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Dining with Diabetes - Taste and Learn

Unfortunately, restaurant, take-out and drive-through foods tend to cost more and are most often loaded with calories, salt and fat.

Most foods purchased on the go are also missing two essential food groups: fruits and vegetables.

Join us in the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute's Trina Hidalgo demonstration kitchen as we explore healthy options for quick meals made at home, and compare the time it takes to prepare the meal, as well as the cost and nutrients. A variety of samples will be served during the demonstration, including options for vegetarians.  You can also view videos of past events with recipes to make them at home.

Register online for one of the classes below.


2014 Schedule


▶ July 9, 2014 at 6:30pm and July 10, 2014 at 12:30pm*

Lighten up the BBQ:  Sides to Lighten the Meal

▶ August 6, 2014 at 6:30pm and August 7, 2014 at 12:30pm*

From the Garden:  Vegetarian Entrees

▶ September 3, 2014 at 6:30pm and September 4, 2014 at 12:30pm*

Spices from Around the World

▶ October 1, 2014 at 6:30pm and October 2, 2014 at 12:30pm*

Warm up to a Bowl of Soup

▶ November 5, 2014 at 6:30pm and November 6, 2014 at 12:30pm*

West Meets East:  Asian Foods with Guest Chef from Orchid Cuisine

▶ December 3, 2014 at 6:30pm and December 4, 2014 at 12:30pm*

Gifts from the kitchen

*Seating is limited so please RSVP by calling (407) 303-2506.

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