This series of courses aims to empower individuals with the tools and confidence to redefine healthful cooking while pursuing deliciousness! Classes will be held online via Zoom.
Students will receive recipes with a list of ingredients before classes in order to follow along with instructor. Zoom link will be sent to students prior to class. Students who register for more than one class in a season will recieve 20% off registration. Contact Programs Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org for discount!
Online class registration includes one free admission pass to Red Butte Garden.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 12
This class will explore what has been found in many studies that increased fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with increased well-being, happiness, motivation, and life satisfaction. Consuming a diet high in fruit and vegetable intake is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, cancers, and respiratory conditions however, enhanced well-being is important as it creates an immediate effect after the consumption of these foods which can be more motivating leading to a more permanent and consistent intake and improve not only physical but also emotional health.
Recipes include: Roasted red pepper and chicken chowder, Healthy Corn Bread, Mini Cheesecake Bites
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9
In this class we will be preparing and discussing a Valentine’s themed meal that is sure to keep you and your loved one’s hearts healthy. We encourage attending this class with someone you care about for added fun and enjoyment! We will be discussing and preparing heart healthy foods and treats, discussing the role of fats and added sugars on heart health, as well as other important lifestyle choices for keeping your ticker ticking!
Recipes include: Heart Salad, Salmon Veggie Saute, Chocolate chia pudding
TUESDAY, MARCH 9
Why make one meal when you can make 3! Meal preparation and healthy cooking can sometimes be time consuming, so in this class we will prepare and 3 meals in the time it would take to make 1 dinner. We will discuss easy to follow strategies for healthy meal prep and planning for healthy and delicious eating throughout the week. Participants will also learn how to roast, de-bone, and use almost every part of a whole chicken. After this one class you will be not need to spend excessive amounts of time cooking for the rest of the week!
Recipes include: Whole Roasted Chicken with Savory Brussel Sprouts and Quinoa Coconut Pilaf
TUESDAY, APRIL 13
In celebration of Earth Day this class will explore easy ways to help keep the earth healthy while improving your own health and wellness. According to the USDA and FDA American's waste 30-40% of the food supply with the majority ending up in landfills. Food waste negatively affects our environment as well as our economy. We will discuss how the growing and raising of foods that we eat affect our environment, easy ways to decrease food waste, and benefits of choosing local. This class will prepare delicious recipes that are kind to the plant, our food budget, and our health.
Recipes include: Tempeh Pita sandwich with Tzatziki Sauce, Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup, and Israeli Tomato and Cucumber Salad