Holy Cross Offers Free Healthy Cooking Classes to the Community


Classes scheduled for Thursday, October 19 and Thursday, November 16

Non-profit Holy Cross Hospital is offering free healthy cooking classes to the community on Thursday, October 19 and Thursday, November 16 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fresh Inspirations Café at the Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women's Center at Holy Cross HealthPlex, 1000 N.E. 56th St. in Fort Lauderdale.

The classes, hosted by executive chef Ricardo Baquero and registered dietitian/nutritionist Kelly Kugler, will feature cooking demonstrations, food samples and take-homerecipe cards for participants. October’s class will focus on cooking with cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, and kale, and November’s class will focus on healthy holiday cooking.

Reservations are not required. For more information, please call 954-351-4782.

The Fresh Inspirations Café at the Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women's Center is open to the public for breakfast and lunch, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The spacious, quick-service restaurant includes a teaching kitchen and offers made-on-site menu items such as Starbucks coffee and espresso, fresh fruit cups and parfaits, hot breakfast cereals, grilled chicken quesadillas and individual pizzas, hot soups, and grab-and-go sandwiches, wraps and salads. Nutritional information is available for most items.

About Holy Cross Hospital

A member of Trinity Health, Fort Lauderdale, FL-based Holy Cross Hospital is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic, teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Holy Cross Hospital has been named one of the top three hospitals of 64 in the Miami metro area and one of the top 10 in the state in U.S. News and World Report's 2017-2018 Best Hospital rankings. Through strategic collaborations and a commitment to being a person-centered, transforming, healing presence, the 557-bed hospital offers progressive inpatient, outpatient and community outreach services and clinical research trials to serve as our community’s trusted health partner for life. To learn more about Holy Cross Hospital, visit holy-cross.com. Connect @holycrossfl.

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