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  • Tips and Recipes for Quantity Cooking (2014): Nourishing Minds and Bodies

    This resource includes a selection of delicious recipes, tips on how to choose healthy recipes, and substitutions to make favourite recipes healthier. Tips and Recipes for Quantity Cooking supports schools in meeting the 2013 edition of the Guidelines for Food and Beverages Sales in BC Schools and is helpful for people who prepare meals and snacks including food services staff, chef instructors, caterers, students and Parent Advisory Councils.

  • Bake Better Bites (2014): Recipes and Tips for Healthier Baked Goods

    This resource contains recipes and tips for preparing healthy baked goods while supporting schools to meet the 2013 edition of the Guidelines for Food and Beverages Sales in BC Schools. Bake Better Bites is helpful for parents, community volunteers, school staff and students.

  • Healthy Schools BC

    Healthy Schools BC, a key initiative of the Healthy Families BC (HFBC) strategy, builds the capacity of the health and education sectors to effectively implement healthy schools initiatives using a Comprehensive School Health approach.

  • Healthy Families BC

    Healthy Families BC is the Province’s health promotion plan to encourage British Columbians to make healthier choices.

  • Nutrition Education Program Providers

    Are you looking for teaching resources? Check these great nutrition education programs.

  • School Year Gardens

    Check out this toolkit for high schools to grow foods from September to June.

  • Breakfast Club of Canada

    Breakfast Club of Canada works to ensure that children, especially those that need it most, start their day with a nutritious breakfast in an environment that fosters dignity and self-esteem. Take a look at this list of free workshops offered to develop a new generation of breakfast program leaders!

  • Eat Smart Celebrations

    Celebrations and parties are a fun way to mark special events or holidays and give schools the chance to reinforce classroom food and nutrition lessons. With a few easy changes, most food and drinks can support the health and learning of students and expose them to a variety of new types of food an flavours.

  • How to be a successful lunchroom monitor

    A positive school lunch period can help children to eat healthy foods, build social skills and enjoy their meals with friends. Lunchroom monitors can play a key role in helping children gain healthy eating habits. Here are some tips to help you be a successful lunchroom monitor.

  • Creating an Outdoor Classroom

    This resource manual for how to run a school garden includes how-to's, lesson plans and curriculum links. From Project LifeCycles in Victoria ($20).

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