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Les Petits Chefs “pass it on” à la Jamie Oliver for Food Revolution Day

“Why is Mlle Michels under the table?” I hear one of the boys asking…  It’s 7.00pm on Tuesday May 15th 2012. I am scrambling about on the floor of the school dining hall, trying to figure out how to connect 20 individual hot plates to a few different circuit breakers so they won’t simultaneously shut […]

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Food Revolution Day – stand up for REAL FOOD with me!

If you’ve read my blog for a while now, you’ll know how important my boys cooking club, Les Petits Chefs, is to me. As an adult and an educator, I feel a great sense of responsibility to pass on my knowledge of from-scratch cooking to my students along with a little education about healthy food […]

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Les Petits Chefs make (healthy) fast food!

I decided to treat the boys to some (healthy – sssssh!) junk food last week and you should have seen (and heard!) the reaction when I told them we were making chicken fingers…  This is one of the dishes the boys absolutely adore when it’s served at lunch (our lunch version is made with flax […]

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Les Petits Chefs make granola

Last week, Les Petits Chefs tried something a little different – granola!  As a teacher, I know the importance of a healthy breakfast (wait, that sounds a little too much like the Nutella commercial doesn’t it?) and I can totally tell when my students don’t eat breakfast or have something insubstantial – by about 9am […]

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Les Petits Chefs do Healthy Mac and Cheese

Last week we had a small crew of Petits Chefs due to a change in schedule but we went ahead and made a quick and easy dinner dish that the boys were delighted with – mac and cheese (sneaking in the high fibre with whole grain pasta and cauliflower!). It was a super easy recipe, […]

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Les Petits Chefs – Food Revolution Week 11

[donotprint] Henry requested “soup and a salad with dressing that doesn’t come out of a bottle (!)” this week so that’s what we made.  We’ve actually made the salad before with last term’s group of Petits Chefs but I wanted to show this group that the type of salad you buy at the store is […]

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