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Demonstration Kitchen


Join Vanderbilt’s celebrated chefs, registered dietitians, and expert guest for healthy cooking demonstrations along with tasty samples and recipes.

Presented by the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus

Friday January 23, 12 – 1 PM  Vandy Cooks with Executive Chef Bill Claypool

Join us as Executive Chef Bill Claypool launches the second year of Vandy Cooks. Special emphasis this month will be desserts. The Vandy Cooks demonstrations are offered monthly in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center’s Demonstration Kitchen to celebrate healthy eating at Vanderbilt.

Please contact Marilyn Holmes at Marilyn.c.holmes@vanderbilt.edu or 343-2638 to make a reservation for this popular session.

Nutrition minute held once a week at the VRWC will offer quick tips on ways to maintain healthy eating habits.

Feel free to stop in for a minute or stay the whole time. Nutrition Minute is held in the lobby of the VRWC.

Tuesday, December 23, 10 – 11 AM Beverages from Around the World

Holidays often make us seek a drink recipe to serve that is unique. Try one or all 3 of these wonderful drinks from around the world.

Monday, January 5, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Knock the Chill with this Plant-based Chili

Looking for a warm up from the cold weather? This grab and go stop will offer a hot and delicious sample of this healthy chili along with with recipe for your future use in knocking off this winter’s chill.

Wednesday, January 13, 11 AM – 12 PM – Brussels Sprouts Meet Fruit

Brussels sprouts and grapes are paired together in a healthy dish for a great taste. This combo may sway even the most avid Brussels sprout hater over to loving this veggie.

Thursday, January 22, 6 – 7 PM – Snow Cream Past and Present

Stop by this grab and go nutrition session and taste ‘new age snow cream’ while learning about old time homemade snow cream recipes. Your presenter has real life experience with making this delicious cold weather treat.

Wednesday, January 28, 12:30 – 1:30 PM – Sunny Beaches and Warm Sand – Healthy Snacks

While we may not be having warm beach weather, we can enjoy these healthy “beachy snacks” in our Tennessee winter. Take a moment and pretend we have our toes in warm sand…..