Week 3: From Supermarket to Dinner Table to School
“Tricks for navigating the supermarket and shop for vegetables. Why the family meal is about more than just food; how to pack a quick, healthy lunch for a child and why this is so important; how to shop for fruits and vegetables (and teach children to love them); making over our children’s favorite foods, and more healthy treats.”
Week 2: What Constitutes a Balanced Meal?
“Everything you need to know about what makes up a balanced meal, including fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. Learn tricks for controlling portion sizes while maintaining satisfaction.”
Week 1: Why Home Cooking Matters
“A childhood obesity epidemic… Why are so many foods processed… what can we do to protect our families… [home cooking]… explore the six basic ingredients every cook should have…”
Child Nutrition and Cooking
“Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan… This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family… Participants will learn what constitutes a healthy diet for children and adults and how to prepare simple, delicious foods aimed at inspiring a lifelong celebration of easy home-cooked meals.”