Snack Attack! at Addison School

Snack Attack! is back! Part of Tasting Week 2013

The reviews were good: “Thank you again for this wonderful workshop! It was a pleasure to see you do your magic with the kids and walk them through the differences between whole foods and junk foods.¬† I loved the part you had them read the name of the ingredients in the junk food and the amount of sugar in the soda…

The 3 stations were fantastic. I loved the banana ice cream made of frozen bananas only. The flavor and the texture were great. I liked the carrots too. But the big surprise came from the kale roll!! It was such a hit!!

Here is the text message I received from a mom who went to Whole Foods that night to get all the ingredients for your kale roll. “Hi Marilyn. The kids are making healthy snacks since¬† yesterday. It was a great success. Thanks..”

Image 5Fifth grade at Addison School in Palo Alto was our destination. We start with a comparison of whole foods…

IMG_6532to semi-processed foods and very processed junk foods

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IMG_6535 The students make 3 hands-on snacks…

IMG_5439Fresh Frozen Banana Ice Cream (100% bananas!)

IMG_5198Roasted Candied Carrots

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And Kale Almond Butter Craisin Rollups. It even surprised me how much this snack is a favorite of a number of the students in the class.

IMG_6556Everyone signed a thank you card.

Image 4Thanks to everyone! Let’s change the world with great tasting food!