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Get Chef George Moran’s Caprese pasta salad recipe

Jul. 17, 2014—Chef George Moran prepared this recipe at the February 2014 Vandy Cooks event. Make it for yourself at home: Caprese Pasta Salad Cup Makes 8 servings. Ingredients 1 cup dry radiatore pasta 2 ⅔ cups plum tomatoes, fresh, diced 1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese, diced ¼ cup fresh basil 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted ⅓...

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Vandy Cooks July 25: ‘Sugar and spice, beef is so nice’

Jul. 17, 2014—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 Beef Month. Bass will prepare heart-healthy beef recipes and offer tips on healthy beef dishes in the VRWC’s demonstration kitchen from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, July 25....

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Vandy Cooks: The Joy of Dairy June 26

Jun. 25, 2014—June is National Dairy Month. Celebrate by joining Laura Marbury as she uses culinary solutions to create delicious recipes. These recipes use dairy products that can be enjoyed by all, including those who are lactose intolerant. The event will be held Thursday, June 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and...

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Cooking with herbs for a healthy heart May 15

May. 7, 2014—The next installment of Vandy Cooks will feature health educator Stacey Kendrick cooking with herbs for a healthy heart. Join Kendrick as she uses fresh herbs to prepare tasty and heart healthy dishes. The event is planned for noon-1 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center demonstration kitchen Receive tasty samples...

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Vandy Cooks with Marilyn Holmes

Apr. 11, 2014—Health Plus and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center present Vandy Cooks with Marilyn Holmes, Friday, April 18.

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Vandy Cooks with Chef Majid ‘Magic’ Noori March 28

Mar. 21, 2014—Join Vanderbilt Athletics’ Chef Majid “Magic” Noori to learn how to create healthy foods for game day parties and celebrations with family and friends on March 28, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  

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Vandy Cooks with Jamie Pope March 14

Mar. 6, 2014—Health Plus and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center present Vandy Cooks with Jamie Pope on Friday, March 14.

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Catch cooking demos in March

Feb. 25, 2014—Several Vandy Cooks events are scheduled in March as part of National Nutrition Month and Health Plus’ Count on Your Heart program. The events are sponsored by Health Plus and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Vandy Cooks with Sarah-Jane Bedwell, RD, LDN and author of Schedule Me Skinny Thursday, March 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Vanderbilt...

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Make small changes for better health; Watch Vandy cooks in action

Feb. 18, 2014—March is the second month of the Health Plus Count on Your Heart Program. During the month, participate in the Make a Small Change Challenge and commit to making one small change each week. Choose from simple actions that will help you get active, eat better and be mindful. Register to participate by clicking here. Each week,...

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