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

Whole Grains

Whole Grains and Beans Snack Food Lab

Last week students prepared a variety of whole grain and beans snacks:  Cowboy Caviar, Go Hawks Salsa from Fat Free Vegan,    Chickpea Cookie Dough Dip from Chocolate-Covered Katie, and homemade Wheat Thin crackers from Smitten Kitchen. The students loved the lab, especially the cookie […]

Whole Grains Preparation Lab

After students have learned how to make good choices when choosing grain based breads and snacks, I have a lab for preparing whole grains from scratch. Most of the students were familiar with rice but all of the other grains were new to them. Each […]

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 […]