Wednesdays are all about eating well

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veggie biryani streamVegetable biryani is a traditional Indian dish made of rice with mixed vegetables and spices.Join University Recreation 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Campus Rec Kitchen to learn to cook Indian cuisine staple vegetable biryani, a traditional dish made of rice with mixed vegetables and spices, as part of Well-Being Wednesdays, a semester-long series of free nutritional seminars, lunch-and-learns and cooking demonstrations designed to help you live well.

Cooking demos such as January’s exploration of Indian cuisine and February’s lesson on making Cantonese beef chow work in tandem with nutrition seminars and lunch-and-learns hosted by University Recreation’s Registered Dietician Katie Ellison.

See below for a full schedule of events or check the University Recreation website. Nutrition seminars are held 4-5 p.m. and lunch-and-learns are held noon-12:30 p.m., both in Campus Rec Room 190; all cooking demos will be 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Campus Rec Kitchen.


Jan. 29 — Culture Kitchen: Indian Culture


Feb. 5 — Social Media: National Wear Red Day

Feb. 12 — Lunch & Learn: Sports Nutrition 101

Feb. 19 — Seminar Series: Stop Freshman 15

Feb. 26 — Culture Kitchen: Cantonese Culture


March 4 — Social Media: National Nutrition Month

March 11 — Lunch & Learn: Weight Loss 101

March 25 — Culture Kitchen: Epic Grilled Cheese

March 25 — Seminar Series: Dorm-proof Meals


April 1 — Social Media: April Foods Day

April 8 — Lunch & Learn: GMO vs Organic

April 15 — Seminar Series: Eating Healthy on a Budget