Cooking

The following activity ideas are excerpted from the new book, MyPlate for Everyone, which is coming soon from Food and Health Communications!
 
Cooking

Recently, there has been a trend of putting young, overweight children on diets meant for adults. Diets are not meant for children. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends that children who are classified as overweight or obese maintain their current weight and only attempt to lose weight through...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
Cooking

I recently began teaching an advanced pastry class for the culinary art students at Johnson and Wales Denver (JWU). I am totally loving it, but the topic and group posed a few new challenges to my usual cooking demonstration approach...
Cooking

The nose is a powerful sensory receptor – we couldn't taste without it. It's never too early to explore aromatic herbs and spices with kids. Here's a fun scent experiment to do with children. Explore the sense of smell by setting out small bowls of herbs and spices on the table – use ones with ... Food Science Lab 101 — Making Sense of Scents
Cooking

Allowing little hands to help out in the kitchen is about more than just cooking. It?s about developing other skill sets in a fun, non-threatening fashion.