Healthy Kids in the Kitchen

Pediatric hands-on & virtual nutrition/cooking class at Wheeler's Family Health & Wellness Center taught by Jessica Masterson RDN, CDEN, CDCES, registered dietitian nutritionist and special guest, Abbe Carreira, RDH, CDA.
Only 8 spots available per in-person class!

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September 13*
Whole Grain Bagel Chips: with Green Goddess Dip
September 20
Whole Grain Berry Muffins 
October 11*
Special National Hispanic Heritage Month Class!
October 18
Whole Grain Handheld Fruit Pies
October 25*
Baked Apples
November 8*
Carrot Corn Muffins 
November 22
Chili
December 6*
Fish Sticks 
December 20
Chicken Pot Pie: with vegetarian option
Bonus: Cooking Decorating Party!
January 3*
Veggie Loaded Mac and Cheese 
January 24
Baked Mozzerella Sticks, Avocado Sticks with vegan ranch dressing

*Virtual class held on Wheeler's Facebook page.

All recipes can be modified to meet child’s capabilities.
Please let the instructor know of any food allergies prior to attending class.

Provided to the community free through the support of the Corsini and Brantner Families, the events are held virtually on Wheeler's Facebook page and in-person at
49 Woodland Street, Hartford.

Email Jessica or call at 860.224.6340 with any questions.

 Click Here to View Past Virtual Cooking Classes


NBC Connecticut Covered Our First Toddler Nutrition Class on March 12. Watch and listen below. Online text news story here.

On April 9, the cooking demonstration focused on kid-friendly breakfast ideas that children can help make, and the educational talk will be the dreaded topic so many parents struggle with: what to do if your child is a picky eater!

  • Supervised kids' activities for children are provided
  • A free gift is available for all participants after every class
  • Anyone attending three classes can receive a $50 grocery store gift card

Pre-registration is not required, but strongly recommended by RSVPing to Jessica Masterson at JMasterson@Wheelerclinic.org.

Wheeler's nutrition programs help patients and the community fight chronic disease and achieve wellness through consultation, education, and individual counseling for children, adults, and families, focusing on how healthy diet can address:

  • Feeding issues
  • Failure to thrive
  • Medical nutrition therapy for HIV/AIDS
  • Weight concerns
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Sports nutrition
  • Digestive disorders
  • Food allergies
  • And more!

Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center is a community health center that provides medical and dental care for the whole family, as well as behavioral health care and a full range of alternative and complementary medicine, such as yoga, chiropractic care, acupuncture, exercise, and mindfulness. Our doctors, medical assistants, clinicians, counselors, and care facilitators work side-by-side as a team to meet your complete health care needs, in one location.

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