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Table 2 Phase I Community Cooks Community Workshop Curriculum

From: Successes and challenges of using a peer Mentor model for nutrition education within a food pantry: a qualitative study

Workshop 1Part 1: My Plate Can Taste Great!
• Identify benefits of whole grains
• Identify difference between whole grains and refined grains
• Creative use of grains in recipes
Part 2. Cooking Demo and Taste Test
• Recipe cards for bran flake muffins
• Muffin recipe demo preparation and tasting
Workshop 2Part 1: My Plate Can Taste Great: New Ways to Make Fruit and Veggies
• Learn about the health benefits vegetables and fruit provide
• How much produce can you buy for $10?
• Creative use of fruits and vegetables
Part 2. Cooking Demo and Taste Test
• Recipe cards for Fruit and Yogurt parfait and Warm Roasted Butternut Squash salad
• Fruit and Yogurt Parfait and Butternut Squash salad demo preparation and tasting
Workshop 3Part 1: My Plate Can Taste Great: Review of All the Food Groups
• Learn about the many health benefits all the food groups can provide
• Explore ways to save money when buying wholesome, nutritious foods
Part 2. Cooking Demo and Taste Test
• Recipe cards for Black Bean and Mango Salsa and Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese
• Greek Yogurt Dip and veggies, and Butternut Square Macaroni and Cheese tasting
• Black Bean and Mango Salsa recipe demo preparation and tasting.