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Healthy Cooking Series

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.

*New for fall 2020* 35 participants per class will be able to receive prepared food kits containing the ingredients for the virtual session.

CLICK HERE to register for the Be Well Healthy Cooking Classes.


Homemade Gnocchi alla Sorrentina, a typical Italian pasta dish consisting of various thick, small and soft dough dumplings shaped specifically to hold a delicious sauce.

After this class you will be making gnocchi like a pro!

Quinoa Bowl with Shiitake Mushrooms, Bacon and Buttermilk Dressing, a dish that is great any time of the day and a healthy way to increase protein in your diet. Quinoa, an annual seed-producing flowering plant contains all nine essential amino acids, fiber, B vitamins and minerals- it’s a super food.

Heather will take a traditional Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes and show you how to modify it for a diabetic meal plan. And there’s more. For all you UT Big Orange fans this recipe is great for game day with added vegetables. You will also learn a technique for keeping ground meat tender and tasty.