|Wellness Center events raise awareness of Earth Day!|
Today is Earth Day! Come and see these events UND is putting on to celebrate and raise awareness for Earth day. All events take place on Wednesday, April 22.
Earth Fair, Wellness Center Atrium, 2-6 p.m. These businesses will be display the efforts they are making in order to stay green and reduce their carbon footprint.
B - Clean Products, City of Grand Forks & Public Works, Arbonne International, Storm Water & UND Recycling, Safety Environmental Office, Sustainability & Energy Conservation, Waste Management, Ski & Bike Shop
UND Alumni Association
Earth Day 1.5 Mile Walk/Run
Registration begins at 4:30pm
Event starts and finishes at the Wellness Center
Event is FREE! Door prizes will be given out to random participants.
Go Green When You Clean, Culinary Corner, 6:00pm Cost is $5. Register through Work Well.
Today’s household cleaners can be very toxic and harmful if not used properly, as well as expensive. Commercial and chemical based products
are tough on your wallet as well as your health. Join us in the Culinary Corner as we learn how to make our own non-toxic cleaning products that will help transform your home into a non-toxic and healthy haven.
Here are the events happening in Culinary Corner, first floor of the Wellness Center. April 27-May 2:
Food Trivia for the week:
1. What steak sauce was named by the king of England?
2. What cereal is kids’ favorite?
3. What produce company owns one of the Hawaiian islands?
Cheap, Fast and Healthy, Monday, April 27 5:30 p.m. Are you on a hectic schedule and tight budget? Are you sick of going through the drive thru and ordering unhealthy food just because it’s convenient? Come join us on Monday nights for Cheap, Fast, and Healthy! Class is free and no need to pre-register, just show up!
Start Right Breakfast, Tuesday, April 28 and Wednesday, April 29 7:15 a.m. Who said Wheaties is the only breakfast of champions? Come join us bright and early in the Culinary Corner and start your day off right! Learn healthy breakfast options that are easy, delicious, and made for champions. Cost: $5 per person.
Sports Nutrition Series: Marathon Meal Planning- Wednesday, April 29, 6 p.m. Are you training for that 5K or half-marathon? Or do you just run for fun? If so, join us in the Burnt Toast kitchen to learn and help prepare meals fit for any runner's appetite. In one night you will learn new recipes tailored to race day, the day before a race, speed workouts and normal runs. Learn when you should eat to get the most out of your fuel on your run and what quick snacks will help with that extra mile.
To register: www.wellness.und.edu and click on nutrition and Culinary Corner.
Fruit and Vegetable of the Month, Thursday, April 30, 6 p.m.
Almost everyone needs to eat more fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are essential to promoting good health, assisting with weight loss, and protecting from chronic disease. The monthly class series will focus on a fruit and a vegetable each month. Participants will learn about how to select, sore, and prepare each item. Cost:$5.
Fresh Pasta & Italian Sauces, Saturday May 2, 2 p.m.
Our favorite Food Network Chef is back! John Michael Lerma, UND alum, chef and author lives in Italy part-time hosting his culinary vacations in Tuscany. If you can't join John Michael in Italy, why not join him at the Culinary Corner where he will teach you to prepare the most popular dressings for pasta. You'll even learn to prepare the fresh pasta! Cost: $5 or bring a canned food item
A Tuscan Gathering: An exclusive cooking class, Saturday May 2, 6-8 p.m.
Author, Chef, and Food Network personality John Michael Lerma takes groups of hungry travelers on a culinary vacation of a lifetime to Tuscany. Join him as he demonstrates some of his famous recipes that he orchestrates in the hills outside of Cortona, Italy. Your meal will include his Figs and Smoked Mozzarella Wraped in Prosciutto, Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Tomato Vinaigrette, Grilled Veal Bundles with Fontina, Sage, and Prosciutto, and for dessert a wonderful Dessert Cannoli. Cost: $50/person. Reservations required!
To reserve your place, contact Karina Wittmann at 701-777-0769 or email@example.com or register online at www.wellness.und.edu- click on Nutrition and Culinary Corner.
**Please pre-register by noon the day before each class. Class cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance for full refund option. **
For questions please contact Karina Wittmann, Coordinator of Nutrition Services at firstname.lastname@example.org