Kids 8-Hour Core Program
This signature program that will lay a foundation of nutrition and cooking skills for years to come.
The program is designed for ages 5-8 and 9-13. Lesson plan materials cover 8 hours of class teaching.
Class 1: Healthy Snacking
This module covers all kinds of foundational information such as kitchen preparedness, kitchen safety, proper food handling, hygiene, cross-contamination, measuring, and proper food storage. You will also make some quick and healthy snacks to try!
Class 2: Healthy Breakfasts
Learn the importance of fueling your body for the day and how to choose foods that give us energy and brain power! Then dive right in and make some amazing breakfast dishes using fresh from the field produce. Your students won't believe how good mother nature can taste.
Class 3: Healthy Lunches
Kick-off the class with a "MyPlate" nutrition segment , and then teach your students how to properly portion and balance their meals for greatest nutritional impact on the body. From there, jump into some healthy ideas for lunches. As you know, homemade lunches can be boring, and school cafeteria lunches can be costly and unhealthy. Create some fun and exciting lunches that are easy to make and packed with important nutrients for "kids on the grow".
Class 4: Healthy Substitutions of our Favorite Foods
Burgers, pizza, chicken fingers, mac and cheese...kids have their favorites and they will learn how to substitute and rework some of their favorite recipes to create the healthiest versions on the planet while still tasting GREAT! This module also focuses on healthy substitutions, food labels, and daily nutritional requirements.
Activity sheets, recipes, helpful tips, and hands-on activities are included in the course. Downloadable certificates of completion are available to give to your students at the end of the program.