Cooking for Wellness

Show yourself some love by cooking a delicious and balanced meal. Learn how to make salad rolls with hoisin sauce while cooking alongside your instructor, Abby Legaspi! This workshop is part of our Thrive event series, hosted by the RRCSA and Healthy Minds Healthy College.

Registration: After registering you will receive a zoom link to join.

About the instructor: Abby Legaspi is a Nutrition graduate from the University of Manitoba with 10 years’ experience running cooking programs for different non-profit and grass roots organizations. She now works at Norwest Coop Community Food Centre and is passionate about almost everything related to food, from gardening to cooking. Abby sees food as a means to connect people while recognizing that food insecurity can be experienced by so many. As an advocate for good food, it is Abby’s hope that one day, everyone will be food secure.


  • 1 8oz package rice vermicelli
  • ½ cup shredded chicken
  • 6 rice wrappers (6.5 inch diameter)
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • ½ cup hoisin sauce
  • water as needed

For this event, kits can only be picked up at the Notre Dame Campus. You may also simply pick up the ingredients at your local grocery store.


If you registered for an ingredient kit, e-mails will be sent with pick-up information closer to the event day.