Education, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Food/Tasting
On Dec. 8 of Broward County Public Schools students are will participate in the school district’s Student Food Show at Pompano Beach High School, located at 600 NE 13th Ave in Pompano Beach.
Approximately 200 students from Sandpiper Elementary School and Apollo Middle School will taste potential menu items and instantly rate them on iPads at each food station. Menu items that are fan-favorites will be introduced to next year’s menu across the district.
A chef from Wellness in the Schools (WITS), will be on-site providing a food demonstration, while emphasizing the importance of including healthy and fun recipes into student meal planning.
Dr. Nancy Easton, executive director and co-founder of WITS, also will be on hand to discuss their partnership with Broward County Public Schools. Wellness in the Schools is a national non-profit that teaches kids healthy habits to learn and live better.
Students will sample recipes such as Vegetarian Chili, Chicken and Cheese Taquito, Veggie Fried Rice, Chicken Soft Taco, Fiesta Cheese Omelet, Sourdough Grilled Cheese with Turkey Bacon, Avocado Ranch Dressing with Zucchini Rounds, Cheese and Egg with Green Chile Salsa Breakfast Burrito, Roasted Garlic Quinoa Burger, Yuca Fries, Vegetable Pot Stickers and more.