Nutrition

Snack Hacks | Crispy Fruit Trees

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Snack Hacks are fun healthy recipes to make with your child that provide positive experiences with healthy foods. Spend some quality time together while building science, reading, and math skills. Create a Crispy Fruit Tree forest with this recipe!

Snack Hacks | Watermelon Cupcakes

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Snack Hacks are fun healthy recipes to make with your child that provide positive experiences with healthy foods. Spend some quality time together while building science, reading, and math skills. Sprinkle some fun on this Watermelon Cupcake snack!

Max becomes a Tutor | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Max’s imagination takes viewers on amazing adventures. In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, Max tutors a group of dragons after school! They study the alphabet, numbers, shapes and time. They also discover healthy snacks help learning!

Apple Canoes for Two

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This Fuel It! video depicts Katherine and Megan as they make their healthy snack called Apple Canoes for Two. Using apples to represent canoes, the girls use various other healthy ingredients to create their playful yet nutritious snack. The host, Mackenzie and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, discuss what made this so nutritious. 

Healthy Eating | Family Gardens

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Samuel Davis (age 11, Louisiana) describes his use of garden vegetables in his Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winning recipe for Sam’s Southern Savoring Salmon Supreme (S5), in this video from WGBH. Sam shows off his family’s backyard garden, where tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and more, grow. He looks forward to getting gardening tips from First Lady Michelle Obama, who describes the White House garden as a way to spread the ideas of eating well, growing your own food, and making friends with vegetables. Sam encourages his family members to eat brown rice instead of white rice and a salad instead of pizza. He now has the opportunity to share his knowledge of healthy eating with his community.

Check out the Support Materials below for Teaching Tips and a link to a customizable student handout. This resource is part of the Healthy Eating collection.

Clip 10: Join the Movement | In Defense of Food

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Learn about the food movement and how people all across the country are getting involved in growing food, shopping at farmers markets, and advocating for healthy food and food justice for all. We are at a turning point and the food system is changing. While we still face challenges knowing what to eat to be healthy, the solution might not be as complex as it seems. Michael Pollan reiterates that the message of: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. is universal and that humans have followed it for a very long time.

Snack Hacks | Fruit and Nut Pizzas

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Snack Hacks are fun healthy recipes to make with your child that provide positive experiences with healthy foods. Spend some quality time together while building science, reading, and math skills. Go nutty with this Fruit and Nut Pizza recipe!

Snack Hacks | Tiger Snack

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Snack Hacks are fun healthy recipes to make with your child that provide positive experiences with healthy foods. Spend some quality time together while building science, reading, and math skills. This Tiger Snack stops tummies from growling!

Eat Healthy Food: Caveman Meets Several Athletes | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Caveman has traveled a long way, and a long time to learn more about nutrition with Dan and friends! Caveman visits a weight room to learn how to be a better athlete. Kids learn right along with Caveman as he discovers different types of exercise equipment, and which snacks he needs to eat to be strong. Kids are introduced to the concept of proteins and what foods are good sources of protein.

Cheesy Pizza Bites | Full-Time Kid

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Searching for a quick and easy after school snack idea? Look no further! Make these cheesy and delicious pizza bites with Mya, The Full-Time Kid!

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