Healthy Holiday Cooking Classes


One of my favorite culinary dietitians, Cindy Kleckner, is teaching some super practical holiday cooking classes.  If you are in the Dallas area, you do NOT want to miss these!  Here is the info:

Tweaking the Turkey Tradition
Thursday, November 15th at 6-8pm

Dig in without guilt this holiday season! Instead of the old stand-bys: turkey smothered in rich gravy, candied yams, pecan pie - try some new recipes with all of the taste, but less fat, salt and calories. Join Cooper Fitness Center registered dietitian, Cindy Kleckner for a class that will showcase recipes using high impact flavors, healthy updates on classic dishes and a twist on traditional dessert. Surprise your family and friends with a fresh approach to eating this Thanksgiving.


Notable Nibbles: From Naughty to Nourishing This Holiday
Monday, December 10th at 6-8pm

Holiday party eating can be an invitation to gluttony unless you’re armed with tips and tricks from registered dietitian Cindy Kleckner, RD, LD. Whether you’re gracing guests with a gourmet feast or scrambling to host a few hungry pop-ins, join Cindy for tips to prepare stress-free, quick and easy recipes that are good-for-you-too! Crunchy, creamy, spicy and smoky…almost effortless appetizers bring an irresistible variety of tastes and textures to any holiday celebration. Just add some mocktails and cocktails and let the party begin!


Reservations are required. For more information, call 214-383-1000.

Event Location: Cooper Fitness Center at Craig Ranch 7910 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney, Texas 75070

Cost: Members, $15; General Public, $30 You do not have to be a member of the CFC to participate in any of the nutrition programs.


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