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Vandy Cooks: ‘Holiday Desserts Served Up Healthy’ Dec. 8

Nov. 27, 2017, 1:00 PM

The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus will present “Holiday Desserts Served Up Healthy” from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in the VRWC teaching kitchen.

This free cooking demonstration will feature holiday favorites such as vegan gingerbread cookies and other desserts prepared by Marissa Wertheimer and Marilyn Holmes, registered dietitians, and Emily Cox, a certified health education specialist and health educator. Attendees will receive samples of the prepared foods as well as their recipes.

Wertheimer is a registered dietitian and health educator for Health Plus. In this role, she provides wellness coaching along with health education to Vanderbilt faculty and staff.

Holmes has more than 40 years of experience as a registered dietitian and in population health management. Currently, she is associate director of the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.

Cox is a certified health education specialist and health educator for Health Plus. In this role, she provides nutrition programming and general health education to Vanderbilt faculty and staff.

Vandy Cooks is sponsored monthly through a partnership between the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus. The program supports healthy eating through cooking presentations featuring the many aspects of food preparation.

Contact: Marilyn Holmes, (615) 343-2638
marilyn.c.holmes@vanderbilt.edu