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-Richmond, MS, RD, LD, a registered dietitian and Nutritional Services Coordinator at HealthPoint Fitness.
  • Recipes and samples provided during class.
  • Fee is $5
  • Classes held in the demonstration kitchen at HealthPoint Fitness-Cape.

Pre-registration is required and can be done by one of the following options:

Contact:

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

Dates Offered:

01/20/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Cruise the Mediterranean

No actual travel is required to enjoy the flavors and health benefits of The Mediterranean diet. This way of eating is based on the traditional cuisine of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. See how easy it can be to bring these yummy foods to your table.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

02/17/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Delightfully Light

Join us for an evening of healthy indulgence. We will be explaining the different types of chocolate and their health benefits as well as preparing other tasty treats in lower calorie versions.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

03/23/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Easy Asian for Busy Americans

We love to eat a variety of Asian inspired dishes in our country. These cultural dynamos can be delicious and a way to add many healthy foods to our regular eating routines. We can make them quicker than getting take-out too.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

04/20/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Cooking to Reduce Inflammation

Many chronic diseases are attributed to inflammation in the body. Healthy eating, along with adequate sleep, stress management and exercise can truly reduce this risk. Join us for recipes that make each of our “cells” feel better.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

05/18/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Latin Done Light

Typically foods with a Latin flare can come with a high calorie consequence. Even these spicy, sassy dishes can be part of a healthy eating plan. Join us for some fun and delicious sampling.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

06/22/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Bowl Building

Plates are traditional but they beg to be filled. Bowls allow the blending of flavors and textures while incorporating many healthy foods. Come let us share our Bowl-Building blueprint.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

07/20/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

A Toast to Healthy Drinking

Important hydration and nutrition can come in liquid form. Curious about healthy smoothies, protein drinks, juicing and infused waters? We are going to explore delicious ways to drink the good stuff during these summer months and forward.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

08/24/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

A tribute to Tofu

This healthy, high nutrition meat alternative comes in many forms and can be used in many ways. If you have never experimented with this ingredient, you will be pleasantly surprised.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

09/21/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

A Brothy Base

Broths are savory liquids that are used to create splendid soups, marinades, sauces and more. Easy to make and a great way to decrease waste. Let us show you a few tricks to get you started. Your grandmother will be proud.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

10/19/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

An Apple Explosion

Fall is the best time of year to enjoy apples. There are so many varieties and so many healthy ways to prepare them. Join us for fun, new recipes and samples.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

11/23/2020 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Aww, Just Stuff It!

Whole grains make wonderful side dishes and stuffing. There are many ways to use these nutritious options to enhance meals. Healthier holidays or just lighter comfort meal options can begin here.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703