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 $3 for HealthPoint members and $5 for non-members.
  • 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:

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

01/21/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Fantastic Fats

We need regular amounts of healthy fats in our diet. We will be cooking up recipes using a variety of healthy options now available for cooking and more.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

02/18/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

One and Done

Discovering easy, and good-for-you dinner time options is important to everyone. Especially, if can be done in one pan, pot, and more. Join us as we cook smarter with some time efficient recipes.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

03/18/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

“Gut” Friendly Foods

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness month. Eating foods that help maintain the health of the digestive tract can be beneficial for many conditions. Tips and recipes will be shared to keep everything moving smoothly and healthfully.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

04/22/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Use Your Noodle!

There are now many types of pasta available and so many pasta alternatives. This mealtime staple still provides some mystery. Come learn new ways to incorporate “noodles” into healthy eating.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

05/20/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Bone Strong

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness month. We are going to cook up some Calcium and Vitamin D rich foods and explore the many alternatives to traditional “milk.”

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

06/17/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Jamaican Me Crazy

This class will have a Caribbean flair. Fun, delicious and healthy. Summertime cooking just got more exciting without even having to leave the house.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

07/22/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Portable Foods

Are you always on the go during meal or snack time? Well, before you find yourself in a drive through or munching high calorie snacks, come see what healthy portable options we come up with to satisfy you during busy times.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

08/20/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

5 Ingredient Meals

School is starting and schedules are getting busier. Healthy eating that requires just a few ingredients and limited cooking time is still possible. Keep the family at the home table more this fall.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

09/23/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Come and Get Sauced

Nothing enhances, enliven and enriches a dish like a delicious sauce. Yes, these sauces will be rich in flavor and nutrition while keeping the calorie investment low.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

10/21/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

No Agonizing, Just Appetizing

We are wrapping up baseball season and are enjoying football season. Creating light appetizers for get togethers is easy and delicious. Guests will have no idea they are good for them.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

11/18/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Sweet Talk

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. We will be cooking and baking with a variety of alternative sweeteners, while we discuss the pros and cons of each.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703