Small Bites Premium Training Course 2: Nutrition

Small Bites Premium Training Course 2: Nutrition

Take a deep dive into the Small Bites Premium basic 8 nutrition education lesson themes

About this course

Welcome to our Nutrition Education course!

In this course, we'll introduce you to Small Bites nutrition education program's Basic 8 lesson themes. The course contains materials that will prepare you to be content experts in nutrition education to successfully teach the Small Bites program with your students.

Who should take this course? 

This course is designed for new Small Bites teachers who are about to get started on teaching the Small Bites program with their students. Course access is for 1 year.

Duration: 1 hour

We'll cover: 
  • The Chef's Plate
  • Nutrition Labels / Whoa, Slow Go
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Protein and Physical Activity
  • Whole Grains
  • Hydration
  • Fats
  • Make it Count!

Small Bites Healthy Teacher Training

  • Lesson #1: The Chef's Plate (~5 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #1: The Chef's Plate Video
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Trail Mix
  • Lesson #2: Nutrition Labels (~8 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #2: Whoa, Slow, Go Foods
  • Lesson #2: Reading Nutrition Labels Video
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Fresh Fruit Parfait
  • Lesson #3: Fruits and Vegetables (~8 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #3: Health Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables Video
  • How to Play: Fruit & Vegetable Memory Game!
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Vegetable Skewes
  • Lesson #4: Protein and Physical Activity (~5 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #4: Animal and Plant Based Proteins
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Hummus

    Ingredients:

    • 1 can chickpeas , drained and rinsed 
    • 1/2 t salt 
    • 1/4 C lemon , juice 
    • 1 tsp parsley 
    • 1/3 C tahini , well stirred 
    • 1/4 C olive oil 
    • 2 cloves garlic , peeled

    Directions:

    1. Measure out all of the ingredients.
     
    2. Using a blender, puree all of the ingredients together.
     
    3. If necessary, thin out with water.
     
    4. Transfer hummus to serving bowl.
     
    5. Garnish with the paprika and parsley.
     
    6. Enjoy with whole grain pita bread or fresh veggies!
     

    To preview this recipe on Common Bytes, click here!

  • Lesson #5: Whole Grains (~10 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #5: Whole Grains vs. Refined Grains
  • Small Bites Science Experiment: The Whole Truth!
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Cracker Snacks
  • Lesson #6: Hydration (~10 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #6: Healthy Hydration
  • Small Bites - The Sugar Demo
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Fruit Infused Water
  • Lesson #7: Fats (~5 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #7: Saturated vs. Unsaturated Fats
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Homemade Guacamole
  • Lesson #8: Goal Setting (~5 minutes)



  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #8: Smart Goals
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Fruit Two Ways
  • Assessment
  • Quiz #2: Nutrition Education
  • End of Course #2

About this course

Welcome to our Nutrition Education course!

In this course, we'll introduce you to Small Bites nutrition education program's Basic 8 lesson themes. The course contains materials that will prepare you to be content experts in nutrition education to successfully teach the Small Bites program with your students.

Who should take this course? 

This course is designed for new Small Bites teachers who are about to get started on teaching the Small Bites program with their students. Course access is for 1 year.

Duration: 1 hour

We'll cover: 
  • The Chef's Plate
  • Nutrition Labels / Whoa, Slow Go
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Protein and Physical Activity
  • Whole Grains
  • Hydration
  • Fats
  • Make it Count!

Small Bites Healthy Teacher Training

  • Lesson #1: The Chef's Plate (~5 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #1: The Chef's Plate Video
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Trail Mix
  • Lesson #2: Nutrition Labels (~8 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #2: Whoa, Slow, Go Foods
  • Lesson #2: Reading Nutrition Labels Video
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Fresh Fruit Parfait
  • Lesson #3: Fruits and Vegetables (~8 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #3: Health Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables Video
  • How to Play: Fruit & Vegetable Memory Game!
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Vegetable Skewes
  • Lesson #4: Protein and Physical Activity (~5 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #4: Animal and Plant Based Proteins
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Hummus

    Ingredients:

    • 1 can chickpeas , drained and rinsed 
    • 1/2 t salt 
    • 1/4 C lemon , juice 
    • 1 tsp parsley 
    • 1/3 C tahini , well stirred 
    • 1/4 C olive oil 
    • 2 cloves garlic , peeled

    Directions:

    1. Measure out all of the ingredients.
     
    2. Using a blender, puree all of the ingredients together.
     
    3. If necessary, thin out with water.
     
    4. Transfer hummus to serving bowl.
     
    5. Garnish with the paprika and parsley.
     
    6. Enjoy with whole grain pita bread or fresh veggies!
     

    To preview this recipe on Common Bytes, click here!

  • Lesson #5: Whole Grains (~10 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #5: Whole Grains vs. Refined Grains
  • Small Bites Science Experiment: The Whole Truth!
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Cracker Snacks
  • Lesson #6: Hydration (~10 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #6: Healthy Hydration
  • Small Bites - The Sugar Demo
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Fruit Infused Water
  • Lesson #7: Fats (~5 minutes)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #7: Saturated vs. Unsaturated Fats
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Homemade Guacamole
  • Lesson #8: Goal Setting (~5 minutes)



  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson #8: Smart Goals
  • Review the Kitchen Times!
  • Chef's Tips: Fruit Two Ways
  • Assessment
  • Quiz #2: Nutrition Education
  • End of Course #2