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

Foods Labs

How to Roast a Pumpkin for Healthy Snacks and Baking

During our Nutrition unit I demonstrate how to roast a fresh pumpkin. We enjoy the roasted seeds as a healthy plant based protein snack during our video on vegetarianism and save the flesh for our healthy baking substitutions lab. It’s easy to do! Select a […]

Homemade Rice-a-Roni

Making your own Rice-a-Roni Dish at home is simple, tasty, and inexpensive. A few notes before we begin: This recipe uses white rice and rice pasta.  Remember that white rice is “endosperm rice” and has had the bran removed, so they contain very little fiber.  […]

How to Peel Peaches for Canning and Cooking

Peeling peaches for canning and cooking is quick and easy. Alyssa and Brittney demonstrated how to peel peaches during our fruit toppings food lab. First, cut peaches along the “equator,” just through the skin. Place the peaches into boiling water with enough water to cover.  […]