Register now for Table for One class on May 30


In a world that often emphasizes communal dining and family gatherings, navigating the world of solo cooking and dining can be challenging.

Join Quest for Balance Wellness Grief Education Series and Monica Nagele from Purdue Extension on a culinary adventure that not only equips individuals with practical meal planning and storage skills but also aids in the healing process after experiencing grief and adjusting to cooking for one. The class will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 30 at  Fusion 54. Advanced registeration is required and may completed online at www.qfbwellness.com.

Participants will learn the art of efficient meal planning, creating a balanced menu that caters to their individual tastes and nutritional needs. They will explore smart grocery shopping, proper portion sizing and innovative storage techniques to minimize food waste and maximize freshness. Participants will discover the secrets to preparing and storing a variety of dishes that can be easily reheated, allowing for stress-free dining on busy days.

Cooking has the power to be therapeutic, participants will delve into the emotional aspect of preparing meals for oneself. Individuals will explore how the act of cooking can aid in the healing process after experiencing grief and loss. Participants will learn to embrace solo meals as an opportunity for self-discovery and empowerment. Techniques for creating visually appealing and nourishing dishes will be covered, enhancing the overall dining experience.