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Vandy Cooks: ‘Enjoying Beef in the Mediterranean Diet’ July 12

Jun. 7, 2019—Come celebrate Beef Month in July and learn how lean red meat fits into one of the best- balanced eating plans, the Mediterranean diet. Karman Meyer, a registered dietitian with the Tennessee Beef Council, will prepare a Greek balance bowl featuring top sirloin steak, quinoa and other traditional ingredients and flavors of the Mediterranean region.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Eating Right for a Good Night’s Sleep’ June 7

May. 13, 2019—Join Karman Meyer, a registered dietitian and the author of the newly published book "Eat To Sleep," as she discusses how the food we eat can impact our sleep and shares two simple recipes featuring sleep-benefiting foods you should be eating regularly.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Cooking Unfamiliar Vegetables from the CSA Box’ May 1

Apr. 10, 2019—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus will present a Vandy Cooks event with John Compton, program coordinator for Rooted Community Health, on Wednesday, May 1, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the VRWC’s demonstration kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: Jewish Passover dishes April 5

Mar. 15, 2019—At this Vandy Cooks, Marissa Wertheimer, a registered dietitian and Health Plus health educator, will share traditional recipes served at the Jewish Passover Seder and create dishes that symbolize the Jewish people’s freedom from slavery and flight from Egypt.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘The Pastabilities are Endless’ March 13

Feb. 14, 2019—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present “The Pastabilities are Endless” on Wednesday, March 13. This installment of Vandy Cooks will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks featuring ‘Tennessee Magazine’s’ Tammy Algood Feb. 8

Jan. 23, 2019—Join Tammy Algood, current recipe developer for "The Tennessee Magazine," at the February installment of Vandy Cooks from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: Get protein smoothie recipes Jan. 17

Jan. 3, 2019—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus will host the next installment of Vandy Cooks from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Rec Center teaching kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Fall, a time for Tailgating’

Oct. 18, 2018—Chef Jason Porter, executive chef for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will share his 28 years of culinary expertise at the Nov. 7 Vandy Cooks.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Middle Eastern Cuisine’ Aug. 17

Aug. 1, 2018—Join Chef Jesse Kraft, senior culinary planning manager for the Vanderbilt Medical Center’s Sodexo team, to create Chickpea and Rice Stew.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Healthy beef appetizers’ July 11

Jun. 25, 2018—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present, Vandy Cooks: Healthy Appetizers with Beef, on Wednesday, July 11 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Teaching Kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: Celebrate Dairy Month June 15

May. 24, 2018—In celebration of June Dairy Month, join Karman Meyer from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen as she demonstrates how to include dairy foods such as milk, cheese and yogurt in family-friendly meals and snacks.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Delicious Dishes from Thailand’ May 18

Apr. 12, 2018—Delicious dishes from Thailand will be featured when the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present Vandy Cooks on May 18.

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