Events

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Upcoming Events

Cooking Demonstrations

There are no cooking demos coming up, please subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

Media Appearances

20240418 / Social / Book Launch

April 18, 2024

Topic: "Good Food Healthy Planet" book launch

Time: TBD
Where: CTV’s The Social

20240422 / CBC Radio / Book Launch

APRIL 22, 2024

Topic: "Good Food, Healthy Planet" Book Launch

Time: TBD
Where: CBC Radio, Canada-wide Syndication

20240422 / CHCH / Book Launch

APRIL 22, 2024

Topic: Earth Day with "Good Food, Healthy Planet"

Time: TBD
Where: CHCH Morning Live

Workshops

There are no workshops coming up, please subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

Past Events

20231126 / M+M / Sunday Cooking Club

The Sunday Cooking Club

November 26 , 2023

TOPIC: Two recipes from my new book: Good Food, Healthy Planet — Your Kitchen Companion to Simple, Practical, Sustainable Cooking.

DISH: How to make Paneer, and Baingan Bharta Caponata

TIME: 2 PM EDT
WHERE: Instagram Live

20230625 / M+M / Sunday Cooking Club

The Sunday Cooking Club

June 25 , 2023

TOPIC: Love your Lentils...and lentils will love you right back

DISH: Daal Fritters

20230528 / M+M / Sunday Cooking Club

The Sunday Cooking Club

may 28 , 2023

TOPIC: COOK ONCE, EAT THRICE: With Carrots

Bought that bag of carrots? It’s not just for bunnies! In this episode I offer meal-prep ideas to use up that bag of carrots.

20230524 / Social / Cook Once, Eat Thrice

May 24, 2023

Topic: Cook Once, Eat Thrice

Time: 1:00 PM EDT; my segment will air around 1:30 PM
Where: CTV’s The Social
Read the blog post and watch the replay.

20230426 / CHCH / Break. Up. With. Plastic.

APRIL 26, 2023

Topic: Break. Up. With. Plastic.

Time: 8:20 AM EDT
Where: CHCH Morning Live
Read the blog post and watch the replay.

20230423 / M+M / Sunday Cooking Club

The Sunday Cooking Club

April 23 , 2023

TOPIC: halve your meat double the flavour

Dish: India-Style Bolognese

20230421 / Social / How Food Diversity can Save the Planet

April 21, 2023

Topic: How Food Diversity can Save the Planet

Time: 1:00 PM EDT; my segment will air around 1:30 PM
Where: CTV’s The Social

Read the blog post and watch the replay.

20230419 / BT / 3 Healthy, Sustainable, Affordable ways to Reduce Food Waste

APRIL 19, 2023

TOPIC: 3 Healthy, Sustainable, Affordable ways to Reduce Food Waste

Time: 6:00 AM EDT; my segment will air around 8:15 AM
Where: Breakfast Television
Read the blog post and watch the replay.

20221111 / Royal Winter Fair / From the Roots: Culture – Community – Environment

November 11 , 2022

HOW TO TRANSFORM ONE OF MY FAVOURITE FOODS — EGGS!

Where: Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Exhibition Place, Toronto

20221020 / Social / How to Tackle Those Almost-Empty Jars

OCTOBER 20 , 2022

Topic: How to Tackle Those Almost-Empty Jars

Frugal and sustainable habits in the kitchen.
Watch the replay and read the blog post.

Time: 1 PM EDT
Where: CTV’s The Social

20220918 / Terroir / From the Roots: Culture – Community – Environment

SEPTEMBER 18-21 , 2022

FROM THE ROOTS: CULTURE – COMMUNITY – ENVIRONMENT

Where: Terroir Symposium, Calgary

20220912 / For Our Grandchildren / People + Planet Food

September 12, 2022

Topic: People + Planet Food

How to cook and eat for our health and for the planet.

Time: 7:00 PM EDT
Where: For Our Grandchildren

20220909 / CHCH / Paper or Plastic?

September 9 , 2022

Topic: Paper or Plastic?

Paper or plastic? How about neither!
Watch the reply and read the blog post.

Time: 8:20 AM EDT
Where: CHCH Morning Live

20220817 / CHCH / Cooking Sustainably

August 17 , 2022

Topic: Cooking Sustainably

Tips to cook sustainably and save $$$.

Time: 7:50 AM EDT
Where: CHCH Morning Live

20220809 / social / The Magic of Tea Leaves and Banana Peels

August 9 , 2022

Topic: The Magic of Tea Leaves and Banana Peels

5 (tried and tested) ways to feed your garden from your kitchen.
Watch the replay and read the blog post.

Time: 1 PM EDT
Where: CTV’s The Social

20220802 / BT / Sparkling Water Trend

August 2 , 2022

Topic: Sparkling Water Trend

Watch the reply and read the blog post.

Time: 9:50 AM EDT
Where: Breakfast Television

20220623 / CHCH / Tackling Food Waste

June 23 , 2022

Topic: Tackling Food Waste

Creative and practical ways to tackle food waste at home.

Time: 7:50 AM EDT
Where: CHCH Morning Live

20220525 / CHCH / Cooking at Home

May 25 , 2022

Topic: Cooking at Home?

In this segment, Puneeta teaches tips and techniques on how people can ease the burden of home cooking.

Time: 8:20 AM EDT
Where: CHCH Morning Live

20220524 / social / The Magic of Tea Leaves and Banana Peels

May 24 , 2022

Topic: The Magic of Tea Leaves and Banana Peels

5 (tried and tested) ways to feed your garden from your kitchen.

Time: 1 PM EDT
Where: CTV’s The Social

This is a photo of Puneeta Chhitwal-Varma, a Food Writer, Climate Advocate, and Mom of two in Toronto. She is photographed in a park. She is walking towards the viewer carrying a basket of fresh vegetables.
Puneeta Chhitwal-Varma
Photo by Diana Muresan

About Puneeta

author, educator, food advocate

Puneeta teaches earth-friendly and delicious solutions that work for real life. She’s on a mission to help a million people change how they cook and eat, and create positive habits in their kitchen and home. Puneeta has appeared on prominent national and international TV and media platforms such as CTV's The Social, Breakfast Television, CBC Life, CHCH TV, Global News, Martha Stewart, BBC World News and CBC Radio.

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