School Nutrition Simplified


Healthy Cuisine for Kids Hits Fargo, North Dakota

What a great time I had in Fargo, North Dakota, working with Chef Michael Roddey as we conducted the NFSMI course Healthy Cuisine for Kids. The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction sponsored the course which was attended by participants from a number of school districts in the region. Along with instruction on nutrition, meal requirements, […]

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Healthy Cuisine for Kids Training

On a recent trip to Mississippi I was delighted to indulge in southern dishes like ever so flavorful Big Bacon Wrapped Cat Fish and succulent Shrimp and Grits.  More important, I was lucky to attend the National Food Service Management Institutes’s Train the Trainer class for their new course, Healthy Cuisine for Kids. The course […]

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Kids Eat More Fresh Fruit if It’s Cut – An Astounding Revelation

I recently read an article discussing a study showing that children would prefer to eat fresh fruit if it was cut or sliced. The study results indicated that more fruit was consumed in school cafeterias when it was cut into slices and cubes and such. Seriously?! What adult wouldn’t eat more fruit and vegetables if […]

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