Culinary Corner lists March 23-27 events


Here is what’s happening in Culinary Corner March 23-28!

Here is another weekly dose of nutrition trivia! See if you can answer any without peeking! (answers are at the bottom)

1. What is America’s favorite cold cut?
2. What best-selling sports drink was created for the University of Florida football team?
3. Which common nut is technically not a nut?

Cheap, Fast and Healthy
Monday, March 23, 5:30 p.m.
Are you on a hectic schedule and tight budget? Are you sick of going through the drive-thru and ordering unhealthy food just because it’s convenient? Come join us Monday nights for Cheap, Fast, and Healthy!

Each 30-minute session will feature tips on shopping for fresh and healthy ingredients, easy-to-prepare recipes, and cost comparisons. Class participants will see the recipe being prepared, enjoy a sample, and leave with a recipe card and nutrition information to make the meal themselves! The class is free and no need to pre-register, just show up!

Start Right Breakfast
Tuesday, March 24, and Wednesday, March 25, 7:15 a.m.
Who said Wheaties is the only breakfast of champions? Come join us bright and early in the Culinary Corner and start your day off right! Learn healthy breakfast options that are easy, delicious, and made for champions. Breakfast will be offered every Tuesday and Wednesday morning at 7:15 a.m. The cost is $5 per person.

Craft Night
Tuesday, March 24, 6 to 9 p.m.
Are you a crafty person searching for a time and place to channel your creative energy? Look no longer! The Wellness Center is proud to announce "Craft Night." Each participant will be given table space to work on projects of their own choosing while surrounded by other crafters from a variety of creative genres. As a bonus, a healthy snack will also be demonstrated by a Culinary Corner instructor. Craft Nights in March and April will include a mini-demonstration as well. The cost is $10 and please bring your own crafting supplies.

Sports Nutrition Series
Fit Food - Wednesday, March 25, 6 p.m.
Whether you are eating before an athletic competition or a basic training workout, what you eat can make a difference in both your performance and recovery. If you are interested in how fat, carbohydrates, protein, and hydration influence an athlete, then this class is for you. Come join us in the kitchen for a breakdown of sports nutrition into phases, and get the basic knowledge for peak performance. Learn a great recipe for pre-competition, enjoy the food, and take home the recipe and tips. The cost is $5; space is limited to the first seven people registered. To register visit www.wellness.und.edu, click on Nutrition and Culinary Corner.

Sweet Treats
Saturday, March 28, 2 p.m.
Sweet Treats, developed by recent UND graduate and avid baker Laura Vein, is a hands-on class dedicated to primarily baking and desserts. Each class features a different theme such as cupcakes, crepes, brownies, comfort food, cheesecake, etc. Classes are designed to show that not all desserts are unhealthy. Some baking experience is preferred, but the class can appeal to most levels of expertise. The cost is $15. The class is limited to the first seven people registered.

To register: www.wellness.und.edu, click on Nutrition and Culinary Corner.

**Please pre-register by noon the day before each class. Class cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance for full refund option. **

For questions, please contact Karina Wittmann, coordinator of Nutrition Services at karinawittmann@mail.und.edu

Trivia Answers:
1. Bologna
2. Gatorade
3. Peanut (it’s a legume)
-- Karina Wittmann, Coordinator of Nutrition Services, Wellness Center, karinawittmann@mail.und.edu, 701-777-0769