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Vandy Cooks

Rooted Community Health Lecture Series to address sustainability, ecology and health

Oct. 28, 2016—Lectures scheduled for November 2016 and January and March 2017 will highlight the intersections of human health and environmental sustainability through the common bond of food.

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Vandy Cooks Nov. 18: ‘Simple and Healthy Meals in a Snap’

Oct. 27, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present “Simple and Healthy Meals in a Snap” with registered dietitian Jessica Bennett from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in the VRWC demonstration kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Happy Hour’ Nov. 3

Oct. 25, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, Health Plus and Rooted Community Health present “Happy Hour,” the next installment of the Vandy Cooks cooking demonstration series, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the VRWC demonstration kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Trending to plant-based’

Sep. 30, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus will present “Trending to Plant-Based" with Executive Chef Lucius Carroll Oct. 21 as the next installment of Vandy Cooks.

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Vandy Cooks: Fall into healthy game day eating

Sep. 5, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus will present “Fall into Healthy Game Day Eating with Executive Chef Todd Gillam” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, as part of the next installment of Vandy Cooks.

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Vandy Cooks Aug. 26: Sushi and sashimi creations

Aug. 3, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus will present “Vandy Cooks: Sushi and Sashimi Creations” with sushi chef and VUMC retail manager Nelson Tiburcio on Friday, Aug. 26, from noon to 1 p.m. in the VRWC demonstration kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks July 19: Light and easy summer meals

Jun. 17, 2016—July is Beef Month, and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus invite you to join Valerie M. Bass, executive director of the Tennessee Beef Industry Council, to celebrate at the next Vandy Cooks event.

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Vandy Cooks June 8: Preparing Indian cuisine

May. 25, 2016—Love Indian cuisine, but think it’s too difficult to prepare? Join Kalyani and Venkataraman Amarnath June 8 as they share native recipes chosen for ease of preparation as well as delicious taste.

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Vandy Cooks May 20 features School of Nursing’s Jamie Pope

Apr. 29, 2016—Join Jamie Pope, assistant professor of nutritional science at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, as she presents the May edition of Vandy Cooks from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center’s demonstration kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks April 15: Cooking with ancient grains

Apr. 6, 2016—Vanderbilt chefs Brian Hancock and Austin Irvin will create masterful dishes using ancient grains for the April edition of Vandy Cooks. The event is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center demonstration kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks March 24: Vegetarian proteins with Chef Brian Hancock

Mar. 2, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus will present “Vandy Cooks with Chef Brian Hancock” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the VRWC demonstration kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks Feb. 12: Heart-healthy desserts

Jan. 28, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) and Health Plus present "Vandy Cooks: Heart-Healthy Desserts" with Executive Chef George Moran on Feb. 12.

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