Nutrition & Cooking Demos

Learn more about the nutritious foods to eat, and how to prepare healthier recipes.

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Cooped up and cooking: Greek tuna quinoa spinach salad

“Mind” if we tell you about another brain-boosting recipe from Chef Nino? Join the chef on Tuesday, January 11, at 3pm EST to see how to make a delicious Greek Tuna Quinoa Salad that’s not only packed with flavor, but also nutrients that have been shown to promote happier, healthier brains, according to the National Institute of Health. Plus, with grains like quinoa rounding out this recipe, there’s plenty in there to help promote heart and digestive health, too. Now that’s one super salad that’s good for the whole body. #ThatsHumanCare

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MIND diet: Foods to help fight dementia

Can what you eat help stave off memory loss and Alzheimer’s? Learn how a new diet may help you fight dementia with food.

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Cooped up and cooking: Chickpea, tomato, and kale soup

New year, new you, new…mind? That’s the theme this month as Chef Nino’s latest recipe–Chickpea, Tomato, and Kale Soup–includes ingredients that have been shown to help sharpen minds and lead to healthy brains according to Forbes. So be sure to join Chef Nino on Tuesday, January 4, at 3pm EST as he whips up a soup that won’t just kickstart your new year, but also your mind! #ThatsHumanCare

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Cooped up and cooking: Spinach and kale frittata

With the holiday season winding down, it’s time again to get a jumpstart on some healthier options for your diet. So join Chef Nino for “Cooped Up and Cooking” on Tuesday, December 28 at noon EST for another health-conscious recipe, Spinach and Kale Frittata. Every bite will be full of leafy greens, which are loaded with folate, iron, calcium and vitamins E and K, according to Harvard Health Publishing at Harvard Medical School. All are known to help keep your mind sharp so you can be ready for the New Year. #ThatsHumanCare

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Cooped up and cooking: Lentil curry soup

As we heard earlier this month, lentils are an incredible food that can help fuel your brain with glucose. Join Chef Nino for “Cooped Up and Cooking” on Tuesday, December 21 at noon EST, to see how this powerful ingredient is featured in his flavorful Lentil Curry Soup. In addition to helping your brain, lentils and other legumes are also a great source of fiber according to the Harvard School of Public Health. Happy head, happy gut? Sign us up! #ThatsHumanCare

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Cooped up and cooking: Sweet potato, carrot, apple and red lentil soup

Fewer meals pair better with shorter, colder days than a hearty, hot soup. So join Chef Nino and “Cooped Up and Cooking” on Thursday, December 14, at noon EST as he shows you how to prepare his Sweet Potato Carrot Apple Red Lentil Soup. Many people know that legumes like lentils pack a lot of fiber, but they’re also known to be a big provider of glucose, which can help you stay energized, according to the Cleveland Clinic. #ThatsHumanCare

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Cooped up and cooking: Plantain pancakes with blueberry syrup

During the holidays there can be a lot to juggle, from travel to presents and everything in between. For a bit of a brain boost, join Chef Nino for “Cooped Up Cooking” on Tuesday, December 7, at noon EST for his latest recipe, Plantain Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup. Blueberries are a well-known superfood (according to the American Heart Association - even in syrup form!), which can help when there’s a lot on your mind. #ThatsHumanCare

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Foods to boost your brain power

Can certain foods help boost your memory and keep your mind sharp? Learn how your diet impacts brain health and which foods to focus on.

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Cooped up and cooking: No-salt seasoning blend - fish and chicken

No salt, no problem. You may be surprised to hear food can taste great without this common seasoning. Give it a try with Chef Nino and his latest “Cooped Up and Cooking” recipe, a No Salt Seasoning Blend for Fish and Chicken. See how he makes it on Tuesday, November 30 at noon EST and you can be well on the way to discovering the heart-healthy benefits of a lower sodium diet. #ThatsHumanCare Need a reminder? Select event details below and click on ‘Get reminder’ on our Facebook page to be notified before the event begins.

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Cooped up and cooking: Chicken mignon

Filet mignon is a special treat, but for a lower cost, lower-sodium option, think chicken instead. See what we mean on Tuesday, November 23 at noon EST when Chef Nino prepares a delicious and nutritious Chicken Mignon recipe for the latest episode of “Cooped Up and Cooking.” Reducing beef in your diet and replacing it with leaner proteins and fewer saturated fats like chicken has been shown to improve overall heart health*. #ThatsHumanCare Need a reminder? Select event details below and click on ‘Get reminder’ on our Facebook page to be notified before the event begins

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