Teacher of Family and Consumer Sciences and Health to Middle- and High-School Students

Food and Nutrition

Introducing Collards and Sense: A Free Curriculum to Help High School Students Make Smart Choices With Their Food Dollars

As you have probably noticed from my lack of posting here and on social media, my life has been consumed with graduate school. One of the classes I took was Family Budgeting and Debt Management. It is an undergraduate level course so I completed a […]

Quick Biscuits Recipe

Food and Nutrition students made this quick biscuit recipe in the time that it took their Knife Skills Soup to simmer. I like it because the students don’t need to know the specifics of biscuit making, like the cutting in method. The biscuits use all […]

Whole Grain Labeling Activity

After our MyPlate project I can see that my students need a little more work on whole grains.  They noticed that Poptarts and Oreos counted towards servings of grains and now think they are healthy snack servings. I start this lesson with a formative assessment […]