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What's Cooking?: Nutritious Meals to Help You Live Your Best Life 

Eating well during any medical treatment is critical. The Cvetko Patient Education and Support Center is excited to offer cooking demonstrations for all patients and their families and caregivers.

Our Nutrition Philosophy

Nutrition starts in the kitchen. At Baylor Scott & White, we are passionate about teaching you about a healthy, real food diet and the positive impact it can have on your health. We believe in a heavily plant-based diet, incorporating fruits and vegetables into nearly every dish. We also emphasize healthy fats to help fight inflammation and quality protein to support muscle and metabolism. But if you don’t know how to turn those foods into a delicious and healthy meal, the science behind them means little. Cooking is a lost art and one that we want to bring back to your kitchen. We’ll show you how to prepare easy recipes to share with others – recipes that not only taste good, but will also help to prevent chronic disease. Here’s to a lifetime of good health!

Chef Zoe and Baylor's outstanding team of dietitians walk you through food preparation and cooking tips during each cooking demonstration. Plan to join us for a cooking demonstration and tasting soon! To attend, please make a reservation by calling the Cvetko Center at 214.820.2608

To see our cooking demonstrations and get the recipes to try at home, visit the links below and find a healthy and delicious meal that suits your taste buds! Bon appetit!

An Appetizing Start

Touchdown! Get your friends and family excited about the big game with these healthy game day appetizers!

Honey Mustard Chicken Wings

Green Chile and Goat Cheese Dip

Roasted Grapes

This Is How We Roll

These delicious sushi recipes will have you swimming towards a healthy diet!

Sushi for Beginners

Zucchini Rolls

Farmer's Market

Try these fresh spring and summer recipes to brighten up your diet!

Cucumber Gazpacho

Shrimp and Squash Scampi

A Taste of Italy

Mamma Mia! Transport your taste buds to Florence! These amazing Italian-inspired recipes are mouth-watering good.

Garden Fresh Penne Pasta

Pasta with Prosciutto and Parmesan

French Cuisine: Bon Appetit!

These flavorful French recipes will transport your taste buds to Paris!

French Onion Soup

Basic Crepes

Savory Mushroom, Spinach, and Cheese Crepes

Mexican Fiesta

Delicioso! These Mexican-inspired recipes are a fiesta for your taste buds any day of the week!

Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Tofu Chorizo Tacos

Bloody Mary Smoothie

Puffy Chili Relleno Casserole

Vegetarian and Vegan Cuisine

Give vegetables a chance! Learn new ways to incorporate vegetables into your diet, while balancing your meals with plenty of plant-based protein sources.

Bruschetta Couscous Salad

Wild Rice, Mango, and Avocado Salad

Low-Carb, High Flavor

Carbohydrates are an important part of your diet. Learn how to balance your carb intake without sacrificing flavor!

Chicken Stir-Fry Lettuce Wraps

Roasted Salmon & Broccoli Salad

Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

Gluten-Free Dining

If gluten isn't part of your diet, try these delicious recipes for a change!

Salsa Fresca Salmon

Butternut Squash Soup

Recipes for a Happy Tummy

Great fiber-rich recipes with fermented foods to help boost your digestive health!

Kefir Banana Split

Chicken Pita with Chia Seeds

Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Cranberries

Fall Harvest Recipes

Seasonal cooking can bring new and exciting foods and flavors into your kitchen! These fall recipes teach you fun ways to incorporate fall fruits and vegetables into your diet.

Mixed Greens with Apples and Cranberries

Pumpkin Soup

Sweet Potato Casserole