Students dance and brainstorm healthy foods to add to pasta in this entertaining game
|Description:||Students suggest healthy additions to pasta dishes as they dance through the "soul train."|
|Objective:||Students will recognize the importance of eating whole grains and identify a variety of healthy foods they can eat with pasta.|
Students should be advised to choose tomato-based sauces rather than creamy sauces made with whole milk or cream for their pasta meals.
Pasta is an excellent food choice because it is a good source of carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and iron. Pasta by itself is low in fat, and provides energy that helps children to learn, play, and stay physically active. Whole grain pasta is best.
Healthy "Go" Foods that can be Added to Pasta:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.