Wellness Wednesday September 15
Meredith students, faculty and staff are invited to Wellness Wednesday this week, September 15, from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. at Belk Dining Hall and the courtyard.
Pick up a punch card and have it punched at four stations to enter a drawing for a $100 gift certificate to Market Restaurant, featuring Chef Chad McIntyre, who uses many local ingredients for his delicious offerings.
Play "Nutritionopoly" with large inflatable dice while learning about healthy eating.
Try Zumba, starting at 11:30 with a new song and dance every 15 minutes!
Explore the "fear factor" booth where you will learn about some healthy, tasty goodies. Do you like smoothies or pumpkin pie?
Visit Chef Chad McIntyre from Market Restaurant in the Dining Hall where he will be preparing "vegan" chorizo taco's on homemade wheat tortillas with a lime cream freche and a side of jicama slaw.
Meet Farmer Harry from Beausol Gardens. Fall veggie shares will be available for purchase from Beausol Gardens, Community Supported Agriculture – CSA.
Stop by the Beehive table and see what green items are available... sample something organic at this station!
Faculty and staff can sign up for WOW (Working on Wellness). Check out all the offerings this year!
The Nutrition Club will be volunteering as well as signing up new student members.
Play the Plinko board to win yummy treats!
After all that activity, your hunger can be satisfied... try one of the healthy options in the Dining Hall. Visit Chef Chad McIntyre's station or try the Tuscan Sweet Pepper and Potato Salad with garlic and basil dressing or create your own Greek salad. How about a grilled veggie pita, 7 bean soup or a cool gazpacho soup? There will be pizza, pasta and a seafood option as well as many other salad options. Don't miss the local honey oatmeal cookies and watermelon for dessert.