There is just something about cooking a delicious summer dish. If you or your kids are looking to expand your culinary skills, want to eat healthier, and make delicious dishes, Hy-Vee dietitians are hosting a series of events in July that will help you cook better, save time and money, and eat healthier.

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In a press release on Wednesday, Hy-Vee announced that during the month of July, Hy-Vee dietitians will host a series of programs and workshops focused on providing simple summer meal solutions to help families save time and money while following a healthy lifestyle.

The events and classes listed above will be offered in July by Hy-Vee dietitians:

Healthy Habits Menu Program

This month, Hy-Vee dietitians will lead a four-week Healthy Habits menu program for customers seeking to create a well-balanced, healthy eating plan with one-on-one support from a Hy-Vee dietitian. The program includes:

  • Simple, dietitian-inspired recipes,
  • Grocery lists
  • Balanced meal plans
  • Snack ideas
  • One-on-one visits with a dietitian to track progress, ask questions and help stay motivated.

Registration is required and the fee is $99.

Wellness Wednesday Virtual Classes

Every Wednesday in July from noon to 12:30 p.m., Hy-Vee dietitians will host free Wellness Wednesday virtual classes. Each class covers the latest trending topics in nutrition, while also highlighting simple recipes and product recommendations.

During July, class topics will include:

  • Hiking Hydration with Liquid I.V.
  • What’s New in the Hy-Vee HealthMarket?
  • Summer Cool Down Desserts
  • Navigating Protein Powders.

Individuals can sign up, today.

Out of the Box, Into the Kitchen: A Virtual Cooking Camp

If you have kids looking to do some cooking this month, Hy-Vee dietitians will offer a virtual kids’ cooking camp to teach kids how to cook with ingredients to boost the flavor and nutrition of various dishes. This virtual camp is intended for children ages 5-12. There will be three opportunities to participate in the camp:

  • July 11
  • July 18
  • July 25

Registration is required. The cost is $20.

Freezer Meal Workshops

Hy-Vee dietitians will host virtual, Freezer Meal Workshops this July. Participants will learn about summer meal-prep tips so they can save time and money, while also improving their health. Register to receive a step-by-step guide, recipes, shopping list and Hy-Vee Aisles Online shoppable link. The registration fee is $10.

NEW Vegetarian Meal Mini-Workshops

Looking for a fast, easy workshop? Register for Hy-Vee's new free Vegetarian Meal Mini-Workshops, available on demand for a limited time. In July, the workshop will highlight the benefits of soy. Registration is required and there is no fee.

To learn more about Hy-Vee’s virtual dietitian events and to find a Hy-Vee dietitian in the Quad Cities, search for your location. The Quad Cities Hy-Vee dietitian is Nina Struss.

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