- Environmental Standards
- Getting Other Staff on Board
- Articles, Emails, and Handouts
- Unit 1: Fruits and Vegetables
- Unit 2: Get Moving
- Unit 3: Be Sugar Smart
- Unit 4: Go for Good Fat
- Unit 5: Go for Whole Grains
- Connect With Parents
- Mosiac Creations
- Warm Up, Cool Down
- Red Hen Relay
- La Milpa, Learn to Make Corn Tortillas
- Make Flour
- Recipe - Trail Mix
- Recipe - Whole Wheat Mini-Pizzas
- Recipe - Awesome Granola
- Recipe - Silly Popcorn
- Recipe - Corn on the Cob
- Recipe - Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes
- Taste Test - Go for Whole Grains!
- Unit 6: Super Snacks
- Unit 7: Fruits and Veggies Mix it Up
- Unit 8: Tune Out TV
- Unit 9: Play Hard
- Unit 10: Hydration
- Unit 11: Finale
- Recipe Packet
- Complete Curriculum
Level 2: Basic
Serving size: 1 cup
Servings per recipe: 20
Price per serving: 7¢
Preparation time: 2 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes for microwave popcorn, 7 minutes for stovetop popcorn
- Microwave or stovetop for popping corn
- Large microwave-save bowl
- Large, deep pot with lid for stovetop (should fit at least 20 cups)
- Small bowls or cups for toppings
- 5 bags of microwave popcorn (trans fats/partially hydrogenated oil free) OR
- 1 cup of popcorn kernels
- Vegetable oil
- Variety of toppings/flavors to choose from: parmesan cheese, chili powder, cinnamon, taco seasoning
DirectionsFor microwave popcorn, follow direction on package. For stovetop:
- Cover bottom of large part with 2 Tbsp oil
- Put stove on medium. Test the oil heat by throwing a kernel in the pot and covering with the lid. (If oil smokes, the heat is too high.)
- Add the rest of the popcorn and shake to coat with oil. Cover pot loosely with room for steam to escape.
- Shake the pot frequently to prevent burning.
- When popping is 3-5 seconds between pop, remove from heat.
- Let stand until popping stops.
- Mix popcorn (about 20 cups when popped) and 3 Tbsp oil (optional) in a bowl.
- Choose seasonings and sprinkle over popcorn. Mix well.
- Serve immediately and enjoy!