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

Healthy Baking

Practice Healthy Baking Substitutions with a Paula Deen Recipe Overahaul | Family and Consumer Sciences Foods Lab

When searching for a recipe to use for my healthy substitutions lab, I couldn’t resist one from Paula Deen. Even students who aren’t Food Network junkies know that Paula Deen is synonymous with high-fat, indulgent recipes. I edited the original recipe slightly by halving it […]

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 […]

Paula Deen Pumpkin Bars Healthy Overhaul

No Paula Deen recipe would be complete without lots of added fat! That’s why this pumpkin bar recipe from Food Network made such a great subject for our healthy substitutions lab. This lab works great with five student groups.  Each kitchen makes a different recipe. […]