Nutrition Programming Nutrition Programming

Nutrition Programs

The WashU Office of Recreation partners with Director of University Nutrition Connie Diekman to provide nutrition programming throughout the academic year. Check out some of our upcoming nutrition programs below. All of these events are free and open to WashU students. Register for nutrition programs on the online rec store. Log in using your WUSTL key and events can be found under "Programs"

COOKING CLASSES

Cooking Around the World: Filipino
Thursday, Jan. 17, 6-8 p.m.
The Village Kitchen

Filipino food combines Eastern and Western ideas and is strongly influenced by Asian, Chinese, Spanish and American Tradition. Some call it the Original Fusion Food! Dining Service Chefs will help participants understand how to fuse these unique flavors to create some very unique dishes that captures Filipino flare.
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Cooking Around the World: Mediterranean
Thursday, Jan. 31, 6-8 p.m.
The Village Kitchen

Learn to create a classic Mediterranean menu featuring bold flavors that everyone will love. In this fun, hands-on class, our chefs will share tips for incorporating traditional ingredients like lemon, herbs, olive oil and yogurt. We?ll walk you and your classmates through different techniques and help you practice simple steps for making a homemade Mediterranean dinner.
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Cooking Around the World: New Orleans Creole
Thursday, Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m.
The Village Kitchen

Creole food is a blend of the various cultures of New Orleans including Italian, Spanish, African, German, Caribbean, Native American, and Portuguese, to name a few. Our Dining Service Chefs will help you understand why you will find tomatoes in a Creole jambalaya and not in Cajun jambalaya and many other differences between Creole and Cajun.
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Cooking Around the World: Korean/Mexican
Thursday, March 7, 6-8 p.m.
The Village Kitchen

Korean-Mexican fusion is a type of cuisine that combines traditional elements of American-style Mexican food and Korean food. This relatively new fusion of cooking has evolved from Tex-Mex dishes to burritos filled with Korean-style BBQ meats and kimchi. You will learn how to blend these unique flavors together with our Dining Service Chefs and find out why restaurants like Seoul Taco in St. Louis have become such a huge hit.
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The Three Kings of Plant Based Protein
Thursday, March 21, 6-8 p.m.
The Village Kitchen

Tofu, Seitan, and Tempeh are meat-textured alternative stapes that are used very often in vegan/vegetarian food products, but what exactly are they? Our Dining Services Chefs will help you learn the difference between Tofu and tempeh (derived from soybeans, and Seitan (which comes from wheat gluten) and understanding these three amazing ingredients.
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DINE WITH THE DIETITIAN

Eating Healthy Doesn't Have to Eat Your Savings
Tuesday, March 5, 6-7 p.m.
S40 Test Kitchen

Join us for this session and learn how to make healthy, delicious and affordable meals! Eating healthy does not mean you need to spend more money and it also doesn't mean you have to sacrifice flavor of your food. Chef Sarah and dietitian Connie Diekman will talk about the meal they planned for you, the health benefits as well as the cost benefits. You will be able to ask questions to both Sarah and Connie on how to better plan meals, shop at the store, and find creative ways to eat healthy for less.
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