It’s the time of year when everyone wants to fill their bellies with everything they see on the table. Problem is, as much as it tastes good, is it really good for you? Here are a few solutions to that question. Healthy cooking classes are a great way to learn how to cook delicious meals for your family.
Cooking Healthy for the Holidays
Head over to Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (1272 Garrison Drive, Murfreesboro) and go to Garrison’s Cafe inside on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 6 – 8 p.m. for this class to make your holiday meal a little healthier for your family. Reserve your free spot online! Five Senses’ Chef and Owner, Mitchell Murphy hosts the demonstration and you’ll get instructions to take home to prepare what you see him prepare right in front of you! Learn more at mmclinic.com.
Introduction to Medicinal Foods
Here’s a cooking class hosted by Sommer White, M.D., on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Vitality Medical Center (125 Belle Forest Circle, Ste. 100, Nashville). She covers ingredients such as Miso soup, brown rice with Hato Mugi, sweet vegetable Nishime and more. Lunch is included, too. Cost is $40 per person. Call 615-891-7500 or visit sommerwhitemd.com.
Fall, A Time for Sharing the Harvest
Join Sous Chef Austin Irvin during Vandy Cooks’ free cooking demonstration. This healthy cooking demonstration featured recipe is Roasted Fall Squash with Freekeh and Kale. Take away ideas and recipes for foods to share at all your upcoming gatherings with family and friends. Vandy Cooks takes place at Vanderbilt Recreation & Wellness Center Teaching Kitchen (2700 Children’s Way, Nashville) on Friday, Nov. 17 from 12 – 1 p.m. Learn more at vanderbilt.edu.