HANDS in the Kitchen

Producer

Description

Cook and learn the basics of healthy nutrition with Chef Robin. HANDS connects older adults with food resources in Chittenden County Vermont. This series is produced with the support of AARP Vermont, City Market/Onion River Co-op, and CCTV/Town Meeting TV.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-07-31
Format: 2021-07-31
Healthier Snacking - 07/01/2021
Chef Robin describes what drives us to the "guilty pleasures" of salty and sugary food and offers practical options for healthy snacking that can help us remain vibrant and active. Special thanks to AARP Vermont, Chef Robin Burnett, AARP...
Promote Your Health with Restorative Foods - 06/03/2021
Chef Robin describes restorative food that can be used to help with nausea, restore appetite and reduce pain. Special thanks to AARP Vermont, CCTV Productions & Town Meeting TV, City Market, Heineberg Community Senior Center, and Vermont...
Fighting Inflammation with Food - 05/27/2021
Chef Robin talks about how food can be used to fight inflammation and promote health and well-being. Special thanks to AARP Vermont, CCTV Productions & Town Meeting TV, City Market, Heineberg Community Senior Center, and Vermont Foodbank.
Plant Based Proteins - 04/15/2021
Chef Robin promotes the benefits of plant based proteins and how to include them in your diet. She shows that plant based proteins are cost-effective and life affirming. HANDS gives special thanks to AARP Vermont, CCTV Town Meeting TV, City Market,...
Foods for Digestive Health - 03/25/2021
Chef Robin presents common and easily obtained foods beneficial for your digestion, with an emphasis on the healthful properties of cultured and fermented foods. She details the meaning of probiotic and prebiotic as they relate to diet. Special...
Grains Explained - 03/04/2021
Chef Robin presents why whole grains add vital nutrition for a healthy senior diet. She makes it easy to prepare and serve with easy-to-learn cooking techniques and adaptable recipes. Special thanks to AARP Vermont, CCTV Productions & Town...
Putting Together a Healthy Plate - 02/11/2021
Chef Robin describes how to put together a nutritious meal with a variety of healthy food groups. Special thanks to AARP Vermont, CCTV Productions & Town Meeting TV, City Market, Heineberg Community Senior Center, & Vermont Foodbank.
Superfoods for Seniors - 08/17/2020
Chef Robin describes the foods and menu recommendations that promote senior health. Special thanks to AARP Vermont, CCTV Town Meeting TV, City Market, Heineberg Community Senior Center.
Meal Preparation - 07/21/2020
Chef Robin looks at meal preparation including benefits, strategies, and "how to." Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org), with the support of AARP Vermont, City Market/ Onion River Coop, and CCTV/ Town Meeting TV.
Menu Planning - 07/09/2020
Chef Robin recommends ways to plan your food menus to expand your healthy food choices and make the most of your budget. Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org), with the support of AARP Vermont, City Market/ Onion River Coop, and CCTV/ Town Meeting TV.
Stretch Your Food Dollars and Get More Bang for Your Buck! - 07/07/2020
Chef Robin recommends ways to stretch your food dollars and get more bang for your buck with smart planning, shopping, food prep and selections of healthy alternatives. Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org), with the support of AARP Vermont, City Market/...
All About Sugar - 06/17/2020
Chef Robin looks at the history of sugar, the many ways sugar shows up in our food. The goal of the program is to equip you with the information you need to understand food labels and reduce the amount of sugar you eat, through smart shopping and...
All About Fats & Oils - 06/17/2020
Chef Robin looks at the history of fat and the many ways fat shows up in our food. The goal of the program is to equip you with the information you need to understand food labels and reduce the amount of fat you eat through smart shopping and...
All About Salt - 06/03/2020
Chef Robin looks at how to cook with salt and reduce salt intake in your diet with healthy alternatives. Produced by HANDS (handsvt.org), with the support of AARP Vermont, City Market/ Onion River Coop, and CCTV/ Town Meeting TV.