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Vandy Cooks-Middle Eastern Cuisine-June 16

Posted by on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in News.

Friday, June 16

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Demonstration Kitchen


Join Marissa Wertheimer, Registered Dietitian, as she prepares a variety of Middle-Eastern dishes with big flavors. These vegetarian dishes will showcase fresh and appetizing ingredients, full of protein, vitamins and minerals. The menu will include: oven-baked falafel, tahini sauce, and tabbouleh. All attendees will receive delicious samples along with the recipes to take home to serve with family and friends.


Marissa Wertheimer is a Registered Dietitian and Health Educator for Health Plus. In her role, Marissa provides wellness coaching along with health education to Vanderbilt faculty and staff.


Vandy Cooks is provided monthly by a partnership with the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus to support healthy eating through cooking presentations featuring the many aspects of food preparation.

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