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Nutrition For Diabetes: What is a Protein? FOOD 109.52 CRN 16899

$84

with Marissa Chiapperino

Calendar Mar 5, 2024 at 6 pm

People with diabetes often focus so much on carbohydrate management that protein can often get forgotten. It is a necessary macronutrient for managing diabetes. This class will focus on the role of protein in the body and how to incorporate it into each meal of the day for optimal diabetes management. Class is open to friends and family that support you on the journey or anyone who just wants to learn more about protein!

RECIPES: Diabetes-Friendly Dinner

Grilled Skirt Steak with Chickpea Salad, Fideo, Raspberry Chicken, Tahini-Baked Cod

There will be a One-hour education session and Q&A with instructor and registered dietitian, Marissa Chiapperino, in addition to a Two-hour hands-on cooking activity in which you will prepare and take home 4-5 recipes that align with the educational topic discussed this session. Please wear close-toed shoes, preferably non-slip (sneakers will work just fine) and bring note taking materials and 4-5 meal containers to take food home.

 

Cooking with Chef Nadim FOOD 094.52, CRN 16830

$149
Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

This week, Chef Nadim provides us with some tasty Hummus, Meat roll-up, Fattoush salad, roasted lamb shoulder served with Hashwee rice topped with gravy, and Ismalia for dessert.

Due to the presence, use or consumption of alcohol in this class, no persons under the age of 21 will be allowed to register.

Wine Tasting - Classic Red Wines FOOD 105.52, CRN 16828

$49
Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

This class will focus on classic red wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Merlot. We'll learn about them and taste white wines from throughout the world side by side to see how they're similar as well as different. We'll also pick our favorite wine for the class and then taste a similar wine in the final class. Class will be held at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute. Instructor Kenneth Ross.

Due to the presence, use or consumption of alcohol in this class, no persons under the age of 21 will be allowed to register.

Nia Dance HLTH 069.51 CRN16709

$99
Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6:15 pm

Nia is a barefooted cardio-dance workout energizing and conditioning your whole body. Dancing and moving to soul stirring music, Nia blends the precision and strength of the martial arts, the creative joy of the dance arts and the restorative energy of the healing arts. Come increase your flexibility, mobility, strength and balance, while reducing your stress and enjoying your workout! All levels are welcome! Instructor Beth Foster.

Color Photography ARTS 011.51, CRN 15032

$179
Calendar Mar 14, 2024 at 6:15 pm
Refine your color picture-making skills. Work `in synch' with your digital camera giving your work the `WOW' factor. We'll cover framing, composition, light and shadow, and working with color. We'll explore your specific interests: family portraits, pet photos, action shots, close-up nature photos and more. Course is structured around student needs and includes instructor/group critiques. Instructor: Dino Diaz

Watercolor and Pen and Ink ARTS 063.51, CRN 16420

$189
Calendar Mar 19, 2024 at 6:15 pm
Do you like the soft flowing colors of water color but get frustrated with loosing some of the subtleties of your drawing. This is the technique for you. In this class, we will be working on detailed pen and ink studies and then painting over them in watercolor. You will improve you drawing skills and become looser with your watercolors. All levels welcome. Instructor Melissa Pandina. Supplies around $100 not included in tuition.

Nutrition For Diabetes: What is a Fat? FOOD 109.53 CRN 16900

$84

with Marissa Chiapperino

Calendar Mar 20, 2024 at 6 pm

Fat is the third major macronutrient the body needs for energy each day. It often has abad reputation so taking this class can help to provide clarity on the role it serves in the bodyand how to incorporate it into a meal plan designed to manage diabetes. Healthy fats can beincorporated into all meals and snacks throughout the day to help you feel satisfied in moreways than one!

RECIPES: Snacks for Diabetes

Smoothie Bar, Zucchini fritters, Roasted chickpeas, Cheesy Egg Souffles, Gỏi Cuốn (Vietnamese Spring Rolls w/ Peanut Sauce)

There will be a One-hour education session and Q&A with instructor and registered dietitian, Marissa Chiapperino, in addition to a Two-hour hands-on cooking activity in which you will prepare and take home 4-5 recipes that align with the educational topic discussed this session. Please wear close-toed shoes, preferably non-slip (sneakers will work just fine) and bring note taking materials and 4-5 meal containers to take food home.

Intermediate Acrylics ARTS 067.51, CRN 16703

$189
Calendar Mar 25, 2024 at 6:15 pm
Continue your exploration in acrylics. In this class, you will learn the importance of underpaintings and different lightning situations. We will explore different techniques to get to your desired style and the importance of warm and cool colors. This class takes you from acrylic sketches to finished paintings.  Most students will finish 1-2 paintings. All levels welcome but class is geared to beginners.  Materials NOT included. Typically $100 in materials. Instructor Melissa Pandina.




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