Making Mexican Food Healthy


Past Event
[Organizer's description:] Do you enjoy eating Mexican food that is delicious as well as healthy? Find out about ways to modify your favorite Mexican food recipe so it is even healthier at a special program, “Making Mexican Food Healthy,” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library on Tuesday, October 11, beginning at 6:00 pm, in Meeting Room 2 of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus.

Registered and Licensed Dietician Dianne Gertson will conduct a live cooking demonstration and sampling of Mexican dishes made healthier by substituting a few basic ingredients.

Gertson is the County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Sciences from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Fort Bend County.

This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of University Branch Library. Proceeds from the Friends of the Library book sales and annual membership dues help to underwrite the costs of special programming and various cultural events at the library.

The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. Registration will open on September 27. To register online at the library’s website (, click on “Calendar,” select “University Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-633-5100, or by visiting the library.


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