Monday, August 27, 2012

Healthy Snack assignment . . .

Healthy Snack by Max Johnson
Healthy Snack, a photo by Max Johnson on Flickr.

On a regular basis students in social studies can win up to 5 points for bringing healthy snacks to class.

Best examples -

Raw vegetables, such as celery, carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, green pepper, green beans, cucumbers, mushrooms or zucchini may be served with a lowfat dip.

Fresh fruit in season, cut in slices or halves, such as apples, oranges, bananas, peaches, grapefruit, grapes, melons, pears, plums or strawberries.

Lowfat quick breads and muffins, such as pumpkin, zucchini, banana or bran.

Non-sugared cereals, snack mixes made with popcorn and whole grain cereal.

Lowfat yogurt with fresh, frozen or canned fruit.

Shakes with lowfat milk or yogurt and fruit.

Unsweetened fruit juices.

Substitute for the snack? A brief essay on healthy eating and non-healthy consumption in the student's life.