Friday, March 8, 2013 at 10:11 AM
Pat LeGrand - or Chef Pat to her students - is a registered dietitian. She teaches people who live in Cleveland’s poorest neighborhoods how to cook healthy meals on a limited budget. ideastream health reporter Kay Colby visited a class and found out Chef Pat doesn't mind fast food - so long as it’s made at home.
Chef Pat’s cooking classes are part of a pilot project involving Case Western Reserve University, the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority and the Ohio State University Extension.
This story was written & produced by ideastream Health Unit intern Brynne Deppas.
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