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Make your favourite dishes in your own kitchen

An recipe book in collaboration with

The ebook is full of favourite recipes from Public Kitchen & Bar, all of which have been adjusted for you to make at home.  
There has never been a more important time to support local restaurants.

It's a win-win situation!

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This husband and wife duo have been in the restaurant industry for a combined 45+ years.


After several years catering and dreaming they finally opened the first rendition of Public Kitchen & Bar's in 2013.


Many years later, in a much bigger space, the legacy continues. There is just a spark and whole vibe that is Public. If you know, you know.


Each dish in this ebook vividly marks a place and time in the story. Lucky for you, Ryan believes that recipes shouldn't be proprietary and we are happy to share these scaled-for-home versions of some of our favourites from through the years.

Hi There! I’m Christie Collins. 

The human behind the Grow Prep Create and the Recipe Vault monthly subscription.


There is more to life than the ups and downs of strict diets and 'cheat meals'. You can cook, meal plan and prep in a way that supports your health goals AND delights your tastebuds. All while saving time and money while supporting your local economy. Let me show you how.

My restaurant background + being a certified holistic nutrition and health coach + my obsession with tasty food = incredible recipes to help in your journey towards a happy healthy lifestyle!


So, What is the Recipe Vault?

Access to hundreds of proven recipes that will take your kitchen game to the next level with more nutritious, delicious meals all week. 

All within a web-based app without the ads, pop ups and long stories! 

The Public at home ebook is one of several recipe collections included in the Recipe Vault.

We all want to do our part to move towards more sustainable living.

One thing we can control is how we spend our food dollars.

Going more plant based doesn't have to be a struggle.

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Recipe Vault account access:

  • ​Curated recipe collections, updated monthly with seasonal ingredients.

  • Sample seasonal weekly meal plan's to get you started.

  • Meal planning tool to create your own customized weekly meal plans.

  • Grocery lists generated that you can access from the phone app for easy and quick shopping.

  • Recipe creation tool to add your own go-to favourites.

Meal Prep and Cooking Tips & Tricks

  • Threaded through all my social posts, newsletter and collected in easily accessible PDFs within the Recipe Vault platform.

Nutritional information

  • Curated, quality, relevant info to gain knowledge​ on what you eat and how it effects your body.

Sound familiar? 

Your partner, kids or roommates are not on board.

They think vegetables are tolerable as an afterthought only. 

Don’t know where to start or who to trust for good recipes that are both delicious and healthy? Let's change that together.

 This subscription is perfect if you consider yourself:


A Flexitarian - You like eating plant based, but still allow some meat & dairy in moderation.  

Plant based curious - You are just starting to think about incorporating more veggies into you weekly meal plans.

Conscious consumer - You want to do something important for the environment, and know changing your eating habits can help. 

A foodie looking for healthy recipes - You love food, and need some inspiration to create amazing dishes at home.

Gluten-Free - All recipes are naturally GF or have suggestions for modifying.

Dairy-Free - Most recipes are DF, or have easy modifications or exclusions.

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