Nutrition and Healthy Living Classes
Nourishing your body with a healthy, balanced diet is the foundation of any healthy lifestyle. At Bronson Wellness Center, you have access to a variety of nutrition and healthy living classes. These programs are designed to provide you with tips and tricks for eating and feeling better. All nutrition and healthy living programs are led by our team of health educators and held as a classroom-format in our on-site test kitchen. Registration is required. To save your spot, call (269) 639-2949 or talk to a member of the Bronson Wellness Center service desk.
Upcoming classes include:
- How to Plant a Kitchen Garden
Thursday, June 13, 9 to 10 a.m.
Have you heard of a pizza garden or salsa garden? Learn how to plant a kitchen garden that fits your space, tastes and budget
- Salad for Breakfast
Thursday, June 20, 9 to 10 a.m.
Does it seem odd to eat a salad at breakfast? Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it! Learn the ingredients and steps to prepare delicious breakfast salads. Taste one and leave with five recipes.
- Ten Foods You Should Be Putting in Summer Smoothies
Thursday, July 11, 9 to 10 a.m.
Break out your blender! Learn about ten healthy smoothie add-ins.
Taste test one great-tasting, calorie-controlled smoothie.
- Best Summer Veggies for Carb Watchers
Thursday, July 25, 9 to 10 a.m.
Which veggies are best for you if you are watching your carb intake? From light and leafy greens to hearty root veggies, some are better than others when it comes to controlling your carbs.
- We All Scream for Nice Cream!
Thursday, August 8, 9 to 10 a.m.
Have you heard of “nice” cream? It’s healthy, plant-based ice cream that you can make in a blender, with less than five ingredients. Learn how to make (and taste!) three different flavors of “nice” cream. Leave with five “nice” cream recipes.
- Crazy-Good Stir Fry Recipes
Thursday, August 22, 9 to 10 a.m.
Are you getting tired of your go-to stir fry recipe? Learn to make (and taste!) three different stir fry sauces that will make you a master stir fryer and get you eating more veggies.
- Get Moving: How to Add More Physical Activity to Your Day
Thursday, September 12, 9 to 10 a.m.
Office chair got you down? In this fun and active class, find new ways to get up and moving throughout the day without sacrificing your workload. Learn about the benefits of physical activity and how a lack of exercise can take a toll on your well-being.
- Conquer Your Instant Pot!
Thursday, September 19, 9 to 10 a.m.
Do you own (or want to own) an Instant Pot? Learn how to set up, use and clean this time-saving, easy-to-use, uber-popular kitchen device. Leave with five healthy Instant Pot recipes.
- Meal Prep Power Lunch – and Stay Full All Afternoon
Thursday, September 26, 9 to 10 a.m.
What’s in your lunchbox? Learn how to quickly and efficiently meal prep three different 400-500 calorie power lunches that keep you both healthy and satisfied.
Additional opportunities to learn about healthy eating habits
In addition to nutrition education and healthy living programs, you can take part in healthy cooking classes, have your recipes analyzed and revised to be healthier and participate in other nutrition-based programs led by our team of experts.
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