Cooking Well Series

Cooking Well is a collection of series offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service that helps Texans achieve healthier lives through cooking tips, recipes, and explorations of methods that can improve or enhance meal cooking at home. The series includes Cooking Well with Friends, Cooking Well for Healthy Blood Pressure, Cooking Well with Diabetes, and Cooking Well, Exploring Cultures. 

The Ellis County AgriLife Extension office offers these programs throughout the year. If you would like to ensure you are included in the notification of these classes, please send us an email requesting to be put on our distribution list! Send us an email at

Cooking Well for Healthy Blood Pressure is a program designed to prevent and manage high blood pressure through healthy eating and lifestyle changes. Cooking Well for a Healthy Blood Pressure touches on the DASH eating pattern, grocery shopping for healthy blood pressure, and cooking with spices and herbs.

Cooking Well with Diabetes is designed to help people with diabetes and anyone who prepares food for them. The lessons include an adaptation of the Plate Method for portion control. The materials are based on the American Diabetes Association and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommendations and current trends in medical nutrition therapy.

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