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

Recipe Skills

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. […]

Healthy Recipe Substitutions FACS Lab

Last week students demonstrated an edible way to practice their kitchen math skills.  Math and recipe skills are their least favorite things to follow so I bribe them with food as needed. 🙂 Students received a basic muffin recipe: Ms. Pins’ Basic Muffin Recipe  Ingredients […]

Recipe Substitutions: A Classroom Project Using Google Presentations

Today students began their Recipe Substitutions presentations.  Each group is assigned a food product to replace or add to a recipe to make it more healthful.  They will use 1-3 slides to answer: What is the purpose of your assigned ingredient in a baked goods […]