Food and Nutrition

Kitchen Creations

Please join us for these free 4 series diabetes cooking classes. 

Do you have diabetes and struggle with what to eat? Santa Fe NMSU Cooperative Extension is offering free cooking classes for adults with diabetes.  Participants learn to plan and make delicious meals that manage carbs. This program is part of the Paths to Health NM: Tools for Healthier Living initiative sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and is also sponsored by Presbyterian Community Health. 

You will learn how to:

  • Plan meals that help manage diabetes.
  • Practice cooking foods in healthier ways.
  • Get free manuals and cookbooks.
  • Enjoy supporting others living with diabetes.

The next Kitchen Creations class will be held

Mondays, January 22, 29, February 5, 12 2024

9:00 am-12:00 pm.  

Presbyterian Santa Fe Medical Center Teaching Kitchen 

4801 Beckner Rd Santa Fe

Call 505-471-4711 to register


MED instead of MEDS

Interested in eating the Mediterranean way, but not sure where to start?

Med Instead of Meds 

The Med Instead of Meds class series will help you explore the Mediterranean Diet by discussing seven simple steps:

  • Change Your Protein
  • Swap Your Fats
  • East More Vegetables
  • Eat More Fruit
  • Snack on Nuts and Seeds
  • Make Your Grains Whole
  • Rethink Your Sweets

Great tasting and good for you!

NMSU How-to-Guides

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If you have any questions contact Michelle Stizza at (505) 471-4711 or email