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8.4: Big Deal About Breakfast COY

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    Learn:

    • Learn how to prepare a nutritious and quick breakfast recipe that will sustain you throughout the day.

    Giveaway: Recipe prepared to try as well as a take home recipe card to try later.

    Tools:

    • Signage and handouts (e.g. breakfast benefits)
    • Recipe materials and ingredients (see recipe card)
    • Music & speaker (optional)
    • Feedback survey, pencils, and collection box

    Set-up:

    • Display signage/ poster to highlight the goal of your demo.
    • Place quick on the the go breakfast recipes cards for students to try at home.
    • Have ingredients for recipe prepped and ready to use.

    Activity:

    • Demonstrate the steps to prepare the selected recipe.
    • Have participants prepare the recipe on their own and try it.
    • Have participants take a different recipe card with them
    • Ask participants to complete feedback survey.

    Script:

    • Do you eat breakfast in the morning? Why or why not?
    • Did you know you should try and include a fruit, grain, and protein into your breakfast every morning. This will help keep you full throughout the day and give your body a burst of energy.
    • Would you like to learn how to prepare a quick and nutritious breakfast.
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    Suggestions for board:

    Suggested information:

    • Breakfast meals that have whole grains, fiber, and protein while low in added sugar may boost your attention span, concentration, and memory.
    • Research shows that students who eat breakfast have improved academic, behavioral, and emotional functioning.
    • Breakfast provides your body and mind with fuel in the morning after a long night's sleep; you are literally breaking your fast!
    • Try and include a fruit, grain, and protein into your breakfast every morning. This will help keep you full throughout the day and give your body a burst of energy.

    Terms:

    • Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that adds bulk to your diet to help you feel full and control your weight. Fiber is also helpful for digestion to keep you regular. Fiber is found in grains, nuts, fruits, and vegetables.
    • Protein can come from dairy, beans and nuts or seeds not just animal foods. It is important for growth and maintenance of bones, muscle, skin, and hormones.
    • While Grain: Contains all the essential parts and naturally occurring nutrients of the entire grain seed in their original proportions.

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