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Cooking for Wellness

What group nutrition classes are available?

Cooking for Wellness Class – A hands-on cooking class, focusing on whole food, plant-based cooking. The menu features plant-based proteins, whole grains and seasonal fruits and vegetables. The class prepares at least two recipes, and participants may take their food home to enjoy. This class is offered monthly (except July and December) at a local teaching kitchen.

  • In-person only

Healthy High Calorie High Protein – For patients who have difficulty maintaining body weight during or after cancer treatment, this class reviews tips to incorporate plant-based ingredients into nutrient-dense foods. Several recipes for smoothies and sauces are demonstrated and tasting samples are provided. A take-home recipe packet is included.

  • In-person or Zoom

Plan Your Way to a Cancer Fighting Diet – In this interactive class, participants learn the steps to efficiently plan, shop and prepare a healthy, plant-based menu. Participants leave with a weekly menu and recipe packet to use at home.

  • In-person or Zoom

Knife Skills – To help our patients transition toward a plant-forward eating pattern, we offer a class on knife skills. A plant forward eating pattern requires one to slice, dice and mince with ease. This class will focus on teaching these basic knife skills.

  • In-person or Zoom

How can I register for a class?

No referral needed. Contact us at (585) 486-0630.

Who teaches classes?

Visit our staff team page to meet our Registered Dieticians!  

Other Nutrition Programs

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Nutrition Consultations

Our Registered Dietitian is board-certified in oncology nutrition and can provide counseling and recommendations to adult patients on how to eat well before, during and after treatment. You will receive a dietary diary review and individualized dietary recommendations.

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