Healthy Cooking Classes

A monthly cooking class that shares recipes and cooking techniques to improve the nutritional value and lower the calories in the foods you eat.

  • Presented by Raina Childers, MS, RD, LD, a registered dietitian and Nutritional Services Coordinator at HealthPoint Fitness.
  • Recipes and samples provided during class.
  • Fee is $3 for HealthPoint members and $5 for non-members.
  • Classes held in the demonstration kitchen at HealthPoint Fitness-Cape.

Contact:

Raina Childers, MS, RD, LD
573-986-4440

Dates Offered:

10/23/2017 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Fall Harvest Menu.” Using the delicious fruits and vegetables of the season, an entrée, side dish and dessert will be created.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

11/20/2017 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Cookie Swap.” Holiday baking is ready to begin. We won’t call these recipes “healthy” but we will call them less “unhealthy” and yummy! Come for a fun time as we get ready to welcome the Season.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

01/22/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Stew Redo.” Stew is hardy and warm, that’s for sure. But its basic simplicity can be taken in new directions. Join us for a fresh and healthy look at this cold weather favorite.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

02/19/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Citrus A-Peel.” This time of year, these nutrition powerhouses are in their prime. There are many ways, both cold and hot to enjoy this sweet and sour group of fruits that come in their own packaging. Come see what they offer for your table!
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

03/19/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Celebrating the Green.” Greens are plentiful, fiber filled and delicious. So many to choose from and so little time. The produce section is full of options most of us have never prepared. Could this celebration of the “greens” bring new variety to your meals?
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

04/23/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Eating for Performance.” There is good science behind healthy eating before and after exercise. It doesn’t have to be boring or confusing. Basic foods combined and timed just right can help you get the most out of your workouts.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

05/21/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Meatless Monday.” Occasionally skipping the meat in your meals can have many benefits for your wallet and your health. Surprisingly satisfying, meals that are plant based are easy and economical. Of course, delicious is always on the table…
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

06/18/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Healthy BBQ Side Dishes.” The grill is hot and the meat is sizzling. Now it’s time to pair your main course with some tasty sides. Healthy and delicious can exist at a BBQ. Come enjoy some easy recipes.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

07/23/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Summer Stone Fruit Sensations.” Peaches, Nectarines, Plums and Apricots are the treasures of summer. Fresh off the tree with juice running down your chin or grilled to perfection, there are so many ways to enjoy them. Join us for a just a few.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Seats Available: 6
09/17/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Sandwich Savvy.” Whether you layer, wrap, stuff or stack, there are few foods that stir up yummy thoughts like a sandwich. But today, they can be a great way to get healthy carbohydrates, protein and good fats into your meals with a bit of portability.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

10/22/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“You Say Potato…”Potassium, Vitamin C and fiber filled, these little delights are versatile, economical and delicious. Come check out how to take a variety of potatoes to the next level in cooking.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

11/19/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
“Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes.” Start some new family traditions by lightening the calorie load in this traditional holiday meal. Flavor won’t be spared and you will have something extra to be thankful for.
HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703