Cooking & Nutrition Classes

Food & Friends’ cooking and nutrition education resources have moved online! Learn basic principles of nutrition and cooking skills straight from our registered and licensed dietitians. We’ll cover common and not-so-common food items, showcase different methods of food preparation and help you build confidence in the kitchen.

Virtual Nutrition Education Series:

FREE online Zoom webinar classes!

  • Interactive – classes are live and questions are welcome
  • Educational – every month will feature a different topic
  • Convenient – enjoy from the comfort of your own home
  • Sign up for all four sessions or select just one – it’s your choice

Reserve your space at: or call (202) 269-6820


How To Read Food Labels

Nutrition Labels and Ingredient lists can have many tricky traps. Learn how to spot and avoid them all.

Date: May 19, 2021

Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Nutrition Tips For Lowering Blood Pressure

We’ll explore how nutrition affects blood pressure and what foods and habits can help lower blood pressure.

Date: June 16, 2021Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Navigating Nutrition Information Online

We’ll discuss what to look for and some red flags when reading, listening or viewing nutrition information online.

Date: July 21, 2021Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Summertime Food Safety

With warmer weather comes fun-in-the-sun and outdoor gatherings. Keep your picnic or barbecues safe!

Date:August 18, 2021Time: 2:00-3:00pm


Downloadable/Printable Lessons:

Making Your Own Broth or Stock – Becca Kahn, MA, RDN, LD

Meal Planning – Ashley Hayslip, RD, LD

Eating for Your Best Brain Health – Penelope Taylor, RDN, LD

Intuitive Cooking – Agata Williams, RDN, LD



Contact our Community Dietitians:

Priscilla Dhas, MS, RD, LD,, (202) 269-6885

Ashley Hayslip, RD, LD,, (202) 269-6879

Becca KahnMA, RDN, LD,, (202) 269-6887

Agata Williams, RDN, LD,, (202) 269-6876


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