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nutwellcounterWorld Cultures Through Food is a new concept in teaching food and nutrition presented by CSU Extension- Pueblo County. Participants cook and share a meal using induction hot plates while learning the food culture of different countries from around the world.

Get Stronger, Live Longer
Take the first step toward reaching your personal health and wellness goals. This progressive strength training program for beginners is designed for people, both men and women, who are interested in becoming physically active.  Use your own hand and leg weights to improve flexibility, balance and to gain muscle strength.  Morning sessions are offered 3 days a week. and will run 12 weeks. For current times, locations, and registration information, contact CSU Extension at 719-583-6566 or Email Pueblo County Family and Consumer Sciences.

Living Gluten–Free
Do you have questions about going gluten-free? Are you struggling to keep gluten out of your life? Guide to Living Gluten-Free is the title of a class offered by CSU Extension-Pueblo County. The class covers definitions of gluten, sources of gluten, and basics of gluten-free baking. For current times, locations, and registration information, contact CSU Extension at 719-583-6566 or Email Pueblo County Family and Consumer Sciences

High Altitude Baking
Say “no” to flat cakes and cookies! CSU Extension has lots of information on adjusting recipes for better results at our altitude. Besides the facts sheets available here: http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/pubs.html#nutr_high , we also present classes that cover adjusting recipes for baking at high altitudes with recipe demonstrations. Some basic food safety and preparation skills are also covered. For current schedule, contact CSU Extension at 719-583-6566 or Email Pueblo County Family and Consumer Sciences.

foodsafetywashRock Around the “Crock”
Learn to prepare safe, nutritious meals in your slow cooker with this class offered by CSU Extension-Pueblo County. Recipes for drinks to desserts as well as food preparation and cooking skills demonstrations will be presented in this seasonal class presented in the fall. For current schedule, contact CSU Extension at 719-583-6566 or Email Pueblo County Family and Consumer Sciences