Try a cooking class at Central Market or Sur La Table.

Healthy Cooking Classes in Dallas

Clean up your diet and add zest your cooking routine with a tip or two from the pros. We handpicked these healthy cooking classes to help you fuel your body with what it actually craves and give you lasting energy.

1. Food From Crete

Now you can learn to cook delicious, good-for-you dishes like the ones you grab pre-made from Central Market. Rosemary Barron, former owner of Kandra Kitchen Crete, will introduce you to the traditional, colorful staples of Crete. Menu items include smoked trout salad with cucumbers and olives; allspice beets and watercress; paximadia (rusk) salad; rigani (oregano) lamb and potatoes; beet greens with latholemono (lemon and oil dressing); and bay-scented sweet figs. 

Where: Central Market 5750 E. Lovers Lane Dallas, TX 75206
When: Monday, May 11 from 6:30 to 9p.m.
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2. Plant-Based Cooking Demo

In this free class, healthy eating guru Maria King will show you the ropes of cooking yummy, healthful meals that maximize your time and budget.

Where: Whole Foods Market 2118 Abrams Road Dallas, TX 75214
When: Thursday, May 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.
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3. Veggie Va-Va-Voom

Sur La Table is partnering with Fine Cooking Magazine to show you how easy it is to make veggie dishes you actually want seconds of. The chef instructor will share secrets for cooking with spices and herbs and giving vegetables extra oomph using homemade vinaigrette and spreads. At this class, you’ll prep snap peas with Turkish tarator sauce, Persian-style carrots and black-eyed peas, crispy flattened potatoes with lemon and oregano, and beet muhammara. Classes are limited to 16 participants. 

Where: Sur La Table 4527 Travis St, Dallas, TX 75205
When: Saturday, May 16 from 10a.m. to 12p.m. 
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4. Clean Spring Eating

Rack up techniques for preparing dishes packed with antioxidants, fiber, calcium, and Omega-3 fatty acids that will enhance your overall well-being. Professional chef instructors at Sur La Table will help you get your hands dirty as you prep seeded honey whole wheat quick bread, spelt berry salad with peas and feta, and grilled salmon with tomatillo and pumpkin seed sauce. Top it all off with vanilla chia pudding with cocoa nibs and strawberries. Classes are limited to 16 participants each, so you’ll get a generous taste of everything you make.

Where: Sur La Table 4527 Travis St, Dallas, TX 75205
When: Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. 
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5. Calling All Kids

It’s never too early to help your children build healthy habits. This free class, suitable for ages 5-13, will teach junior chefs how to select seasonal veggies that are ripe and ready to eat, and then prep them in fun, easy ways so they taste delicious.

Where: Williams-Sonoma 327 Northpark Center Dallas, TX 75225
When: Saturday, May 30 at 10a.m.
Sign up by calling (214) 378-6216

6. Party Pro

Pick out healthy dishes you wish you could cook and bring them to life with the help of “the blissful and fit chef” Christy Morgan. She is famous for make tasty dishes with organic, vegan ingredients and without refined sugar. Although this is a pricier option, you’ll get one-on-one attention in the comfort of your own home, as well as control over what you make and your cooking team.

Where: Your kitchen
When: You name it
Sign up or call (469) 444-0822

7. Green Machine

Looking for something a little more low-key? Join Healthy Eating Specialist Diane Torres in the Whole Foods Market café to learn more about how to include more plants in your diet and make healthier versions of your favorite foods (raw nacho cheese, anyone?) Bonus: it’s free!

Where: Whole Foods Market 4100 Lomo Alto Drive Highland Park, TX 75219
When: Tuesday, May 12, May 19, and May 26 at 6p.m.
Come as you are

8. Capers

If you’re looking for a fun night (or day) in, but still want the best-tasting food around, you’re in luck. Capers dinner parties won’t just teach you how to cook, you’ll get to spend the night with your closest friends while you try succulent dishes dreamed up by the company. Plus, ambiance is included so expect good music, tasty bites, and of course, a whole lot of laughs. 

Where: Your kitchen
When: You name it
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