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Wellness Programs, Classes & Events

Meal Kit Monday

Let us make your meal-times easier! Forget those expensive meal subscription services and pre-order your $15 meal kit from our Wellness Kitchen on select Mondays.

Each four-serving meal kit includes a recipe card and pre-portioned ingredients, everything you need to quickly whip up a delicious dinner.

Order your meal kit then simply pick up in the Wellness Kitchen at the Recreation & Wellness Center on East Campus anytime between 4:30-5:30 pm.

Contact Marissa Pakiz at marissa.pakiz@unl.edu with any questions.

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CookWell Classes

The Wellness Kitchen is a great environment to cook, learn, and expand your culinary skills.

These monthly interactive cooking classes allow you to hone your inner chef and connect with others on campus. Each month we will explore a new topic and prepare recipes in the RWC Wellness Kitchen.

Cost for each class is $10.00 per person.

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Request a Class

Looking for a fun party or group activity? Try a private instructional cooking class!

We provide the ingredients, recipes, equipment, and clean up. Select a theme and menu option from our options below.

Each class is led by a member of our team to assist and educate every step of the way. Each person will be involved in the cooking process and have a meal to enjoy at the end of class.

Cost for each class is $25.00 per person.

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Nutrition Consultations

Do you...

  • Eat on the run + survive on "hit-or-miss" meals?
  • Feel chronically fatigued or routinely lack energy to train at your best?
  • Constantly cope with a stressful lifestyle?
  • Desire tips for sports nutrition + meals/snacks for pre-/post-workouts
Learn More Below

Wellness Blog

Follow along with our Wellness staff as we present on current wellness topics.

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Wellness Videos

Watch as our Wellness staff prepare nutritious snacks and dishes.

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Meal Kit Monday

CookWell Classes

Request A Class

Looking for a party or group activity? Try an instructional cooking class. We offer a wide variety of classes from cooking for heart health to cooking on a budget. Each person will be involved in the cooking process and everyone will take a meal home at the end of class. View the classes we offer in the list below.

Click to Request a Class

Kitchen Rental

Rent the Wellness Kitchen for your next party, team building activity, or staff meeting. Kitchen Rentals include access to all kitchen supplies and equipment including 2 ovens, gas stovetop, instant pots, blenders, a microwave, and much more! Rent the kitchen for a $50 flat fee + $14 per hour.

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Nutrition Consultations

Meet with our Registered Dietitian for individual nutrition counseling regarding any of the following topics. Our Registered Dietitian practices a holistic, non-diet approach to help you reach your health and wellness goals in a balanced and sustainable way.

  • General healthy eating
  • Dieting/Disordered Eating Behaviors
  • Meal planning/grocery shopping
  • Pre/post workout nutrition
  • Supplements
  • Disease Management
    • Diabetes
    • Heart health
    • Celiac Disease
    • Food allergies/intolerances
    • IBS
To sign up for Nutrition Services, please reserve a time via Mindbody below for the service you desire. Payments for services will be due at time of appointment.
For questions regarding the sign-up process, please contact our Wellness staff at crec-wellness@unl.edu or 402-472-3410.

Nutrition Packages

SERVICE   PRICE  
  STUDENT MEMBER GENERAL PUBLIC
Nutrition Starter

With the nutrition starter package you will:

  • Jump start your journey toward better nutrition and a healthier life.
  • Receive a nutrition assessment and a personalized plan.
  • Meet with a member of our nutrition team which includes registered dietitians, dietetic interns, and master’s level nutrition students. Our team specializes in general nutrition, weight management, nutrition and medical conditions, and helping your meet your fitness goals through nutrition

Package Includes:

  • An initial 60 minute consultation
  • Two, 30 minute follow-up consultations
$90 $90 $120
Nutrition Booster

With the nutrition booster package you will:

  • Continue on your nutrition journey with ongoing support. During your follow-up sessions we will assess progress and continue to build upon your goals for overall success.
  • Set and reach your longer term goals with multiple nutrition meetings or phone calls.
  • Meet with a member of our nutrition team which includes registered dietitians, dietetic interns, and master’s level nutrition students. Our team specializes in general nutrition, weight management, nutrition and medical conditions, and helping your meet your fitness goals through nutrition

Package Options:

Package 1:

  • Two, 30 minute follow-ups
$30 $30 $40

Package 2:

  • Six, 30 minute follow-ups
$90 $90 $120

Package 3:

  • Two, 15 minute phone follow-ups
$15 $15 $20

Wellness Blog

Food Insecurity on College Campuses - July 17, 2020
Food Insecurity on College Campuses by Carly Hillburn, Dietetic Intern, UNL Wellness Team
Benefits of Beets - May 22, 2020
Blog: beets by UNL Wellness Team
How to Eat for Better Sleep - May 15, 2020
How to Eat for Better Sleep by Hannah Thompson, Dietetic Intern, UNL Wellness Team
Spice Up Your Life - May 1, 2020
Spice Up Your Life by Lauryn Bille, Dietetic Intern, UNL Wellness Team
Setting Value Based Goals to Fit Your Lifestyle - April 24, 2020
Setting Value-Based Goals to Fit Your Lifestyle by Hannah Thompson, Dietetic Intern, UNL Wellness Team
Chia Seeds for Fiber, Protein, and Omega-3 Fatty Acids - April 17, 2020
Chia Seeds for Fiber, Protein and Omega-3 Fatty Acids by UNL Wellness Team
Portion Check - April 10, 2020
Sean | Portion Check by UNL Wellness Team
A Complete List of Your Pantry & Freezer Staples - April 3, 2020
blog post pantry by UNL Wellness Team

Wellness Videos

The Wellness Kitchen at Campus Recreation is committed to following all COVID guidelines as outlined by the university.
Face masks will be required within the space at all times and food will be taken to-go in provided containers to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.
We will also work to limit shared utensils, equipment, and ingredients as much as possible.
Thank you for your cooperation.



Mission Statement:

Campus Recreation is committed to enriching the educational experience by promoting lifelong healthy living. We are dedicated to celebrating differences, providing active and innovative recreational opportunities, cultivating a community of supportive relationships, and developing global leaders.

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