Cooking Up A Healthy Lifestyle
Join Sam Kass, the Executive Director of Let's Move!, in the White House kitchen to discuss the importance of nutrition and healthy choices.
To provide students with the opportunity to:
Here is a collection of lesson plans and resources that will reinforce the importance of healthy, active lifestyles in and out of the classroom.
Executive Director, Let's Move!
Student, Roosevelt Senior High School
DC Public Schools
1) Place chicken in a large plastic resealable bag. Add basil, lemon juice, and olive oil. Place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to marinate.
2) In a large saute pan, warm the olive oil over moderate heat. Add the chicken and cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes, or until fully cooked. Set aside, let cool, and then slice.
3) In the meantime, bring a large pot of water to a boil, and cook pasta until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain and set aside.
4) In a large saute pan on medium-low heat, warm the remaining tablespoon of olive oil. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the chicken broth, cherry tomatoes, lemon, spinach, and salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes or until the broth is reduced by half. Add the pasta and stir. Serve pasta with sliced chicken and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. Place the tangelo on the plate, face up, and add strawberry slices around to create the sun!
468 calories; 17g fat; 39g carbohydrates; 24g protein