Healthy Kids in the Kitchen

Pediatric hands-on nutrition/cooking class taught by Jessica Masterson RDN, CDE, CDN, registered dietitian nutritionist.

Provided to the community free through the support of the Corsini and Brantner Families, the events are held virtually on Wheeler's Facebook page.



March 31: How to make flatbread pizza
Click here for flatbread pizza recipe.

April 7: How to make three-ingredient
breakfast cookies

Click here for three-ingredient breakfast cookie recipe.

April 14: How to make taco cups
Click here for taco cup recipe.

April 21: How to make veggie fries
Click here for veggie fry recipe.

April 28: How to make apple carrot muffins
Click here for apple carrot muffins recipe.

May 5: How to make chicken salad boats
Click here for chicken salad boat recipe.

May 11: How to make spring green raspberry muffin
Click here for spring green raspberry muffin recipe.

May 18: How to make sweet potato, veggie, and grain bowl
Click here for sweet potato, veggie and grain bowl recipe
Click here for tips on how to cook grains.

June 1: How to make Breakfast Cups
Click here for breakfast cups recipe

June 8: How to make Homemade Tortilla Chips and Fruit Salsa
Click here for homemade tortilla chips and fruit salsa recipe

June 15: How to make Rainbow Eggplant Towers
Click here for rainbow eggplant towers

June 22: How to make Healthy Frozen Treats
Click here for healthy frozen treats

June 29: How to make Pasta Primavera
Click here for the pasta primavera recipe

July 6: How to make Mixed Berry Cobbler
Click here for the mixed berry cobbler recipe

July 13: Ways to Use Zucchini
Click here for zucchini recipes

July 20: Peanut, Veggie, Noodle Salad
Click here for peanut, veggie, noodle salad recipe


July 27: Fun and Funky Fruit Dips!
Click here for fruit dips recipes

August 3: Roasted Chicken and Grapes with Cabbage Fennel Slaw
Click here for Roasted Chicken and Grapes with Cabbage Fennel Slaw recipe

August 10: Fruit Pies
Click here for Fruit Pies recipe

August 17: Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta
Click here for Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta recipe

August 24: No Bake Granola
Click here for No Bake Granola recipe

September 14: Homemade Bread
Click here for Homemade Bread recipe

September 21: Pumpkin Apple Soup
Click here for Pumpkin Apple Soup recipe

September 28: Allergy Friendly Chocolate Cranberry Biscotti
Click here for Allergy Friendly Chocolate Cranberry Biscotti recipe

October 12: Creamy Butternut Squash Farro
Click here for Creamy Butternut Squash Farro recipe

December 7: Holiday Cookies
Click here for Holiday Cookie recipe

Email Jessica or call at 959.282.2453 with any questions.

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

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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