Vandy Cooks: Healthy dessert recipes and upcoming events

Each month, Vandy Cooks celebrates healthy eating at Vanderbilt with cooking demonstrations in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center’s demonstration kitchen. On Jan. 23, Campus Dining executive chef Bill Claypool showcased his recipes for healthy desserts. If you missed it, download the recipes for mini peach crisps and reduced-sugar fruit tartlets now.

Mark your calendar for these upcoming Vandy Cooks events:

Vandy Cooks with George Moran
Friday, Feb. 27, noon–1 p.m.
Executive Chef George Moran prepares heart-healthy dishes in celebration of National Heart Month.

Vandy Cooks with Sarah Kraynak
Friday, March 6, noon–1 p.m.
Sarah Kraynak, a registered dietitian with Second Harvest Food Bank and Cafe, is an expert on budget-friendly, heart-healthy, simple and delicious recipes.

Vandy Cooks with Sarah-Jane Bedwell
Wednesday, March 11, noon –1 p.m.
Sarah-Jane Bedwell, a registered dietitian, media personality and national speaker, is the author of Schedule Me Skinny: Plan to Lose Weight and Keep it Off in Just 30 Minutes a Week.

Vandy Cooks with Justin Eaton
Thursday, March 26, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Justin Eaton is an award-winning sous chef in Vanderbilt’s athletic department. He is known for his outstanding presentation and food preparation skills.

Learn more about Vandy Cooks.

Contact: Marilyn Holmes, (625) 343-2638