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Join in cooking classes Winter Term

Posted December 12th, 2012 by UHDS News

Want to start the New Year off right with healthy eating?? Cooking for yourself for the first time? Need help eating healthy on a budget?

Help is here! Sign up for a free class, Healthy Cooking and Meals 101, taught by Oregon State dietetic students and get hands-on experience, cooking tips and advice on nutrition and health, food safety and making meal prep easy and inexpensive. No cooking experience necessary and you get to taste 12 different recipes each class! (That also means free healthy meals for you to eat and bring home too!).  After each class you will also receive a free starter kit of ingredients for some of the recipes you made!

Classes are free and will fill up fast, so reserve your spot today! You may sign up for one class or all three.  If classes fill, don’t worry! You can be put on a wait list for Spring quarter classes too. Go to to claim your seat today!

Classes are sponsored by the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health and the Nutrition & Dietetics Club, all part of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

Winter Term Classes

Get colors on your plate! Fruits & Vegetables

4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan 23, Milam 203

It will be easy to get your 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables with these great tips, featuring

smoothies, easy desserts, side-dishes and dinner ideas.

Whole Grains For Every Meal – Healthy and Delicious!

4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb 13, Milam 203

Impress your sweetheart for Valentines with a healthy & delicious home cooked meal.  Learn how to cook quick and healthy dishes with whole grains for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Recipes include healthy muffins, gluten-free options, easy pasta and whole-grain main dishes.

What’s for dinner?  Main dishes & proteins

4-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb 27, Milam 203

Fabulous and easy protein-rich meals for everyone’s taste. Healthy vegetarian, fish and meat dishes such as easy frittatas, black bean or salmon burgers, and easy chicken dishes.

Sign up! 

You will receive an email to confirm registration and you will need to give a $5 deposit to secure your spot in the class.  Once you come to class you will get your deposit back, as well as close to $10 worth of ingredients to bring home.

For additional information call 541-737-5205 or email A grant from the Women’s Giving Circle also supports these classes.

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