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Best Granola and Parfaits

  I adapted this recipe from my fave granola recipe (which is, I think, listed on this site). The original recipe calls for more allspice than cinnamon (did you know that allspice comes from the ground berries of the evergreen tree?).

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Parmesan Risotto

So today is Buffet of Grains! We made Bulgar wheat, Quinoa, Couscous, Risotto, and Wild Rice. Yum! My 1st pd. kids ate every bite and loved it all! Their fave was the risotto, so I thought I would put this recipe up first. The couscous and wild rice recipes are so simple I probably...

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Spanish Rice

Welcome to the grain unit! Yesterday we made this Spanish rice, and today we did our grain notes. To start out the grain notes we go over the Food pyramid in general and discuss calories. It’s amazing, but these kids have NO idea how many calories they need in a day and REALLY no...

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Pumpkin Waffles

So yesterday my first class made whole wheat chocolate chip pancakes, bacon, and smoothies as their “chosen” breakfast. It went great! I took all these pictures and then forgot to take any of the FINISHED PRODUCT. Well, that just won’t do! So I decided to scrap that class and do 7th pd.’s class instead,...

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Best Pizza Dough (seriously)

This is my FAVE pizza dough out there. I searched long and hard to find this, and now that I’ve found it, I will share it with you! It is a chewy, crunchy, delicious tasting crust. I’ve made pizzas, calzones, and stromboli with it and it’s not failed me yet!

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Waffles

It DOES seem like we’ve been doing a lot of breakfast. As I’ve said, we are in a “kitchen utensils and appliances” unit: an intro of sorts.