In partnership with the UT Culinary Institute, Be Well is happy to announce the sponsorship of a series of healthy cooking classes. The classes are offered to UT employees free of charge to educate the community and share new and healthy culinary tips. Unless otherwise noted, classes are held at the UT Visitor’s Center.
Class spaces are very limited so registration is on a first come, first serve basis until all available spots are filled. Available classes are listed below. Registrations will open 3 weeks before the class time.
CLICK HERE to register for the Be Well Healthy Cooking Classes.
Super Soups with Gluten free Artisan Dinner Rolls
Class participants will learn the fundamentals of using spices and herbs to create layers of flavor in these comfort food favorites. You’ll begin this hands on class by learning how to use gluten free ingredients to make delicious and wonderfully textured Artisan Dinner Rolls. While they are rising you will enjoy some of these rolls with a bowl of Smoky Butternut Squash Soup, The class will resume and you will make Tuscan Sausage and Kale Soup. (Please bring containers to take home soup). The class will end on a sweet note as you create Coconut Cream filled Chocolate Cakes all dipped in chocolate. Note: This is not a gluten free kitchen but we will use gluten free equipment. The class is also dairy free except for the optional butter with the rolls.
Instructor: Chef Julie Morrison, Author of two Gluten free cookbooks.
Instant Pot Cuisine
In this hands on class you will learn how to quickly and successfully create delicious recipes for you, your family and friends. You will save time, stress less over getting it all done, and provide the delicious, healthy meals you deserve. The recipes will include: Chicken thighs with balsamic sauce over Quinoa; Risotto with Mushrooms and spring vegetables; 4 minute Mac and Cheese and Molton Lava cakes.
Instructor: Chef Donna Parang
Rise and Shine
In this hands on class you will prepare a breakfast that will start your day off right with a filling but not heavy menu. You will learn what foods will keep us full and happy throughout the day, the most important meal of the day. Recipes will include Eggs Benedict Muffins; Shakshuka Frittata; Chocolate Peanut Butter overnight Oats; and a Protein shake. Instructor: Beth LaFontaine