Cook Well, Feel Whole - Demonstration

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Event Type:Classes

About this Event


Eating well becomes easier and much more enjoyable when you know how to choose and cook food for your body that makes you feel as good as it tastes. Join Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, in the kitchen for a demonstration-style cooking class where you’ll sit back, relax, and receive a deliciously nourishing lunch while you learn in JCCC's state-of-the-art Culinary Theater. Menus are gluten-free and dairy optional. If you have any food allergies or other dietary concerns, please email Lisa to let her know. [email protected].

Location: JCCC Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy - Room: Culinary Theater - 12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210

Cost: $30 each for general public, $20 each for Advent Health and JCCC employees/students.

Friday, January 27th from 12-1pm


  • Easy Oven-Baked Mediterranean Chicken or Fish
  • Winter French Lentil and Sweet Potato Salad
  • No Bake Chocolate Pecan Bars

Friday, February 24th from 12-1pm


  • Oven Baked Italian Turkey Zucchini Meatballs
  • Spinach Salad with Berry Vinaigrette
  • Halvah Bites and Pomegranate Ambrosia

Friday, March 31st from 12-1pm


  • Sheet Pan Chicken Shawarma
  • Greek Chopped Salad
  • Almond Orange Cake

Instructor Bio:

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and practitioner of Culinary Medicine, Lisa Markley integrates the art of preparing, cooking, and presenting food with the science of medicine to optimize overall wellness. She combines the enjoyment of food with the scientific knowledge of how food and dietary choices may influence our metabolism, immune function, and the development of chronic diseases.

Lisa joined the AdventHealth Whole Health Institute in 2020 as the Director of Culinary Medicine where she develops educational programs with an emphasis on culinary medicine/nutrition and provides one-on-one nutrition consults. She has also been an adjunct nutrition instructor at Johnson County Community College since 2016.

During her time as a dietitian and culinary educator, Lisa has taught hundreds of cooking and nutrition classes and is passionate about educating and empowering others how to harness the healing power of food and healthful lifestyle changes.

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