Level B - Tasty Tidbits

Kitchen Talk Solutions

Bite 1 - Healthy Food Selection

1a. The gritty on grains
Project skill: Making whole wheat muffins
Life skill: Processing information

2. What part of the grain kernel is in your muffins?
The bran, endosperm, and germ are all included in the whole wheat muffins.

3. Describe how you can tell what is in a food product by reading a label?
The food label lists the ingredients from most to least that are present in a food item.

 

1b. Here come the veggies!
Project skill: Making a vegetable salad
Life skill: Making healthy lifestyle choices
All questions have either no right answer or involve personal feelings.

 

1c. Better wedges
Project skill: Altering the fat content in a food
Life skill: Making healthy lifestyle choices

1. How did your baked tortilla chips compare with fried, store-bought ones?
Comparisons can be based on taste, color, texture (crispiness), and cost.

4. What other foods could be prepared differently to lower the fat content?

 

1d. Fit it in!
Project skill: Fitting fast food into your life
Life skill: Making decisions

3. Where else besides fast-food restaurants do you have to make decisions of what kind of foods to eat?
Some ideas include:

 

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