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Gamecocks Eat Well Cooking Classes

Join us for our FREE hands-on cooking classes where you will prepare and taste three healthy and delicious recipes. These classes are fun and for any skill level! Tell your friends to sign up too, but hurry space is limited! Open to all current students. Register via MyHealthSpace under Groups/Workshops.

FREE, 60-90 minute classes where you experience cooking from start to finish. Our Registered Dietitian teaches you how to prepare three healthy and delicious recipes. We supply the utensils and food, you supply the desire to learn! No cooking experience required.

Upcoming Classes & Recipes


Let’s Taco Bout it!
January 26
12-1:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Join us to learn an easy recipe for crockpot chicken tacos with all of the fixings.
Registration opens January 16

Dorm Room Dining
January 31
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Join us to learn meals and snacks that can be made in a dorm room!
Registration opens January 16

Recipes Made in a Mug
February 2
12-1:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
After a long day, do you ever just need a mug of something that reminds you of a home-cooked meal? Join us to learn about recipes you can make in a mug when you’re needing some cozy and comfortable “me time”.
Registration opens January 16

Warm Winter Recipes
February 8
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Need something to warm you up after those cold days? Come learn some hearty recipes to make during the chilly winter months.
Registration opens January 16

Sweetheart Brunch
February 14
12-1:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Calling all couples interested in a unique activity to enjoy!  Whether it’s your first date, you’re trying to keep things with bae going in to the spring, or you want something to do with your bestie, we have you covered. Healthy Campus Initiatives Cooking Classes are free and open to any university student. You and your partner can experience a fun activity together alongside a health educator that can add spice in the form discussion around love, sex, and relationships.
Registration opens January 16

Have a Healthy Heart
February 22
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Good food and exercise habits are key to good heart health. Celebrate Heart Health Month by learning some new recipes that have cardioprotective ingredients.
Registration opens February 1

National Nutrition Month®- Going Further with Food®
March 1
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
March is National Nutrition Month, and we’re going further with food by focusing on the most important meal of the day! Join us to learn to make energizing breakfast recipes to get you through the day.
Registration opens February 1

Healthy Asian Cuisine
March 7
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Interested in trying to make your own Asian cuisine? Join us to learn simple ways to create those delicious umami flavors.
Registration opens February 12

Meatless Meals
March 22
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Meatless meals can be a great, low-cost option for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike! Note that recipes may not be vegan.
Registration opens February 26

Celebrate Spring!
March 28
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Celebrate the first signs of spring by learning recipes that feature seasonal produce!
Registration opens February 26

Meal Prepping with Mason Jars
March 30
12-1:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Did you know when you plan out your meals and dedicate some time towards cooking on the weekends, it makes the week days less stressful? Join us to learn how to meal prep recipes to last you 5 breakfasts and lunches. A health educator will be on site to provide tips to help better manage your time, including planning ahead and setting boundaries.
Registration opens February 26

Mediterranean Fare
April 19
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
Join us to learn about the heart-healthy flavors of the Mediterranean!
Registration opens March 19

Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backwards
April 20
12-1:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being
As the semester beings to wrap-up, it’s easy to get caught up in the growing to-do lists, assignments, and plans for the future. Join us to learn about the impact of gratitude and mindfulness on your well-being from a health educator and prepare some creative recipes with a Registered Dietitian.
Registration opens March 19