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Holyoke Community College

Nutrition For Diabetes: What is a Carbohydrate? FOOD 109.55 CRN 16903

with Marissa Chiapperino


Balancing carbohydrates are key to managing diabetes. Come learn what a “carb” is,where it is found in food, its role in the body and most importantly, how to incorporate it into yourdaily meal plan. Carbohydrates are not off limits with diabetes and do not have to be boring.Desserts can be tricky but not only can they fit into everyone's meal plan but they can be tastyand guilt free too!


Desserts for Diabetes, Chocolate Date Spread, Oatmeal Cookies, Orange Chamomile Blondies, Homemade Popcorn 4 Ways!, Caramelized Spiced Pears

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.


  • Apr 30th, 2024
    Tue from 6:00 - 9:00 pm

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