plant based adventure? Our Online Plant Based Nutrition Courses introduce us to a lifestyle that is for all those willing to step up and embrace life-long health. It doesn't have to be all or nothing. Small, permanent changes will inspire you to implement what works into your life. The knowledge you will gain over the duration of this course is about to change everything. Join  the most significant revolution of food the world has ever seen!  

Our Online Courses

Level One: Plant-Based Nutrition Fundamentals Certificate


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 Certificate*


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

*In order to enroll in Level Two, students must first complete Level One: Plant-Based Nutrition Fundamentals Certificate 

You'll Discover...


  • Uncover the nutritional benefits of whole, plant-based foods and how they can support total body wellness
  • Master the art of environmentally sustainable, plant-based cooking and food preparation
  • Follow lively demo videos and cooking classes
  • Get hands-on kitchen time and create unique recipes 
  • Taste your way to health and eat gourmet dishes
  • Practice how to taste balance and discover flavor combinations using spices around the world
  • Work at your own pace in your own home
  • View lessons on the Phone, Tablet, Laptop or Desktop
  • Test your knowledge with module completion activities and quizzes
  • Lifetime curriculum access

Why Take Our Courses?

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Why take our Online Plant Based Nutrition Course?

At Pachavega Culinary Institute, our Online Plant based Certification Courses are for the complete beginner, those with prior nutrition knowledge and traditional chefs looking to enhance their plant-based culinary repertoire. 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, loved ones and ourselves. We want to know how to help our body do what it is designed to do, heal itself.   

What Have Our Graduates Done?


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
  • Open the Restaurant or Juice Bar of your Dreams

Want to take this course in person?

Make friends for life and embark on adventure of a lifetime!

We welcome you to join our in-person Living Foods Master Chef Immersion Retreats in one of our beautiful locations in Canada or Ometepe, Nicaragua. With over 125 graduates, these hands-on, interactive cooking classes will inspire you beyond belief. 


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Pachavega Culinary Institute Online