Healthy Back to School Snacks

The assignment was a “back-to-school snacks,” for the children’s cooking class at Northside Santa Clara Library. We made Watermelon Radish Rollups Cauli-Tofu Jalapesto Bites Scrambled Tofu and Cauliflower Rice Banana Ice cream out of the Champion Juicer (made with just frozen bananas – what a taste and flavor!) An ol’ fashioned Champion juicer We also… continue reading

Green Ninja – Iron Green Chef

Green Ninja: To design learning experiences that inspire student engagement in solution-based science Green Ninja is an educational initiative to inspire interest in the science and solutions associated with our changing climate. Adventures of the Green Ninja – a superhero – are told in a youth-oriented and humorous way, but grounded in science and data…. continue reading

Tasting Week 2014

Tasting Week is an annual event for Bay Area middle schools. It’s about: Education of children’s sense of taste and appreciation of flavors Transparency and educational information on products, their origin, their mode of production Transmission of skills Encourage behavior around food consumption as part of a healthier lifestyle . This year I was paired… continue reading