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Attend an Event!

I love getting into the community and supporting families who want to live a nourished life in many ways. All local events are in Iowa, but there are ways you can attend some virtually as well! See my upcoming events and their details below. 

Introduction to Sushi

In this hands-on introduction to sushi we will learn the parts of the perfect sushi roll and how to prepare them properly, as well as get the chance to roll your own maki roll! We will pair our rolls with different sauces and toppings that help to add another level to sushi.  

The Recipe (Ames, IA)

Feb. 22  |  6PM  |  livestream available

Introduction to Kimchi

As a terrific food for anyone looking to improve gut health, kimchi is one of the oldest fermented foods in the world and arguably one of the tastiest! Join a local dietitian in the kitchen to make this Korean side dish, and learn about the enormous nutritional benefits it can provide you! 


Wheatsfield Coop (Ames, IA)

March 3  |  2PM  |  in-person only

Thai Red Curry

The Recipe (Ames, IA)

March 12  |  6PM  |  livestream available

A favorite in Thai restaurants, red curry is a delicious coconut milk-based dish with complex flavors. Learn about its ingredients and how to prepare this nutritious and hearty meal with Kim, a local dietitian. 

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Kids: Easter Snacks

The Recipe (Ames, IA)

March 23  |  1PM  |  livestream available

Get your kiddo in the kitchen with an Easter-inspired hands-on class! We will make classic deviled eggs and "Easter egg nests" - both perfect for kids to get in the spirit of Easter, get their hands in and get messy! Learning to cook is an important skill for any child to develop - and this is a great place to start!

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Kids: Lumpia (Filipino Egg Rolls)

Wheatsfield Coop (Ames, IA)

March 24  |  1PM  |  in-person only

Get your kiddo in the kitchen with this unique introduction to the Filipino snack, lumpia, similar to an eggroll! Learning to cook is an important skill for any child to develop and a critical part of developing a good relationship with food - and making fun cultural foods is a great place to start! We will make 2 versions of lumpia, a savory one with vegetables and a sweet one with fruit!


Starting Solids

Wheatsfield Coop (Ames, IA)

April 18  |  5:30PM  |  in-person only

Preparing your baby to start solid foods, or in the midst of it and struggling with baby eating enough or eating the right things? Not sure if you want to try traditional weaning or baby-led weaning? Register for this intro to starting solids class to learn about your baby’s nutrition needs, and evidence-based techniques to help your child build a positive relationship with food!

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