SEAVIEW, Wash. — Cook, learn and dine with Elyssia Maya Schaeffer, an Ayurvedic nutritionist, at the Sou’wester Lodge, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. The cost is $20. All supplies will be provided.

At Schaeffer’s workshop and dinner party, “The Art of Seasonal Nourishment,” participants will explore winter seasonal foods, herbs and spices while preparing Ayurvedic Kitchari — a traditional Ancient Indian one-pot cleansing dish — and a decaffeinated chai tea.

Through this interactive workshop, you will learn which foods are your best allies in winter time and gain a deeper understanding of why eating seasonally is critical to your health through the wisdom of Ayurvedic principles.

Schaeffer is a certified Ayurveda and yoga teacher, holistic nutritionist and certified wellness coach living in Portland.

A maximum of eight students will be admitted. RSVP to or 360-642-2542.

The lodge is at 3728 J Place, Seaview, Wash.

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