Cooking Classes & Demonstrations

Cooking Classes & Demonstrations

UNL Campus Recreation cooking classes and demonstrations teach participants the skills needed to prepare healthy meals that are simple, budget friendly, and delicious. To sign up for cooking classes:

  1. Select “Register Now” below.
  2. Click on the “Cooking Classes” tab at the top of the page.
  3. Find the date/class you are interested in attending.
  4. Sign up via the scheduling site. The registration fee will be added to you Campus Recreation account.
  5. Pay prior to the beginning of class, at the Members Services desk at any Campus Recreation location.
  6. Attend the class and have a great time!

Please direct questions to Amanda Robine (arobine3@unl.edu)

Cooking Classes

Nutrition Made Simple

Meal prep saves time and your waistline! The first day, make Grab & Go Veggie Cups and Taco Dip to-go for those midday munchies. On day two, you’ll take home two simple Teriyaki Stir-Fry Bowls we make in class for a quick (+ nutritious) lunch.

  • Tuesday, February 7th & February 21st
  • 6-7p
  • RWC Presentation Kitchen
  • $30 CREC Members/Students
  • $40 Non-Members
  • Register Now:
Cooking Class Registration

Fuel Your Fitness

Nutrition and exercise are an unstoppable combo for losing weight. What you eat before and after each workout can affect your results. Make a pre-workout snack, join us for a bootcamp-style workout, and finish by refueling with a post workout snack. Eat both snacks today, or take with you for a boots later in the week!

  • Thursday, February 16
  • 3-4:30p
  • RWC Presentation Kitchen
  • $10 CREC Members/Students
  • $15 Non-Members
  • Register Now:
Cooking Class Registration

Simple Fix

Make. Take. Enjoy.

With Simple Fix you will create FIVE complete meals that are ready to put in the freezer, in the oven, or on the table in no time flat. Five complete meals with four generous servings each, just $90. That's only $4.50 per serving! Menu: • BBQ Crock Pot Chicken • Steak Fajitas • Spinach Stuffed Manicotti • Maple Brown Sugar Pork Roast • Crock Pot Fire Roasted Shrimp Tacos

  • Thursday, March 2
  • 6-8p
  • RWC Presentation Kitchen
  • $90 CREC Members/Students/Non-Members
  • Register Now:
Cooking Class Registration

Build a Healthy Lunchbox

Join the “bringer” movement and save thousands of dollars each year by packing your own weekday lunches. We’ll get you started by helping you plan your lunchbox (+ give you one!) Today’s lunch is covered: we’ll make and enjoy a Southwest Hummus Wrap (vegetarian option available) and taste Frozen Fruit Cups

  • Friday, March 3
  • 11:45a-12:30p
  • RWC Presentation Kitchen
  • $10 CREC Members/Students
  • $15 Non-Members
  • Register Now:
Cooking Class Registration

30 Minutes Meals

Calling all over-scheduled, harried home chefs! Add a delicious meal to your arsenal that’s done in half an hour quicker than ordering take-out. We’ll make Lasagna Roll-Ups in class and send you home with a quick dish your family will love.

  • Thursday, March 9
  • 6-7p
  • RWC Presentation Kitchen
  • $20 CREC Members/Students
  • $25 Non-Members
  • Register Now:
Cooking Class Registration

In-Tents Cooking

Throw out the hotdogs and potato chips – you can dine better on your next camping trip. We’ll meet up with the experts at Outdoor Adventures to explore different cooking tools and methods to create enticing outdoor meals. Menu includes dutch oven chicken + rice, cinnamon apple pie, dutch oven cornbread, and tempeh bean tortilla casserole (tempeh is an Indonesian soy food similar to tofu).

  • Tuesday, April 11
  • 5-6p
  • Outdoor Adventure Center
  • $15 CREC Members/Students
  • $20 Non-Members
  • Register Now:
Cooking Class Registration

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