Month: February 2014

High Schoolers Cooking School

Coalhurst High School cooking –
Sunny South News
Written by Stan Ashbee

Thursday, 27 February 2014 18:09
Students at Coalhurst High School (CHS) are really cooking with a brand new kitchen built for
the school’s food studies program, which opened up in January.
“The kitchen started getting renovated back in September and got finished for the second
semester. We have approximately half the kids in the school in the foods program right now,”
said Aaron Moffat, a first-year food studies teacher at the school of over 150 students from
Grades 7-12 and a staff of 10 teachers.
Moffat said the kitchen needed an update. Previously, the kitchen had only one stove and the
renovations were required to get more kids involved and to have a stronger foods program. “So
far so good.”
“It’s been fantastic. The kids are really enjoying it and we’re pumping out tons of food,” added
Moffat.
CHS Vice-Principal Shannon Collier said after representatives from Palliser Regional Schools
paid a visit to the school three years ago the school division decided to give CHS funding for a
kitchen upgrade.
According to Collier, the students were interested in foods but the school just didn’t have the
proper facilities.
“We had one kitchen and a concession,” she said.
After CHS opened up a variety of options for students to enrol in – with that came the need for
the foods program and the addition of four units in a renovated kitchen.
“The kids love it. They’re following all the procedures. You’d think we’ve been cooking for about
three months already but it’s only been a couple of weeks. They’re really excited and
enthusiastic about it. They’re looking after what we’ve been given,” said Collier, adding the
school also offers cosmology, videography and photography options and recently CHS received
new Mac computers and professional cameras.
“There’s so many things going on here,” noted Collier and CHS has a wonderful teaching staff.
Since CHS is so close to Lethbridge, Collier said, the school is making sure students are being
taken care of and are not lost to bigger urban centres.
“We’re offering just as good of programs for our options if not better,” said Collier, plus all of the
students at the school can take the options offered.

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Chip Maker Teaches Dietitians About Salt

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A story from AP Mobile:
Lessons on salt for dietitians … by a chip maker

HOUSTON (AP) – Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation’s obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.

Companies such as Frito-Lay, Kellogg and Coca-Cola are essentially teaching the teachers. They’re offering seminars, online classes and workshops that are usually free to the nation’s dietitians as part of th…

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BOOK Interview- Creating Healthy Children by Karen Ranzi

 

 

  • Dan the Man interviews the author  Karen Ranzi. Her books are:

        Create Healthy Children and Raw Vegan Recipes Fun for Families (ebook and paperback)

If your child has asthma you must watch this video. Karen’s book of recipes provides

a practical solution so you can start gettin your children fed with healthy clean food.

 

 

Green Smoothie

add parsley to your smoothie

pippa's gluten-free kitchen

This green smoothie is a great gluten-free way to start your day.

Quick and ridiculously easy, you get loads of goodness in a few surprisingly filling gulps!

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Serves 1

Ingredients

80g frozen mango

1 handful of kale (about 20g)

1 handful of spinach & chard (about 20g)

1 small handful of parsley leaves (about 10g)

Juice of half a lemon

100ml coconut milk

1 tablespoon of almond butter

1 tablespoon of ground flax seeds

2 ice cubes

Method

Whizz everything up in a blender and pour into a glass.

Enjoy!

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