Learn to cook healthy food at these free monthly classes

cooking class By Matt Erickson
February 8, 2017

A diet of real, whole foods does a world of good for people with cancer or other chronic diseases. Actually, we'll go a step further: A diet of real, whole foods is good for anyone at all.

That's why the two integrative dietitians at Integrative Medicine, Randy Evans and Leigh Wagner, have teamed up with the Midwest Cancer Alliance to offer free monthly "Kitchen Therapy" cooking classes at The University of Kansas Clinical Research Center in Fairway. Each month from January to November, Randy and Leigh share their knowledge about the nutrients, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties of whole foods – and show how to make them taste good. They share and demonstrate several healthy recipes during each class. (You can look at recipes from past classes here!) They can answer your questions about nutrition and cooking, as well.

Classes take place from noon to 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month (except December), in the test kitchen on the third floor of the Clinical Research Center (4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway in Fairway). Call 913-945-7624 to register ahead of time.

clinical research map Here's the class schedule for 2017:
  • January 19, noon – 1 p.m.
  • February 16, noon – 1 p.m.
  • March 16, noon – 1 p.m.
  • April 20, noon – 1 p.m.
  • May 18, noon – 1 p.m.
  • June 15, noon – 1 p.m.
  • July 20, noon – 1 p.m.
  • August 17, noon – 1 p.m.
  • September 21, noon – 1 p.m.
  • October 19, noon – 1 p.m.
  • November 16, noon – 1 p.m.

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