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

Quick Breads

How to Freeze Bananas for Future Baking | Fuss Free Vegan Banana Bread Recipe

  This post was previously published on my old blog, but became relevant today as I enjoyed a new banana bread recipe. Mashed bananas are one of my favorite baking ingredients.  Using ripe bananas in baking is a very time-sensitive issue.  Do you choose a […]

Healthy Kids Guidelines for Quick Breads

Today the Bakery students evaluated the nutritive value of yesterday’s quick breads according to the Healthy Kids Guidelines. (View my materials HERE) An email from our school lunch director says: “Here are the limits for Healthy kids Act items:calories=200fat=less than or equal to 35% of […]

Quick Breads Lab: Four Healthy Quick Loaf Bread Options

Today my students made different types of bread to complete the blending method portion of their Basic Ingredients/Quick Breads unit. I found these healthy (ish) recipes from Cooking Light.   (Clockwise, from top left) Olive Bread Pumpkin Pecan (Students made 1/2 recipe for one full loaf) Brown […]